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Merced County: Merced & Atwater - Physical Activity Resources
TARGET POPULATION: Ages 3-5 yrs
PROGRAM / ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION REGION TARGET POPULATION COST
Sports
Name: Youth Indoor Soccer Address: Merced Indoor Sports Center
115 Heron Way, Merced, CA
(209) 725-0218
http://www.mercedindoorsports.
com OR
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Non-competitive, instructional league that teaches the basic fundamentals of soccer. Merced Co: Merced 3-6yrs $35 plus $10 uniform fee
Name: Merced Youth Soccer Association
Address: 410 W. Main St. Suite G. Merced, CA
(209) 384-2417
http://www.mercedyouthsoccer.com
Recreational soccer program whose goal is to have all kids play, learn, and enjoy soccer. Team play for both girls and boys offered. Registration begins in May and season begins in September. Merced Co: Merced 5-18 yrs $50-$80
Name: Jr. Giants Baseball Program
Address: 2670 Buhach Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Jr. Giants Baseball is a free program open to boys & girls. This program is non-competitive and concentrates on character development. Program run by Atwater P.A.L. Merced Co: Atwater 4-13 yrs Free
Name: Youth Indoor Soccer Address: Atwater Community Center
750 Bellevue, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Non-competitive, instructional league that teaches the basic fundamentals of soccer. Teamwork and sportmanship emphasized. Begins in May. Merced Co: Atwater 4-6 yrs Call for 2013 pricing
Name: Atwater Little League
Address: PO Box 121
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-5150
http://www.eteamz.com/atwaterlittleleague
Coed T-ball program that teaches the fundamentals of the game. Season begins in the spring. Merced Co: Atwater 4-6 yrs $45
Name: Youth Basketball
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Basketball league for boys and girls. Leagues divided by grade and gender. Registration begins in November and season begins in January. Merced Co: Atwater K-12th grade Call for pricing
Swimming
Name: Ada Givens Pool
Address: Hawthorne & E ST. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Memorial Plunge Pool
Address: McNamara Park 11th & K St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Stephen Leonard Pool
Address: 7th & T St.
Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Atwater High School
Address: 760 E. Bellevue Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Recreational public swimming available during the summer months from mid June to early August. Pool is supervised by lifeguards. Merced Co: Atwater All ages $2
Youth Organizations/Programs
Name: Castle Youth Center After School Program
Address: Buhach Road
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Program operated by Atwater PAL. Offers computer lab, homework help, physical and passive recreational activities and special events in a safe and supervised environment. Operates during school year. Merced Co: Atwater K - 6th grade Free
TARGET POPULATION: Ages 6-11 yrs
PROGRAM / ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION REGION TARGET POPULATION COST
Sports
Name: Youth Indoor Soccer Address: Merced Indoor Sports Center
115 Heron Way, Merced, CA
(209) 725-0218

http://www.mercedindoorsports.
com OR
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Non-competitive, instructional league that teaches the basic fundamentals of soccer. Merced Co: Merced 3-6yrs $35 plus $10 uniform fee
Name: Merced Youth Soccer Association
Address: 410 W. Main St. Suite G. Merced, CA
(209) 384-2417
http://www.mercedyouthsoccer.com
Recreational soccer program whose goal is to have all kids play, learn, and enjoy soccer. Team play for both girls and boys offered. Registration begins in May and season begins in September. Merced Co: Merced 5-18 yrs $50-$80
Name: Jr. Giants Baseball Program
Address: 2670 Buhach Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Jr. Giants Baseball is a free program open to boys & girls. This program is non-competitive and concentrates on character development. Program run by Atwater P.A.L. Merced Co: Atwater 4-13 yrs Free
Name: Atwater PAL Boxing Program
Address: 2100 Academy Dr
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Boxing program for boys and girls. Physical examination required for participation. Program operated year round. Merced Co: Atwater 8-18 yrs Free
Name: BMX Free Ride Nights
Address: Veterans Park
Buhach Rd, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Duration of program is from April until October. This is an opportunity to ride a BMX bike on a national track and improve your riding skills. Bicycles and helmets are provided. Long sleeves and long pants are required. Sponsored by Atwater PAL. Merced Co: Atwater 8-18 yrs Free
Name: Youth Basketball
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Basketball league for boys and girls. Leagues divided by grade and gender. Registration begins in November and season begins in January. Merced Co: Atwater K-12th grade Call for pricing
Name: Girls Volleyball
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Girls volleyball league divided into upper and lower divisions based on grade level. Coaches teach the fundamentals of volleyball and guide players through the season. Registration begins in October and season in November. Merced Co: Atwater 4th-9th grade Call for pricing
Name: Flag Football
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
League open to boys and girls. Players divided up by grade levels. Registration begins in August and season in October. Merced Co: Atwater 2nd-6th grade Call for pricing
Name: Atwater Little League Baseball
Address: PO Box 121
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-5150
http://www.eteamz.com/atwaterlittleleague


