Adult Athletics

Need to reserve a ball field? 

If you or your team wants to reserve a ball field for a practice session or league play,
please visit our Centers, Fields & Parks page or call 352-393-8443, email Jacksondj@cityofgainesville.org 
Fees may apply.


PLAY TENNIS GAINESVILLE 

City tennis programs are operated in conjunction with USTA-Florida at the Joyce Oransky Tennis Center at Albert “Ray” Massey (Westside) Park. Tennis courts are available for reservation at the following sites: Albert “Ray” Massey (Westside) Park, Northside Park,
TB McPherson Park, and Tom Petty Park.

To reserve a court, register for a program, sign up for lessons from a pro, or for other tennis-related information, please visit www.playtennisgainesville.com.

Adult Softball Spring 2019

  • Monday Night Men's League
  • Tuesday and Friday Night Coed Leagues

For ages 18 years and older.

Register your team in person at the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department Administrative Office (located at the Thomas Center, Bldg. B., 3rd Floor, 306 NE Sixth Ave. (map)). The office is open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Registration begins Dec. 3, and remains open through Jan. 31. The season concludes May 3, 2019.  Please note, the season might be extended a week or two if make-up games occur. 

The season is scheduled to begin on the following dates:

  • Monday Night Men's League begins Feb. 4
  • Tuesday Night Co-ed League begins Feb. 5
  • Friday Night Co-ed League begins Feb. 8

There is a mandatory managers meeting Jan. 31, 2019 at the MLK Center Gymnasium (1028 NE 14th St.).

You may also visit the league line-up webpage during the season for current information.

Individuals interested in signing up, please contact Guillermo Chacon at 352-393-8527 or by email.

To be considered a city resident and to receive the lower fee you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • 50% of your team on the roster is in city limits
  • The manager/captain registering the team is in city limits
  • The business sponsoring the team is in city limits

 Good Health...It Starts in Parks: Active users of public parks have a lower body mass index (a ratio between weight and height) than did people who use parks passively or not at all.