The Athletics Section delivers youth and adult athletics  programs including individual and league sports, clinics, camps, lessons, and tournaments.   These programs are designed to improve the development and knowledge of participants, coaches, officials and administrators while encouraging skill development, safe facilitation, appropriate conduct, sportsmanlike behaviors, and personal accountability.

The Athletics Section provides for the preparation of all athletic fields for Department athletic program usage, Roanoke City Public Schools field usage, community rental, and regional tournaments.  Staff members maintain and/or improve athletic field conditions to provide the best possible athletic facilities to enhance the enjoyment and safety of all participants.

The Athletics Section coordinates the best use of athletic fields among users to prevent overuse and potential damage and sustain partnerships with other Roanoke Valley jurisdictions, businesses, and community agencies to increase program opportunities for citizens and visitors.

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