Unusual sports for kids, from curling and cricket to jump rope and rugby. Also see individual sports listed in the Kidsguide Directory. For additional resources, see our current issue.

AIM Sportsplex Summer Camp

Summer camps at AIM Sportsplex are one word: F L E X I B L E. They are offered with the busy parent in mind. You can sign your kids (ages 5-12) up for the whole summer… or week-by-week… or even by the day! And, discounts are offered for multiple weeks sign-ups, as well as for siblings.

Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)

Resource to find clubs/teams for a variety of sports, from traditional leagues for basketball and bowling to clubs for jump roping, baton twirling, diving and surfing.


The governing body for the sport of badminton. Visit the website for local club contact information. Plus, information on a local center.

Boxing for Kids

Local Boxing Committee – Provides referrals to boxing programs for boys and girls (8+).


Referrals to regional coaches, youth leagues and teams.


Resources and referrals to camps and leagues, plus a junior merit program. Local OC Curling Club in Westminster.

Disc Golf

A list of local parks that offer disc golf courses, some also offer disc rentals.

Field Hockey

Official organization of USA Field Hockey. Find local teams and local leagues.


Combining golf and soccer, FootGolf players kick a #5 soccer ball from a tee box into a 2 foot hole that generally follows the regular course layout, but does avoid bunkers and golf putting greens.

Golf Associations

Long Beach Jr. Golf Association, Southern California Golf Association (SCGA ), SCPGA Foundation Junior Golf Program, and United States Golf Little League.

Jump Rope

Find camps, workshops and clinics and local national champion jump rope team,

Kidsguide CampGuide

Find the best camps for kids in Southern California. Click here.


Beach Cities Youth Lacrosse for girls and boys (grades 3-8). Serves Los Alamitos, Cypress, Seal Beach, Long Beach and surrounding areas.


Find clubs, pickleball courts, tournaments, rules and resources.

Rock Climbing

Indoor climbing facilities that offer classes, camps and party packages.


Youth rugby for boys and girls (grades K-12) in Southern California.

Table Tennis

USATT-affiliated table tennis clubs offer training, tournaments and camps. Visit the website for local club contact information.

Track and Field

Referrals to youth track clubs and competitions.


California USA Wrestling statewide governing body provides information about and links to local clubs, camps and competitions.