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. 

Fall Co-ed Open Softball League

  • 6 teams are registered for the fall Co-ed Open League.
  • Games on Mondays at the Ybor Alvarez Softball Fields beginning August 15th.
  • No games scheduled on August 29th or September 5th.
  • Individual team schedules and the full regular season schedule may be viewed on the Fernandina Beach Adult Softball Leagues website.


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   


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


Open Adult Ping Pong

Tuesdays from 9:00am - Noon and Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:00pm at the Atlantic Recreation Center Auditorium.  All skill levels welcomed.  Loaner paddles and ping pong balls provided.  For more information, contact Richard Stratton (myeventmusic@icloud.com; 904-321-2239).



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: Robby Allen (aincyouthlacrosse@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: Ron Acker (President@aiysoccer.com; 904-654-5275)
Website; Facebook page: www.aiysoccer.com, www.facebook.com/ameliaislandsoccer
Main facility: Ybor Alvarez Athletic Complex - 3243 Bailey Road
Fall 2022 season:  View game schedules on the AIYSC website.

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
Fall 2022 season:  Opening day of season is September 30th at Charles Albert Field on Elm Street.

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
Fall 2022 season:  Season begins September 26th at Buccaneer Field on 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
Fall 2022 season:  Home football dates at Buccaneer Field - August 20th; September 3rd; September 17th; and October 1st.


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).  Closed on weekends.  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, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11:00am - 7:00pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am - 3:00pm (extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during the months May - August).

Free  

NOTE:  Open basketball times may vary due to other programs (November - March), league play (May - July), school or club teams’ practices (August - May), or rentals.

Youth Team Volleyball
Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 Wednesdays during the months November - May.


Peck Gym VB-2

Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball
Tuesdays and Thursdays 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).

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

Open Adult Indoor Soccer
Fridays from 6:00 - 8:00pm during the months November - March.  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.