Welcome to Natick Report’s Kid Stuff page, your source for sports, club, and activities in Natick, Massachusetts.
Please be aware that of the activities and programs listed below that some are holding programs and some have substantially re-worked their offerings due to the pandemic.
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Natick Recreation Department runs sports programs for kids who want to play basketball, soccer, Little League baseball, softball, lacrosse, football, cheerleading, hockey, and travel basketball.
William L. Chase Arena: The William L. Chase Arena is a Town of Natick public ice skating facility, operated through a partnership between the Town and FMC Ice Sports. The Arena is home to the Natick Comets Hockey Club; Skating Club of Natick (figure skating); Natick High School hockey; and adult leagues. The Arena also runs skating lessons and public skating times.
Natick Comets Hockey Club: The Natick Comets hockey program provides a positive youth hockey, learning, social, and sportsmanship experience for Comets participants. Through travel teams, skill development, and house league, the Comets have over 450 players in the program. The Comets offer youth teams for levels Mite through Midget and girls teams for U8 through U18. The Comets are affiliated with Mass Hockey and USA Hockey.
Strivers Running Club for Girls: Focuses on building a solid foundation for a healthy, lifetime habit of running while developing self-esteem and confidence.
Natick Youth Football & Cheer: Natick youth cheerleading offers an inspirational cheer team that is open to all in Natick and the Baystate area. The children do an exhibition in competition events and games, but no child will be required to participate.
Natick Youth Football provides a supervised, safety-oriented, instructional and competitive program that emphasizes community, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and discipline.
Natick Little League, baseball and softball: Multiple baseball leagues available such as Triple A, Babe Ruth, Summer leagues, Fall Ball, and more. Softball leagues available are Senior, Junior, Beginner, Summer league, and Fall Ball.
Natick Youth Lacrosse: Natick Lacrosse is a non-profit sporting organization that currently has 500 boys and girls ranging in age from 7-14 years old.
Natick Neptunes Swim Team: Provides children ages 5 – 18 years of age the opportunity to participate in competitive swimming. Team members are taught skills to improve swimming and physical fitness, along with competitiveness. Practices at Keefe Tech in Framingham or Wayland Community Pool, depending on the program.
Natick Soccer Club: Provides soccer training and recreation for over 1600 players, ages 6 to 18. Each weekend in the fall and spring over 120 Natick Soccer Club teams are playing in games. Over 250 adults are involved as coaches, assistant coaches, team managers, or referees.
Cub Scouts (grades 1 – 5):
Pack 7 https://natickpack7.trooptrack.com/, for students who are in the Brown, Johnson, or Kennedy school district (1/2023, Natick Report editors’ note: DO NOT click on the domain www.natickpack7.org)
Pack 22, Lilja School
Pack 40, Bennett-Hemenway School
Pack 310, Memorial School
Boy Scouts (grades 6 – 17yr. old):
Morse Institute Library Children’s Calendar: Learn about coming events, including story times, reading discussion groups, craft get-togethers, and more.
Natick Teen Center: The Teen Center is a drop-in program open to all students grades 6 and up, living in Natick or attending Natick schools. As Teen Center members, students can take charge of their afternoons in the gym, game room, and outside on the fields, where they can hang out with friends, do homework, play games, and more.
The mission of the Natick Teen Center is to provide a fun, safe, and monitored space to be after school, provide free or reduced cost programs in a variety of topics and interests, and a chance to explore new and exciting opportunities within the community. Teen Center runs late August through mid-June, Mondays – Thursdays, 2:30pm-6:00pm
Summer camps/programs: See our Natick Summer Camps page