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Welcome to the official website of
Greater Cleveland Athletic Association

Hello parents, players, coaches and other volunteers.

We are a growing multi-sport athletic association that offers Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, and Volleyball to the youth (ages 3 to 16) in the Cleveland School area. We are located south of Raleigh, North Carolina between Garner and Clayton. Our office building, gym, and primary fields are located on the original Cleveland School grounds. We also have additional game and practice fields located at West View Elementary school.

We are a non-profit organization that has been a part of the community since 1981 (originally called the Cleveland Athletic Association). This organization is run by all volunteers... that means, that all of the Board of Directors, Rec Coaches, Sport Committee Members, etc. are NOT paid for any of our time. All of  us volunteer our time because we want to help our community (especially the children).

We invite you to become a part of our organization by registering your children for our sports. You are also invited to volunteer your time as a parent helper, coach, committee member, or even a Board of Directors member. The Board of Directors meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7 PM. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited to come listen or even participate. This organization needs the help of all parents to continue to grow and improve.

Registrations for our Sports

Registrations open and close dates will be posted on the home page of each individual sport and on our Facebook pages. We will also email reminders and notifications to those who have created an account in our Registrations database (see below for more information). If your child has ever played in any sport at GCAA since January 2010, then you should already have an account. If not, then be sure to create one (you must use the "Registrations" link on this page... NOT the "Login/Create an Account" at the top of this website).

Here are the general guidelines for when each sport holds registrations:

Fall & Winter - August & September
Summer - March & April

Fall - Late May through End of July
Spring - Early November through Mid January

Spring - January
Fall - July

Spring - January
Fall - July

Summer - February
Fall - August


Stay Connected

Want to keep up with what is happening at GCAA? Create an account in our database system today!

  • Ever missed a registration deadline for one of our sports?
  • Ever missed a player's training camp?
  • Ever missed a coach's training class?
  • Ever missed one of our fundraisers?
  • Ever wondered when try-outs for our travel leagues are held?
  • Ever wondered what is going on at GCAA?

Well, now it is as easy as ever to stay in the loop. We send out email announcements for our events using our online registration system. Create an account in this database to make sure you get these emails. You can have multiple adults and each can even have multiple email addresses within the same account in this system. Create an account, then add your spouse and your children to the account. This same account will be used to register for all upcoming GCAA events. You will no longer have to re-enter your name, address, and other information each season to register your children or yourself for any of our events. This account will be used for all sports registrations at GCAA.

** You don't need to create a new account if you have already used this system to register a child to play in one of our sports or yourself as a coach or other volunteer. **