All major sports are offered including football, lacrosse, baseball, softball, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, and basketball. There are also programs in swimming, horseback riding, dance, yoga, karate, and tennis. For a list of athletics and whom to contact, get a packet at the recreation center (203-431-2755) or the town hall.

Little League serves boys and girls 5 to 12 years old. Registration for the spring season is in January. Check The Ridgefield Press sports section for times and places or call the Little League Hotline, 203-894-8863; ridgefieldlittleleague.org. Ridgefield Little League also offers a girls fastpitch softball program for ages five to 14.

Babe Ruth League is for ages 13 through 15. Players are divided by age groups. Sign-ups are in January. Visit online at ridgefieldbaberuth.org.

Ridgefield Babe Ruth Softball (Rebels) has divisions playing during the months of April through July at three levels of increasing competition and commitment for youth and teens. Contact Cary Nadel (203-470-8100) e-mail: Cary.Nadel@RidgefieldBabeRuthSoftball.org, or visit the RidgefieldBabeRuthSoftball.org

Ridgefield Girls Softball League is open to girls in grades K-8. The season runs from April to June. Call the Boys and Girls Club at 203-438-8821 for more information.

 

Ridgefield Youth Football & Cheer registration times and places appear in The Ridgefield Press. The Web site is ridgefieldyouthfootball.org. It has been accepted into the Fairfield County Football League. Cheerleaders are a part of the youth football organization known as the Ridgefield Raiders. Check the Web site for details.

The Soccer Club of Ridgefield (SCOR) has both in-house and travel soccer leagues in the fall and spring. Registration for the spring season is in late January-early February; sign-up for the fall season is late May-early June. Call 203-438-7267 for additional information or go online to scor.org.

The SCOR Soccer Academy offers a program for children entering kindergarten through eighth grade.

The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield offers an indoor soccer league. Call 203-438-8821.

 

The Ridgefield Basketball Association (203-894-1523/rbahoops.com) offers clinics, instruction, and in-house and travel basketball for boys and girls 5-18 years old.

The Ridgefield Lacrosse Club has a spring season for boys and girls in grades K-8. Visit ridgefieldlax.com or call 203-438-1397.

 

The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield offers tennis for beginners and advanced players at the Ridgefield Tennis Club. Transportation is provided. Call 203-438-8821 or visit online at rbgclub.com.

 

The Ridgefield Youth Wrestling program is open to all Ridgefield elementary and middle school students. The season begins in November and runs through February. Children learn scholastic wrestling skills and compete against athletes of similar weight, age, and experience. For information, call or e-mail Jim Murphy (203-431-6274/mainma709@aol.com) or visit online at ridgefieldyouthwrestling.com.