If you’re looking to play adult sports in the St. Louis area, you’ve got at least 44 options. The Gateway to the West is also the gateway to a variety of adult sports to suit your unique personality. Whether you’re seeking beginner or competitive sports, indoors or outdoors, winter or summer, you’ll find it on this in-depth list.

Instead of making you navigate your way through a ton of websites to find an adult sports league in the St. Louis 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 St. Louis, 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?

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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 St. Louis 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) St. Louis

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

  1. St. Louis Women’s Flag Football-Competitive women’s flag football league
  2. Kirkwood Senior Softball-Age 55+ baseball league
  3. Stratman Sports-Women’s and co-ed adult volleyball for all skills
  4. TOCA-Co-ed adult indoor soccer league
  5. Royal Ramblers Rugby Club-D3 men’s rugby club
  6. St. Louis Men’s Soccer-Men’s soccer league plays in various locations in the area
  7. St. Louis Softball League-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed adult softball
  8. St. Louis Frenzy-Women’s ice hockey league for various skills
  9. ULAX-Men’s summer lacrosse league
  10. St. Louis Ultimate Association-Ultimate leagues and pickup open to all
  11. ShowMe League-Competitive adult men’s basketball league
  12. Old Sharks Hockey Club-Men’s ice hockey league for all skills
  13. Metro East Football Association-Adult men’s soccer league open to women
  14. STL BigBalls-Co-ed social kickball league
  15. Sunday Morning Rugby-Men’s rugby club open to all skills
  16. Premier Athletics STL-Adult volleyball league
  17. Clayton Parks & Recreation-Softball and soccer leagues for adult residents
  18. St. Louis Lady Cyclones-Women’s pickup and skills clinic ice hockey
  19. Sports Monster-Men’s recreational and intermediate basketball
  20. JCC St. Louis-Adult volleyball, basketball, and racquetball
  21. St. Louis Hornets-Men’s rugby club open to new players
  22. St. Louis Baseball Forever League-Age 43+ men’s baseball league
  23. South County YMCA-Basketball, softball, and racquet sports for adults
  24. VETTA Sports-Various adult sports options, including indoor soccer and pickleball at multiple locations
  25. St. Louis Gatekeepers-Open-gender roller derby team
  26. St. Louis Rowing Club-Recreational and competitive masters rowing programs
  27. STL GLASS-LGBTQ softball league
  28. Missouri Athletic Club-Adult basketball, golf, and racquet sports in St. Louis and Des Peres
  29. Arch Hockey-Metro area adult ice hockey league
  30. St. Louis Bombers-Men’s rugby club open to all skills
  31. Centene Community Ice Center-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed adult hockey leagues in Maryland Heights
  32. St. Louis Fencing Club-Fencing classes for adults
  33. Team Saint Louis-LGBTQ sports options include cycling, pickleball, and volleyball
  34. St. Louis Arc-Adult sports leagues and lessons for adults with disabilities
  35. Fence St. Louis-Fencing classes for adults for all skills
  36. St. Louis Crusaders-Men’s LGBTQ rugby club
  37. Concord Bowl-Bowling and sand volleyball leagues for adults
  38. The Lodge Des Peres-Adult basketball, golf, pickleball, and more
  39. City of Sunset Hills-Adult racquet sports, disc golf, and golf
  40. St. Louis Sabres-Women’s D2 rugby club
  41. St. Louis Curling Club-Adult curling leagues and learn to curl clinics
  42. Brentwood Parks & Recreation-Adult hockey, pickleball, and volleyball
  43. SPAA-Men’s 19+ baseball league in Saint Peters
  44. St. Louis Express Men’s Baseball Club-Wentzville men’s baseball league

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 St. Louis, 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 St. Louis, 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 Lou, 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.