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Sherry Leech

Athletic Programs Supervisor


(804) 541-2353

Financial Aid

HRP strives to make athletic programs available to all children. The department offers a fee waiver program for qualifying families. To learn more, please email sleech@hopewellva.gov



  • Parents should accompany children to practices and games

  • Tobacco products are prohibited at practice and game fields

  • Pets are prohibited on athletic fields

  • Please dispose of trash properly to keep our facilities looking their best

  • Please drive slowly to and from the field and watch for pedestrians

  • Competitive leagues will require limited travel to neighboring localities for games

  • All players should wear shin guards to practices and games

  • HRP has a zero tolerance policy for unsportsmanlike behavior

Atwater Soccer Complex

200 Atwater Road

Hopewell, VA 23860

Youth Sports

Hopewell Recreation and Parks offers a variety of youth sports leagues and instructional programs, including soccer, baseball, softball, and basketball. These programs are a great way to keep children physically active while helping build important social skills and a positive attitude. Learn more about our sports programs by reviewing the information listed below.

Soccer Coaches Needed

Youth soccer is made possible by volunteer coaches. Player registration will be limited to the number of confirmed coaches at the start of the season. Registration will open soon. Please complete the volunteer form to become a youth sports coach!  

Referees Needed

All of the department's competitive divisions feature refereed games. Referees are paid as independent contractors and are covered under the department's insurance. Prior USSF certification is not required. Referees typically earn anywhere from $25-$50/game.  

*Season length does not include three weeks of practice prior to first game/scrimmage; season may be lengthened due to inclement weather

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Information for Parents

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