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Adult Sports & Activities

Coed, Men & Women's Sports



City Sponsored Sport Leagues 


Fall Leagues
  • Coed Soccer, Volleyball & Softball; Men's Softball; and Women's Flag Football
  • Team Registration Period: July - August
  • League Play: September - November
Winter Leagues
  • Coed Volleyball & Men's Basketball
  • Team Registration Period: October - December
  • League Play: January - March
Spring Leagues
  • Coed Soccer, Volleyball & Softball; Men's Softball; and Women's Flag Football
  • Team Registration Period: February - March
  • League Play: April - July
Summer Leagues
  • Men's Basketball
  • Team Registration Period: April - May
  • League Play: mid-June - August

Eligibility & Registration Requirements: Adult Sports Leagues are formed by team registrations, not by individual registrations. Each adult league has a limited amount of available space for teams. Teams registering prior to the established deadline date for each sport league will be accepted, up to the maximum number of teams per league. Teams will only be accepted after the posted deadline date if space is available. All adult sport league activities are divided by skill levels and play week nights.  Please call the Adult Sports Office to be placed on the Adult Sports Registration mailing list, or if you are an individual looking to be placed on the players list at 703.746.5409.

League Fees: Team fees are charged for each sport activity. In addition to the league fees, a nonresident fee of $25 will be charged to each nonresident player on the official team roster.

Adult Sports League Information: Call 703.746.5409 or email 

League Schedules & Standings 

Winter Basketball Schedules   

Winter Volleyball Schedules 



Community Open Play

The Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities sponsors "Rock Your Park" by offering free Community Open Play Days and Nights throughout the year. See the locations and schedule below:
Spring Rock Your Park Open Play Schedule (March 17 - June 20)

  • Witter Recreational Fields (2700 Witter Drive) will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Ben Brenman Soccer Field (4800 Ben Brenman Drive) will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Simpson Soccer Fields (426 E. Monroe Avenue) will be open Saturday and Sunday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Below are some guidelines to follow as you participate:  

• For City residents only.
• Show courtesy to all other field users.
• No permits or registration will be required and use will be on a first come, first served basis.
• No uniformed teams or structured games will be allowed.
• Must provide your own equipment/balls.
• Tennis shoes or turf athletic shoes must be worn on the field.
• When more than two pick up teams are playing, a time limit will be enforced.
• No pets, smoking, alcohol, music will be allowed at the fields.
• All trash must be deposed of in the trash containers.
• Youth must be accompanied by a parent or an adult chaperone.
• Please follow all field and park regulations.
• HAVE FUN!!!!

We look forward to seeing you in our parks and at our fields. If you have any questions, please call  703.746.5402 or email  


Senior Pickleball Class (Ages 55 and older)

Learn how to play pickleball or improve your game by playing with some of the area's best players. Classes will be held on January 25, February 1 and February 8 from 9 a.m. to  10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Classes will take place at Charles Houston Recreation Center located at 901 Wythe Street.  For more information, contact the Marvin Elliott at 703.746.5409 or by e-mail at



Co-ed Senior Bowling League (Ages 55 & Older)

Teams will play a seven (7) game guaranteed schedule with awards presented to the 1st and 2nd place winners.

Registration Period:  July - August

Game Days:  Tuesdays beginning in September from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Location:  U.S. Bowling Bar & Grill, 100 South Pickett Street, Alexandria

Fee:  $180/team, Nonresidents Fee:  Additional $25/player

For more information, contact the Marvin Elliott at 703.746.5409 or by e-mail at



Mid Atlantic Sports LogoMid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks Sports Alliance (MARPSA)
The City of Alexandria along with a number of other local jurisdictions is a proud member of the MARPSA organization. The purpose of the MARPSA is to develop and communicate a consistent message that organizations and their players, coaches and spectators will be held accountable to a code of conduct that promotes sportsmanship and keeps recreational competitive and non-competitive sporting activities in proper prospective.

Adult league Players and coaches are required to complete a Code of Conduct Form or the Team Roster/Sportsmanship Form (found in the team registration packet) before participating in the any adult sports program in Alexandria.



Athletic Field and Outdoor Court Request Form





1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Fax: 703.838.6344

Office Hours
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler