Athletics

Athletics

The Gulf Shores Recreation Division offers a variety of youth and adult sport programs throughout the year, in addition to many sport-specific youth camps during the summer in conjunction with Gulf Shores High School. We invite you to explore each of the diverse year-round athletic opportunities available within our city.

Youth Sports

  • Baseball/Softball/T-ball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading 
  • Football
  • Soccer

Adult Sports

  • Go Kickball
  • Men's & Coed Softball
  • Men's Basketball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Pickleball

Online Registration & Payments

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Game Schedules & Field Directions

Find the latest game schedules and field directions for sports currently in season. 

Adult Athletics

Stay up to date with the athletic activities available for adults.

Youth Athletics

Get your youth involved in any of these available activities.


Sports Facilities

  • Cultural Center: The Cultural Center is a 31,000 square foot multi-use facility located on nearly 10 acres of land on the north side of the city. Studio Fit is based out of the Cultural Center and features a limited selection of functional equipment and three classrooms specifically designed to accommodate workout programs such as Barre, TRX Resistance Training, Yoga, Indoor Cycling and a Virtual Fitness kiosk.
  • David L. Bodenhamer Center: The David L. Bodenhamer Center is a membership based community center that receives over 200,000 visits annually. The beautifully designed facility is home to the City of Gulf Shores Recreation Division offices and is the hub for all recreational athletic and program registrations.
  • Johnnie Sims Park:Johnnie Sims Park is a sporting facility that hosts youth recreation games, high school games, and provides excellent overflow facilities for larger sporting events held at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex throughout the year.
  • Meyer Park: This 12-acre park is located within the heart of Gulf Shores and features a pavilion and tables, playground equipment, open grass fields, and horseshoe pits.
  • Sportsplex: The Gulf Shores Sportsplex is a multifaceted sporting facility which annually plays host to many sporting events including USSSA World Series baseball tournaments, the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships, the AHSAA State Track Championships and many more. The Gulf Shores High School "Dolphins" call the Sportsplex HOME, providing fields and facilities for Varsity and Junior Varsity Baseball, Softball, Football and Track.