The following organizations are recognized by the New Castle Recreation and Parks Commission as providers of youth sports programs. Each program meets Gold Medal standards and criteria set by the Commission.
Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club
The Chappaqua Youth Soccer Club is organized for those players who wish to make a commitment to competitive soccer. This program runs from Fall to Spring and places teams in the Westchester Youth Soccer League. Evaluations are held the two weeks after Memorial Day for the following Fall and Spring season. For more information, please visit the club's website at www.chappaquasoccer.org.
Greeley Youth Lacrosse Association
Greeley Youth Lacrosse Association is a youth lacrosse organization whose mission is to provide girls and boys youth lacrosse programs that inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the game and to provide the New Castle community with the opportunity to participate in the game of lacrosse. We strive to help players develop their skills in a safe and fun environment while placing higher value on sportsmanship and learning, rather than soley on winning. Through positive and effective leadership, we hope to provide every child the opportunity to discover, learn, participate and develop a love and passion for the game of Lacrosse. More information is available online at www.greeleyyouthlacrosse.com
The organization's mission is to develop and deliver quality youth soccer programs where everyone builds positive character through participation in a fun, family environment, based on the AYSO philosophies: everyone plays, balanced teams, positive coaching, open registration, and good sportsmanship. The core values which guide the American Youth Soccer Organization are: fun for all, education for all, ethics for all, accessible to all. More information is available online at www.chappaquaayso.org
New Castle Youth Basketball Association
The NCYBA provides 5th through 8th grade boys and girls in Town of New Castle with the opportunity to play competitive inter-town basketball. The coaches and volunteers who administer the NCYBA are dedicated to the future development of youth basketball in this area and emphasize skill-building, team-work and sportsmanship. For more information, contact Gary Abrams at 238-0398 or online at www.ncyba.org.
New Castle Baseball & Softball Association
The NCBSA conducts a wide range of programs for boys and girls from Kindergarten through 8th grade who are interested in playing baseball and softball. The philosophy of the NCBSA is to provide a participatory program in which children with all levels of ability can learn and play baseball and softball safely, with as much fun as possible. The emphasis is on the teaching and development of fundamental skills. More information can be obtained at www.ncbsa.net.
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:
- Please click here to go to a secure website where you can fill out the clearance application.
Note: There is a fee of $12.95 to process the application.