Baseball league that offers AA-Seniors divisions. Season begins in the spring. Merced Co: Atwater 7-16 yrs $60-$80
Name: Atwater Little League Softball
Address: PO Box 121
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-5150
http://www.eteamz.com/atwaterlittleleague

Softball league that offers AA-Majors divisions. Season begins in the spring. Merced Co: Atwater 7-12 yrs $50
Name: Youth Indoor Soccer Address: Atwater Community Center
750 Bellevue, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Non-competitive, instructional league that teaches the basic fundamentals of soccer. Teamwork and sportmanship emphasized. Begins in May. Merced Co: Atwater 4-6 yrs Call for 2013 pricing
Swimming
Name: Ada Givens Pool
Address: Hawthorne & E ST. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Memorial Plunge Pool
Address: McNamara Park 11th & K St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Stephen Leonard Pool
Address: 7th & T St.
Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Atwater High School
Address: 760 E. Bellevue Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Recreational public swimming available during the summer months from mid June to early August. Pool is supervised by lifeguards. Merced Co: Atwater All ages $2
Youth Organizations/Programs
Name: Merced Boys & Girls Club
Address: 625 West 15th St Merced, CA
(209) 722-9922
http://www.bgcmerced.org
The club offers a variety of programs from arts, a computer lab, education & career development, health & life skills, sports & recreation & character/leaderhsip development. Merced Co: Merced 6-18 yrs $20/yr; scholarships available
Name: Afternoon Program Stephen Leonard Park Community Recreation Center
Address: 640 T St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6297
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Program offers the opportunity to join in activities such as arts, crafts, table games, board games, video games, sports, movies, and special events. Operates during the school year. Merced Co: Merced 1st - 8th grade $30 per school year
Name: Afternoon Program MacNamara Park Recreation Center
Address: 1040 Canal Street. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6297
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Program offers the opportunity to join in activities such as arts, crafts, table games, board games, video games, sports, movies, and special events. Operates during the school year. Merced Co: Merced 1st - 8th grade $30 per school year
Name: Castle Youth Center After School Program
Address: Buhach Road
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Program operated by Atwater PAL. Offers computer lab, homework help, physical and passive recreational activities and special events in a safe and supervised environment. Operates during school year. Merced Co: Atwater K - 6th grade Free
TARGET POPULATION: Ages 12-17 yrs
PROGRAM / ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION REGION TARGET POPULATION COST
Sports
Name: Merced Youth Soccer Association
Address: 410 W. Main St. Suite G. Merced, CA
(209) 384-2417
http://www.mercedyouthsoccer.com
Recreational soccer program whose goal is to have all kids play, learn, and enjoy soccer. Team play for both girls and boys offered. Registration begins in May and season begins in September. Merced Co: Merced 5-18 yrs $50-$80
Name: Jr. Giants Baseball Program
Address: 2670 Buhach Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Jr. Giants Baseball is a free program open to boys & girls. This program is non-competitive and concentrates on character development. Program run by Atwater P.A.L. Merced Co: Atwater 4-13 yrs Free
Name: Atwater PAL Boxing Program
Address: 2100 Academy Dr
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Boxing program for boys and girls. Physical examination required for participation. Program operated year round. Merced Co: Atwater 8-18 yrs Free
Name: BMX Free Ride Nights Address: Veterans Park
Buhach Rd, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Duration of program is from April until October. This is an opportunity to ride a BMX bike on a national track and improve your riding skills. Bicycles and helmets are provided. Long sleeves and long pants are required. Sponsored by Atwater PAL. Merced Co: Atwater 8-18 yrs Free
Name: Youth Basketball
