Spring is a great time to get out, socialize and get active!
If that isn’t enough to convince you to join a league, check out some of these *alternative* leagues for those of you who aren’t drawn to conventional sports.
Big Apple Recreational Sports offers an inclusive sports league for LGBTQI working professionals. Offering a competitive and open space where people can get together and have fun! This league offers bowling, dodgeball and kickball. In addition to their three sports options they also hosts after game parties another way to make friends and have a great time! If you're looking for a strong and supportive group of people open to all identities and views then Big Apple Recreational Sports is the place for you!
What's a season: 8 weeks=8 games
When: March 25th-May 13th on Saturdays from 3:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Where: Firefighters Field on Roosevelt Island
The Whiskey Games! NYC Social hosts 14 different intermural games ranging from Basketball, Volleyball to Kan Jam and Flip Cup (which receives 2 free pitchers a week!). NYC Social is great for those who want to compete without actually exerting themselves or for those holding on to their love of college party sports aka drinking games! NYC Social hosts post-game social parities, they provide the equipment, refs and team shirts. Lastly they host an end of season party where you'll get to indulge on two hours of free Bud Light and get to hang with your new buds! NYC Social hosts leagues in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens, so whether is a conventional game of basketball or good ole bar games you're looking for NYC Social has you covered!
A Few Minor Details:
Cost: Regular registration goes until March 28th and the cost for both teams and free agents is $65.00. Late Registration begins and ends on March 29th and the fee for both teams and free agents is $75.00 (All registration fees include a $3.00 processing fee)
What's a season: 8 weeks = 8 games that includes playoffs and championships
When: The Whiskey Social is held on Tuesdays from 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Where: Whiskey Brown in Brooklyn
Registration ends on March 29th so hurry up!!
If you don't know what sport you'd like to play or you'd like to try something competitive but creative then Zog Sports might be the perfect place for you. With 18 different sports to choose from you should have no problem finding a team to join. Not only does Zog sports offer an array of sports they also have something called the "Social Sampler" within this league teams play various games that have a quirky twist. For instance Hungry Hungry Human, think Hungry Hungry hippo (yes the game we played as children) but with humans. Another is Biggie Smalls, which says, think dodgeball but less intimidating; sounds interesting to say the least. This league meets once a week and plays for an hour. The other cool thing about Zog Sports is that they host an after game happy hour. Zog Sports designates bars who donate all of their bar donations to a charity at the end of the season. So whether its softball, Frisbee, basketball, volleyball or Hungry Hungry Human you're into Zog Sports has options for even the most eccentric athlete.
Cost: Social Sampler single players $90 and teams are $1025
What's a season: Social Sampler consists of 6 games
When: Tuesdays from 6:30 pm- 9:30 pm
Location: Adolf Ochs (PS 111) Manhattan
Happy hour: Bar Nine
The League begins April 9th