Providing year round sports programs for all school aged children in the Southwest neighborhoods of Minneapolis

Welcome to SWAC

Thank you for being a supporter of the South West Activities Council (SWAC) bringing you neighborhood based recreational activities to youth.

ATTENTION - Online registration for Spring Sports is CLOSED.

Late registration is still possible for Baseball, Softball and Tennis. Please use the paper forms available online or at your local park:
Linden Hills Park, 43rd & Xerxes S (612-370-4913, lindenhills@minneapolisparks.org) for Fundamental Baseball & Tennis.
Pershing Park, 48th & Beard S (612-370-4928, pershing@minneapolisparks.org) for Open Baseball, Softball.
Late registration for Spring Track is CLOSED - the registration quota has been reached. Neighboring parks (Armatage/Kenny, Kenwood) may still have spots open.

During late registration space is based on availability and no special requests will be accepted.

If you are interested in coaching please contact Pershing or Linden Hills and staff will take down your information and contact you as soon as possible. It's a great opportunity to engage our kids! Thanks!

Teammate Request Policy

We try our best to honor one single teammate request, though requests are not guaranteed. Reciprocated requests will almost never be a problem. (i.e: Tommy Thompson requests Joey Johnson and Joey Johnson requests Tommy Thompson.)

Purpose of Youth Sports League Programs

To provide positive recreation experiences in the Youth Sports League Programs, which contribute to the individual's physical, social, emotional, cultural and educational growth and development. The Youth Sports League Programs will provide the opportunity for participation without regard to physical condition, sex, race, creed, economic or social status of the individual. The individual's dignity and self-worth shall be of utmost importance.

Note: No person shall be denied the right to participate if all Minneapolis Park Recreation Board registrations requirements have been met.

About Us

The Southwest Activities Council (SWAC) was formed as an all volunteer organization to organize and administer Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board youth sports programs for the children in the southwest neighborhoods of Minneapolis.