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.

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.

Golf Associations

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

Jump Rope

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

Kidsguide SchoolGuide Winter 2017

Check out some of the best schools and tutoring services in Long Beach Metro and Orange County.


Information on the national association, US Lacrosse, and local league, Beach Cities Youth Lacrosse.


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.