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Basketball league for boys and girls. Leagues divided by grade and gender. Registration begins in November and season begins in January. Merced Co: Atwater K-12th grade Call for pricing
Name: Girls Volleyball
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Girls volleyball league divided into upper and lower divisions based on grade level. Coaches teach the fundamentals of volleyball and guide players through the season. Registration begins in October and season in November. Merced Co: Atwater 4th-9th grade Call for pricing
Name: Flag Football
Address: 760 Bellevue
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
League open to boys and girls. Players divided up by grade levels. Registration begins in August and season in October. Merced Co: Atwater 2nd-6th grade Call for pricing
Swimming
Name: Ada Givens Pool
Address: Hawthorne & E ST. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Memorial Plunge Pool
Address: 11th & K St.
Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Stephen Leonard Pool
Address: 7th & T St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Atwater High School
Address: 760 E. Bellevue Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Recreational public swimming available during the summer months from mid June to early August. Pool is supervised by lifeguards. Merced Co: Atwater All ages $2
Youth Organizations/Programs
Name: Merced Boys & Girls Club
Address: 625 West 15th St Merced, CA
(209) 722-9922
http://www.bgcmerced.org
The club offers a variety of programs from arts, a computer lab, education & career development, health & life skills, sports & recreation & character/leaderhsip development. Merced Co: Merced 6-18 yrs $20/yr; scholarships available
Name: Afternoon Program Stephen Leonard Park Community Recreation Center
Address: 640 T St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6297
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Program offers the opportunity to join in activities such as arts, crafts, table games, board games, video games, sports, movies, and special events. Operates during the school year. Merced Co: Merced 1st - 8th grade $30 per school year
Name: Afternoon Program MacNamara Park Recreation Center
Address: 1040 Canal Street. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6297
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Program offers the opportunity to join in activities such as arts, crafts, table games, board games, video games, sports, movies, and special events. Operates during the school year. Merced Co: Merced 1st - 8th grade $30 per school year
TARGET POPULATION: Adults/Seniors
PROGRAM / ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION REGION TARGET POPULATION COST
Dance
Name: Merced College
Address: 3600 M St
Merced, CA
(209) 384-6224
http://www.mccd.edu
The College offers a variety of dance classes such as Zumba and belly dancing for community members. Visit website for current schedule and pricing information. Merced Co: Merced 18 yrs & older Varies based on class
Name: Line Dancing
Address: 755 W. 15th St
Merced, CA
(209) 385-8803
http://www.cityofmerced.org
The Merced Senior Center offers line dancing every Monday & Wednesday. Merced Co: Merced 50 yrs & older Donation
Fitness
Name: Merced College
Address: 3600 M St
Merced, CA
(209) 384-6224
http://www.mccd.edu
The College offers a variety of fitness classes such as Yoga, boot camp, and strengthen and stretch for community members. Visit website for current schedule and pricing information. Merced Co: Merced 18 yrs & older Varies based on class
Name: Senior Yoga
Address: 755 W. 15th St
Merced, CA
(209) 385-8803
http://www.cityofmerced.org
The Merced Senior Center offers a yoga class every Tuesday & Thursday. Merced Co: Merced 50 yrs & older Donation
Martial Arts
Name: Danzan Ryu Jujitsu
Address: Golden Valley High School
2121 E. Childs Ave,Merced, CA
(209) 385-6978
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Ancient and extremely effective form of martial arts. Utilizes a comprehensive array of techniques and physically demanding. Offered Monday & Wednesday from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Merced Co: Merced 18 yrs & older $35 per 6 wk session
Sports
Name: Adult Sports Leagues
Address: 678 W. 18th St
Merced, CA

