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Adult Sports Leagues Newsletter | June/July 2009 |
Spring Sports Update 
Over 400 teams have been participating in our spring athletic programs!  Spring youth baseball and softball are in the playoffs with city championships being contested in several age groups.  Spring adult softball leagues are in full swing as league play continues into July.  Go to the City-Wide Athletics website to keep up with all the action!
Adult Fall Softball Registration 
Softball PlayerCity-Wide Athletics Fall 2009 Adult Softball Team Registration will be July 27-31. Fee is $500 per team. Men's, women's and coed leagues will be offered. Registration information will be posted on in mid-July.  You can also get on our mailing list for a team registration form by calling the City-Wide Athletics Office at 358-0458.
A few notes about registration:
  • Registration is taken on a team basis at the City-Wide Athletic Office (4001 Dam Neck Road). Each team pays a franchise fee at registration.
  • Participants must be 18 years old or out of high school.
  • Games are held at various ball fields throughout the city.
  • Register early! Leagues are subject to close-out prior to the last day of signups.
Looking for Softball Tournaments? 
There are two local organizations that offer adult softball tournaments on the weekends at various locations in the Hampton Roads area.  Contact Jimmy Grassano (Softball Nation) at 471-5921 or Archie Parks (ASA) at 277-3744 for additional information.  Please note: these are independent organizations that are not affiliated with the City of Virginia Beach.
Umpires and Referees Wanted
Are you interested in umpiring or refereeing youth or adult sports?  Call the City-Wide Athletics Office at 385-0458 and we'll put you in touch with the appropriate organizations.
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Sports Offered
  • Men's (Winter)
Sand Football
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Men's (Spring, Fall, Winter)
  • Women's (Spring
     & Fall)
  • Coed (Winter)
Youth Football and Volleyball Registration Approaching
football playerIs your child involved in sports?  Organized athletics are offered through the City-Wide Athletic Office in conjunction with volunteer Recreation Associations for youth 10 years old through 18 years old and attending K-12 schools.  Youth football and volleyball registration will take place on July 11th and 18th.  Sites and times will be posted two weeks prior to the start of registration on and will also be published in the June 29 and July 5 editions of the Beacon.  Practice will begin in August and games begin in September.  Most Recreation Associations also offer sports for children under age 10.  Associations will charge a player registration fee and the sports/age groups offered vary by area. 
Don't know which Recreation Association serves your neighborhood?  Find it here.
We welcome your comments and questions.  Feel free to email us at
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the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association.