There are several ways to register for programs and activities.
- Office - Stop by the Paducah Parks & Recreation Office at 1400 HC Mathis Drive and register with cash, check, or debit/credit card.
- Phone - Call the Parks office at 270-444-8508 to register using a credit card.
- Mail - Download the Registration Form and mail to Parks and Recreation with a payment in the form of a check.
- Online - A credit/debit card is required for online registration for an activity, reserve a shelter or to reserve ballfields. The online registration links allows for the viewing of programs, facilities, and activities. An account is required to register.
Youth Sports Leagues and Activities
- Rules of Conduct
The City of Paducah takes pride in its parks and has enacted the Rules of Conduct (Chapter 70 Paducah Code of Ordinances) for residents and visitors as they enjoy Paducah's parks and facilities.
Sportsmanship – All players, coaches and spectators are required to display good sportsmanship before, during and after all games on and off the court/field while at Paducah Parks and Recreation activities. Players, coaches, and spectators not displaying good sportsmanship may be ejected or suspended as determined by the Paducah Parks and Recreation staff in accordance with the Parks Behavior Policy.
Behavior Policy - Paducah Parks and Recreation under no circumstance will tolerate verbal and/or physical abuse of any staff member, umpire/referee, or program participant. The penalties for any of the above behaviors are strict and strongly enforced. First time offenders may be suspended for a minimum of 1-year from all Parks and Recreation programming. It is our mission that all participants as well as employees feel safe and are protected from any type of abuse.
- Fall Ball Youth League
2022 Fall Ball Youth League
Registration Form - Fall Ball Youth League
4-6 Year Old Rules
7-9 Year Old Rules
10-12 Year Old Rules
Parks & Recreation will be offering a Fall Ball Youth League for girls and boys ages 4 to 12. The 4-6 year-olds will play tee ball and 7-9 year-olds will start with tee ball then transition to coach pitch; based on each player's ability. The 10-12 year-olds will play player pitch. Fall Ball will focus on the fundamentals of the game including throwing, baserunning, fielding and hitting.
Fall Ball will be held on Tuesday nights from 6:00 - 7:15 PM at the Noble Park Ball Fields. Dates for the league are September 6, 13, 20 and 27. Rain makeup days are set for October 4 and 11. Those dates are in case a night is canceled because of rain.
Nights will consist of a 30 minute practice and a 45 minute scrimmage. Players should bring their own glove, tennis shoes or cleats and athletic apparel. All other equipment will be provided.
Registration begins August 1st. The cost is $20 per player and the registration deadline is the August the 25th. You can register your child by phone at 270-444-8508 or online. Please note that players must turn 4 years old on or before September 6 to play. Parents or guardians that would like to serve as a volunteer coach or assistant coach can fill out this Background Check Consent Form and submit it to parkinfopaducahky.gov
- Paducah Chiefs Little League
The goals of this league are for youth ages 4 through 12 to learn the basic skills of the sport, show improvement throughout the season, and have fun! The league is held at the Noble Park Ball Fields. This league is sanctioned with Little League International and District 1 within Kentucky. We are offering Tee Ball, Minor League Baseball, and Major League Baseball. Players who sign up will be assigned teams and are provided a uniform for games. Coaches are volunteers so we ask all parents to consider helping to coach.
There is NO SMOKING OR VAPING allowed at the fields or park during games and practices per City of Paducah Ordinance.
The registration deadline for the 2023 season has been extended to Friday, March 10.
Register in person at the Parks & Recreation Office, located at 1400 HC Mathis Drive, by phone at 270-444-8508, or online.
Registration Form - Paducah Chiefs Little League
School Enrollment Form
All Minor and Major League players must turn in a copy of their School Enrollment Form and completely fill out the Paducah Chiefs Little League Registration Form before the preseason clinic on March 11. The forms may be e-mailed to parkinfopaducahky.gov or dropped off at the Paducah Parks & Recreation Office at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive.
The preseason clinic has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 18, 2023 at the Paducah Recreation Center located at 1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The times for each group is listed below. ***If any families have Tee Ball players of different ages, please have them attend the time of the oldest player. Example: A family with a 4 and 6 year old should attend at 1:30pm with the 6 year olds.
