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 - Registration for Spring Sports is OPEN.

Spring/Summer sports registration starts on Wednesday, February 28th at 12pm. In the past, has been your go-to place for sports registration, but we have a registration site for you this season. You can register here Linden Hills Park and Pershing Park will register families on Active Net moving forward; online registration will take place from February 28th through March 30th.

To speed up your search, use these activity numbers while searching (type in the activity number in the search box) for your Linden Hills and Pershing Park sports option(s):
  • Youth T-ball: 6U Open- 83755
  • Youth Baseball: 8U Pitching Machine- 83756
  • Youth Baseball: 10U RBI Pershing - 83218
  • Youth Baseball: 12U RBI Pershing - 83219
  • Youth Baseball: 13U RBI Pershing - 83220
  • Youth Baseball: 15U RBI Pershing - 83221
  • Youth Baseball: 18U RBI Pershing - 83222
  • Youth Softball: 8U Girls – 83752
  • Youth Softball: 10U RBI Slow Pitch Pershing - 83212
  • Youth Softball: 12U RBI Fast Pitch Pershing - 83213
  • Youth Softball: 14U RBI Fast Pitch Pershing - 83214
  • Youth Softball: 18U Co-Ed Slow Pitch Pershing - 83217
  • Youth Softball: 18U RBI Fast Pitch Pershing - 83216
  • Youth Track: All Divisions Pershing - 83211
Paper forms for each activity can be found here (for information purposes only).

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!

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.