Youth Sports

The City of Kerman offers non-competitive instructional leagues that teach the basic fundamentals. Youth sports programs aide in the development of children's abilities by teaching them skills, strategies and the value of good sportsmanship.

Support good sportsmanship by signing the Parent/Spectator Code of Conduct Form and return it with your child's registration form.


Start Smart Programs

Start Smart is a nationally recognized program that was created by the National Alliance for Youth Sports. This program helps preschool aged kids get ready for sports in an innovative step-by-step approach that builds confidence and self-esteem in a fun and safe sports environment.


Start Smart Basketball is for boys and girls ages 3 to 4 years old. This program focuses on teaching children and parents skills in dribbling, ball handling, passing, catching, shooting and running agility. Parents work one on one with child while being led by a Recreation Sport Leader.

  • League Schedule: 
    • Tuesday OR Thursday
    • January 9 through February 15, 2024
  • Last day to register is Friday, December 15, 2023


Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 3 to 5 years old. The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment.

  • League Schedule: 
    • Saturdays
    • March 16 through April 20, 2024
  • Last day to register is Friday, March 1, 2024