Athletic Programs

The Daphne Sports & Recreation Department operates recreational athletic programs, such as youth football, youth basketball, youth baseball, as well as adult softball leagues. Local organizations oversee cheerleading, softball, lacrosse, flag football, and soccer programs.

The Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park offers tennis & pickleball clinics.  

Please visit the registration portal for registration information. Be sure to click on the program name for details prior to registering.

If you are registered for a current running league, please refer to your email for further communication from our office or your coach. 

For more information regarding current league schedules and standings, please visit the Leagues portal. If you have further questions, please contact James Weems, Athletic Programs Manager, at 251-620-2703 or jweems@daphneal.com.

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Please call 251-620-2700 for assistance. 


Program Announcements

Ladies Quick Start Tennis Tuesdays.BANNER

Ladies Quick-Start Tennis Tuesdays are adult beginner tennis clinics that teaches participants how to play tennis with proper technique; focusing on the rules of play. Registration is now open for February and March Session.  Clinics are held at Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park, 2000 Main Street these dates from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.  The cost is $70 per participant, per session (4-clinic session).  

  • February 6, 13, 20, 27 (registration CLOSED: February 5th)
  • March 5, 12, 19, 26 (registration closes: March 4th) 

For more information and to register, please visit the registration portal

If you have additional questions, please call 251-620-2710.

Ladies Singles & Doubles Clinic

Ladies Singles & Doubles Clinic is a 2.5 to 4.0 level tennis clinic where instruction will concentrate on doubles and singles strategies and match play. Join us during the February and/or March 2024 sessions on Wednesdays from 6:30PM to 7:30PM

  • February Session Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28 (Registration Closes: Feb 6)
  • March Session Dates: 6, 13, 20, 27 (Registration Closes: Mar 5)

Clinics are held at Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park, 2000 Main Street. 

The cost is $70 per participant, per session (4-clinic session). 

For more information and to register, please visit the registration portal. Registration closes Tuesdays prior to clinic session start date. 

If you have additional questions, please call 251-620-2710.

Tennis Stars!

Tennis Stars! is a youth intermediate & advanced tennis clinic that is specialized toward youth participants who have experience in tournament play and/or are training for tournament play. These clinics are for participants who have the knowledge of grips and stroke structure. Want to delve deeper into your tennis technique and strategy as a Tennis Star? Join us during the February and/or March 2024 session on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30PM to 5:30PM.

Clinics are held at Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park, 2000 Main Street. 

The cost is $120 per participant, per session (8-clinic session). 

Closing Dates for Registration:

  • February Session:Sunday, February 4, 2024 - CLOSED!
  • March Session:Sunday, March 3, 2024        

For more information and to register, please visit the registration portal.

If you have additional questions, please call 251-620-2710.

Future Stars!

Future Stars! is a youth beginner tennis clinic that is specialized toward youth participants who have never played the game of tennis. These clinics will introduce serving and how to play points. Want to have fun and get a little tennis experience? Join us during the February and/or March 2024 sessions to be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Clinics are held at Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park, 2000 Main Street. 

The cost is $120 per participant, per session (8-clinic session). 

Closing Dates for Registration:

  • February Session: Sunday, February 4, 2024 - CLOSED!
  • March Session: Sunday, March 3, 2024          

For more information and to register, please visit the registration portal.  

If you have additional questions, please call 251-620-2710.

Daphne Dream Court

Dream Court Daphne is an adaptive tennis program for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities, striving for inclusion and acceptance. This program goes beyond sports alone! Dream Court Daphne focuses on promoting an active lifestyle, modeling social behaviors, and developing self-esteem. Most importantly, to encourage inclusion and acceptance in sports and in day-to-day life.

Through this program, our goal is to enhance not only the life of the special need athlete, but to strengthen their family as a whole. Tennis is the perfect tool to connect special needs athletes with their families and the rest of the community.  

Join us for 2024 Dream Court Daphne Camps at the Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex located at 2000 Main Street. Camps run from 10:00 am to 11:00 am all dates.     

  • March 9, 16, 23 – 2024
  • June 8, 15, 22 – 2024
  • December 7, 14, 28 – 2024    

For more information, please visit Dream Court-Daphne. 

Youth Spring Break Tennis Camp BANNER

2024 Spring Break Youth Tennis Camp is a 4-day camp that is designed for players ages 5 to 16. Participants of all skill levels are welcome!!  

Camp will be held March 25th to March 28th from 12:00PM to 1:30PM each day at the Daphne Tennis & Pickleball Complex at W.O. Lott Park, 2000 Main Street. 

The cost is $100 per participant

For more information and to register, please visit the registration portal. Registration closes Saturday, March 23rd, 2024. 

Participants must bring racquet and water bottle each day. The City will provide all balls.

If you need additional information, please call 251-620-2710.

 

Youth Programs Managed by the City of Daphne

Youth Football

The Daphne Youth Football League participates in the Baldwin County Youth Football League (BCYFL). The league is open to children from 7 - 12 years of age. Most games take place on Saturdays, with practices held once or twice per week. The City provides players with helmets, shoulder pads, mouthpieces, and game jerseys. Players must provide pants, pads for pants, chin strap, socks, and footwear. 

Registration normally takes place in June through mid-July of each year. For more information, please visit the registration portal when registration is open. Be sure to click on the program name for additional information prior to registering.

Youth Basketball

Daphne Youth Basketball is open to those in 1st - 8th grade. Most games take place on Saturdays, with practices held once or twice per week. The City provides game jersey and shorts. Players must provide footwear. 

Registration normally takes place each October. For more information, please visit the registration portal when registration is open. Be sure to click on the program name for additional information prior to registering.

Youth Baseball 

Daphne Youth Baseball is open to children from 4 - 15 years of age. Players are responsible for providing their own bat, glove, helmet, pants, and footwear. Daphne Youth Baseball provides jersey and hat. 

Registration for Spring League usually runs January - February and August - September for Fall League. For more information, please visit the registration portal when registration is open. Be sure to click on the program name for additional information prior to registering.

Adult Programs Managed by the City of Daphne

Men’s/Adult Softball

Registration cost for Men's/Adult Softball is $400 per team. Games are held on Monday nights.

Summer league registration is held at the first of July; games start at the end of July. Fall league registration is held in September; games start in October.

For more information (when registration is open), please visit our registration portal

Adult Open Coed Softball

Registration cost for Adult Open Coed Softball is $400 per team. Games are held on Wednesday nights. 

Summer league registration is held at the first of July; games start at the end of July. Fall league registration is held in September; games start in October.

For more information (when registration is open), please visit our registration portal

Programs Managed by Other Organizations

The following youth sports are held at our athletic facilities and managed by other organizations. Please contact those organizations directly for more information: