Offered by Wilkes County Parks and Recreation Department (Babe Ruth League) and North Wilkesboro Parks and
Recreation offers Tar Heel League. Both programs are opened to children from ages 8 through 18. The county also
offers T-ball for ages 5 thru 8 and girls’ softball ages 8 thru 18.
Kevin Anderson: Wilkes County Parks and Recreation
Whit Whitby: Wilkesboro Parks and Recreation (336)
Nelson Martin: North Wilkesboro Parks and
Recreation (336) 838-7785
Little Tar Heel Baseball League
The Wilkes County Midget League is open for students in grades 6 through 8. They are sponsored by different
civic organizations throughout the county. Registration is usually done in school and is advertised in the local
Available through Wings of Wilkes Soccer Association. Teams range in age from under 4 to 16. Registration
is announced through the local papers. Two soccer camps are held each summer.
Bill Hanlin (336) 667-3417
Wilkes YMCA offers youth basketball for ages 7 thru 14.
Wilkes YMCA at (336) 838-3991
There are private tennis courts at Memorial Park, Cub Creek Park and Wilkes Community College. Perry Snipes
provides private and group lessons. Becky Mathis is an USPTR tennis professional. Northern Foothills has a year
round tennis program for ages 5 thru adult. Private and group lessons ave available.
Perry Snipes at (336) 838-5079
Becky Mathis at (336) 667-9576
The Wilkes YMCA offers a variety of swim programs for children from beginners to advanced. The YMCA also has
a swim team for ages 5 and older. A lifeguard training program is available for swimmers age 16 and older. The
YMCA has an indoor Olympic size pool.
Wilkes YMCA at (336)838-3991
The Wilkes Skippers is open to all Wilkes County students. They compete and perform throughout the area.
Becky Hudson (336) 838-4261
Classes are offered though the Wilkes YMCA and Sandy Smalling's School of Dance.
Wilkes YMCA (336) 838-3991
Sandy Smalling's School of Fine Arts (336) 838-4393
There are three stables in and around the Wilkesboros for boarding, training and breeding.
Canter Mountain Farms in Moravian Falls (336) 921-2800
Elk Creek Stables in Ferguson (336) 973-8635
Chestnut Grove Stables in Millers Creek (336) 973-5007
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