2021 Pitch, Hit & Run
In coordination with Major League Baseball
Loris Recreation is excited to announce that we will be hosting a Pitch, Hit & Run event for boys and girls ages 7-14. The event will take place at 10am on Saturday April 17th, 2021 at the Loris Sports Complex (311 Heritage Rd)! All children in Loris and surrounding areas are eligible to participate. Pitch, Hit & Run is a national movement sponsored by Major League Baseball to encourage kids to get out and show their skills. Loris has been lucky enough to be approved by MLB to host a local event so let's spread the word and fill those fields!
Below you will find a link to register your child for the event. Don't wait, REGISTER TODAY!
We've had some questions regarding ages during the registration period for baseball and softball, so here is some clarification for your reference. The age cutoff for baseball and t-ball is May 1st, 2021 and for softball it's September 1st, 2021. What this means is whatever age your child is on those dates is their "playing age", or the age that they are for registration purposes. For Example: If you are signing your child up for baseball and they turn 11 on May 2nd, 2021, they will play in the 9&10 league. If you are signing you child up for softball and they turn 11 on September 2nd, 2021, they will play in the 9&10 league.
If you have any questions regarding registration for these programs, you may contact the Loris Rec Office at 843-756-9804.
Baseball and Softball Registration Open!
Registration for Youth Baseball and Softball is now open! We will be offering Baseball and Softball for ages 5-14.
The deadline to register is Monday March 1st at 5pm.
You may register at the RecDesk link above or stop by the Loris Recreation Office at 311 Heritage Road. If you have any questions regarding the registration process you may contact the Recreation Office at 843-756-9804.
The deadline to register for youth volleyball and basketball has been extended to this Friday January 15th at 5pm. At this time, we are still planning on having these seasons and they are expected to start around January 25th. We will not be taking registrations after this deadline so sign up today!
Also, if you have not turned in your football equipment from this past football season, please don't forget to turn them in by this Friday January 15th at 5pm. After this deadline passes, you will be expected to cover the cost of replacing the equipment so turn it in today!
The Recreation Office is open Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm. If you have any questions you may call the Recreation Office at 843-756-9804.
Football Equipment Return
As the 2020 Youth Football starts wrapping up for each age group, please remember to return your football helmets and shoulder pads that were provided by Loris Recreation back to the Recreation Office at 311 Heritage Road. The Loris Recreation Office is open from 8a-5p Monday through Friday and our staff will be happy to accept your returns.
The deadline to return football equipment for this season is January 15th, 2021. If you have not returned your football equipment by this date, you will be billed the full replacement cost of all equipment you checked out.
Football Equipment Checkout
Tuesday 9/22 to Thursday 9/24
The Loris Recreation Office will be open for Football Equipment Checkout this week with the following schedule:
- 7&8: Tuesday 9/22 and Wednesday 9/23 until 7pm
- 9&10: Wednesday 9/23 until 7pm
- 11&12: Thursday 9/24 until 7pm
When you bring your child you will be expected to pay your registration fee in full and sign the necessary paperwork BEFORE any equipment can be released to you. Please do your best to bring your child to their assigned date to help us limit the number of people in the Recreation Office at a time. If you have children signed up in multiple age groups, it's okay to bring both children to one day.
Please Note: These scheduled days are for children that are ALREADY registered within the RecDesk program for youth football. Our registration date for youth football has passed and we are no longer accepting registrations.
Any questions may be directed to the Loris Recreation Office at 843-756-9804.
Fall Registration Fees Temporarily Waived
Due to the uncertainty of Fall Sports caused by COVID-19, and to help give our participants more time before committing registration fees to our fall season, we have temporarily waived the registration fees for both youth football and youth cheerleading. Participants may now register without paying a registration fee. Once we get closer to the beginning of our season, participants will be required to pay their registration fees when they check out football equipment or pick up their cheerleading uniform.
Please note: No football equipment or cheerleading jerseys will be given out until registration fees have been collected.
Click the RecDesk Sign-In link above to register for Fall sports before September 4th!
