Boosters of Boys/Girls Sports
B.O.B.S.

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The Boosters of Boys/Girls Sports Organization (B.O.B.S.) and the Lodi Parks and Recreation Department welcomes you and your child to Lodi area youth sports. Lodi has a unique partnership between the B.O.B.S. and the City of Lodi Parks & Recreation Department. The B.O.B.S. are responsible for the volunteers, fund raising, uniforms, policies, and organization of team sports. Lodi is a community rich in sports traditions, which prides itself on the many values that are derived from participating in recreational and competitive sport programs. 

WHAT ARE THE B.O.B.S.

The B.O.B.S. organization was established in 1960 by then Parks & Recreation Director, Ed DeBendetti and Recreation Supervisor, Tom Atkins. From its beginning, the B.O.B.S. gathered local residents interested in promoting, volunteering, and raising funds to develop a system of sports activities under one umbrella.

A 24 member volunteer board of directors coordinates all B.O.B.S. programs. The B.O.B.S. has over 1000 volunteers that serve over 4000 area youth with an operating budget of around $300,000. The B.O.B.S. yearly general membership meeting is the second Wednesday in December at the Lodi Parks & Recreation Department, 125 N. Stockton Street, at 7:00 pm. The public is always welcome.

Over the years, B.O.B.S. have contributed over $300,000 in capital improvements projects in Lodi. Those interested in promoting local sports activities for our youth are always welcome to attend. Please contact the B.O.B.S. President if you would like to be put on the agenda.

The B.O.B.S. annual membership numbers about 100 individual members and 250 sponsor members. To become a member contact the B.O.B.S. President.



B.O.B.S. Programs

 

CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL (Ages 6-12)

This program covers T-Ball to Majors with over 1000 participants. Sign-ups are in January. Play runs April to July. Tournaments begin in July

 

BABE RUTH BASEBALL (Ages 13-15)

This high profile program offers the players an opportunity to improve his baseball skills at a more competitive level. Sign-ups are in January. Play runs from May to July. Tournaments begin in July

 

BABE RUTH SOFTBALL (Ages 6-12)

Lodi offers the largest Babe Ruth Softball program in the nation. Sign-ups are in January. Play runs from May to July. Tournaments begin in July

 

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL (ages 16-18)

This highly competitive program begins in May and runs into July. District, Area and State Tournaments begin in July.

SR. BABE RUTH BASEBALL (ages 16-18)

This competitive program begins in June and runs into July. Approximately 12-18 games a year. 

 

COMPETITIVE SOCCER (Ages 10-18)

A member of California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA), this highly competitive program offers travel throughout the area for various age groups.

 

RECREATIONAL SOCCER (Ages 6-18)

A member of CYSA District 8, this recreational program runs from August to November. Sign-ups are in May.

 

FLAG FOOTBALL (Ages 6-12)
This program offers skills to those who have want to learn football at a recreational level. Skills learned will help guide child to the tackle football program offered by the high schools.


LODI COLTS FOOTBALL (Ages 6-14)
This competitive program offers skills to those who want to learn football at the next level. Skills learned will help guide child to the high school football program


BASKETBALL (Grade 7-8)

The Comet (boys) and Cardinal (girls) program runs from November to February. Games are played the Lodi Grape Pavilion. Sign-ups are in September with space very limited. Post season tournaments begin in February.



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