Waxhaw Parks & Recreation Program Guide Winter-Spring 2019 Waxhaw Recreation Guide - Page 11

Sports programs Sports programs The Town of Waxhaw partners with the Waxhaw Athletic Association (WAA) to provide sports programming. The WAA is an all volunteer, non-profit organization serving young athletes and their families since 1980 offering baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, flag football and cheer and is presently the fastest growing athletic association in Union County serving over 1,300 young athletes ages 3-18 every year. Our families come from surrounding communities within Union County, South Charlotte, and bordering South Carolina. The goal is to provide children and their families with accessible, age-appropriate developmental programs that players can grow with over time. Spring/Fall Sports Waxhaw Baseball Waxhaw Baseball participates with the Cal Ripken Baseball organization and offers programs for players ranging in age from 4-12 and as part of Union County Babe Ruth organization for players 13-15 (Age 18 in Spring). See www.waxhawbaseball.org for registration dates and contact information. Waxhaw Girls Softball Waxhaw Girls Softball is an affiliate association of Char-Meck Softball through Mecklenburg and Union Counties and is a Recreational Softball League for girls ages 6-16. See www.waxhawsoftball.org for registration and contact information. Waxhaw Adult Slow-Pitch Softball The Waxhaw Athletic Association offers a Men’s Softball program. The League is centered around family-friendly ideals and offers a fun, yet competitive, league to enjoy a great game of softball. Games will begin around mid-June. For more information see www.waxhawadultsoftball.org Waxhaw Soccer Club Waxhaw Soccer Club offers soccer programs for children ages 3-15 at every skill level. Micro and Early Development programs introduce basic elements of the game in a non-competitive environment. The curriculum emphasizes individual skill development and having fun. The Recreational program is a great way for players to have fun, learn the sport and develop a love for the game. The Academy, Challenge and Classic programs offer a more competitive program for advanced players. See www.waxhawsoccer.org for registration dates and contact information. Winter Sports Waxhaw Basketball Waxhaw Basketball offers programs for girls and boys from the age of 5 to 15. For registration and contact infor- mation please go to www.waxhawbasketball.org. Waxhaw Cheer Cheer is open to K-5th graders. The team cheers at various WAA sporting events throughout the winter sport seasons. Registration opens in August. For more information see www.waxhawcheer.org. The Waxhaw Flag Football program offers programs for various ages and divisions. Play format is co-ed and non-contact. For additional information see www.football.org Waxhaw Flag Football 11