Youth Sports

Franklin, MA enjoys a remarkably broad and diverse array of opportunities for young people to engage in organized sports.

Toddler-though-grammar-school-age programs

The Franklin Recreation Department offers many programs for the youths of Franklin, MA.  (There are many offerings for adults by the Franklin Recreation Department as well.)

The Franklin Recreation Department presents a slew of introductory sports and activity programs for young children on a seasonal basis. The above image provided just a sample of what is available for toddlers and grammar school kids. You can see current offerings by accessing the Recreation Department’s brochure page.

For middle-and-high-school-aged children

Youth sports in Franklin, MA for older children receive support by the Franklin Recreation Department and also from the many vigorous volunteer/non-profit organizations both in town and regionally that sponsor team sport training and competitive league play for young people. There are also for-profit companies serving youth sports in Franklin, MA.

Together, the Franklin, Massachusetts Recreation Department and local youth sports organizations give Franklin youth extensive opportunities to participate in many levels of practice and competitive play in all the major US sports.  Learn more by reading the posts below.

September 17, 2015

Flag football in Franklin

Franklin, Massachusetts is celebrating twenty years of NFL Flag Football in 2020. The non-contact sport for kids is conducted at the  synthetic turf field at the […]
April 28, 2010

Opening day ceremonies for baseball, softball in Franklin, MA

Opening day for the boys’ baseball and girls’ softball leagues is an annual rite of spring in Franklin, Massachusetts.  The day’s events involve literally 1,000s of […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Soccer

There are many opportunities in Franklin, MA for young people to learn how to play and compete in the game of soccer. Franklin Youth Soccer Association […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Skating & Hockey

Franklin is fortunate to be have the Staff Sgt. Robert Pirelli Veterans Memorial Rink, a state-owned ice skating rink. The presence of a large public ice […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Lacrosse in Franklin, MA

There are both boys’ and girls’ lacrosse programs in Franklin, MA. The boys’ lacrosse league is sponsored by the Franklin Youth Lacrosse association, an organization independent […]
January 11, 2009

Girls’ Softball in Franklin, MA

As is befitting for a community with a recreation department that strongly supports the involvement of girls in sports and physical activity, Franklin, MA is home […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Football

Youth football in Franklin, MA is very robust and accommodates both tackle and flag football. Tackle youth football The Franklin Panthers sponsor tackle youth football and […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Basketball

Children of all ages and skill levels have the opportunity to play basketball in the Town of Franklin, MA. From novice to college-recruitment-candidate, there’s a way […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Baseball in Franklin, MA

Youth baseball in Franklin, MA is thriving and diversified.  There’re opportunities for players of all ages and skill levels to participate, learn and have fun! The […]
January 11, 2009

Youth Sports in Franklin, MA

The Franklin Recreation Department offers an unusually broad and diverse array of sports and exercise programs to the youth of Franklin, MA.  (There are lots of programs […]
December 29, 2008

Franklin Girls Softball Association in Franklin, MA

The Franklin Girls Softball Association (FGSA) is a non-profit organization based in Franklin, MA. The group serves young girls through high school, with instructional, recreational and […]
December 29, 2008

Softball at the Franklin, MA High School

The Franklin, MA High School’s softball program confirms the school’s support of girl athletics. Maxpreps site for Franklin High School softball CBS Sports’ Maxpreps site has […]
December 29, 2008

Youth Hockey Association in Franklin, MA

The Franklin Youth Hockey Association (FYHA) of Franklin, MA is a volunteer organization of parents and staff which helps administer and guide the youth hockey program […]
December 28, 2008

Franklin Youth Baseball Organization

The Franklin Youth Baseball Organization (FYBO) in Franklin, MA is a non-profit group run by volunteer parents and other interested town residents.  The FYBO sponsors baseball […]
December 28, 2008

Boys’ Lacrosse in Franklin, MA

The Franklin Youth Lacrosse organization in Franklin, MA seeks to instruct children in the game of lacrosse in a fun and secure environment.  The group strives […]
December 26, 2008

Pirelli Veterans Arena

The Staff Sgt. Robert Pirelli Veterans Skating Rink is a state-owned pubic ice skating arena on Panther Way in Franklin, MA. the rink was built in […]