It’s that time of year: where and how to register your kids for spring recreational sports

Mobile County

Originally, soccer balls were made using brown leather. As the sport’s television audience grew, the balls were black and white, making them easier to see when watching a game on a black and white television set.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — In 2020, 88% of parents believed that playing sports benefitted their children’s physical and 73% of parents felt that sports improved their children’s mental and emotional health as well, according to

Due to COVID-19, many kids were unable to play sports for parent’s fear of exposure to the virus, leading to more laptop and phone usage. Sports give kids a way to make friends, stay active and be happy.

Here is a list of places on the Gulf Coast that are opening registration for the spring season:




  • Baseball: Register Online Now and In-person
  • Soccer: Registration will be announced Jan. 24


Baseball: Register Online Now


  • Softball: Registration Opens in March
  • Baseball: Registration Opens in March
  • Soccer: Register Online Now

West Mobile

Softball: Register In-person Jan. 11 through Jan. 29



Eastern Shore


Orange Beach

  • Softball: Register In-person Jan. 24 through Feb. 11
  • Baseball: Register In-person Jan. 24 through Feb. 11

Gulf Shores

Baseball: Register Online Now and In-person

Bay Minette

  • Softball: Register In-person Jan. 1 through Feb. 6
  • Soccer: Register In-person Jan. 1 through Feb. 27


Fort Walton Beach

Soccer: Register Online Now


Soccer: Register Online Now


Baseball: Register Online Now

There will be fees due at the time of most registrations.

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