Portland’s list of adult sports league offerings is larger than most, so there is no excuse not to get out and be active. The Rose City offers something for everyone’s inner athlete, regardless of skill level. Casual, competitive, or social adult sports–you’ll find it all in Portland.

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But instead of making you dig your way through a ton of websites to find an adult sports league in Portland that’s right for you, Adults Play Sports has made it easy by putting together a list for you.

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 Portland, 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 Portland 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 Portland

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 Portland, but it’s a pretty darn good one.

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  1. Underdog Sports Leagues Portland-21+ adult co-ed social sports league with traditional sports and leisure sports
  2. Portland Ultimate-Adult ultimate frisbee leagues, tournaments, and camps
  3. Portlandbasketball.com-The nations’s largest basketball league with men’s, women’s, and co-ed divisions
  4. Portland Amateur Baseball-Adult baseball league with 18+, 25+, 30+, and 40+ divisions
  5. RECS-Huge recreational facility offers adult pickleball and soccertennis
  6. Pacific Northwest Football League-Semi-pro men’s flag football open to new players
  7. Portland Fighting Shockwave-Women’s full-contact football league with tryouts
  8. Portland Sockeyes-Adult Australian football league with men’s and women’s teams
  9. Oregon Alliance Flag Football League-LGBTQ flag football league
  10. Oregon Masters Lacrosse League-Masters level adult lacrosse club for men and women
  11. Lumberjacks Rugby-Gay men’s rugby club
  12. Portland Rugby Club-Rugby club with men’s and women’s divisions
  13. Juggernaut Sports Leagues-Co-ed adult flag football league
  14. Adaptive Sports Northwest-Adaptive sports offerings for adults of all skill levels; also a Paralympic Sports Club
  15. Evergreen Curling Club PDX-Curling club in Beaverton
  16. YMCA of Columbia-Willamette-Adult sports options at various locations across the region
  17. Northwest Independent Baseball League-18+ competitive men’s baseball league
  18. PortlandFootball.com-Recreational and competitive adult flag football league
  19. Netrippers Football Club-LGBTQ soccer club offering men’s, women’s, and co-ed leagues
  20. PDX Pride Bowling League-LGBTQ bowling league
  21. Rose City Softball Association-Oregon’s largest LGBTQ sports organization, offers softball
  22. OutLoud Sports Portland-LGBTQ sports league offering kickball, volleyball, and pickleball
  23. Portland Metro Softball Association-Adult softball leagues, as well as senior options
  24. City of Portland-Various adult sports at parks and rec locations across Portland
  25. North Clackamas Parks & Rec-Adult flag football and softball leagues for residents
  26. The Plex PDX-Indoor co-ed and men’s adult soccer leagues
  27. City of Lake Oswego-Variety of adult sports offered to residents
  28. Mittleman Jewish Community Center-Offers adult indoor soccer, basketball, pickleball, floor hockey, and racquetball
  29. Northwest United Women’s Soccer-50-team women’s soccer organization
  30. Portland Co-ed Soccer-Co-ed league requires women to be 21+ and men 25+
  31. Portland Indoor Soccer Center-Adult men’s, women’s, and co-ed indoor soccer leagues
  32. Oregon Adult Soccer Association-Association of adult soccer leagues across the state
  33. Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District-Adult basketball, softball, kickball, and volleyball leagues for residents

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 metropolis of Portland, 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 Portland, 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 Bridgetown, 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.