New Castle Recreation and Parks

Youth Athletics

Recreation & Parks Commission offers athletic programs that provide instruction in fitness training, skill development, tactical play and the rules of good sportsmanship appropriate to each age level. The Commission expects that all players in its programs will receive fair playing time. Good sportsmanship is viewed as a commitment to fair playing time, ethical behavior and integrity. By definition, sportsmanship is characterized by generosity, genuine respect and sensitivity toward others. All participants including players, coaches and parents shall conduct themselves in a sportsmanlike manner on and off the field.

Code of ConductpdfCode of Conduct Form

Spring 2014 Programs

Basketball Officials Paperwork

Please see the links below for the required paperwork.  All forms need to be filled out CLEARLY and completely.  Any information provided that is not legible will lead to a delay in the processing of paperwork. 

pdf2014 Contractual Agreement - Sports Official

pdf2014 Invoice for Payment - Basketball Official

pdfW-9 Form


Youth Sports Coaching Requirements

In order to be cleared to coach for the New Castle Recreation & Parks Department Youth Sports Leagues and affiliated youth athletic programs, you must complete a background check and a National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) "Coaching Youth Sports" online clinic.

Background Check & NYSCA Online coaches clinic information:

    • Click here for information on the required NYSCA "Coaching Youth Sports" online clinic.  Click here for additional website links related to NYSCA and the National Alliance for Youth Sports.


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