Youth Programs

The Massillon Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of youth sports, instructional classes and youth enrichment programs through the year for all ages and ability levels.

jumpstartsportslogoJump Start Sports provide children with a foundation for growth and nurture their love of sports.  Through sports we teach character and life skills that lead to happiness and success.

Their recreational based camps, leagues, and programs teach fundamentals and values to children of all ages. Jump Start Sports programs are fun and well organized.  Visit Jump Starts Sports website for program and registration information.

Jump Start Sports Programs Include
T-Birds Tee Ball
Rookie League/Coach Pitch Baseball
Hummingbirds Soccer
Little Hoops Stars Basketball
Hoop Stars Basketball

The Massillon Recreation Center boosts 2 full court basketball courts and 4 smaller youth courts.  Youth courts have adjustable rim heights for youth leagues and tournaments.  Open gyms and recreational basketball available Monday – Sunday.
*gym may be closed due to departmental programming, special events and tournaments



Want to play basketball?
Oho Rising Stars Basketball Leagues
Teen Basketball Leagues
Little Hoops Stars Basketball (Jump Start Sports)
Hoop Stars Basketball (Jump Start Sports)

The Massillon Recreation Center can divide the gym into 4 regulation volleyball courts to accommodate multiple ages and skill levels.    The Massillon Recreation Center is also home to the Club Extreme JO Volleyball Club.  Annual tryouts for this club are held in October & November.  Visit Club Extreme’s website for more information.



Other Volleyball Opportunities:
Spring Youth Volleyball League

youth fitness programThe Massillon Recreation Center offers opportunities for you and your children to get active, stay fit and have fun.  We offer programs for youth that improve quickness, geared towards learning new experiences and above all else have fun doing it.  See what we have to offer in our current program offerings.


Programs Include
Tumbling & Cheer

Club Extreme VolleyballThe Massillon Recreation Center is home to the Club Extreme Volleyball.

Club Extreme Volleyball is dedicated to the personal and athletic development of youth through the pursuit of excellence in volleyball. Participants in our Junior Olympic program can expect not only outstanding team training but also outstanding position-specific and skill-specific training.

Club Extreme Volleyball is committed to helping its players improve as athletes.   We seek to promote integrity and leadership among our players. Our coaches recognize and embrace that they have a unique opportunity to help their players develop skills beyond the volleyball court.

Players will learn the values of such principles as respect, responsibility, commitment, and teamwork. Club Extreme Volleyball’s main focus will be in fundamentals, skill development and the enjoyment of playing a team sport.

Club Extreme Volleyball Website



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The Massillon Parks and Recreation Department recognizes the importance of physical education as part of a well-rounded education. Homeschool swim lessons are designed to fulfill that needed requirement. Our homeschool instructors act as positive role models and are committed to offering safe, healthy and fun-filled activities for the participant.