New Orleans sports clubs and leagues to join_lowres


Adult Social Sports Club (Playmakers Indoor Arena, 6124 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, 504-305-6078; — Currently on Tuesday nights, the Adult Social Sports Club plays a coed sport (kickball, dodgeball, flag football, soccer or wiffleball), followed by beer, cornhole and horseshoes. Each team comprises three women and three men.

Big Easy Rollergirls ( — More hardcore than social sports leagues, the two all-female New Orleans teams of the Rollergirls compete in flat-track derbies against regional and national teams.

Coconut Beach (100 Coconut Beach Court, Kenner, 504-400-5988; — Teams ranging from two to 10 members compete in weekly games for nine weeks, with playoffs the final week. Registration includes a free volleyball clinic for all players. The complex includes a 10,000-square-foot man-made sand beach with 23 nets.

Crescent City Cyclists ( — The longtime bicycle touring club hosts social events and regular leader-led rides on the south and north shores of Lake Pontchartrain. It is open to riders of all speeds and skill levels. Membership starts at $21.

Jewish Community Center (3747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, 504-887-5158; 5342 St. Charles Ave., 504-897-0143; — League sports include basketball, kickball and football, as well as pickup basketball games and tournaments.

Mid-City Volleyball Group ( — The nonprofit group organizes games and tournaments and plays along Bayou St. John on Tuesdays at 5 p.m., followed by socializing at a nearby bar.

New Orleans Bicycle Club ( — The nonprofit organization promotes bicycling, with a focus on competitive racing. It sponsors local rides and races. Membership dues are about $40.

New Orleans Disc Golf Club ( — The club hosts regular matches at New Orleans City Park and Lafreniere Park in Metairie, as well as an annual doubles championship.

New Orleans Dodgeball Association (1722 Napoleon Ave.; — This organization offers competitive and social dodgeball events and tournaments as well as opportunities to travel for play against other teams. Leagues last 10 weeks and are scheduled year round.

New Orleans Metro Area Mountain Bike Organization (NOMAMB) ( — The group brings riders to the Bonnet Carre Spillway Trail, a 5.5-mile loop with single-track twists, free-ride stunts and jumps. NOMAMBO also hosts rides, clinics, races and other events. Membership is $25.

NOLA Social Ride ( — This group maintains a steady calendar of regular rides weekday evenings and weekend days. It offers a range of events for riders of all levels.

NOLA Softball League (NSL) ( — The nonprofit NSL organizes amateur slow-pitch softball play and supports charities. Players must be 18 or older.

PlayNOLA Sports & Social ( — There are leagues in flag football, basketball, volleyball, kickball and cornhole.

Semi-Tough Cycling Club ( — The club describes itself as "dedicated to the seriously casual road cyclist" and hosts riding and racing events.

Southern Sports League (3600 Jena St., 571-481-0820; — There are adult recreational and competitive sports leagues for flag football, dodgeball, softball and kickball. Must be 21 or older.

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports ( — The World Adult Kickball Association (WAKA) is a social sports and events company that offers several kickball leagues in New Orleans as well as dodgeball games, local and regional tournaments and more.

White Sands Beach Volleyball (3408 28th St., Metairie, (504) 736-0588 ( — White Sands Beach Volleyball offers 6 sand courts and seasonal leagues.