If you’re an adult who’s feeling sporty in Baltimore, your city doesn’t disappoint. The Charm City and its surrounding areas give residents plenty of adult sports to choose from. So whether you feel like joining the pickleball craze, lacing up your hockey skates, or rounding the bases in kickball, we’ve got you covered.

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But instead of making you dig your way through a ton of websites to find an adult sports league in the Baltimore area that’s your best fit, Adults Play Sports has made it easy by putting together a list on your behalf.

You’ll get a short description, and you can get more details by linking to their listing in our directory from the list below.

Speaking of which, Adults Play Sports has a searchable online directory of adult sports leagues, trainers, camps, clinics, lessons, and tournaments (sort of like the Yelp of adult sports). Search by sport, location, gender, competition level, or other features, like LGBTQ, senior leagues, social leagues, and more.

Who says just because you’ve hit the adulting stage in your life, you should have to give up sports or be intimidated about starting a sport later in life? We think there’s no better time than now to get involved in adult sports in Baltimore, and we’ll give you some guidance and highlight some adult sports leagues in the city you call home.

Things To Consider In An Adult Sports League

Born Competitor or Social and Sporty (Or Just Social)?

There are several factors to consider when picking an adult sports league. Are you looking for full-contact, hardcore competition? Or are you more interested in a social sports league where you can have fun playing a sport and also participate in social events like happy hours? Or do you not consider yourself much of an athlete but still want to do something sporty-ish?

There are all types of adult sports leagues that cater to different personas. Some are ultra-competitive, but there are also leagues where socializing is just as important as actually playing a sport.

Social sports leagues usually arrange events beyond sports games, like happy hours or other networking events. These types of leagues tend to be good choices for the more casual athlete. A lot of social sports leagues offer beginner-friendly sports like cornhole, kickball, bowling, and dodgeball.

Additional Features You Might Want In An Adult Sports League

Some other things you might want to consider in picking an adult sports league that’s right for you are:

The great thing about living in Baltimore is that you’re more likely to find leagues with these features. Adult athletes in the Yukon aren’t quite as fortunate when it comes to having as many options as you are.

The List Of Adult Sports Leagues In (And Near) Baltimore

Without further ado, here is the list you’ve been waiting for! Of course, this is not the complete list of adult sports options in Baltimore and its surrounding areas, but it’s a pretty darn good one.

  1. Baltimore Chesapeake Rugby Football Club-Division 1 and Division 3 men’s rugby club
  2. Baltimore Chesapeake Old Boys-Over 35 men’s rugby club associated with Baltimore Chesapeake RFC
  3. Baltimore Tennis Patrons-Organization that offers social tennis leagues and learn-to-play classes for adults
  4. Charm City Soccer League-Co-ed soccer league open to adults of any skill level
  5. Kickball League of Baltimore-Co-ed adult kickball league
  6. Baltimore Flamingos-Gay and inclusive men’s rugby football club
  7. Baltimore Beltway Senior Softball League-Multi-division men’s senior softball league
  8. Baltimore Beach-Men’s, women’s and co-ed volleyball for beginner to semi-pro players
  9. Stingers Rugby-Women’s rugby club open to all skills
  10. ULAX Baltimore-Men’s summer lacrosse
  11. Queer City Sports-Social LGBTQ+ adult sports league includes pickleball and softball
  12. Volo Sports-Adult social sports league offering a variety of options from cornhole to basketball to kickball
  13. JCC of Greater Baltimore-Primarily pick-up sports like basketball and volleyball
  14. Baltimore City Recreation & Parks-Basketball, soccer, and softball are a few of the sports offered for adults
  15. Sofive Columbia-5-a-side adult indoor soccer
  16. Towsontowne Recreation Council-Adult sports include basketball, martial arts, and pickleball
  17. Kingsville Adult Coed Softball League-Adult coed softball league associated with Baltimore County Recs and Parks
  18. Potomac Curling Club-Curling club offering leagues and learn-to-curl nights in West Laurel
  19. Soccerdome-Adult turf soccer leagues in Harmans and Jessup
  20. White Marsh Recreation Council-Adult pickleball, soccer, and volleyball in Perry Hall
  21. Catonsville Rec and Parks-Offers competitive men’s soccer program
  22. Howard County Recreation & Parks-A wide range of adult sports leagues and lessons include golf, bocce ball, fencing, and field hockey
  23. Hereford Zone Recreation and Parks-Pickleball and volleyball
  24. Greater Pikesville Recreation Council-Co-ed adult sports include tennis and ultimate
  25. The Gardens Icehouse-Adult ice hockey leagues and hockey clinics for beginners
  26. City of Laurel-Adult basketball, kickball, and softball
  27. Severn River Rugby Football Club-Men’s and women’s rugby club
  28. Reisterstown Area Recreation Council-Soccer and basketball programs for adults
  29. Cockeysville Recreation Council-Adult tennis and pickleball

Not Sure What Sport Is Right For You? Take Our Quiz To Find Out.

Maybe you’re what we call sports-curious–intrigued by the idea of playing sports but not quite sure which is the right one for you. You can take our short sports quiz that will narrow down some well-suited sports for you based on your answers.

Motivation and Inspiration

If anything is holding you back from getting involved in adult sports in the growing city of Baltimore, whether it’s intimidation, lack of training, or lack of motivation, Adults Play Sports has a robust blog to help. Our blog posts include everything from training tips to motivational stories from adult athletes from all walks of life.

We want to be your partner on this journey because we love sports! Plus, there are a plethora of mental, emotional, and physical benefits to playing sports as an adult.

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Conclusion

Now that you have the lowdown on adult sports leagues in Baltimore, it’s time to get your game on!

Choose a league that gets your heart pumping, and remember–it’s never too late to #growupandplay. After all, in this melting pot of a city, playing sports is just another way to live life to its fullest and still feel young at heart, whether you’re 25 or 75.

Did we miss a league on the list? Shoot us an email or drop a comment below, and we’ll update it! You can also add your league to our directory.