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 Ybor Alvarez Sports 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; 6 men/4 women minimum; single wall, one-piece aluminum/alloy or wood bat rule for men; women may use any USA Softball/ASA-approved bats (single wall aluminum/alloy, multi-wall aluminum/alloy, composite, and wood) not listed on the USA Softball Non-Approved bats list (www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball.aspx/) ; games on Mondays.
  • Co-ed Open (spring, summer, fall):  USA Softball rules; 6 men/4 women minimum; men and women may use any USA Softball/ASA-approved bats not listed on the USA Softball Non-Approved bats list (www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball.aspx/); games on Mondays
  • Co-ed 1-Pitch (summer only):  USA Softball and USSSA rules; 6 men/4 women minimum; men and women may use any USA Softball/ASA-approved bats not listed on the USA Softball 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; USA Softball/ASA-approved bats allowed (composite, single and multi-wall aluminum/alloy, and wood); 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. 


Summer Co-ed Round Robin Nights

Returning teams from the spring Co-ed Open League and prospective teams for the fall 2022 Co-ed Open League have an opportunity to win free team registration for the fall league!  Participate in one of the 4-team Round Robin Nights - offered on May 16th and May 23rd - finish as one of the top 2 teams in the Round Robin, and advance to a 4-team Double Elimination Tournament that starts on June 20th.  The winning team of the Tournament wins free team registration for the Fall Co-ed Open League ($450 value).

Registration fees:

  • May 16th Round Robin:  $100.  Deadline to register:  Thursday, May 12th.
  • May 23rd Round Robin:  $100.  Deadline to register:  Thursday, May 19th.
  • Umpires and scorekeepers must be paid in cash before each game of the Round Robins and Tournament (each team will play 3 games each in the Round Robins).  $20 from each team per game for umpires; $6 from each team per game for scorekeeper.
  • Register at Peck Gym.  Monday-Friday from 11:00am-6:00pm.  Cash, checks (made payable to "City of Fernandina Beach"), and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) accepted.  To register over the phone with a credit card, please call Jason at 904-310-3353.

For more information, visit the Fernandina Beach Adult Softball Leagues' website, www.leaguelineup.com/fbflsoftball.  Information is on the home page.


Next season:  Fall

Information will be posted here and on the Adult Softball Leagues' website in July.  Fall season begins in August.


Men’s Basketball League

Administrator:  John Coverdell (904-310-3351; jcoverdell@fbfl.org)
Office: MLK, Jr. Recreation Center, 1200 Elm Street
Season: Summer (May - July).
Games: Mondays and Thursdays
Game site:  Peck Gym - 510 South 10th Street   

Summer 2022 Men's League

Soccer Made in America Summer Training Camp

June 20th - 24th, 2022
Hickory Street Park
9:00am - 12:00pm each day
Boys and girls ages 4 - 17

Soccer Made in America offers professional soccer training, covering technical and tactical training, with their nationally renowned training program and professional coaches.  The program emphasizes psychological dimensions such as motivation, confidence, leadership, and game smarts.  All participants receive camp t-shirts and Certificates of Achievement, and awards are given for "Most Creative Player" and juggling contests.  

Participants must bring their own soccer balls and drink containers; shin guards are recommended.

$199 First family member
$189 Additional family member

Register at the Atlantic Recreation Center, or download a flyer/registration form here:  SMIA - Summer 2022


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 Nassau County Youth Lacrosse
Activity: Lacrosse
Season: Spring (January - May)
President: Carl Bazarian, Jr. (carljbaz@gmail.com)
Website: www.ameliaislandlacrosse.org
Main facilities:  Buccaneer Field - 1101 Beech Street; Hickory Street Park - 1700 Hickory Street

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

Elm Street Little League
Activities: 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 at the MLK, Jr. Recreation Center - 1200 Elm Street
Spring 2022 season:  Season has begun.  Open the following link to view the spring season home games schedule:  ESLL - Spring 2022 schedule

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: Jeff Blackard (jnblackard@gmail.com)
Website: www.fernandinabeachyouthfootball.com
Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/FernandinaBeachFootball/
Main Facility: Buccaneer Field-Football Fieldhouse - 1201 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


Coach Nelson P. Williams, Jr./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.

Peck Gym basketball-2

Open Basketball

Mondays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 7:00pm (11:00am - 4:00pm from November - April due to volleyball teams' activities); Wednesdays from 11:00am - 6:00pm; Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:00am - 6:00pm (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.


Peck Gym VB-2

Open Adult Co-ed 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).

  • Tuesday - Competitive Night:  Targeted for higher skilled players; high school, college, and league experience.  NOTE:  Open Adult Volleyball will not be available on Tuesdays from May 10th through July 26th, 2022 due to summer Men's Basketball League games being held on Tuesday nights.  Tuesday night Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball will return on August 2nd.
  • Friday - Recreational Night:  Targeted for players with average skills who are focused more on the "fun" aspect of volleyball.

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

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
Cash only

Peck Gym Soccer-1Indoor Soccer set-up at Peck Gym.