Adult and Youth Sports

Adult Softball Leagues

Administrator:  Jason Brown 904-310-3353
Website:  www.leaguelineup.com/fbflsoftball
Seasons:  Spring (February - May), Summer (June - July), and Fall (August - November)
Game/practice site:  Ybor Alvarez Softball Fields at the Fernandina Beach Athletic Complex - 3243 Bailey Road
Leagues (all leagues are ages 18 and up):

  • Co-ed Recreational (spring and fall):  USA Softball rules; single wall, one-piece aluminum/alloy or wood bat rule for men; women may use any ASA-approved bats (single wall aluminum/alloy, multi-wall aluminum/alloy, composite, and wood) not listed on the ASA Non-Approved bats list (www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball.aspx/) ; 6 men/4 women; games on Mondays.
  • Co-ed Open (spring, summer, fall):  USA Softball rules; men and women may use any ASA-approved bats not listed on the ASA Non-Approved bats list (www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball.aspx/); 6 men/4 women; games on Mondays
  • Co-ed 1-Pitch (summer only):  USA Softball and USSSA rules; 6 men/4 women; men and women may use any ASA-approved bats not listed on the ASA Non-Approved bats list (www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball.aspx/); women may also use current USSSA-approved bats; games on Mondays.
  • Men's Open (spring and fall):  USA Softball rules; ASA-approved and USSSA-approved bats allowed (USSSA bats must have current USSSA certification marks on them); games on Thursdays.
  • Men's Recreational "Hit Our Stick"(spring and fall):  USA Softball rules; ASA-approved bats provided by the Recreation Department (personal bats not allowed); games on Thursdays.

For more information on the adult softball leagues, or to have your contact information placed on an Individual Players' List to join a team (Individual Players' Lists are on the Adult Softball Leagues' website), call/email Jason.  You can also click on the link "Forum" on the Leagues' website and post a message of your interest to join a team.

Tired of being on our Individual Players' Lists season after season and not getting on a team?  Why not form a team!  We have dozens of people, like you, that want to get involved.  They just need someone to get them organized!  If you have strong organizational skills and patience, then you have what it takes to be a team captain.  An informational packet for prospective team captains is available to answer your questions.  Please click on the following link to download the packet:  New Adult Softball Team Packet

 
Spring season

Co-ed Open League


Adult Basketball League

Administrator:  John Coverdell (904-310-3351; jcoverdell@fbfl.org)
Seasons:  Summer (May - July) and Winter (November - January)
Games:  Mondays and Thursdays (and Wednesdays if more than 8 teams in a league)
Game site:  Peck Gym - 510 South 10th Street   

Next season:  Summer


Pickleball

This "sport" is a combination of tennis and ping pong, played on a badminton-sized court with a net close to the ground, where players use paddles and a small wiffle ball.  Find out more at www.pickleball.com or www.usapa.org.

Open pickleball is played at the Central Park Multi-Purpose Court, behind Tennis Courts Number 3 and Number 4 at the corner of South 13th Street and Atlantic Avenue.  Four (4) pickleball courts are available.

For information about the Fernandina Beach Pickleball Pirates, an informal group that organizes play at the Central Park pickleball courts and provides equipment, click on the following link:  FB Pickleball Pirates information

Winter schedule (October 1st - March 31st):

  • Sunday:  1:00pm - Beginner and Social Play
  • Sunday:  3:00pm - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Monday:  3:00pm - Women's Open Play
  • Tuesday:  8:00am - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Tuesday:  10:00am - Beginner and Social Play
  • Wednesday:  3:00pm - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Thursday:  9:00am - Men's Open Play
  • Friday:  8:00am - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Friday:  10:00am - Beginner and Social Play

Summer schedule (April 1st - September 30th):

  • Sunday:  3:00pm - Beginner and Social Play
  • Sunday:  5:00pm - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Monday:  4:00pm - Women's Open Play
  • Tuesday:  8:00am - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Tuesday:  10:00am - Beginner and Social Play
  • Wednesday:  5:00pm - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Thursday:  8:00am - Men's Open Play
  • Friday:  8:00am - Intermediate/Advanced Play
  • Friday:  10:00am - Beginner and Social Play


For more information, email David Cultice.

City Pickleball Tournament

May 12th & 13th, 2018
Central Park Multi-Purpose Court
Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, and Mixed Doubles - 3.0, 3.5, 4.0+

$25 for one event, $10 for second event

Click on the following link to download a registration form:  Pickleball Tournament Registration Form


CP pickleball

Central Park Multi-Purpose Court - pickleball courts

Drop-In Roller Hockey 

Main Beach Multi-Purpose Court - one block north of Atlantic Avenue on Tarpon Avenue, across from the Fernandina Beach Skate Park

Older teens' games, adult games, and instruction for kids

  • Tuesday:  6:00 - 8:00pm
  • Saturday:  6:00 - 8:00pm

Family skate

  • Tuesday:  5:00 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday:  9:00 - 10:00am

For more information, call Ray Matz:  215-852-7038


Co-sponsored Youth Sports Associations

The City of Fernandina Beach co-sponsors several youth sports associations.  All of these non-profit associations utilize City facilities for their particular activities, under the conditions of City Facilities Use Agreements for Sport Leagues, and they conduct their own registrations throughout the year.  Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are abundant and welcomed.

