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Move! Check out 9 Birmingham’s sports leagues and pickup games this spring, including kickball

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Birmingham disc golf players
We miss the weather for summer shorts, but luckily you can play disc golf all year round. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Ready to go out after a long winter staring at your computer screen all day? Same. Warmer days are coming (hopefully) so now is a great time to get moving and join a Birmingham sports league. Check out Birmingham’s 9 sports leagues and take away matches to get moving this spring.

Hoover Metropolitan Complex baseball field with clouds in the sky
Flag football will be played at one of Hoover’s major sports complexes. Photo via Hoover Metropolitan Complex on Facebook

Flag football is coming to the 2022 World Games at Legion Field, but why leave it to the pros? Enter an adult flag football team for the Hoover League and get ready for a fun spring season. The $ 400 cash-only fee and team registration form are expected at the Hoover Met by Thursday, February 25.

  • When: Registration ends February 25, spring season begins March 7
  • Or: Drop off registration forms at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, 100 Ben Chapman Drive, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Who: 18+ players
  • Price: $ 400 per team
  • Website | 205.444.7754
Mountain Brook High School Football Ground, Birmingham Flag Football Pickup League
Relive your dreams of being a professional soccer player with this flag pick-up soccer league. Photo via Mountain Brook High School on Facebook

Are you not a fan of keeping to a schedule but still want to be part of Birmingham’s sports leagues? Check this Facebook group for flag football matches every Sunday. They welcome all experience levels – just read their description for their rules and follow their Facebook to see when they get a game.

  • When: Check their Facebook for specific times on Sunday
  • Or: Mountain Brook High School Football Field, 3650 Bethune Drive, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Facebook

3. Birmingham GO Kickball

Two kickball captains playing rock, paper, scissors on a kickball field
Your next favorite spring activity. Photo via Birmingham GoKickball on Facebook

Kick off spring by joining a fun kickball team. Registration for GO Kickball is open until March 19 and the spring season begins March 31. Even if your athletic abilities are similar to mine (and nonexistent), you will still have a great time. Join with a group or draw a “free agent” to be placed in a team.

  • When: Registration ends March 19, spring season begins March 31
  • Or: Cooper Green Field, 112 Dorothy Dr SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
  • Who: Players 21+; teams of 12 players with at least 4 women
  • Price: $ 59.95 for the season (includes a t-shirt)
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Open play pickleball

Wooden courts with adults playing pickleball at Levite Jewish Community Center - Birmingham Sports Leagues
Don’t get into a pickle, play pickleball. Photo via the Levite Jewish Community Center website

Looking for a fun way to spend your weekends getting you in trouble? Try pickleball at the pickleball open to members of the Levite Jewish Community Center. All you will need is 2 or 4 players, some gear, and a bit of practice before you become a pro. Register now to book the gym.

  • When: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Or: Levite Jewish Community Center, 3960 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35213
  • Who: LJCC Members
  • Website | Facebook | 205.879.0411

5. Birmingham YMCA Pickleball

Birmingham, pickleball
8 YMCA locations offer pickleball. Photo via Joan Azeka on Unsplash

With 8 YMCA locations offering pickleball, you have plenty of options to start your future pickleball career. The program has limited availability, so contact your branch for times.

6. Disc Golf Birmingham is a fun sports Birmingham league

Disc golf in Birmingham
George Ward Park is an excellent location for disc golf. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Looking for a fun hole-in-one moment? Try disc golf in Birmingham. Disc Golf Birmingham is a disc golf group that hosts the Trussville League until March 6 and pickup matches most weekends. Membership request their Facebook group to keep up with their schedule.

  • When or: Join their Facebook group to see locations and dates
  • Price: Varies depending on the event
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

7. YMCA Racquetball

Greystone YMCA Racquetball Court
The Greystone YMCA is one of 4 venues in Birmingham that offers racquetball. Photo via Greystone YMCA on Facebook

Playing racquetball is a great way to increase your heart rate while having fun. 4 Birmingham YMCA locations have racquetball courts, so contact your local YMCA for court availability. If you are looking for Birmingham sports leagues but your schedule is changing, try playing racquetball with a friend.

8. Birmingham futsal is one of the best sports leagues in Birmingham to try

Birmingham Futsal League playing futsal
Ready to try futsal? Photo via Birmingham Futsal on Facebook

If you’ve never heard of futsal, you’ll want to try the sport. Futsal is a football match played on an indoor pitch with 2 teams of five. Birmingham Futsal has an adult league in the summer, but you can get your fix of futsal with pickup matches throughout the year. Make sure you follow their facebook to see when they will have a match and reserve your spot.

9. Hockey picked up

Pelham Municipal Complex Ice Hockey
It’s time to play pickup hockey at the Pelham Municipal Complex. Photo via Pelham Civic Complex on Facebook

You don’t need to escape the cold even when it heats up in Birmingham thanks to the Pelham Civic Complex adult hockey pickup on Sunday night. Register in advance for an hour on the ice with two teams of 10 players and a goalie each.

  • When: Sunday 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Or: Pelham Municipal Complex, 500 Amphitheater Road, Pelham, AL 35124
  • Price: $ 15
  • Website | Facebook | 205.620.6448

Which of these Birmingham sports leagues looks like your idea of ​​having a good time? Let us know by tagging @BhamNow on social media!