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Adult Sports Leagues Newsletter | January/February 2011 |
Adult Spring Softball Registration 


Softball Pitch

Play ball! City-Wide Athletics Spring 2011 Adult Softball team registration will be held February 21 through March 11. Fee is $500 per team. Men's, Women's and Coed leagues will be offered. New in 2011: we're also offering a Men's 50 & Over League.

Practices begin April 1 and the season will run from the end of April through late July. Each team consists of a maximum of 20 players. Games are played at various ball fields throughout the city. 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. Players must be 18 years old or a graduating high school senior.

Registration information will be posted on by February 18. You can also get on our mailing list for a team registration form by calling the City-Wide Athletics Office at 358-0458.
Register early! Leagues are subject to close-out prior to the last day of signups.

Spring Coed Sand Football
Sand FootballLove to play football? Like the beach? Give Adult Coed Sand Football a try this spring! This flag football league has been around for over 20 years and administered by City-Wide Athletics since 2005. The sport is challenging, but you'll have a blast playing in the sand!
Games consist of two 40-minute halves and are played on the beach at 25th Street on Sunday mornings. Play is 6 on 6 with at least 2 females on the field at a time. Roster limit is 15 players per team.

Team registration is February 1-11 at the City-Wide Athletics Office located at 4001 Dam Neck Road. Entry fee is $675 per team. The season runs from early March to late May.
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Adult Sports Offered
  • Men's (Winter)
Sand Football
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Coed (Spring & Fall)
  • Men's (Spring, Fall, Winter)
  • Women's (Spring
     & Fall)
  • Coed (Winter)
Registration Dates


Adult Coed Sand Football:
February 1-11


Adult Softball:
February 21 - March 11


Girls Softball: 
March 5 and 12

Girls Youth Softball Registration

Softball PlayerGet your daughter involved in team sports! Neighborhood Recreation Associations will hold girls softball registration on Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12. Registration sites and times will be available on by February 14.
Please note the following:
  • Recreation Associations charge a registration fee.
  • Online registration is encouraged where available.
  • Proof of age is required.
    • Leagues sponsored by Parks and Recreation are open to ages 10-18 (age as of May 1, 2011).
    • Most areas sponsor leagues for children under age 10 and some offer boys baseball as well.
  • Players must be a Virginia Beach resident and attend school (K-12) to be eligible.
  • High school varsity and junior varsity softball players are not eligible.

For more details, call City-Wide Athletics at 385-0458, or e-mail

We welcome your comments and questions.  Feel free to email us at
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