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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Basketball Leagues

Monroe Park's basketball hoops

Adult Basketball Leagues

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. Returning teams register from 4:30–6:00 p.m.; new teams lottery draw, 6:00 p.m.


Metro Parks Office Board Room, 2565 Park Plaza


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 or Email

Youth Basketball Leagues

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.

Metro Parks Youth Basketball Guidelines and Rules

Youth League Registration

Registration Schedule

The first week in October through the end of November during operating hours at specific locations. Contact location for specific times.

Regional Centers

Coleman, East, Hadley, Hartman, Madison, McCabe, Sevier, Smith Springs and Southeast.

Neighborhood Centers

Antioch, Easley, Hermitage, Kirkpatrick, Looby, 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 are scheduled by each location.

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

Coaches Needed! Email for more information.

Basketball Courts

Nashville Basketball Courts
Court Location Lights Availability Number of Courts
Bordeaux-Timothy Drive No 1
Buena Vista No 2
Cane Ridge Yes 2
Cleveland No 2
E. S. Rose Yes 2
Eastland No 1
Elizabeth No 1
Fisk No 1
Hartman Yes 2
Madison No 1
McFerrin No 1
Monroe Street Playground No 1
Oakwood No 1
Paragon Mills No 1
Parmer No 1
Reservoir Yes 2
Sevier Yes 1
Shelby No 1
Watkins No 1
William A. Pitts No 1
Woodmont No 1