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Practicing a recreational sport has multiple benefits for adults, just as they do for kids and teens. Some of the benefits of practicing sports as an adult are stress management, self-esteem, motivation and improved physical and mental health. 

Sports also provide opportunities for social connection and building community, which can be just as important. From young adults to seniors, we offer something for everyone!

Some of the adults sports we offer are included in your YMCA membership, while others require an additional fee. Check out all the details to enroll in any of our Ys in Greensboro, NC, Jamestown or Rockingham County below. We can’t wait to see you again!


Outdoor Soccer

Age Groups:
18 and Up

Adult soccer takes place at the Spears and Rockingham County YMCAs. Adult programs are designed to create a positive and competitive opportunity for men and women ages 18 and older to participate in fun activities in order to socialize, be active, and develop positive relations with other members of the YMCA community.

Spears YMCA Adult Soccer
Ages: 18 and Up

Spears League Details:
Recreational Co-ed 7 vs 7 with no more than 15 players on a team. Games are played on Saturdays at 4pm or 5:15pm. There will be 6 games and a single elimination tournament. Photo ID is required at each game and will be checked before the game can start. Failure to provide a photo ID will result in failure to play. All rosters are final at the start of the game.

YMCA Sports Philosophy
Participants have fun, build friendships and grow skills in a safe environment. The Y believes in the potential of every participant and encourages teamwork and a sense of belonging.

Early Bird Registration: (From July 4–July 24)
$60 YMCA Members or $85 Community Guest

Standard Registration: (From July 25-August 14)
$80 YMCA Members or $105.00 Potential Members

Last Chance Registration: (From August 15–August 19)
$90.00 YMCA Members or $115.00 Potential Members

Register Online

Deadlines & Important Dates
Final Deadline for Registration – August 19, 2022
Games Start – September 10, 2022

Spears YMCA Questions: Please contact Hannah Smith, Sports Director, or call (336) 387-9622 for more information.

Eden and Reidsville YMCA Questions: Please contact Asa Neal, Regional Sports Coordinator, or call (336) 342-3307 for more information.



Adult Softball

Offered at the Bryan, Spears and Ragsdale YMCAs. More information and registration details coming soon! Registration for the next season will begin April 3, 2023.

Questions? Please contact Antoine Hawkins, YMCA of Greensboro Sr. Association Sports Director, or call (336) 894-1249 for more information.


Once you’ve played it, the attraction of pickleball—for seniors, especially—is clear. It’s fast-paced, low-impact, and familiar; anyone who’s played a racquet sport before can quickly get the hang of it. Because the court is small (it can fit into half or even a third of a tennis court), and doubles games are standard, players run a lot less than they would in tennis.

Pickleball Team at the Bryan YMCA

Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm-3pm.

Questions? Contact Natalie Huffine.


Pickleball Team at the Eden YMCA

Monday through Thursday from 11 am-1 pm in the Youth Gym.

Questions? Contact Jeremy Tesh.


Pickleball at the Ragsdale YMCA

Fall Pickleball League
Dates for Play
Games take place on Saturdays
August 13/20: League Placement (Ladder style)
August 27: Playoffs
Activity Cost: $35 per participant
Important Dates
Last day for registration: August 8
First League Placement Matches: August 13

Click the link below for the Ragsdale YMCA's Pickleball schedule!

Pickleball and Gym Schedule (Downloadable PDF)

Questions? Contact Andrew Bryan.


Pickleball at the Spears YMCA

Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm, Sunday 12pm-3pm

Nets are located at the front desk and can be set up on courts 1 and 2 anytime during the hours listed.

Questions? Contact Patience Sides.


Racquetball is offered at the Eden YMCA!

The following policy has been developed to ensure that every Y member has the opportunity to enjoy the racquetball courts: A member 16 and over may reserve a court up to and no more than three (3) times per week and only once a day. Members 14 and 15 may reserve courts with professional or full-time staff approval only. Any member under 16 may play with an adult at any time. A player may play in only one time slot per day. This is to ensure that three or four people cannot dominate court time. Reservations for the day will be taken beginning at 5am Anyone who wishes to reserve the court for 5am may call after 6pm the previous night.

Thank you very much for your cooperation concerning this policy. We feel it will allow each of our members the maximum opportunity to enjoy the courts.

For more information, please contact Jeremy Tesh at (336) 623-8496.

Racquetball courts will close promptly at 9pm Monday – Thursday, 7:45pm on Friday, and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Protective eyewear must be worn while playing racquetball. Eyewear can be checked out at the front desk for no charge by leaving your YMCA membership card.



The Eden Family YMCA offers four lighted clay courts to play tennis. Reservations are required.

To reserve a court, please call the front desk at (336) 623-8496 or use the online calendar.


  • Members: Free
  • Non-Member: a guest pass for $10.

Fall, Winter, Spring Leagues are available for men, please contact the front desk for details.

The YMCA also works in conjunction with Rockingham County Tennis Association to offer youth lessons and other activities.

For more information, visit the Tennis webpage.