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Youth Organizations & Activities

City of Crete Parks & Recreation Department

Current Programs:

  • View the full 2024 Recreation program schedule and registration dates on RecDesk. Please note: programs or information may change, watch for announcements each program season.

Local Recreation Organizations, Clubs, and Activities

Links to local recreation opportunities are listed below. Find more information about local recreation areas and fitness facilities.

Martial Arts, Dance, Golf

  • Several Crete businesses and organizations offer martial arts, dance classes, and golf for youth. Check local directories or online with the Crete Chamber of Commerce.

Crete Public Schools - First Flight

  • First Flight is a fun, accessible and inclusive youth sports experience for Crete Public Schools students of all abilities and backgrounds to develop an understanding of activities, develop skills and promote physical well-being alongside peers. Find more information online.

Baseball and Softball

  • Crete American Legion Baseball - Juniors and Seniors - high school-age teams, and 14 and Under Ponies, through the American Legion program; Season runs from May to July; Contact email, Facebook, or find more information online...
  • Crete Boys Baseball - baseball teams for ages 8 & Under, 10 & Under and 12 & Under; Sign-up held in January; Season runs from May to June; Contact email or find on Facebook
  • Crete Diamonds Softball Association - Youth fast pitch teams for girls ages 8 & Under, 10 & Under and 12 & Under; older age groups depending on numbers; Sign-up held in January; Season runs from May to July; Contact Crete Diamonds or find on Facebook


  • Crete Wrestling Club - Youth wrestling for grades preschool through 8th; Sign-up held in November; Season runs from December to March; Contact email or find on Facebook


  • Crete Firebirds Football- Youth football for grades 4th through 6th; Season runs from September to October; Sponsored by the Crete Volunteer Fire Department


  • Crete Basketball Association - Youth basketball for boys and girls in grades 3rd through 8th; Signup held in August and September; Season runs from November to March; 3-on-3 league in July; Contact email or find on Facebook

Gymnastics - Crete Sokol Gymnastics - Youth gymnastics for boys and girls; Find more information on Facebook


  • Crete Ikes Trapshooting team/Izaak Walton Cabin; Meets at the Izaak Walton League cabin and shooting range in Tuxedo Park; Crete Ikes on Facebook

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts

  • Cub Scout Pack 212 and Boys Scout Troop 212 are located in Crete; Cornhusker Council/Prairie Winds District, more information...
  • Girls Scouts - Crete Troop; Girls Scouts - Spirit of Nebraska, more information...

Saline County 4-H -  4-H youth complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Multiple 4-H clubs are sponsored in the Crete and Saline County area. More Information online…