Adult and Youth Sports

Adult Softball Leagues

Administrator:  Jason Brown 904-310-3353
Office:  Peck Gym, 510 South 10th Street
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):
NOTE:  A league(s) might not be offered during seasons specified below.  Email Jason Brown for league(s) that will be offered for spring, summer, or fall seasons.

  • 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. 

Next season:  Spring

Registration for the Co-ed Open League will begin the end of January.  Season begins the end of February.  More information will be posted here in late December and also on the adult softball leagues' website, www.leaguelineup.com/fbflsoftball


Men’s Basketball League

Administrator:  John Coverdell (904-310-3351; jcoverdell@fbfl.org)
Office: MLK, Jr. Recreation Center, 1200 Elm Street
Seasons: Spring (March - May); Summer (June - August); and Fall (November - December)
Games: Mondays and Thursdays
Game site:  Peck Gym - 510 South 10th Street   

Next season:  Spring 2021


Callaghan's English Soccer Camp - Winter Afterschool Camp

December 7th - 11th
Ybor Alvarez Sports Complex - Softball Field #1
4:00 - 7:00pm each day
Ages 5 - 14

Camp owner Ed Callaghan, who has 22 years of soccer club and soccer camps coaching experience, has designed his youth camps to incorporate a "guided discovery" approach for young players.  He and his coaches provide a fun environment and give as much time as possible with a ball at players' feet to reflect the psychomotor, psychosocial, and cognitive learning process of young children.  Focus is on individual and small group activities.

Note:  All participants must bring their own soccer balls, shin guards, and drinks each day of camp.

Register at the Atlantic Recreation Center through December 4th, or call 904-310-3350 to register over the phone with a credit card.

Download a registration form / informational flyer here:  Callaghan's English Soccer Camp-Winter 2020

For more information on Callaghan's English Soccer Camps, visit www.callaghansoccer.com


Soccer Made in America Winter Training Camp

December 28th - 31st, 2020
Hickory Street Park
9:00am - 12:00pm each day
Ages 4 - 17
$179 first family member, $169 additional family member

Soccer Made in America is a nationally renowned training program that provides professional soccer training covering technical and tactical training.  The program emphasizes psychological dimensions such as motivation, confidence, leadership, and game smarts.  All participants receive camp t-shirts and Certificates of Achievement.  

Note:  All participants must bring their own soccer balls and water bottles each day of camp.  Shin guards are recommended.

Register at the Atlantic Recreation Center (in person or pay over the phone with a credit card:  904-310-3350) through December 26th (closed December 24th and 25th), or open the following link to download a flyer/registration form to mail in with payment (mail bottom portion with payment only):  SMIA Winter Camp 2020  

For more information about Soccer Made in America, visit their website:  www.smia.com


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

  • Tuesdays:  5:00 - 6:00pm (Beginners)
  • Saturdays:  4:15 - 4:45pm (Easy)
  • Saturdays:  4:45 - 6:00pm (Advanced)

Family skate

  • Tuesdays:  4:00 - 5:00pm
  • Saturdays:  3:00 - 4:00pm

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; Facebook page: www.aiysoccer.com, www.facebook.com/ameliaislandsoccer
Main facility: Ybor Alvarez Athletic Complex - 3243 Bailey Road
AIYS Winter Camps at the Ybor Alvarez Complex:  December 28th, 2020 - January 1st, 2021 - Player Development Camp (birth years 2013-2008) from 9am-12pm each day:  $100 per player; Elite Training Camp (birth years 2009-2002) from 4-7pm each day:  $125 per player.  Register at www.aiysoccer.com
Small-sided games - December 5th, 12th, and 19th; and January 9th, 16th, and 23rd (birth years 2011-2003):  $30 per player or $50 per family covers all 6 sessions.  Register at www.aiysoccer.com

Elm Street Little League
Activities: Baseball and girls’ fastpitch softball
Season: Spring (March - June) and Fall (October - November)
President: Thomas Sanders (elmstlittleleague@gmail.com)  
Website:  http://tshq.bluesombrero.com/elmstreetll
Main Facility:  Charles Albert Field (baseball and softball) at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center - 1200 Elm Street

Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth League
Activities:  Baseball and t-ball
Seasons:  Spring (March - May) and Fall (September - November)
President:  Jim Stancin (jimstancin@yahoo.com; 904-742-6765)
Website:  www.fbbrl.com
Main Facility:  Buccaneer Field - 1201 Beech Street

Fernandina Beach Football Association
Activities:  Flag football and tackle football
Seasons:  Spring (flag football:  February - April) and Fall (tackle football:  August - October)
President:  CJ Crosby (fbfapresident@gmail.com)
Main Facility:  Buccaneer Field-Football Fieldhouse - 1101 Beech Street


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.  Days/hours:  Monday - Friday from 11:00am-7:00pm (open later for evening activities; see activity schedules below).  Phone:  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.

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Open Basketball

Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 7:00pm; Wednesdays from 11:00am - 5:30pm; Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00am - 5:00pm (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 - 7:00pm.  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.

$3/player City residents, $5 Non-City

NOTE:  Youth Team Volleyball may be held additionally on Mondays and Thursdays during the winter and early spring.

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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 Peck Gym 11:00am-6:00pm).

$3/player City residents, $5 Non-City

Open Adult Indoor Soccer
Wednesdays from 6:00 - 8:00pm.  Informal team games.  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 Indoor Soccer.  Notary available at Peck Gym 11:00am-6:00pm).

$3/player City residents, $5 Non-City

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