Amelia Island Youth Soccer Club
Activity:  Soccer
Seasons:  Spring (March - May) and Fall (September - November)
President:  Jay Denison 904-206-2390
Website:  www.aiysoccer.com, www.facebook.com/ameliaislandsoccer
Main facility:  Fernandina Beach Athletic Complex - 3243 Bailey Road
Spring 2018 Recreational season:  Registration is closed.  Practices begin February 26th. Opening day of games is March 10th.  Spring season ends May 19th.

Elm Street Little League
Activities:  Baseball and girls' fastpitch softball
Season:  Spring (March - June) and Fall (October - November)
President:  Wayne Peterson 904-753-1663
Website:  www.facebook.com/Elm-Street-Little-League-115118035176133
Main Facility:  Charles Albert Field (baseball and softball) - 1200 Elm Street
Spring 2018 season:  Register Monday-Friday from 3:00-5:00pm at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center.  Minor and Major baseball and Minor, Major, and Senior girls fastpitch softball offered.  $80/player, $20 per additional sibling.  Managers, coaches, and board members needed.  Call Wayne Peterson for more information.  Opening day of season is March 26th.

Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth League
Activities:  Baseball and t-ball
Seasons:  Spring (March - May) and Fall (September - November)
President:  Charles Evans
Website:  www.fbbrl.com
Main Facility:  Buccaneer Field - 1201 Beech Street
Spring 2018 season:  Senior League registration through March 17th on the Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth website.  Practices have begun for Rookie, Minor, and Major Divisions.  Opening day of season is March 10th.  Tryouts for Senior Division on March 18th.  Opening day of season for Senior Division is April 7th.  Visit the Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth website for more information.

Fernandina Beach Pop Warner Association
Activities:  Flag football, tackle football, and cheerleading
Seasons:  Spring (flag football:  February - April) and Fall (tackle football and cheerleading:  August - October)
President:  Eric Foote 904-729-5053
Website:  http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/fbflpw 
Main Facility:  Buccaneer Field-Pop Warner Fieldhouse - 1101 Beech Street
Spring 2018 flag football season:  Registration is closed.  Sponsors and coaches needed.  Visit the Fernandina Beach Pop Warner website for information. 


Team Fernandina Stingrays
Activity:  Swimming
Season:  Summer (April - July)
President:  Paul Martinez 323-610-1080
Website:  www.swimtfs.org
Main Facility:  Atlantic Center Pool - 2500 Atlantic Avenue


Peck Gym Activities


Peck Gym address is 510 South 10th Street.  Entrance is at the corner of Elm Street and South 11th Street.  Phone Number : 904-310-3354

***Please note:  Persons under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult of the age of 18 or older to enter Peck Gym.
All patrons of the proper age must present photo identification and be checked in by the Gym attendant in order to use Peck Gym.
Lockers are available for personal items. Bring your own lock.


Pick-Up Basketball for Homeschoolers

Instructor Jeff Weisfeld will teach basic basketball skills, rules, terminology, sportsmanship, and teamwork, along with exercise and hydration principles.  Boys and girls ages 4 - 18.  

Winter/Spring session:  February 7th - April 18th (no program on March 7th)
Days/times:  Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00pm

$2/student per day City residents, $5 Non-City

Pay for entire 10-weeks' session up front:  $15/student City residents, $20 Non-City ($5 discount for multiple siblings)

For more information, contact Jeff Weisfeld (office:  904-310-3354; cell:  443-864-3331; email:  jweisfeld@fbfl.org)

Open Basketball

Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 7:00pm; Wednesdays from 11:00am - 5:15pm; Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00am - 4:30pm (11:00am - 2:00pm from November - April due to volleyball teams' activities).

Free.  NOTE:  open basketball times may vary due to other programs, league play, school or club teams' practices, or rentals


Youth Team Volleyball
Tuesdays and Fridays from 3:00 - 6:00pm.  For school and club teams.  Players must have coach or adult supervision.  Two courts available.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to reserve courts:  904-310-3353.

$2/player City residents, $5 Non-City


Open Adult Volleyball
Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:00 - 9:00pm.  Informal team games on two courts.  Teams selected each night.  Ages 16 and up (ages 16 and 17 must have Parental Consent Form signed and notarized before participating.  Forms available at Peck Gym and the Atlantic Recreation Center or download a form here:  Release form for minor - Adult VB.  Notary available at the Atlantic Center).

$2/player City residents, $5 Non-City


Open Adult Indoor Soccer
Wednesdays from 5:30 - 8:00pm.  Informal team games.  Teams selected each night.  Ages 16 and up (ages 16 and17 must have Parental Consent Form signed and notarized before participating.  Forms available at Peck gym and the Atlantic Recreation Center or download a form here:  Release form for minor - Adult Indoor Soccer.  Notary available at the Atlantic Center).

$2/player City residents, $5 Non-City