If you’re looking to play adult sports in the Kansas City area, you’ll have plenty of options. The Heart of America serves up nearly every adult sport imaginable to suit your personality. Opt for traditional adult sports like softball or soccer, or explore something new, like fencing or cricket.

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

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

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  1. KC Crew-Adult social sports league offers basketball, cornhole, futsal,kickball, pickleball, sand volleyball, soccer, and softball
  2. KC Northland Rugby Football Club-D3 men’s rugby club
  3. Kansas City Ultimate-Adult ultimate frisbee open to all
  4. KC Sport & Social Club-Adult co-ed social sports include pickleball, kickball, and volleyball
  5. Kansas City Hustlers-Competitive men’s baseball
  6. Soccer Nation-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed indoor soccer leagues for all skills
  7. Kansas City Amateur Baseball Association-Men’s 18+ wood bat baseball league
  8. KC Softball Club-Co-ed adult softball open to beginners
  9. Mokan Flag Football League-Adult flag football with men’s and women’s divisions
  10. Kansas Men’s Baseball Association-18+ men’s baseball with Semi Pro and Mens League divisions
  11. Kansas City Glory Women’s Football-Competitive women’s tackle football
  12. The Kansas City Soccer Dome-Adult indoor soccer with men’s, women’s, and co-ed leagues
  13. The Soccer Lot-5-a-side adult indoor soccer league
  14. Kansas City Women’s Rugby-Women’s rugby club open to newbies
  15. Soccer KC-Adult co-ed soccer leagues and pickup games
  16. Stonewall Sports-LGBTQ+ adult social sports league offers dodegball, kickball, and pickleball
  17. The Sandbox Kansas City-Adult sand volleyball and pickleball, with kitchen and bar
  18. Kansas City Men’s Senior Baseball League-18+,25+,28+,35+,55+,65+ divisions
  19. Volleyball Beach-Sand volleyball for all levels in Martin City
  20. Kansas City Fencing Center-Adult fencing instruction
  21. ULAX Kansas City-Men’s field and box lacrosse; women’s field lacrosse
  22. KC Metro Senior Softball League-Age 50+ softball league
  23. Kansas City Boat Club-Rowing club with adult progams, including sculling and sweep rowing
  24. Sporting Adult Leagues-Open, co-ed, and over 30 adult soccer leagues
  25. Kansas City Jazz Rugby Club-Women’s rugby club open to all skills
  26. Centerline Volleyball-Sand and hard court volleyball for adults
  27. Kansas City Blues-Men’s D1 and D2 rugby club
  28. Kansas City Tennis League-Flex tennis league and lessons
  29. Overland Park Adult Golf-Broad choice of adult sports league at two golf clubs
  30. Cricket City Premier League of Kansas City-650 player cricket club
  31. Epic Center KC-Open play and leagues for pickleball, volleyball, indoor soccer
  32. Accessible Sports Greater Kansas City-Adaptive sports for adults include archery, baseball, basketball, and more
  33. KC Adult Volleyball-Resource for adult volleyball in Kansas City
  34. Kansas City Curling Club-Curling club in Blue Springs offers learn to curl programs and leagues
  35. Kansas City Women’s Hockey League-Women’s ice hockey league open to all skills
  36. Sporting Brookside-Co-ed adult soccer at Swope Soccer Village
  37. KC Metro Flag Football-Men’s flag football league
  38. Heart of America Softball League-LGBTQ+ co-ed softball league for all skills
  39. Catholic Challenge Sports-Young adults sports include dodgeball and flag football
  40. Kansas City Rugby Football Club-KC’s oldest men’s rugby club
  41. Sporting Lee’s Summit-Adult soccer league with competitive and recreational divisions
  42. Midwest Cricket League-KC metro’s only hardball cricket league
  43. Empire Beach KC-Beach volleyball training for adults
  44. Kansas City Water Polo Club-Adult water polo club welcome to all
  45. Northland Hockey League Kansas City-Ice hockey league with four skill divisions
  46. Midwest Adaptive Sports-Adult adaptive sports programs include basketball, football, and tennis
  47. Chicken N Pickle-Restaurant offers adult pickleball leagues and lessons
  48. YMCA of Greater Kansas City-Offers adult swim lessons and masters swim program
  49. Kansas City Parks & Recreation-Offers adult ice hockey, pickleball, and swimming
  50. North Kansas City Parks & Recreation-Adult softball and cornhole
  51. Liberty Parks & Recreation-Basketball, pickleball, and tennis for adults

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 Kansas City, 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 Kansas City, 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 the City of Fountains, 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.