From basketball to swimming and everything in between, there is a sports association for all young sports fans. Pick a sport that interests you and click on the link to find out more about when and where they operate.
Aquajets Swim Team
Aquajets Swim Team offers children ages 6-18 the opportunity to experience competitive swimming in their Eden Prairie 13-lane private indoor training facility. The team is a member-owned non-profit with over 285 members. Aquajets is the 2009 Long Course State Champion. New member registration takes place the first two weeks of September and April each year or on an individual needs basis. Aquajets is a member of Minnesota Swimming, Inc. and USA Swimming, Inc. Click here for more information or call 952-351-9928.
The Eden Prairie Baseball Association has more than 1,600 players, ages 4 to 18, in both community and travel leagues. Youth are separated by age or grade level. Registration opens in January, with the season beginning in April and playoff tournaments in July. A travel league is available for youth ages 10 to 18 with tryouts in April. Winter clinics, led by EPHS and Legion baseball coaching staff, are available to sharpen and enhance baseball skills. Visit epbaseball.com for more information.
Boys Basketball Association
The Eden Prairie Boys Basketball Association offers an In-House (recreational) basketball program for all grades, K-12; and a Travel program for grades 4-8. Each season more than 1,300 boys participate. Registration for all programs in held in September. The travel program runs from October through March. Travel tryouts are held in October. The in-house program runs from November to March, with varying and appropriate levels of clinics, practices, scrimmages and games for each grade. Boys must live in Eden Prairie or attend Eden Prairie to participate in EPBBA programs. Visit epbba.org to learn more.
The Eden Prairie Fastpitch Association offers fastpitch softball to more than 200 families annually. With a primary focus on skills development, the league is open to players age 12 or younger. Teams travel to neighboring communities to compete weekly in regular-season games. The season ends with a State Qualifier Tournament and chance to advance to the State Tournament. Registration begins in January. The association also offers a fall fastpitch league and conducts offseason skills clinics for players. Visit epfastpitch.com to learn more.
Figure Skating Club
The Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club provides training, skill development, activities and support for figure skaters at all levels and ages, both competitive and recreational. The club also meets the needs of developing skaters through its Junior Club. The Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club operates year-round and participates in the annual community ice show in the spring. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit edenprairiefsc.org for more information.
More than 800 youth in grades 3-8 learn the fundamentals of football, sportsmanship, discipline and the importance of team play. Each participant will learn to play offense and defense positions. Teams are formed with an equal distribution of talent and weight limits are established for each grade.
Registration is held in May. Equipment pickup and skills evaluation are both in August with the season running August through October. Grades 4-8 will play out of town games. Summer camps, led by Eden Prairie High School Head Football Coach Mike Grant, are also held to refine skills. For more information visit edenprairiefootball.com.
Foxjet Swim Team
The Eden Prairie Foxjet Swim Team provides a competitive team swimming experience for swimmers ages 4 to 22. With more than 350 swimmers, Team Foxjet has developed one of the best competitive swim programs in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest having won 21 Minnesota State Team Swimming Championships. New member registration occurs at the start of the Fall/Winter season during the first two weeks of September and then again for the Spring/Summer season during the first two weeks of April. However, new swimmers are welcomed on a year-round basis. Team Foxjet is a member of Minnesota Swimming, Inc. and USA Swimming, Inc.
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Girls Basketball Association
The Eden Prairie Girls Basketball Association (EPGBA) offers developmental training sessions beginning with girls in Kindergarten. Rookie league is for K-1st grade in January and February. Developmental in-house Intramural play, with one practice and one game each week, is offered to girls grades 2 through 12. Registration takes place in September, evaluations take place in November and the season runs from December through March. Clinics and tournaments are held throughout the year. A travel program is available to grades 4 through 8, with two practices per week and weekend games. Registration is in August and the season runs from November through March. EPGBA also sponsors a 3-on-3 summer league and clinics. Visit epgba.org to learn more.
As the third largest hockey organization in Minnesota, the Eden Prairie Hockey Association serves more than 800 boys and girls from age 4-18. They learn the skills and strategies involved in hockey while having fun. Registrations and tryouts are held in September with the season running from October to March. Rookie camps are held in the fall and spring. Nine-year-olds and older participate in travel teams playing against neighboring communities. A girls-only hockey experience with a 'no checking' policy is available for girls ages 14 and under. Visit ephockey.com to learn more.
The Eden Prairie Lacrosse Association offers year-round learning opportunities for beginner to experienced players instructed by highly qualified lacrosse coaches. Options include girls and boys fall clinics, indoor winter camps and leagues, and summer camps and leagues for grades K through 12. The winter sessions run from January through March. Spring leagues run from March through May for middle school and high school boys and girls. Summer leagues for girls and boys at all age levels run from May through early-August. Visit eplacrosse.com to learn more.
The Eden Prairie Soccer Association offers two seasons of recreational soccer to more than 3,000 youth aged between four (entering kindergarten in the fall) and 18 (in high school in the spring) in 12 age-segregated divisions. Spring registration is usually held in February with play running from May through June. Fall registration is in June with the season running from mid-August through mid-October. Teams meet twice a week with an emphasis on having fun and learning the game. Most practices and games are held at the Flying Cloud Fields but other Eden Prairie park fields are also used. Visit edenprairiesoccer.org to learn more.
The Eden Prairie Soccer Club offers a competitive travel soccer experience for youth ages seven and older to play in the spring and fall and a winter training program. Spring registration is usually in February, with the season running from May into July. Fall registrations are in August. All 800 players attend skill evaluation sessions and are placed at an appropriate team level. EPSC hosts the Eden Prairie Cup, a Midwest tournament with more than 30 brackets featuring teams from seven states and foreign countries. Hotline: 952-240-0867. Visit epsoccerclub.com to learn more.
Track and Field Association
The Eden Prairie Track & Field Association provides children in grades K through 6 with the opportunity to learn and compete in a number of track and field events. For Grades 1-6, One-hour weekly practices are offered along with 90-minute track meets on Saturday mornings. For Kindergartners a single day Rookie camp is held in May. Registration is December through early March. Practice begins in April. Questions? Contact email@example.com or visit eptfa.org.
Twin Cities Youth Rowing Club
Year-round co-ed programs are offered to youth ages 14-18. Registration for spring is in March; registration for summer in May. Separate squads for Junior Men and Junior Women. First-year rowers compete as Novices before progressing to Varsity. Compete locally in Twin Cities and travel to regattas in Chicago and other Midwest cities. No tryouts, but 1-day Learn-to-Row is required before On-the-Water. On-the-Water program runs at Bryant Lake in Eden Prairie. TCYR is a member of USRowing. Questions? Visit tcyrc.org.
Registration is in August with practice and games being played on Thursdays and Saturdays for girls in grades 3-6 from late August to October. The Junior Olympic teams in grades 4–12 will have tryouts in November, with practice on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Click here to learn more.
The Eden Prairie Takedown Association offers year-round pre-K through grade 12 training programs that focus on technique, agility and strength for beginner to experienced wrestlers. Folksyle in-house and travel registrations are in October. Freestyle registrations are in March. There are also wrestling camps available in the fall and summer. Questions? Visit epwrestling.org.