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Greater Cleveland Athletic Association

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Greater Cleveland Athletic Association Shop Weekend
20% OFF Throughout the Store!
Friday, August 4 - Monday, August 7
Coupon valid at any Dick’s Sporting Goods Store Location


Save the date! Our partner DICK’S Sporting Goods is offering all our members an exclusive discount of 20% off throughout the store!  Be sure to grab all the things you will need for the summer and the upcoming fall sports season as well as all the other items that you have had your eyes on! To access exclusive savings, click the coupon linked below. The coupon is valid in-store on the dates above and must be shown at the register during checkout.


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Learn More About GCAA

The Greater Cleveland Athletic Association (GCAA) is a group of dedicated volunteers that provide athletic programming to the youth of the area of Johnston County served by Cleveland Middle School and McGee's Crossroads Middle School and their feeder schools, Cleveland, McGee's, Polenta, and West View Elementary. The organization was formed to provide athletic opportunities that are not provided by the county or municipality.

We serve nearly 2,500 participants in Spring and Fall baseball, softball, soccer, and volleyball as well as winter and summer basketball.

Registration for Spring season is Going on now!

Get registered for your sport before all the spots are filled.

Never miss a deadline again!

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?

It has never been so easy to stay in the loop!

We send out email announcements for sports registrations and other events using the same online registration system for all sports.

Start by creating an account in this database to make sure you get these emails.  Create an account, then add your spouse and your children to the account.  You will use this same account to register for all upcoming GCAA Sports and events. Also, keep an eye on our various GCAA sport-specific Facebook pages for other updates!

GCAA Sports


Baseball offers the following divisions:

  • T-ball (Ages 4-6)
  • Coach Pitch (Ages 7-8)
  • Minor League (Ages 9-10)
  • Major League (Ages 11-12)
  • Biggs League (Ages 13-15)



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Basketball offers the following divisions:

  • Junior Bounce Academy (4-7 year olds)
  • Bounce Plus+ Academy (8 year olds)
  • 8U COED
  • 10U Boys/Girls
  • 12U Boys/Girls
  • 14U Boys
  • 15U Girls


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GCAA Soccer offers the following Programs:

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Softball offers the following divisions:

  • T-ball (Ages 4-6)
  • Fast Pitch - (Ages 6-8)
  • Fast Pitch - (Ages 9-10)
  • Fast Pitch - (Ages 11-15)


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Volleyball offers the following divisions:

  • Littles (Ages 9-11)
  • Biggs (Ages 12-14)


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Thank you to our GCAA Sponsors!