When it comes to adult sports in Jacksonville, the Bold City delivers. Choose from beach sports like volleyball or multiple social sports leagues. You can even opt for women’s tackle football. With nearly forty adult sports options, you’re sure to find one that will bring out your inner adult athlete.

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Instead of making you navigate your way through a ton of websites to find an adult sports league in the Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, 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 Jacksonville 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) Jacksonville

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 Jacksonville and its surrounding areas, but it’s a pretty darn good one.

  1. JAX Fray-Adult recreational and social sports league offers basketball, darts, kickball, pickleball, soccer, and more
  2. JETBALL-Pickup sport that combines football, soccer, and basketball. Read more about JETBALL here.
  3. Jacksonville Men’s Adult Baseball League-18+ competitive men’s baseball league
  4. Community First Igloo-Adult ice hockey leagues, clinics, figure skating, learn to skate programs
  5. Florida First Coast Softball-Adult softball league includes women’s and senior divisions
  6. Jacksonville Water Polo Club-Masters water polo club open to strong swimmers
  7. Jacksonville Dixie Blues-Women’s competitive tackle football
  8. Jax Legends Men’s Senior Softball League-Men’s softball league
  9. JaxSport-18+ social sports league offers kickball, soccer, softball
  10. JCA-Offers adult sports that include tennis, soccer, basketball, and more
  11. Jacksonville Women’s Rugby-Competitive women’s rugby club open to beginners
  12. Jacksonville Ultimate League-Adult co-ed ultimate
  13. Stonewall Sports Jacksonville-LGBTQIA social sports league
  14. Riverside United Soccer Club-Indoor and outdoor adult soccer
  15. PickleRage-Indoor pickleball leagues, clinics, and tournaments
  16. Jacksonville Rowing Club-Adult rowing opportunities for new and experienced rowers
  17. TCJAX NINERS-Golfing and networking league open to all skills
  18. Jacksonville Scene-Adult sports and social club offers beach volleyball, bowling, and more
  19. Jacksonville Rugby Football Club-Men’s D3 and recreational rugby club
  20. Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association-Adult open gym volleyball and tournaments
  21. Fore Score Tavern-Tavern with golf simulators and golf leagues
  22. NavyMWR Jacksonville-Adult sports program sponsored by NavyMWR includes softball, basketball, flag football, and more
  23. Jacksonville Axemen-Men’s and women’s rugby league
  24. CLUBWAKA Jacksonville-Adult social sports league offers cornhole and kickball
  25. Jacksonville Touch Rugby-Co-ed adult rugby pickup
  26. First Coast Pickle-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed flex pickleball league
  27. Ortega Sports-Adult kickball, pickleball, and volleyball offered by Ortega Church
  28. Jacksonville Ultimate Frisbee Pickup-Ultimate pickup games in Jacksonville
  29. Beach Lacrosse-Competitive women’s lacrosse
  30. BASL Northeast Florida Adult Soccer-Women’s, men’s, and co-ed soccer leagues in Duval, St. Johns, and Clay counties
  31. Roadside Armadillos Lacrosse-Men’s post collegiate lacrosse club
  32. Jacksonville Beach Parks & Rec-Adult softball and flag football
  33. Brentwood Golf Course-Adult golf leagues and lessons
  34. United Soccer Alliance-Adult co-ed soccer league for all skills
  35. MAD Beach Volleyball-Adult beach volleyball training
  36. Jacksonville Miracle League-Adaptive adult baseball for people with disabilities

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 Jacksonville, 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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Now that you have the lowdown on adult sports leagues in Jacksonville, 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, on the First Coast, playing sports is just another way to live life to its fullest and still feel young at heart, whether you’re 25 or 75.

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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.