- Tee Ball Age 3 & 4: 12:00pm - 12:40pm
- Tee Ball Age 5: 12:45pm - 1:25pm
- Tee Ball Age 6: 1:30pm - 2:10pm
- Minor League: 2:15pm - 3:00pm
- Major League: 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Major League players will have an additional Pitchers & Catchers Clinic on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 5:30pm at Noble Park Field 1.
The Paducah Chiefs will be hosting a free youth clinic on Saturday June 3 at 10:00am at Brooks Stadium. All players are welcome to attend.
Tee Ball is for boys and girls ages 4-6 and costs $35 per child (tax included). A 10% off multi-child discount is available. The aging date for players is August 31, 2022. Practices will be on Monday or Tuesday beginning March 27 and 28. Games will be on Thursdays beginning April 13. Players should have their own glove and tennis shoes. The league will provide helmets, bats, balls, and any other equipment needed for games and practices.
Minor League Baseball & Softball
For boys and girls ages 7-9 with the aging date on August 31, 2022 and costs $45 per child (tax included). A 10% off multi-child discount is available. Practices will begin on March 28 and 30 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings until games begin on April 13. Due to registration numbers, softball and baseball will be combined using a soft-compression baseball and the league is coach pitch. Coaches are volunteer parents. Players should have their own glove and tennis shoes or cleats. The league will provide helmets, bats, balls, and any other equipment needed for games and practices.
Major League Baseball
For boys and girls ages 10-12 with the aging date on August 31, 2021 and costs $45 per child (tax included). A 10% off multi-child discount is available. Practices will begin on March 28 and 30 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings until games begin on April 13. This league is player pitch. Coaches are volunteer parents. Players should have their own glove and tennis shoes or cleats. The league will provide helmets, bats, balls, and any other equipment needed for games and practices. Boys and girls can both play Major League Baseball.
$400 Team Sponsorship – Team sponsorship includes logo on back of every players uniform. Recognition on social media and website. Recognition on “Thank You to Sponsors Sign” at Noble Park fields. Proceeds help purchase team equipment and apparel for every player on team.
$300 Field Sponsorship– Single banner on one of the playing fields during Little League season. This will be the exclusive banner on the field. Recognition on social media and website. Recognition on “Thank You to Sponsors Sign” at Noble Park fields.
Donations, Volunteerism, or In-Kind Support – Small monetary donations, equipment donations, volunteerism, or in-kind support are always appreciated. Please contact us if you are interested in contributing in this manner.
Contact Taylor Morsching at 270-444-1331 or tmorschingpaducahky.gov to discuss sponsorship opportunities with Paducah Chiefs Little League.
- REC Way Basketball
REC Way Basketball Information
REC Way Basketball is a non-competitive basketball league for boys and girls from PreK through 5th Grade. Practices and games are held at the Paducah Recreation Center at 1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The goals of REC Way Basketball is to teach kids the basic fundamentals, skills, and rules of basketball. Games are in January and February on Saturdays for students in kindergarten through 5th grade. Weekly practices will be held in addition to games.
Grades and genders may be combined to form divisions based on registration numbers. For PreK, players must be 3 or 4 years old at the time of the aging date on January 3, 2023.
Players should wear their own shorts, tennis shoes, and bring a water bottle. The league will provide t-shirt uniforms, basketballs, and all other equipment needed for games and practices.
PreK students will have a 30-minute practice followed by a 30-minute game on Monday evenings. PreK is for ages 3-5 who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten.
Coaches are volunteers so we ask all parents to consider helping to coach.
2022-2023 Season Dates and Information
- Registration Begins: October 3. Register online, in person at the Paducah Parks & Recreation Office at 1400 HC Mathis Drive, or call 270-444-8508. Download the REC Way Basketball Registration Form
- Registration Deadline: December 8.
- Fee: $50 for K-5th | $40 for PreK (ages 3-5 who are not in Kindergarten). A 10% multi-child discount is available.
- Clinic: Saturday, December 17. Starts at 1:00pm. The clinic's goals are instruction, motivation, and lots of excitement to start the season on the right foot.
