Deadline for football, volleyball signups is Aug. 25

Recreation Sports Signup

The deadline for Football and Volleyball signups with the Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department is Friday, Aug. 25. The fee for football is $75 and volleyball is $40. To signup online visit

Saturday, Aug. 19 is the final registration and fitting date for youth tackle football. The department will take registration from 8am – noon. Parents may also come during the week from 8am – 4pm to register. The cost is $75. Late registrations will be accepted until teams are full but there will be a $10 late fee.


Important dates include:

*Monday, Aug. 21 and Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 6pm across from the MLK Rec conditioning will be held for ages 11-12 ONLY.

*Tuesday, Aug. 22 and Thursday, Aug. 24 at 6pm across from the MLK Rec conditioning will be held for ages 7-10 ONLY.

*Please come on the specified conditioning days ONLY. This allows us to make sure kids are in the right age groups and placed on the correct teams. If you come on the wrong day your child WILL NOT be allowed to participate.

*Monday, Aug. 28 team practices will begin. Please no parents on the fields while practice is going on. Please respect the efforts of the coaches and sit in the stands. No lawn chairs are allowed on the practice fields. Also please keep kids who aren’t participating off the practice fields before and during practice.

*Please do not hold coaches up before or after practices with questions. Most have had a long work day and are trying to get home. Most information has been or will be given to the players. Please call the Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department at 318-357-3891 during the work day with questions. The receptionist and/or Office Manager can answer or find answers to your questions. This is not to disrespect you as parents but to lighten the load on coaches who volunteer their time.

*Anyone interested in coaching Youth Tackle Football please call 318-357-3891 and leave your name and number.