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    Spring Volleyball Registration

    Registration for Spring Volleyball 2023 is LIVE! Click on the link below.

    Registration closes February 25 at 5:00pm

    SFO Volleyball is for girls grades 3 - 12.

    • Junior Varsity: Grades 3 - 6
    • Varsity: Grades 7 - 12

    Registration is $90 per player and is open until 5:00pm February 25.

    Open gyms are February 27, 28, and March 1.

    Practices with teams start Monday, March 6.

    Games begin April 7.

    The tournaments begin the week of May 15.

    Questions?  Email volleyball at


    Registration for Baseball, T-ball, and Softball are coming soon!

    Be on the lookout for more info in emails, social media, and school flyers.

    Athletes must be at least 4 years old as of May 1, 2023

    Get Your Gear!

    Just in time for the Holidays - SFO Gear! From tees to tanks to hats to hoodies, we've got something for everyone on your list while giving back! The park gets a percentage of all proceeds and you get some cool swag. Everyone wins!

    CLICK HERE to go to the Brand New SFO store!

    Donate to the Park

    Sherrills Ford Optimist is a 501 (c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible. We welcome all donations and a receipt can be provided to you upon request. 

    Use the "Donate" button below to donate via Paypal or send a check made out to Sherrills Ford Optimist to: 

    Sherrills Ford Optimist

    P.O. Box  32

    Sherrills Ford, NC 28673

    Questions about donations?  Send an email to

    Click the Document Below to Read Incoming President Johnny Beane's Open Letter to The Community

    Sherrills Ford Optimist Club

    Sherrills Ford Optimist is the place for youth sports in Eastern Catawba County. We have been serving the youth and families of our area since 1975. For full details on the sports we offer, check out the sections below divided by sports season.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to receive notifications when registrations open!

    Our park is operated 100% through volunteers, and we rely on fundraisers and sponsorships to keep our park operating for the youth in our community. Please see below if you are interested in donating to the park. For volunteer opportunities, please click here

    For more information about ways to get involved, or to send an idea to our Board of Directors, please email

    More than 1,200 youth participate in our athletic activities each year.

    Field Rentals

    Our fields are available for rent! If you have an event and would like to find out more about using the fields, please email to obtain the rental agreement and reserve your field.




    Basketball season is in full swing! For more information on Basketball, including schedules, click here. 



    Soccer is open to ages 4 through 12. Players are allowed to play up an age bracket (at the determination of the soccer chair), but never down. All ages are co-ed.

    Registration includes a team jersey and matching socks.

    Shin guards are REQUIRED for all practices and games. Soccer cleats are recommended for all age groups and are required for U8 and above.

    Samantha Jones

    Soccer Director


    Our volleyball program is for rising 3rd through 12th graders.


    Amanda Pendergrass

    Volleyball Director







    Soccer Camp

    Our annual soccer camp was held August 8 - 11. We had a blast getting everyone back in the groove and ready to tackle the upcoming fall season! We'll see you next summer! 


    Visit Us! Sherrills Ford Optimist Park

    1752 Mollys Backbone Rd, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673

    Phone: 828-979-6481