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Adult Sports

Men playing a drop-in basketball game at Firstenburg Community Center

Adults can take part in drop-in sports at both Firstenburg and Marshall community centers. Vancouver Parks and Recreation also offers sports leagues for men and women including basketball, kickball, softball, volleyball and tennis.

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Drop-in Sports Schedules

Passholders can drop into a game for free at either gymnasium, but anyone can show a daily drop-in receipt along with valid photo I.D. to jump in on a game. Drop-in programs are open on a first-come, first-served basis with sign-ups beginning 30 minutes before each game.

Current League Game Schedules

Visit www.VanParksRecSports.org for league schedules, standings and rainout information or call 360-693-GAME.

+ Basketball Leagues

Participants must be at least 18 years of age AND out of high school. Leagues are played on Thursday or Sunday nights at Firstenburg Community Center. Contact Jana Wilson at 360-487-7015 for more information.

+ Softball Leagues

The Vancouver City League Slow-Pitch Softball Program is sanctioned by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA). Participants must be 14 years and older, with parental permission required if under 18. Players may play on several teams in the league during the season but not on the same night. Spring/Summer League registration begins in January with the twelve week season beginning in April. Fall League registration begins in July with the seven week season beginning in August. Games take place at Bagley Park or David Douglas Park. Contact Jude Blocker at 360-487-7082 for more information. This league is NOT offered during the winter.

League Information

  • Visit www.VanParksRecSports.org for league schedules
  • Men's Leagues play Monday or Tuesday evening games
  • Women's Leagues play Tuesday evening games
  • Coed Leagues play Friday evening or Sunday afternoon and evening games

Is a business sponsoring your team? Make checks payable to the City of Vancouver. This is a great way to cut down on the costs of your team.
Interested in Umpiring? Contact ASA Umpire-in-Chief Scott Webb at 360-909-9603
Are you a senior interested in softball? Contact John Aarhus at 360-574-3017

Adult Slowpitch Tournaments

All tournaments are co-sponsored by Vancouver Parks and Recreation and the Vancouver Softball Association. Tournaments are played at David Douglas Park on Saturdays with a guarantee of three games.

+ Volleyball Leagues

Participants in City League Volleyball must be at least 14 years old. This league is for women only. Matches are played Wednesday and Thursday evenings at the Marshall gymnasium. Registration is done on a team basis at Marshall Community Center one month prior to the start of the season. You may register individually and a team will be formed along with others. You can also fill out our Free Agent Form to be picked up by a current team. This league is NOT offered during the summer.

+ Kickball League

This is a six-week, coed recreational kickball league with games played Thursday evenings at Bagley and David Douglas parks in June and July. Registration begins in January. Teams may have up to 16 players on their roster; games are played with 10 on the field. Players must be 14 years or older, and those under 18 require parental permission. Game balls will be provided. The league format will depend on the number of teams. Contact Jude Blocker at 360-487-7082 for more information.

+ Tennis Lessons and Leagues

The Vancouver Tennis Center offers a variety of Adult Leagues and Classes for players of all skill levels.

+ League 10 percent In-City Discount

This discount is available for teams where the team manager lives within Vancouver City limits. Additionally, if the team has a sponsor within City limits that pays 50 percent or more of the fee with a business check, you will receive the discount! Proof of address can be a current driver's license, utility bill or a property tax statement. The discount can only be taken off when roster and fees are submitted in advance and will not be given at a later date.