Fall Sports Registration
Register today for youth cheerleading or youth football. Cheerleading is ages 4-12 and football is ages 7-12. The deadline to register for fall sports is September 4th. Click above to register your child on RecDesk.
Youth Baseball and Softball Camps Update
The following camps will begin tonight, June 22nd, at the Loris Sports Complex at 6pm:
- 10U Baseball Camp
- 8U Baseball Camp
The 10U Softball Camp that was scheduled for this week has been cancelled due to a lack of participants. If you are interested in receiving a refund for Spring 2020 programming, please scroll down to find a link to the Refund Request Form.
Youth Baseball and Softball Camps
The following are the camp dates by age group from 6/9/20 to 6/19/20. If your child's age group is not listed, there was not enough interest to form a camp and you will be eligible for a refund. The refund request form is in the section below.
Dates for camps are as follows:
- T-Ball: Tuesday 6/9 and Thursday 6/11 6-8pm
- 10U Baseball: 6/15, 6/16, and 6/18 6-8pm
- 10U Softball: 6/15, 6/16, and 6/18 6-8pm
All camps will be held at the Loris Sports Complex at 311 Heritage Road. If you have any questions, please direct them to the Loris Recreation Office at 843-756-9804.
Loris Recreation Update
Is there going to be Baseball and Softball in 2020?
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and regulations for athletic events passed down from the Governor's office, Loris Recreation will be having baseball and softball in 2020 in a limited fashion. Depending on the age group, participants who already registered for the season prior to the shutdown will be able to participate in a 3-day camp for that age group. Please contact your coach for more information regarding dates and participation.
What does a baseball or softball camp include?
Each age group that has enough players still interested in participating in youth baseball or softball will be able to participate in a 3-day instructional yet competitive camp designed specifically for that age group. The camp will include stations for players to work on strengthening their hitting, throwing and pitching skills, as well as game situation drills that will feel like a real game. During the camp, Loris Recreation will be cooking hot dogs and burgers for campers and we will have plenty of volunteers to assist with the camp. Please contact your coach for specific camp dates and times.
Are the fields at the Loris Sports Complex and Watson Park open to the general public?
Yes, all athletic facilities and parks under the supervision of the Loris Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Department are open to the general public at this time. Please note, it is still the responsibility of members of the community to follow all social distancing guidelines set in place by the South Carolina Governor's Office and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control while using the facilities. The Recreation Department and the City of Loris will still have the authority to ask community members to leave the facility if they are discovered to not be following the appropriate social distancing guidelines.
If I am not comfortable with my child participating in recreation this season but I've already paid a registration fee, will I be able to receive a refund?
Yes, refunds will be available for individuals who had already paid a registration fee and are no longer interested in participating. Individuals will have to complete a refund request form and turn it in to the Recreation Department or City Hall to receive a refund. Refund request forms may be accessed here.
What about Travel Ball Tournaments?
Travel Ball Tournaments will once again be happening on weekends in Loris. While there may be some scrimmages that occur from 6/6 to 6/15, no official games or tournaments will be held at the Loris Sports Complex or Watson park prior the June 15th, per the guidelines of returning to organized youth sports.
General Programs and Services
At the Loris Recreation Department, there truly is something for everyone. Whatever your interests are, we cater to all ages in order to promote an educated, cultured and enriching community in Loris. Whether you are looking for enriching activities or want to take part in any of our city wide social events — we provide an array of services that are sure to keep you and your family busy all year long!
Participation in sports and other physical activities has many benefits for children in their physical and emotional health. A balance should be maintained that matches the child’s maturity, skills, and interests with their sports participation. Sports offer children a change from the monotony of their daily life. It is also a useful means of entertainment and physical activity for them. Our programs are specifically designed with age-appropriate needs in mind. Take a look at all the fun activities we are offering this year!
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You’re never too old or too young for Wellness Education. McLeod Health in Loris has partnered up with the Loris Recreation Department to offer programs, seminars and educational opportunities to our community. Their instructors have years of experience and are eager to share their knowledge with you in private or group lessons. For more information regarding our programs or anything related to Wellness Education, please get in touch today.
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