The McDowell County Challenger Division is designed to give individuals with physical and intellectual challenges the opportunity to participate in basketball and baseball.
Any McDowell County resident between the ages of 4 and 18 who has a physical or intellectual challenge may register to play. Parks and Rec Staff will review the registration of individuals who are over the age of 18 on a case by case basis to determine eligibility. If you are out of the county, please reach out to us at 828-652-3001.
Baseball - $60 per participant and includes a Little League uniform.
Basketball - $50 per participant and includes reversible basketball uniform.
Baseball - The games will be played on Field 1 at the Maple Leaf Sports Complex on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month, April through May. Opening Day will be an exception to Friday Nights and will be played as part of the Opening Day of Little League (Saturday in March).
Basketball - The Challenger Events will be played at the Recreation Center Gym on Friday evenings. The events will begin at 5:30 PM and will be played throughout the months on January and February on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.
The McDowell County Parks and Recreation will follow CDC and local guidelines regarding Covid-19.