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Metro Parks and Recreation Sports Department offers Adult basketball leagues in five divisions: Open, Closed, Church, Women's, and 35 and Over

Adult League Registration

Early Registration: Early sign-up date is the last full week of August, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (only returning teams)
Regular Registration: The first Thursday in September
Time: Returning teams 4:30–6:00 p.m.; new teams lottery draw, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Metro Parks Office Board Room, 2565 Park Plaza
Fee: You must pay your league entry fee at the September meeting. The fee is $450.00 per team. For any Non-Residents on the team, a $10.00 per player non-resident fee is applied. The resident fee is due when the roster is turned in. Make checks payable to Metro Board of Parks.
Start Date: League games start the first week of November.

If you do not sign up on registration day, you might forfeit your spot in your assigned league.

Please have needed contact information for your team: name, manager or coach, address, email, and phone numbers (home and work).

For questions, call 615-862-8902.


Metro Parks and Recreation Sports Department also offers a youth league, the Jr. Grizzlies, for children ages four through 15. Registration Includes: six to eight league games, practices, officials, NBA Jr. Grizzles reversible jersey and shorts, $35.00 terrace level ticket to an NBA game, a drawstring backpack, and an end-of-season award for each player.

Youth League Registration

Registration Schedule: The first week in October through the third Friday in November during operating hours at specific locations. Contact location for specific times.
Regional Centers: Coleman, East, Hadley, Hartman, McCabe, Sevier and Southeast. Neighborhood Centers: Antioch, Easley, Hermitage, Kirkpatrick, Looby, Madison, McFerrin, Morgan, Napier, Parkwood, Shelby, South Inglewood, and Watkins.
Registration Fee: $70.00 (Regional Centers—cash, money orders, or credit cards; Neighborhood Centers—cash or money orders, only)
Late Registration Fee (after Thanksgiving): $85.00
Multi-Child Discount: $5.00 discount per child after the first registration
Independent Team Fee: $250.00 (only receives awards and game amenities)
Start Date: Games start in January.
Practices scheduled by each location.

For more information about our Youth Leagues, contact your local center or

Coaches Needed! Call for more information. Coaches receive a shirt for participation!

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