Kidsplay Program

An organized athletic league for boys and girls in grades 5th – 8th. Coaches are trained in each sport and students participate in organized league play in Basketball, Olympic Team Handball, Cross Country and Flag Football.

ASPIRE will begin enrolling for 2017-18 on May 30, 2017

Beginning May 30, register online

Only online registration will be accepted. Paper registration forms will declined.

Financial support for this year’s leagues comes from El Monte City School District to provide organized sports opportunities for their school district’s youth who might not have the opportunity to play otherwise.

The emphasis of KidsPlay is to provide an opportunity to play, learn and develop confidence in learning new and healthy lifestyle skills. All El Monte City School District sites with ASPIRE and ASPIRE Plus programs field teams in the above mentioned sports at no cost to students.  Students register at their school site with their ASPIRE Site Coordinator.

KidsPlay is also open to any school wishing to participate in any of the the KidsPlay leagues for a fee.  To learn more about registering your non-ASPIRE school into our leagues, please email or call Gabriel at (562) 945-0150.

The Numbers in 2016-17

625 Youths          52 Teams          12 Youth per Team

The Leagues in 2016-17

6 Weeks          12 Practices          4 Games          1 Championship

The Sports Seasons in 2016-17

Flag Football

September 6 – October 20, 2016


October 24 – December 16, 2016


January 9 – February 23, 2017

Olympic Team Handball

Registration: February 27 – March 10, 2017

Practice Only: March 13 – March 24, 2017

Practice & Games: March 30 – May 4, 2017

Championship: May 11, 2017

Program Sites in El Monte City School District

Cleminson, Cherrylee, Columbia, Cortada, Durfee, Gidley, Legore, New Lexington, Potrero, Rio Hondo, Rio Vista, Shirpser, Wilkerson, and Wright

Program Contact Information

Gabriel Arellanes
KidsPlay Coordinator
(562) 945 – 0150

If you would like more information on how you could help support LEARN’s programs, please visit our donation page.

LEARN is an educational non-profit organization committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals.  All programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  This nondiscrimination policy applies to all acts related to program activity or program attendance within any program operated by LEARN at any school or district.

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