Athletics & Recreation Sports

Athletics and Recreational Sports

The Parks & Recreation Division of Athletics and Recreational Sports is located at Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center, 7300 Newport Avenue. Hours of operations are Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Athletic leagues and sports instruction for youth and adults are offered in partnership with private athletic associations. Offerings vary by season, so check this website regularly. 

For more information, contact the Norfolk Athletics Office at 757-823-4304 or by email. 


  • Child can play on only one team, per sport, per season.
  • Must be a Norfolk resident.
  • Must meet all age and weight requirements (if applicable) as specified for the sport.
  • Must possess a current Athletic and Recreation ID Card issued by the City of Norfolk.

Register begins January 3, 2023, for Youth Basketball League. Coaches' registration is open for Youth Basketball League.  

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Youth Basketball & Cheer5 to 12January through March
Teen Basketball & Cheer 13 to 16February through March
Adult Dodgeball League18 & upFebruary through March
Adult Spring Softball Men's & Co-Ed18 & upMarch through June 
Little Kickers4 yrsMarch through May
Youth Outdoor Soccer5 to 12March through May
Senior Kickball League 55 & upApril through May
Teen Volleyball League 13 to 16April through May
Adult Basketball League18 & upMay through August 
7v7 Football Invitational Passing League5 to 16May through June 
RBI Baseball 5 to 13May through July
RBI Softball9 to 13May through July
Go Skate Day Event All AgesJune 
Youth Co-Ed Kickball 8 to 14July through August 
Senior Pickleball Tournaments 55 & upJuly & August 
Mayor's Cup Track & Field City-wide Competition MeetVariesJuly 
Youth Football5 to 14August through November 
Youth Futsal (Indoor Soccer)5 to 12November through December 

Weather Hotline

Call 757-664-6814 or text 84483 for weather updates for the below sports:

  • Adult Softball "ADUSOFTBALL"
  • RBI Baseball and Softball "RBIBALL"
  • Youth Basketball "YTHBBALL"
  • Youth Football "YTHFOOTBALL"
  • Youth Soccer "YTHSOC"