Youth Rugby for Ages 5-18

Youth Player Registration

There is a new registration system for 2023 and there are 2 steps to register.

In order to register, you will need the upload the following documents and photos.

  • Player Photo (Passport-style headshot with no hat or sunglasses)
  • Birth Certificate, Passport or Drivers License for proof of age
  • Photo of child on a scale for ages U10-U14.  Numbers must be visible
  • For High School players, a photo of your high school ID

How to Register

There is a new registration system this season and there are two steps to register and two payments are necessary

Step 1Register with USA Rugby

Register as a parent and then create an account for your child (U8-$5, U10/U18-$25) (Please use your Sportlomo email if you had a player last season)

Step 2Register with Santa Monica Rugby U8, U10,U12,U14 & the league.

Parents should create an account in their name, then use this account to register their players.


Please email with any questions


Youngers 2022-2023 Season (U8-U14) 

Newcomers are always welcome! Safety and fun are the top priorities as our certified coaching staff teach individual skills and team tactics. Training is usually two evenings a week in or near Santa Monica.

Practice: Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-7PM at Penmar Park  1341 Lake Street, Venice, CA 90291. Practice begins Nov 15th and runs through March 9.  No practice November 24th.  Christmas week practice TBD. (We are still waiting on final permits so times may change slightly.)

Competition: Saturdays Jan 14- March 4.  March 11th is an all day End of Season tournament for age groups U8-U12.  No games February 25th. (LA International 7s)

Fees:  U8 – $175, U10 – $225, U12 – $275, U14 – $300.  Fee includes fields of practice and games, club equipment, coaching, referees, athletic trainers at games, practice t-shirt and game day socks.  Jerseys are provided on game day and returned. Rugby shorts available for purchase. Scholarships and financial aid available.  Everyone plays.  Contact to inquire.

Olders/High School 2023 Season (U16-U18) 

Practice: Tuesday/Thursday 7:00-8:30PM at Santa Monica High School or John Adams Middle School.  Practice begins in February and runs through Mid May.  (Pending field confirmation)

Competition: Saturdays March 25 – May 6.  Playoffs May 13th

Fees:  U16 & U18 – $300.  Fee includes fields, equipment, coaching, practice t-shirt and game day socks.  Jerseys are provided on game day and returned. Rugby shorts available for purchase. Scholarships and financial aid available.  Everyone plays.  Contact to inquire.

Preseason activities (U18 players have priority): High School Free Clinic Dec 11th from 1-3PM, UCLA Dennis Storer Classic Tournament January 14 & 15 (tentative), Olympic training center overnight training camp in Chula Vista (February) and Tour to Arizona to play Red Mountain and another team March 10-12. (Separate fees apply for preseason events)


Year Round Beach Touch

We also play touch rugby (non-contact) on the beach Sunday mornings year-round from 11:00am-12:45pm south of Tower 27 which is just south of Ocean Park Blvd. Parking is in lot 5S, 2600 Barnard Way. (Parking: two-hours max in the $1/hr lot OR in the main $12 all-day beach parking lot.) This pickup game is all-ages (mostly 10 and up) and a great opportunity to hone your rugby ball-handling skills.  Please email in advance to see if there is a game scheduled.

Summer 7s

Each summer SCYR organizes various 7s tournaments in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties hosted by different clubs.  2023 tournaments are scheduled for Saturdays June 3 – July 15.  SMRC participates in 2-3 of the closer tournaments based on team interest and coach availability. 7s practice usually begins in early May and there is a low fee associated to cover the tournament costs.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are a volunteer run organization.  We would not be a club without our volunteers. We need volunteers to help with large jobs like coaching, refereeing and team management as well as smaller jobs like field setup, promotions, ride sharing, raffle organization, gear and jersey laundering. The opportunities to volunteer are practically endless and can be tailored to meet your needs.

We also offer volunteer opportunities for your middle and high school youth who may need to earn school “Service Hours”.

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