Winter has arrived in full-force. The snow is finally here, temperatures are in the single digits and your children may be experiencing symptoms of cabin fever. Don’t worry! Indoor winter sports leagues are in full bloom in Kalamazoo. We have compiled a list of facilities that offer basketball, flag football, lacrosse and soccer league options. Winter may keep them indoors, but your children can still enjoy some of their favorite sports.
Check out our guide to find the right opportunity for your kids.
Kingdom Indoor Center
8151 Merchant Place, Portage, MI 49002 | 269-226-2000
Do you have a team ready to sign up? Or do you need a team to join? Kingdom Indoor Center has both opportunities available for their indoor recreational soccer leagues and youth flag football leagues. The soccer leagues are open to children ages four to fourteen and the flag football leagues are open to children ages five to fourteen. Both leagues are broken down by age divisions. Session 3 for each sport begins on February 14, with a registration deadline of January 30. Click here for pricing and registration information:
Kingdom Indoor Center also offers soccer classes to children as young as two in their micro and mini kickers program. Click here for more information.
453 W. Kilgore Rd., Portage, MI 49002 | 269-342-2415
Utilizing the SoccerZone facility, BJ Sports offers flag football and lacrosse league options.
BJ Sports’ flag football league is an eight-week session for children ages five to 14. Games begin the week of January 12. For pricing, game times and a link to register, click here.
Beginning January 4, BJ Sports also offers indoor lacrosse leagues for children in first grade through high school. First through third grade leagues are co-ed, with a focus of teaching children the fundamentals of the game, along with playing a scrimmage. For pricing, game times and a link to register, click here.
SoccerZone Portage, 7187 S. Sprinkle Road, Portage, MI 49002 | 269-329-0171
SoccerZone Oshtemo, 6255 Technology Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 | 269-329-0171
SoccerZone has locations in both Oshtemo and Portage, with both locations offering a variety of soccer league options. Co-ed soccer leagues are offered for children beginning at age five through age eight (U7 and U8). Girls and boys opportunities are available starting at age nine through high school, including U9 and U14. Sessions are offered all winter long. The next session begins February 14 with a registration deadline of February 7.
SoccerZone also offers weekly youth instructional classes for children beginning as young as three years old. The youth instructional opportunities include small sided games and skill development for six weeks. Your child will have the chance to be taught by an experienced team of youth soccer program facilitators. The next instructional program begins the week of January 12.
For more information, or to sign up for a league, click here or call 269-329-0170.
The Courthouse Athletic Center
7365 S. Sprinkle Road, Portage, MI 49002 | 269-329-0033
The Courthouse Athletic Center in Portage offers youth basketball leagues for boys in third through eighth grade and to girls in fourth through sixth grade. The opportunity to register as a team is available. You can register for a total of four, eight, twelve or sixteen games, depending on the division. Click here for more information or to register.