Campbell Recreation offers a number of youth sports activities, including year-round skills development classes, a winter basketball league, and youth sports camps. Current youth sports offerings include: basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer (outdoor), futsal soccer (indoor), flag football, karate, judo, and fencing.
To read more about these activities, scroll down or click the "Register Online" link. For other sports opportunities, check out our Community Recreation Groups page.
The Campbell Recreation Youth Basketball League is offered during the winter season to youth grades 2-7. All games and practice sessions are held on Saturdays in the Campbell Community Center gymnasiums. This is a recreational program where fun and fundamentals are stressed and followed. All skill levels are welcome! Each player will learn techniques of dribbling, shooting, passing, defense, good sportsmanship, and other fundamentals of the game.
All players will play a minimum of two full quarters each game. Each league is organized by grade and skill level. Boys and girls will play together on the same teams. All players receive their own team jersey. Teams are coached by volunteer parents and adults. It is required that each team have at least one parent volunteer coach. If you are interested in coaching or being an assistant coach in our Youth Basketball Program, please contact the Campbell Recreation Department at (408) 871-5169. All coaches must be fingerprinted by the first practice.
See digital Recreation Activity Guide, pg 27, for more details (main Recreation & Parks webpage).
Skyhawks basketball will teach participants the skills they need for both on and off the court to be a better athlete. The basketball staff will focus on passing, shooting, dribbling, and rebounding while also incorporating critical life skills such as respect. Hoopster Tots (3-5 years) uses adjustable hoops and appropriately sized basketballs to provide just the right amount of challenge. Instructed by Skyhawks Staff and held in the Auxiliary Gym.
Skyhawks Tiny Hawk soccer is designed to give children a positive first step into Soccer. Your young athlete will learn the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, and shooting in a fun, safe, and positive environment. Through age appropriate games and activities, participants learn balance, body movement, foot/eye coordination, teamwork, and sportsmanship! Instructed by Skyhawks Staff and held at the Campbell Community Center Athletic Field 2.
World Cup Soccer sessions involve teaching new and inexperienced players the fundamental skills of soccer while helping to develop the individual skills and tactics of more experienced players. With an emphasis on instruction, your child will receive the highest level of attention in a fun and safe environment. The experienced and educated staff is able to evaluate each player and focus on developing his/her skills. We’ll make sure to create a fun atmosphere! Fee includes a World Cup Soccer t-shirt. Instructed by World Cup Soccer Camp Staff and held at John D. Morgan Park, “Rincon Loop”, 540 W Rincon Ave. 95008.
Kenpo Karate classes help children develop coordination, balance, agility, and strength through drills, games, and technique application. Kicking, punching, blocking, and tumbling are taught while safety is stressed in all aspects of training.
Judo/Ju Jitsu students will learn tumbling, grappling, and throwing skills in a safe environment while learning practical self-defense and sports applications of these highly effective martial arts. Using leverage, flexibility, and proper use of power, our students are trained to turn an aggressor’s energy back on them. Belt testing is optional and an additional fee is payable to the instructor if students wish to participate. Tournament competition opportunities will be available outside of class for those who desire it.
New and returning students are welcome! Instructed by Hans Ingebretsen in M-50.
Futsal is a fun, fast paced soccer game, played indoors within the lines of a basketball court (no walls), using a small, size 3, low bounce ball. The game consists of two teams of four players and a goalkeeper with unlimited substitutions and quick restarts. Class is held in the Auxiliary Gym and instructed by Futsal Kingz staff.
Learn Olympic fencing in this exciting class designed for those with no or little experience, and then continue with the novice-intermediate classes to further develop your skills and strategy. Fencing develops both physical and mental fitness, teaches self-discipline, builds character, and is just awesome fun for everyone. You learn about the history, safety, and rules of swordplay while learning proper form, technique, and the basic tactics through drills and fun games. All equipment supplied. Instructed by the California Fencing Academies certified coaches of National Champions and Olympians. Held at the Cal Sports Club at 891 East Hamilton Ave., Campbell, 95008.
Our youth tennis classes are designed to develop skills, sportsmanship, and a healthy competitive attitude what will last a lifetime. Beginning through intermediate level instruction is offered in small group lessons (maximum of 4 students per class). Classes are popular, so please register early. Students need to bring their own tennis racket and bottled water. All classes are coed unless otherwise noted, and are held at the Campbell Community Center Tennis Courts. The instructor, Chuck Sanfilippo, is a certified U.S.P.T.A. Instructor.
Learn to improve your volleyball skills with drills and practice games. This class is intended for children of all skill sets. Each class begins with passing, serving, hitting, and defensive drills followed by officiated games designed to focus on team defense and scoring strategies. The volleyball lessons are offered in two age brackets. Instructed by Lila Plunkett. Classes are held in the Main Gym.