- Weekly Practices Begin: January 3, 2023
- Games Schedule: Games will be on Saturdays. First games are Saturday, January 21. Last games are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, February 25. PreK begins Monday, January 9 and runs through Monday, February 13.
Kindergarten - First Grade
Second - Third Grade
Fourth - Fifth Grade
Kindergarten - First Grade
Second - Third Grade
Fourth - Fifth Grade
- Tiny Tot Soccer
About Tiny Tot Soccer
Tiny Tot Soccer is a non-competitive league for children ages 3-6 to learn the basic fundamentals for playing soccer without the competitive environment. There are divisions for U4 and U6. Each week will consist of 30 minutes of practice followed by a 30 minute scrimmage. Coaches are volunteers so we ask all parents to consider helping to coach. T-Shirts and shin guards will be provided. Tennis shoes are preferred and are not provided.
2023 Tiny Tot Soccer
There will be a coaches meeting at the Paducah Parks & Recreation Office on (date to be determined) upstairs in the conference room. The Paducah Parks & Recreation Office is located at 1400 H.C. Mathis.
For kids ages 7 and up, we encourage parents to register with McCracken County Youth Soccer Association. Registration for MCYSA begins soon.
Registration: Deadline to register has been extended to Friday, March 31.
Dates: Tiny Tot Soccer will be Saturday mornings ( 8:30 or 9:45 a.m.) from April 22 through May 13. May 20 will be a rain makeup date.
Location: Paducah Middle School Field located at 342 Lone Oak Rd, Paducah
Cost: $30 per player. A 10% off multi-child discount is available. Children must be 3 years old and cannot turn 7 years old when the ends on May 13.
Rosters and Schedules: Rosters and schedules will be created once registration concludes and sent to coaches who will contact their team.
$200 Team Sponsorship – Team sponsorship includes logo on back of every players uniform. Recognition on social media and website. Proceeds help purchase team equipment and apparel for every player on team.
Please contact Taylor Morsching at 270-444-1331 or tmorschingpaducahky.gov to discuss sponsorship opportunities with Tiny Tot Soccer.
- Youth Tennis
Spring 2023 Junior Tennis Clinics
The Paducah Tennis Association and Paducah Parks & Recreation are offering Spring Junior Tennis Clinics on Sundays this spring. The clinics will be at the Noble Park Tennis Courts on April 16, 23, 30, & May 7. The cost is $80 + tax per child for each level.
- Beginner: Ages 4-6 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- Intermediate: Ages 7+ | 3:15pm - 4:15pm
- Advanced: Ages 7+ | 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Pre-register by phone at 270-444-8508, online, or at the Parks & Recreation Office located at 1400 HC Mathis Drive. Registration is allowed on-site the first day as well. Since spots are limited, registering before Friday, April 14 at noon is recommended.
Youth Tennis at the Paducah Recreation Center - January/February 2023
The Paducah Tennis Association and Paducah Parks & Recreation are offering Youth Tennis at the Paducah Recreation Center. This is for kids ages 6-12 and open to all ability levels. Tennis balls and nets are provided but we ask that participants bring their own rackets.
This program will be from 5:00pm – 6:00pm on the following Sundays: January 22 & 29, February 5, 12, 19, & 26. The cost is $5 per Sunday or $30 for all six. Participants must pre-register since space is limited, but can choose to register for all the dates, one date, or a couple of them. The deadline to register is 12:00pm the Friday before each Sunday.
Pre-register by phone at 270-444-8508, online, or at the Parks & Recreation Office located at 1400 HC Mathis Drive. The Paducah Recreation Center is located at 1527 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Each team must complete and turn in a Team Registration Form when they register for a league. Also each player must complete and sign the Individual Player Waiver Form prior to playing in any league game. Forms must be turned into team captains and then turned into the Parks & Recreation office at 1400 HC Mathis Drive before the registration deadline. On the form, players must indicate the team and league on which they are playing. A separate form must be completed for each sports league. Players who do not complete the Individual Player Waiver Form and submit it to the Parks & Recreation office prior to league start will not be permitted to play in the league until Parks receives the form.
Team Registration Form Individual Player Waiver Form