Opportunities for youth to play volleyball, flag football and running cross country are available through the city parks and recreation department.
Success by Burbank and Burroughs highs have helped make these programs popular.
The volleyball season begins Aug. 15. It is open to boys and girls from third grade through eighth grade. A manager’s meeting is scheduled for July 21.
Games will be played week nights at the local middle school gymnasiums. One can sign up in the sports office at the Olive Park Recreation Center, located at 1111 W. Olive Ave.
The cross country season begins Sept. 7. Practices will be held at the newly remodeled Johnny Carson Park. It is open to boys and girls ages 5 to 13. One can register at the Olive Park Recreation Center or go to www.burbankca.gov/sports.
The flag football season will begin Aug. 15. Games will be played week nights at either Brace or Foy Park. It is open to boys and girls from third through eighth grade.