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The Parks, Recreation and Culture Athletics unit is responsible for the development and implementation of youth and adult athletic programs, coordination of tournaments and competitions and serves as a liaison with area youth sports leagues.

Adult Leagues & Activities

Adult Softball League

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. League fees are due at registration. Call Athletics for more information.

  • Location: Diamond Plex
  • League Fees: $450 per team (10 game season)
  • Divisions: Men’s Church, Lower and Upper Men’s, and Lower Co-ed

Senior Softball

Senior softball is played throughout the year on Tuesdays and Fridays. Players need to arrive by 8:30 a.m.

  • Location: Diamond Plex
  • Contact Name: Don Witmer
  • Contact Number: (863) 860-5381
  • Fee: $40 annually
  • Ages: 55 and older

Adult Kickball

Kickball is offered throughout the year. Call for more information Athletics for more information.

  • Location: Diamond Plex
  • Fee: $250 per team

Winter Haven Horseshoe Club

  • Location: Rotary Park
  • Contact Name: Joe West
  • Contact Number: (863) 422-2053


Join fellow Badminton players for fun matches.

  • Location: Chain O’ Lakes Complex
  • Ages: All
  • Day: Friday
  • Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Fee: $5

Youth Sports Leagues

Greater Winter Haven Youth Baseball (GWHYB)

GWHYB has a Fall and Spring season each year. There is a period of time allotted for online registration prior to the season starting. On-site registration begins approximately 1 month before the start of the season and takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Sertoma Park board Room.

Miss Winter Haven Softball

  • Location: Jan Phyl Village Park
  • Contact Name: Joey Yeako
  • Contact Number: (863) 651-1400
  • WebsiteMiss WH Softball

WH Wolverines Dixie Youth Baseball / Softball League

  • Location: Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center
  • Contact Name: Bernita Riley
  • Contact Number: (863) 287-3122

Impact Volleyball

Impact Volleyball Academy is a non-profit AAU and USAV volleyball club that provides elite training to both boys and girls. If you are interested in joining one of our teams, call or email today.

  • Location: Chain O’ Lakes Complex
  • Contact Name: Jill Mack
  • Contact Number: (863) 206-443
  • Contact Email:
  • Ages: 8 – 18
  • WebsiteImpact Volleyball

Youth Basketball “Hoops Haven”

Hoop Haven Flyer

  • Location: Winter Haven High School
  • Contact Name: Frances WoodSide
  • Contact Number: (863) 667-8736
  • Ages: Boys and girls 6 – 14
  • Fee: $70

Youth Soccer “WHYSA”

Winter Haven Youth Soccer Association (WHYSA) offers multiple soccer seasons at various skill levels from recreational to competitive.

  • Location: Simmers-Young Park
  • Contact Email:
  • Ages: U5 – U14
  • Fee: $80 (includes jersey,shorts and socks)
  • WebsiteWHYSA

Winter Haven Youth Football

Football registration begins early March and continues through late July. Spaces are limited, first come first serve.

  • Location: Sertoma Park
  • Contact Name: John Livingst
  • Contact Number: (863) 299-8900

Winter Haven Wolverines Mid Fla Football

  • Location: Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center
  • Contact Name: Bernita Riley
  • Contact Number: (863) 287-3122