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Youth Programs


Start Smart (Pee Wee) Sports

Start Smart Sports is a six-week instructional program that helps parents work one-on-one with their children while teaching them the fundamentals of the game. The program helps prepare children for organized youth sports by using safe and fun equipment to teach them the basic motor skills needed to compete. For more information about the program, please call Thomas Sanders at 979-213-7061 or email tsanders@bryantx.gov.

baseball sitting in grass

Start Smart Baseball

  • Age Requirements:
    3-5 years old
  • Fees:
    Resident: $35 / Non-Resident: $45
  • Location:
    Bryan Regional Athletic Complex
  • Days / Times:
    Tuesdays / 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Fall 2022 Session Dates:
  • August 30 – October 4

Register for Baseball

soccer ball in goal

Start Smart Soccer

  • Age Requirements:
    3-5 years old
  • Fees:
    Resident: $35 / Non-Resident: $45
  • Location:
    Bryan Regional Athletic Complex
  • Days / Times:
    Thursdays / 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Fall 2022 Session Dates
  • September 22 – October 27

Register for Soccer

Photo of a basketball on the floor of a gym

Start Smart Basketball

  • Age Requirements:
    3-5 years old
  • Fees:
    Resident: $35 / Non-Resident: $45
  • Location:
    Neal Recreation Center Gymnasium
  • Days / Times:
    Tuesdays / 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
  • Fall 2022 Session Dates:
  • October 11 – November 15

Register for Basketball


Neal Recreation Center Programs

600 N. Randolph, Bryan, Texas 77803
Phone: (979) 209-5210

Facilities

Gymnasium

The gym is designed for athletic programming and is equipped with a curtain, which allows it to divide in half. New game clock and recently installed wood floors.

Classrooms

The Classrooms include an arts and crafts room, multi-media room, and multi-purpose room.

kids playing outside of neal recreation center

Programs

After School Program 2022-2023

Affordable after-school program that provides organized games and activities as well as homework assistance led by Neal Recreation Center staff and volunteers.  Additional opportunities are available to participate in Boys & Girls Club Basketball League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters.  For ages 5 – 12.

  • Days / Times:
    August 16, 2022 – May 24, 2023   Monday – Friday / 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Program Duration:
    The program start the first day of school until school end. No transportation provided to the site.
  • Fees:
    One-Time Registration Fee: $20;
    Monthly Fees: $20

Youth Sports Leagues and Clubs

Bryan Thunderbolts Track Club Hurdles

Basketball

Ages: Incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls

Dates and time: June 17 – July 16
(Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Location: Stephen F. Austin Middle School Gymnasium
800 S. Coulter Dr., Bryan, TX 77803

Cost: $125

Register Online: Click Here to Register
Register in Person: Download Registration Form
Parks and Recreation Office
1309 E. Martin Luther King
(979) 209-5528

Bryan Aquatic Center
3101 Oakridge Drive
(979) 209-5222

Neal Recreation Center
600 N. Randolph
(979) 209-5210

Baseball/Softball

Not sure which league is yours? Search by the player’s home or school address at littleleague.org.

(Click here for league boundaries map)

Soccer

For information about other youth sports leagues in Bryan, including football, soccer, basketball, archery, swimming and wrestling, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 979.209.5528.


American Red Cross Babysitter’s Certification Course

Our in-person babysitter class gives you access to the best-in-class instructors who will share the latest information on child care, offer tips, and can answer all of your questions so that you’re ready to start your own babysitting business. With lecture and class activities, these courses are engaging, informative and fun.

  • Age: Ages 11-15
  • Date: Saturday, October 8
  • Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Neal Recreation Center
  • Cost: $40
  • Contact: Thomas Sanders : 979.209.5512

Register Here