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Runner running to base at baseball game

Blacksburg Parks and Recreation offers a variety of sporting opportunities for both youth and adults. Just some of the programs offered are: 

For more information on Athletic programs, call the Blacksburg Parks & Recreation Administrative office at 540-443-1100 or the Athletic Supervisor at 540-443-1105. The Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department's inclement weather Hotline is 540-558-0742. Cancellations will not be posted until after 5 p.m. 

Adult Softball

The Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department offers Adult Softball leagues.

NOTE: Spring/Summer registrations are February through Mid March; Fall registrations are July

For more information on registering a Adult Softball Team call the Blacksburg Parks & Recreation Administrative office at 540-443-1100 or the Athletic Supervisor at 540-443-1105. 

Ages: Must be 17 years or older (or 14 years or older if in church league) to participate.
Ball Requirements: Core 44, cork center or Core 47, cork center. Must be all cork center.
Bat Restrictions: No Miken Ultra II or Fast Pitch bats allowed.  

Men's Adult Softball Leagues

Registration: Administrative Office, 615 Patrick Henry Dr. No mail or phone registrations will be accepted. A signed roster complete with names, addresses and phone numbers along with the entire entry fee are due at the time of registration. No awards will be given at end of season. For more information, please call (540) 961-1179. League Eligibility: 50% of roster must be Town of Blacksburg residents.  Allowed to play in one Men’s league only.

Men’s League A, B & C
League Eligibility: 50% of roster must be Town of Blacksburg residents. Allowed to play in one men's league only.  
Offered:  Spring/Summer A, B & C; Fall: A, B & C

Co-Ed Adult Softball Leagues

Registration: Administrative Office, 615 Patrick Henry Dr. No mail or phone registrations will be accepted. A signed roster complete with names, addresses and phone numbers along with the entire entry fee are due at the time of registration. No awards will be given at end of season.League Eligibility: Allowed to play in one Co-Ed league only.

Co-ed League A, B & C
League Eligibility:  Allowed to play in one coed league only.
Offered:  Spring/Summer A & B; Fall A, B & C

Church Adult Softball Leagues

Registration:  Administrative Office, 615 Patrick Henry Dr.  No mail or phone registrations will be accepted.  A signed roster complete with names, addresses and phone numbers along with the entire entry fee are due at the time of registration.  No awards will be given at end of season.  League Eligibility:   Allowed to play in one Church league only.

Church League A, B & C
League Eligibility:  Must be a member attending the sponsoring church. Allowed to play in one church league only.
Offered:  Spring/Summer only

 

Adult Volleyball 

The Blacksburg Department of Parks and Recreation offers Adult Volleyball leagues for Coed & Women.

Registration: Registration at the Community Center, 725 Patrick Henry Dr., Blacksburg. No mail or phone registrations will be accepted. A signed roster complete with names, addresses and phone numbers along with the entire entry fee are due at the time of registration.

Ages: Player must be 17 years of age as of the first day of registration.  Proof of age may be asked for at anytime during the season.

Days: Coed plays on Thursdays; Women's play on Mondays 

 

Youth Basketball

Blacksburg Parks and Recreation offer youth basketball for the winter months. The youth basketball leagues play October through March.

Fun Beginnings Basketball (Girls & Boys) - 4-6 years 
Pee-Wee Basketball (Girls & Boys) - 6-8 years
Girls Elementary School Sandlot Basketball - 8-10 years
Girls Major Sandlot Basketball - 11-12 years
Girls Senior Sandlot Basketball - 13-14 years
Boys Minor Sandlot Basketball - 9-10 years
Boys Major Sandlot Basketball - 11-12 years
Boys Senior Sandlot Basketball - 13-14 years
Teen Basketball - Grades 9-12th

 

Youth Football 

The Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Department offers youth football for 6-13 year old children.

Flag Football
Ages: 6-8 year olds as of November 1.

This program is designed to provide the basic fundamentals of football at minimal contact for participants. Players will learn the basic rules of the game with major focus on sportsmanship and teamwork.

Youth Football
Ages: 9-13 year olds as of November 1. No 14 year olds or 8th graders.

This program will provide a recreational experience in football for the participants. The objectives are to furnish basic instruction in the rules of the game and techniques of play to stress sportsmanship throughout the season, and to provide a recreational activity for the participants. 

 

Youth Girls Volleyball

The Girls Youth Volleyball program runs September thru November and is open to all girls ages 10-14 years.