(209) 385-6978
http://www.cityofmerced.org
The City of Merced offers men's, women's, & coed softball leagues as well as adult basketball leagues. Season schedule varies based on sport type. Visit website for current schedule. Merced Co: Merced 18 yrs & older Team registration fee varies
Name: Adult Sports Leagues
Address: 760 E. Bellevue Rd
Atwater, CA

(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
The City of Atwater offers men's & coed softball leagues, coed volleyball, & men's basketball leagues. Season schedule varies based on sport type. Visit website for current schedule. Merced Co: Atwater 18 yrs & older Team registration fee varies
Name: BMX Free Ride Nights
Address: Veterans Park
Buhach Rd, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6297
http://www.atwaterpal.com
Duration of program is from April until October. This is an opportunity to ride a BMX bike on a national track and improve your riding skills. Bicycles and helmets are provided. Long sleeves and long pants are required. Sponsored by Atwater PAL. Merced Co: Atwater 8-18 yrs Free
Swimming
Name: Ada Givens Pool
Address: Hawthorne & E ST. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Memorial Plunge Pool
Address: McNamara Park 11th & K St. Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Stephen Leonard Pool
Address: 7th & T St.
Merced, CA
(209) 385-6979
Recreational public swimming. Merced Co: Merced All ages
Name: Atwater High School
Address: 760 E. Bellevue Road Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org
Recreational public swimming available during the summer months from mid June to early August. Pool is supervised by lifeguards. Merced Co: Atwater All ages $2
TARGET POPULATION: Parks
PROGRAM / ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION REGION TARGET POPULATION COST
Name: Applegate Park
Address: 1045 West 25th St. Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, basketball courts, bike path, tennis courts, volleyball nets, picnic shelters barbeque grills, skatepark, and the Applegate Park Zoo. Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: McNamara Park
Address: 1040 Canal Street Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Covers 8.7 acres and features a community swimming pool, playground, picnic shelter, and basketball courts.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Bob Carpenter Park
Address: Silverado and Parsons Ave Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: play ground, bike path, picnic tables, and barbeque grills.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Youth Sports Complex
Address: 1800 Block of Wardrobe Ave, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: ball fields, restrooms. Soccer fields, and concession stand.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free; fees vary to rent fields
Name: Fahrens Park
Address: R Street and Buena Vista Drive, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: play ground, bike path, disc golf course, picnic tables, and barbeque grills.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Merced Dog Park
Address: Yosemite & R St
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: bocce ball courts, walking and bike path, picnic tables, and dog play areas.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name:Joe Herb Park
Address: 2200 Yosemite Parkway, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: play ground, ball fields, soccer fields, horse shoe pit, basketball courts, picnic shelter, and barbeque grills.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Rahilly Park
Address: 3400 N Parsons Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: play ground, soccer field, bike path, picnic shelter, horse shoe pits, and barbeque grills.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Ada Givens Park
Address: 300 Blk of 27th St Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: ball fields, swimming pool, picnic shelter, and soccer field.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Bernasconi Park
Address: 3770 De Sota Way Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: ball fields, playground, picnic tables, and basketball courts

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Carolo Gabriault Park
Address: 1601 Willowbrook Dr. Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Ada Givens Park
Address: 300 Blk of 27th St Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: ball fields, swimming pool, picnic shelter, and soccer field.

Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Davenport Park
Address: SW corner of Dunn & Whitedove, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic tables, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Flanagan Park
Address: Cone Ave & Las Brisas Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic shelter, basketball courts, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Gilbert Macias Park
Address: Childs Ave & G St Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic shelter, basketball courts, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Davenport Park
Address: SW corner of Dunn & Whitedove, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic tables, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Elmer Murchie Park
Address: Bellvue Ranch
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, benches, bike path, soccer field, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Rudolph Joseph Merino Park
Address: Pacific & El Redondo Ave, Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, ball fields, ballpark, soccer field, basketball court, picnic tables, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Dwight Amey Park
Address: Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, benches, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name:Stephan Gray Park
Address: NW Bear Creek
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic tables, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Stephen Leonard Park
Address: 7th & T St
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic shelter, swimming pool, youth center, basketball courts, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Brooks Park
Address: S. G St & Gerard Ave
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, picnic tables, soccer field, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Burbank Park
Address: E. Olive Ave
Merced, CA
http://www.cityofmerced.org
Amenities include: playground, benches, bike path, soccer field, and barqueque grill.
Merced Co: Merced All ages Free
Name: Lake Yosemite
Address: 5714 Lake Rd
Merced, CA
http://www.co.merced.ca.us
Amenities include: swimming beach, picnic areas, playground, watercraft rentals, and fishing.
Merced Co: Merced All ages $6/vehicle; fees vary to rent facilities.
Name: Atwater Skate Park
Address: 760 East Bellevue Rd Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org/
All users are required to wear helmets, kneepads, and elbow pads. Merced Co: Atwater All ages Free
Name: Veterans Park
Address: N. Buhach Rd
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org/
Merced Co: Atwater All ages Free
Name: Heller Park
Address: Heller Ave, Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org/
Merced Co: Atwater All ages Free
Name: Manuel Bairos Park
Address: Lake View Dr
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org/
Merced Co: Atwater All ages Free
Name: Joan Faul Park
Address: Bridgewater St
Atwater, CA
(209) 357-6320
http://www.atwater.org/
Merced Co: Atwater All ages Free
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