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Arlington Spirit boys soccer

1 F.C. Arlington Spirit, a new soccer team for boys 15 and under, is seeking players born between August 1999 and July 2002.

The team aims for a high quality of competition and will play its inaugural season in the Arlington Premier Invitational League, organized by the Arlington Soccer Association.

Games will be played at the Harold Patterson Sports Complex.

Information: 805-757-8760, or e-mail

Optimist Club youth football

Sign-ups for youth flag and tackle football through the Optimist Club of Arlington continue through Aug. 9, with activities such as equipment issues and first practices beginning around the same time.

Registrations are taken from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Optimist Hut, 310 E. Third Street.

Registration and more information can be found at

YMCA youth sports

Registration is open until Aug. 6 for the Arlington YMCA’s Enhancing Skills Y soccer camp, which runs Aug. 11-15 and costs $19 for full members and $75 for program members.

The camp is open to children ages 5-14 regardless of ability or experience. Players will be required to wear shin guards throughout the camp and bring water and snacks.

Registration began July 7 for fall soccer leagues for athletes ages 3-14.


Southeast Arlington Little League

The Player Development Program for Southeast Arlington Little League runs Friday evenings through Aug. 29. Cost is $125 for eight three-hour sessions.

Registration is open and space is limited.

Registration and more information:

City leagues

Fall league registration for youth T-ball, coach-pitch baseball, kid-pitch baseball and outdoor soccer sponsored by the city begins Aug. 1.

Registration fee is $75 for each sport besides kid pitch, which is $85. Competition begins Sept. 27 in each league.

Information and registration:

— Stephen English

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