Sports Leagues & Teams

In addition to the daily access to sports activities in the gym, on our playground and sports fields, and in the pool, we also offer several options for youth to participate in a more structured season-long sports league. There is an additional fee for participation on our Swim Team as well as in our Basketball and Baseball leagues.  Please also note that participation in any of our sports leagues requires an active membership at our Club which is current through the duration of the program.

Please read the Athletic Parent Expectations before attending your child’s games.

Aquatics

The Club’s four-lane swimming pool is equipped with a salt water chlorine system and bleacher seating for families to attend swim lessons and swim meets.

Summer Swim Team Private Practice

$40 Registration Fee for the Summer Season
Swim Team fee includes: practice and coaching.
*Please note: This program is only for current swim team members
Summer Swim Team will concentrate on improving form, staying in shape, improving stroke development, and stamina.

All swimmers will continue to learn the four strokes, techniques, stamina, and work toward improving their times.

Must have a current membership at the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket for the duration of the swim team session(s) registered for.

Dates:

Session 1: July 11 – July 21
Session 2: July 25 – Aug 4
Session 3: Aug 8 – Aug 18

Practice Schedule:
Monday – Thursday
10:30 – 11:30 am
Max per session: 20 swimmers

*If you have any questions, please reach out to our Sports, Fitness & Recreation Coordinator Brian Silva at: bsilva@bgcpawt.org

Swim Lessons

Registration fee:
$90 per session

Registration is now open!

Dates:

Session 1 dates: September 24 – November 19 (Break on October 22)

Session 2 dates: January 28 – March 25 (Break on February 25)

Session 3 dates: April 15 – June 10 (Break on May 27)

 

Swim Level Times

Pre-School Level 1: 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Pre-School Level 1: 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Pre-School Level 2: 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Pre-School Level 2: 11:45 am – 12:15 am

Level 1: 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Level 1: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Level 2: 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Level 2: 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Level 3: 9:15 am – 9:45 am

Level 3: 11:45 am – 12:15 am

Levels 4-6: 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Levels 4-6: 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Level Descriptions:

Pre-School Level 1:

Pre-School Level 1 (ages 3-5 only) introduces basic aquatic skills to help children have fun and stay safe in and out of the water. They will learn different skills such as how to get in and out of the pool, work on floating, and become comfortable in the water.

Pre-School Level 2:

Pre-School Level 2 (ages 3-5 only) works upon the skills learned in the Pre-School Level 1 course, along with learning to become independent in their swimming. They will continue to work on similar skills learned from the previous level and learn new additional skills as well.

Level 1:

Level 1 introduces basic aquatic skills to help children have fun and stay safe in and out of the water. They will learn different skills such as how to get in and out of the pool, work on floating and gliding, and become comfortable submerging their head underwater.

Level 2:

Level 2 works upon skills learned in the Level 1 course, along with learning to become independent in their swimming. They will continue to work on similar skills learned from the previous level as well as learn new additional skills as well.

Level 3:

Level 3 builds upon the Level 2 course and is completely independent swimming. Swimmers will learn and practice survival floating, along with swimming front crawl and elementary backstroke at proficient levels and the basics of diving.

Levels 4-6:

Levels 4-6 will work upon building more endurance and better techniques in freestyle and backstroke swimming, along with learning the basics of breaststroke and butterfly.

Sharks Swim Team

For youth who are looking to take their skills in the water to the next level, our swim team welcomes swimmers ages 6 to 18. Our team competes in the Rhode Island/Massachusetts Aquatic (RIMA) League which holds meets between November and March each year. Members of our swim team practice in the evenings and compete in RIMA League meets a few times a month. They also participate in the RIMA championships at the end of the season. Those new to competitive swimming are welcome.

 

Registration is now open!

Season begins September 26th and will run until Mid-March

$275 Registration Fee

$175 Each additional sibling

$175 for active high school swimmer

 

Practices:

Monday – Thursday

1st Practice (beginners): 4:30 – 5:45

2nd Practice (intermediate): 5:45 – 7:00

3rd Practice (advanced): 7:00 – 8:15

Private Swim Lessons

Registration fee of $100
Swim lessons will run every Friday from July 16 – August 13, 2021 

Our Learn to Swim program introduces youth ages 3 and up with the skills needed to be safe in the water. We teach beginners fundamental skills and stroke development. If you are unsure of your child’s swim level, please use the Swim Lesson Levels Form available here. Our lessons teach beginners fundamental skills and stroke development. Advanced level swimmers move on to stroke improvement, stroke refinement, and fitness swimming.

If you would like to register one additional sibling, please email Lauren Lastrina at: llastrina@bgcpawt.org

Swim Team Private Practice

Registration fee of $75
Swim practices will run weekly from July 12 – August 19, 2021

For youth who are looking to take their skills in the water to the next level, our Sharks swim team welcomes swimmers ages 6 to 18. Members of our swim team will concentrate on improving form and staying in shape. All swimmers will learn the four strokes, techniques, stamina, and work toward improving their times. Those new to competitive swimming are welcome.

Please note: This program is only for current swim team members.

Baseball

The Club has a long history of running baseball leagues for the youth in our community. Dating back to the 1940s, youth have been learning the skills to play “America’s Pastime”. With leagues now available for boys and girls ages 4-18, we offer the opportunity for all youth to participate in our summer baseball programs.

Baseball League registrations will open May 1st, 2023. The league runs June – August.

T-Ball & Jr. RBI

T-Ball

Designed to teach young children, ages 4-5, the basics of baseball, our T-Ball program welcomes interested kids to have fun on the field this summer. Supervised by Boys & Girls Club staff, games are held once a week for seven weeks. Players learn the skills including how to swing a bat and run the bases, as well as respect and how to be a good team player!

Jr. RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities)

Jr. RBI, takes the rudimentary skills learned in T-Ball and builds on them each year as players advance toward our RBI league. Jr. RBI offers youth ages 6-12, the chance to learn skills as they move from hitting off a pitching machine (which always throws strikes) to playing with live pitchers. The primary goals of our Jr. RBI program are to teach baseball skills and rules, encourage sportsmanship, and provide a fun environment for beginner players.

Season Starts: July 5, 2022

Registration Fee: $40.00*
*Must be a current member of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket throughout the entire duration of the program.

Membership fee – Residents: $45.00; Non-Residents: $65.00 yearly. All fees are non-refundable.

*Must read and agree to terms in the Major League Baseball Participant Release and Waiver, located on our website

RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities)

The RBI Program offers youth ages 13-18 the opportunity to participate in a competitive league while still placing the emphasis on teamwork and skill building. Participants in this program have the opportunity to try out each year for the Club’s All-Star team which competes in the RBI Northeast Regional Tournament (and in the past has advanced to the RBI World Series).

League Play Begins:
Week of June 20, 2022

Registration Fee: $60.00*
*Must be a current member of the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket throughout the entire duration of the program.

Membership fee – Residents: $45.00; Non-Residents: $65.00 yearly. All fees are non-refundable.

*Must read and agree to terms in the Major League Baseball Participant Release and Waiver, located on our website

Please return the completed form in person or mail with payment to: Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, One Moeller Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860.

Basketball

Registration for Basketball 2022-2023 season will begin in October.

Basketball leagues at the Club keep boys and girls ages 6-18 active during the winter while providing them with the opportunity to work on skill development and teamwork. As with all our sports leagues, the emphasis in basketball is on building skills in a competitive but friendly environment. For all of our players, we emphasize good sportsmanship and teamwork.  With caring volunteer coaches serving as positive adult role models for our participants, our players learn much more than just ball handling skills!

 

Are you interested in being a volunteer coach? Please email Lauren Lastrina, llastrina@bcgpawt.org

As with all our sports leagues, the emphasis in basketball is on building skills in a competitive, but friendly environment. For all of our players, the first skill they learn is good sportsmanship.  With caring volunteer coaches serving as positive adult role models for our participants, our players learn much more than just ball handling skills!

Pre-Teen Basketball

Our Pre-Teen Basketball League is open to ages 6-12. We offer an instructional division for ages 6 & 7. Participants in this division are introduced to basic skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting, as well as introduced to game play. In our 8-12 year old divisions, players utilize previously learned skills and incorporate them into full court games.

Teen Basketball

Open to youth ages 13-15, most of the players in this league have already learned the basic skills and are ready to challenge their peers in games running throughout the season.  These exciting games showcase not only individual skills, but also teamwork as players bond with their peers.

Still have questions? Please contact Lauren Lastrina, Director of Sports, Fitness, Recreation & Camp at llastrina@bgcpawt.org

Please return the completed form in person or mail with payment to: Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, One Moeller Place, Pawtucket, RI 02860.

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