Adult & Youth Recreation

Year-Round Activities

Pickleball: Pickleball is open to anyone interested in playing. The program is held year-round in the Municipal Building Gym on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Nets, paddles, and balls are provided. The tennis court at the Swimming Pool Park is also set up for pickleball.

Fall Activities

Flag Football: 3rd - 6th grade.  Flag football starts in late August with games beginning in September on Saturday mornings at Black Bridge Park.  Fee: $ 20.00. 

Girls’ Volleyball: 4th - 6th grade. Volleyball starts in September on Saturday Mornings at the Darlington Middle School Gym. Practices and games are held Saturday mornings throughout the season.

Winter Activities

Women's Volleyball League: The Women's Volleyball League team meeting is held the 1st week in August with play to begin on the Monday following Labor Day.  Women's League plays on Monday evenings at the Darlington Municipal Building gym.

Men's 3 on 3 Basketball League: The Men's Basketball League will begin after the first of the year. Games ar played on Sunday nights in the Municipal Building Gym.

Boys’ Basketball: 1st - 4th grade.  Basketball starts in December on Saturday mornings at the Darlington Municipal Building gym.  Practices and games are held Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Information will be sent out through the schools.  Fee: $20.00.

Girls’ Basketball: 1st - 4th grade.  Basketball starts in December on Saturday afternoons at the Darlington Municipal Building gym.  Practices and games are held Saturday afternoons throughout the season.  Information will be sent out through the schools.  Fee: $20.00.

Open Gym: The Darlington Municipal Building gym is open for activities after school on Mondays and Wednesdays until 5:00 pm and Fridays until 3:30 pm.  The free gym program starts in November and continues throughout the winter months ending later in the spring.

Spring Activities

Australian Rules Football: 5th - 6th grade.  Australian Rules Football starts in mid April on Wednesdays after school at Black Bridge Practices and games are held Wednesdays after school mornings through May.  Information will be sent out through the schools.  Fee: $20.00.

Summer Activities

Men's Softball League: There are eight teams involved in the Men's League which plays games on Tuesday evenings at the ballpark. A Men's Softball League managers meeting is held at the beginning of April with play to begin in mid-May, 2022.

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League: A recreational co-ed adult volleyball league is held at the sand volleyball courts located at the Black Bridge Park on Wednesday evenings. The league meeting is held in late April with play to being in late May.

T-Ball: Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st grade.  T-ball starts Monday, June 6th.  In the first week of T-ball (June 6th - 10th) players will meet daily (Monday thru Friday) from 9:30 am to 10:30 am for practice on fundamentals and drills: throwing, hitting, and fielding and rules of the game.  For the remainder of the summer, their practices will be held on Mondays with games being played on Wednesdays and Fridays. Friday, June 10th, all T-ball Players will be divided equally into teams. Team T-shirts will be handed out. The T-ball program will use a soft baseball and will be hitting off a stationary batting tee. Games are Friday evenings, June 17th; June 24th; July 8th; July 22nd.  Fee: $20.00. 

Pitchball: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade.  Pitchball starts Monday, June 6th.  In the first week of pitch ball (June 6th - 10th) players will meet daily (Monday thru Friday) from 10:30 am to 11:30 am for practice on fundamentals and drills: throwing, hitting, fielding, and rules of the game.  For the remainder of the summer, their practices will be held on Mondays with games being played on Wednesdays and Fridays. Friday, June 10th, all pitchball players will be divided equally into teams. Team T-shirts will be handed out. Games are Friday evenings, June 17th; June 24th; July 8th; July 22nd. Fee: $20.00

Pony League: 7th and 8th grade.  Pony League starts in late March with a player/parent informational meeting for uniform sizing, practice dates, times, and game schedules. Additional information will be handed out thru the school system as the season nears. Pony League has scheduled games against surrounding communities. Fee: $35.00

Girls’ Softball: 3rd and 4th grade. Softball is tentatively scheduled to start in late March. Additional information will be handed out thru the school system as the season nears. Practice and games are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings at SIEG field starting at 5:00 pm. Practice times during the month of May will be announced at the first practice. The girls have scheduled games against surrounding communities. Fee: $25.00