Welcome to Wally Pontiff Jr. Playground


Home of the annual Blue Devil Bowl.  Located in Old Metairie, just off of Airline Highway. Pontiff playground promotes healthy sports activities to the local community in collaboration with local support from our parents and government.  We currently offer baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer, track, and cheerleading programs for kids 5-17 years old.

We look forward to seeing our teams and supporting families participate, grow and prosper from the community environment we promote.  Please join us and the local community in providing a safe fun place to raise our children.

We are looking for Team Sponsors and 4X8 Fence Sign Sponsors. For more info click on the Sponsor Tab.  Help Support your Playground!!!   Thanks for your Support!!!!  

                                                      Go Blue Devils!!!!!!!

Register Online at www.jprd.org

Baseball and Softball Season is in full swing!!!

 2017 Tackle Football, Flag Football,

Volleyball, and Cheerleading Registration

will be held in late July!!!

You must reside in the Pontiff Playground District and provide proof of residence to register. All 5-6 yr olds and new registrants must provide a birth certificate. Age determining date is August 1, 2017. 


       Tulane Health System is a proud Sponsor of Pontiff Playground

We’re happy to welcome back Tulane Health System as our 2017 sponsor. To learn more about pediatric care at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children, click here. And to learn more about the Tulane Institute for Sport Medicine, including its new Women’s Sports Medicine program specially designed for active women and girls, click here.


Additionally, Tulane Health System will be providing us monthly health tips like the one below to help keep your family healthy and safe. Look for these each month in your inbox.


Is your first-aid kit equipped to handle any emergency? Having a well-stocked first-aid kit is essential to ensuring the right supplies to deal with an emergency at a moment's notice. Click here to check out Tulane Lakeside’s list of 20 essentials.




The backbone of Pontiff Playground is the quality of its leadership provided by the coaching staff, scorekeeping staff and the Booster Club. Many leagues are still in need of help. If interested, PLEASE sign up at the registration table.


Registration for Football, Volleyball, and Cheerleading will be held the first week in August at the Playground Office.  Ages 5-17 for Volleyball and Cheerleading and ages 5-13 for football. Age determining date is August 1st. 

Registration for Basketball takes place the 1st week in November for boys and girls, ages 5-17.  Age determining date is September 1st.

Track and Soccer registration takes place in January, for ages 5-17.  Age determining date is January 1st. 

Baseball and Softball registration takes place the second or third week in March, for ages 5-18.  Age determining date is May 1st for boys and January 1st for girls.

To Register:

You must live within Pontiff Playground's district or approved buffer zone.
- At least one parent MUST accompany child to register and present proof of residence.
- Child must be registered BEFORE attending 1st practice.