The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are ripe for adult sports leagues. The Twin Cities certainly have no shortage of sports offerings for its residents. There are the usual suspects, like ice hockey and curling, but also things like lawn bowling and rugby. If you want to find an adult sports league, it’s just a matter of deciding which one to join.

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But instead of making you dig your way through a ton of websites to find an adult sports league in Minneapolis/St. Paul that’s right for you, Adults Play Sports has made it easy by putting together a list for you. We’ve also including many of the outlying cities and towns.

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 Minneapolis/St. Paul, 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 but also participate in social events like happy hours? Or do you not consider yourself much of an athlete, but you’d still like to do something sporty-ish?

There are all types of adult sports leagues that cater to different personas. Some leagues are ultra-competitive. But there are other 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 Minneapolis is that you’re more likely to find leagues with these types of features. Those adult athletes in South Dakota aren’t quite as fortunate when it comes to having as many options as you do.

The List Of Adult Sports Leagues In Minneapolis/St. Paul

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 Minneapolis/St. Paul, but it’s a pretty darn good one.

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Minneapolis Sport & SocialAdult co-ed any skill sports leagues with many social events
CLUBWAKACo-ed kickball adult social sports league for 21+
Rec LeaguerDodgeball and volleyball adult social sports league
Cities Sports Connection (CSC)19+ Twin Cities sports leagues and social evenss
Minnesota Ice CougarsWomen’s AAA ice hockey league
Minnesota Amateur Soccer LeagueHighly competitive men’s soccer league
Midwestern Unconventional Sports AssociationCo-ed kickball league in the Twin Cities
Minnesota Women’s Soccer League19+ Twin Cities sports leagues and social events
Minnesota Recreational Soccer LeagueMen’s recreational soccer league with multiple divisions
Twin Cities Amazons RugbyWomen’s competitive rugby club
Homegrown LacrosseMen’s and women’s summer lacrosse leagues
Metropolis Rugby ClubCompetitive men’s and women’s ruby club
Eastside Banshees RugbyMen’s rugby club that plays in Eagan and Minneapolis
Menagerie Rugby ClubWomen’s 18-55 rugby club
North Metro Town BallMen’s baseball league in the northwest metro area
Mayhem RugbyGay men’s rugby club
Twin City Men’s Adult Baseball LeagueMen’s intermediate/competitive baseball league with multiple divisions, including 35+
Twin Cities Queer Hockey AssociationLGBTQ+ hockey league
Minnesota WarriorsDisabled veterans hockey team
St. Paul Adult Hockey LeagueAdult men’s hockey league
FCA Integrity Hockey LeagueChristian men’s hockey league
Premier Hockey League Minnesota Morning LeagueMen’s and women’s morning ice hockey league in Edina
Metro Adult HockeyMen’s adult hockey league for multiple skill levels
Minnesota Wild Sled HockeyAdaptive sled hockey league
Twin Cities Curling Association5,000 member strong adult curling club
St. Paul Curling ClubCurling club with leagues from October to May
Brookview Golf & Lawn BowlingGolf, lawn bowling, and outdoor curling leagues
Frogtown Curling ClubAdult curling leagues from October to April in St. Paul
Gray DucksMN’s largest adult soccer club; LGBTQ+ friendly
YMCA of the NorthAdult sports offered at different YMCA locations in North MN
Brooklyn CenterAdult softball and volleyball leagues
Lake Phalen RowingRecreational and competitive rowing, including learn to row program
Minnesota Boat ClubBeginner to international level rowing
Golden Valley Adult SportsCo-ed adult sports including golf, softball, and tennis
Minneapolis Park and RecreationAdult sports including basketball, broomball, ice hockey, and more
City of EdinaBasketball, golf, ice hockey, and volleyball for adults in Edina
City of RichfieldMen’s and co-ed adult sports leagues
Twin Cities UltimateAdult ultimate frisbee leagues
City of Saint PaulSeasonal adult sports
City of PlymouthAdult basketball, softball, and soccer leagues
City of New HopeAdult basketball, bocce, golf, and softball
Twin Cities Goodtime Softball LeagueLGBTQ+ adult co-ed softball league
City of South St. PaulMen’s, women’s, and co-ed softball leagues
City of RosevilleSand volleyball and indoor volleyball leagues for adults played year-round
Spring Lake Park Parks & RecreationPickleball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, and softball for adults
Bloomington Parks and RecreationBeginner to competitive sports for adults, including basketball and kickball
City of MinnetonkaFrom badminton to ice hockey to softball, adults will find their sport here
St. Louis ParkAdult sports ranging from basketball to pickleball
Shoreview Parks & RecreationPickleball leagues and lessons for adults
City of FridleyTons of adult sports leagues, from basketball to ultimate frisbee
Golden Valley Parks & RecreationGolf, pickleball, softball, tennis, and volleyball leagues for adults
Ultimate adult sports league list for Minneapolis, St. Paul, and beyond

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 vibrant of Minneapolis/St. Paul, 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.

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Now that you have the lowdown on adult sports leagues in Minneapolis/St. Paul, it’s time to get your game on!

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Choose a league that gets your heart pumping, and remember–it’s never too late to #growupandplay. Playing sports is just another way to live life to its fullest and still feel young at heart, whether you are 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.