With at least 81 adult sports options in Vancouver, BC, athletes and wannabe athletes should have no problem finding a sport they’ll enjoy. From basketball to badminton, Vancity residents can play nearly any sport any day of the week if they’d like.

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

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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 Vancouver, 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 Vancouver is that you’re more likely to find leagues with these types of features. Those adult athletes in the Yukon aren’t quite as fortunate when it comes to having as many options as you do.

The List Of Adult Sports Leagues In (And Near) Vancouver

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

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  1. Urban Rec Sports-Adult co-ed sport and social league offering dodgeball, floor hockey, and more
  2. Vancouver Metro Soccer League-5000 member competitive men’s soccer league
  3. Vancouver Curling Club-Adult curling leagues and learn to curl programs
  4. West End Co-Ed Slowpitch League-Adult co-ed social softball league
  5. Lower Mainland Baseball Association-Men’s baseball league with divisions ranging from age 18+ to age 60+
  6. Vancouver Dodgeball League-Adult co-ed dodgeball league with recreational to competitive levels
  7. Vancouver Rowing Club Rugby-Men’s and women’s rugby club with three divisions
  8. Terminal City Roller Derby-Roller derby team offers new player tryouts and learn to roller derby program
  9. Vancouver Adult Co-Ed Hockey League-Adult co-ed ice hockey for all skills
  10. Scribes RFC-Men’s and women’s adult rugby club
  11. Athena Fencing Club-Adult fencing programs
  12. Burnaby 30-Something Women’s Soccer-Women’s soccer league for ages 30+ of all skills
  13. English Bay Swim Club-LGBTQ swim club
  14. North Shore Men’s Baseball Association-North Vancouver and Squamish adult men’s baseball league
  15. Pacific Adult Hockey League-Adult hockey leagues in Delta, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, and Capital News Centre
  16. Richmond Adult Soccer Association-Spring and winter men’s soccer league
  17. Vancouver Ultimate-Adult ultimate frisbee leagues
  18. Vancouver Tennis Association-LGBTQ tennis club established in 1991
  19. Out For Kicks-LGBTQ co-ed soccer league
  20. Absolutely Badminton-LGBTQ badminton league
  21. Jokers Field Hockey-Adult co-ed field hockey
  22. Pacific Rim Curling Club-LGBTQ recreational curling club
  23. Vancouver Recreational Baseball League-Men’s adult baseball league
  24. Vancouver Valley Vipers-Men’s rugby club in Langley
  25. Strahcona Women’s Basketball League-Vancouver’s only women’s basketball league
  26. 6Pack Indoor Beach-Adult co-ed 2s and 4s beach volleyball
  27. North Shore Thirty-Something Women’s Soccer League-Over 30s women’s soccer in North Vancouver
  28. Vancouver Dragons-Men’s rugby club
  29. Vancouver Rowing Club-Rowing club with competitive and beginner programs
  30. Evergreens Rugby Club-Men’s rugby club
  31. Kensington Slo-Pitch-Adult co-ed softball league that plays in Kensington Park
  32. Vancouver Gay Volleyball Association-LGBTQ volleyball organization for all skills
  33. Knight Soccer League-Competitive men’s and co-ed soccer league
  34. Mabel League-LGBTQ women’s recreational softball league
  35. Burnaby Lake Rugby Club-Men’s and women’s rugby club
  36. Stage18 Badminton Centre-Adult group badminton lessons in Richmond
  37. Vancouver Women’s Fastpitch League-Women’s softball league with age ranges of 20s to 50s
  38. Lower Mainland Soccer League-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed adult soccer in Langley Township
  39. No Frills Volleyball-Metro Vancouver volleyball with all skill divisions
  40. United Rugby-Men’s and women’s rugby club in Coquitlam
  41. Vancouver Pickleball-Adult pickleball club
  42. Vancouver Advertising Slo-Pitch League-50-team adult co-ed softball league that plays throughout Vancouver
  43. The Fun Club Volleyball-Adult co-ed indoor and outdoor grass volleyball
  44. Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club-Men’s and women’s intermediate to competitive soccer club
  45. Pulse Basketball League-Men’s basketball league
  46. Brit Lions Rugby Club-Men’s and women’s rugby league in Delta
  47. Capilano Rugby Football League-North Vancouver premier and senior men’s and women’s rugby club
  48. Double Rainbow Dodgeball-Age 19+ LGBTA dodgeball league
  49. City of Vancouver-Men’s, women’s, and co-ed adult sports leagues for residents
  50. Vancouver Rogues Rugby-LGBTQ men’s rugby club
  51. Adult Recreational Co-Ed Hockey League-Adult co-ed ice hockey league for all skills
  52. Vancouver Inline Hockey League-Co-ed adult no contact inline hockey league
  53. Vancouver Queer Climbers-LGBTQ indoor/outdoor rock climbing club
  54. Coquitlam Dodgeball League-Adult dodgeball league
  55. Queer Van Soccer-LGBTQ adult soccer
  56. Kats Rugby Football Club
  57. VanRec Softball League-Adult co-ed softball league offers 4-pitch and mat ball
  58. Kerrisdale Basketball-Adult co-ed basketball
  59. JCC of Greater Vancouver-Adult sports leagues and pickleball lessons
  60. Fraser Valley Men’s Soccer League-Premier and Masters divisions men’s soccer league
  61. Top Flight Flag Football-Coquitlam men’s flag football league
  62. Langley Rugby Club-Senior men’s and women’s rugby club
  63. Union Basketball-Men’s and co-ed basketball league in Richmond
  64. Volleyball BC-Burnaby adult volleyball club
  65. Melaroma Rugby Club-Kitsilano men’s and women’s rugby club
  66. Sunday Funday Softball League-Adult co-ed softball league
  67. Castaway Wanderers Rugby-Men’s and women’s rugby club
  68. Surrey Beavers Rugby League-Men’s and women’s rugby club
  69. Pacific Coast Soccer League-Intermediate to competitive adult men’s soccer league
  70. West Coast Floor Hockey League-Adult floor hockey with men’s and women’s divisions
  71. Vancouver Adult Flag Football League-Men’s and women’s flag football
  72. Coast Hockey League-Men’s and women’s ice hockey league in Surrey
  73. Roundball Basketball Association-Competitive men’s and women’s BC basketball league
  74. Metro League-Men’s basketball league in Burnaby
  75. Big 4-0 Basketball-Men’s 35+ (????‍♀️) basketball league
  76. Surrey Dodgeball-Co-ed dodgeball league
  77. Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey Association-Co-ed adult floor hockey
  78. New Westminster-Co-ed adult sports for residents
  79. Burnaby Coed Slo-Pitch League-Adult co-ed softball league with multiple skill divisions
  80. Cambie Sports-Adult volleyball league
  81. Flying Badminton Club-Adult badminton group lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players

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 right for you. Based on your answers, you can take our short sports quiz that will narrow down some well-suited sports for you.

Motivation and Inspiration

If anything is holding you back from getting involved in adult sports in the growing city of Vancouver, 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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Conclusion

Now that you have the lowdown on adult sports leagues in Vancouver 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 Couve, 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.