Petaluma has a huge community for youth members interested in playing any sport in town. Through the Parks and Recreation Department, there are multiple leagues of various sports for kids to join. The leagues are listed below.
For baseball, kids can choose between the American Little League, the National Little League, the Valley Little League, and the Petaluma Girls Softball teams. The Westside AquaDucks is a competitive swim program, though there are also community pools kids can play around in for a more recreational swimming experience. Kids can also play youth soccer, youth tennis, or they can join the Petaluma Panthers Football & Cheerleading team. The North Bay Rowing Club and the Petaluma Youth Lacrosse teams are unique and fun experiences for kids as well. Various other sports are offered through the Petaluma Boys and Girls Club and the National Academy of Athletics.