Sports Ministry

Salem's sports ministry offers a variety of team sports programs to men, women and children that exercise both body and spirit. Click on the following links to learn more about each of Salem's Sports Ministries.

Salem Children's Basketball League

Salem Children's Basketball League runs in the winter and is made up of co-ed teams for children ages 6-12 years old (as of January 1). All practices and games are played in the gym (multi-purpose room) at Salem Baptist Church. The teams will be grouped into divisions based on similar age groups. Teams and divisions will be composed based on registration results. Cost for the league is $65 and includes a jersey, t-shirt, and shorts.

The season will begin in January and end in early March. All teams practice on Tuesdays, time (TBD) based on registration / divisions. Games are played on Saturday mornings; detailed schedules will be sent to families once registration concludes and specific practice and game times are determined.

Winter 2019 League Dates

  • December 14, 2018: Registration Closes
  • January 5, 2019: First Practice
  • January 12, 2019: First Game
  • March 2, 2019: Final Game / Season Ending Activities

**Registration is now closed for the winter 2019 season.**

If you have any questions, please contact Aaron.

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Salem Children's Soccer League

Salem Children's Soccer League runs in both spring and fall and is made up of co-ed teams for children ages 3–13 years old. All games are played on the soccer fields at Salem Baptist Church. The teams are grouped into 7 divisions: U4, U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, and U-Can-Play (for players with special needs). Team assignments for U8, U10, and U12 are decided by the results of registration and evaluation day outcomes to make teams of similar ages and skill levels. Every practice/game begins with prayer and each practice will include a devotion. 

  • U4 (age 3): Practices/games are Saturday mornings: 45-minute practices with games possible towards end of season. A parent/guardian for each child will need to attend each practice.
  • U6 (ages 4–5): Practices/games are Saturday mornings: 30-minute practice, 25 minute game.
  • U8 (ages 6–7): Practices are Tuesday nights, games are Saturday mornings with possible Tuesday evening games.
  • U10 (ages 8–9): Practices are Thursday nights, games are Saturday mornings with possible Thursday evening games.
  • U12 (ages 10–11): Practices are Thursday nights, games are Saturday mornings/early afternoons with possible Thursday evening games times.
  • NEW! U14 (ages 12-13): Practices and games will likely be on Friday evenings. Practices will likely be as one group and then divide up into teams for games. With this being a new division for Spring 2019, we will adjust as necessary based on the number of registrants.
  • U-Can-Play (special needs children through age 12): Practices/games are Monday nights. Registration includes additional equipment for players using wheelchairs.

Spring 2019 League Dates

  • Registration Opens for Spring 2019 season – January 8, 2019
  • Registration Closes for Spring 2019 season – February 28, 2019
  • U8/U10/U12 Jamboree Day (Player Evaluations) – March 9, 2019
  • U8/U10/U12/U14* First Practice - Week of March 19, 2019
  • U-Can-Play First Practice – April 1, 2019 (no joke!)
  • U4/U6 First Practice/Game – April 06, 2019
  • U8/U10/U12 First Game – April 06, 2019
  • U-Can-Play Last Practice/Game – June 03, 2019
  • U4/U6 Last Practice/Game – June 08, 2019
  • U8/U10/U12 Tournament - June 08, 2019

*U14 schedule will be confirmed once registration is complete

**Registration is now closed for the spring 2019 season.**

Any questions about Salem Soccer? Click here to email us.

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Salem Men's Softball

Salem enters two softball teams in the local spring leagues in either the Town of Apex or Town of Cary Church Softball Leagues from March – May, with games on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. The cost is around $30 and sign-up starts at the beginning of each year. New players are welcome—spring league softball is a great way to meet other men at Salem! Check back in early 2018 to register for the Spring 2018 League.

 

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Salem Men's Golf

This year's Men's Retreat is August 9 - 11, 2018 at the Talamore Golf Resort. Spots are now filled up, we do apologize!

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