Kathi Cullinane of West Babylon took this of "Danny playing...

Kathi Cullinane of West Babylon took this of "Danny playing in beach volleyball tournament at Cedar Beach." Credit: Kathi Cullinane

Here is a list of team sports to join on Long Island.


I9 YOUTH T-BALL, 1 Ames Ct., Suite 100, Plainview, 631-254-4600, i9sports.com. Boys and girls ages 3-6. Fields are in Suffolk. Season April-Nov. Fee $120.

LONG ISLAND ASTROS BASEBALL, Williston Park, 917-952-3715, liastros.com. Spring, summer, fall travel program for ages 8-23. Herricks school district provides home fields; games played throughout L.I.

LONG ISLAND MEN’S SENIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE/LONG ISLAND MEN’S ADULT BASEBALL LEAGUE, Melville, 631-753-6725, info@msblnational.com. 100 teams, nearly 2,000 players; 18 and older, 25 and older, 35 and older, 45 and older, 53 and older and 58 and older. Season Mid-April to mid-Aug. Fee $155, includes insurance, field rentals and year-end awards.

LONG ISLAND STAN MUSIAL BASEBALL LEAGUE, Selden, 631-696-0079, leaguelineup.com/lism19. More than 65 teams (over 1,000 players of all ages), all wood bat divisions. Season May-Aug.; playoffs begin in late July. Fee $1,800 per team.


ISLAND GARDEN, 45 Cherry Valley Ave., West Hempstead, islandgardenbasketball.com, 516-292-4956. Men’s leagues, ages 19 and older, competitive and noncompetitive levels, youth leagues, grades 3 through high school. Seasons Summer, fall-winter, spring.

LI HOOPS, East Northport, lihoops.com, 631-525-8145. Men’s and women’s leagues with more than 90 teams, 17 and older; 3 levels (B-1, B-2, B-3, women’s divisions). Separate Sun., weeknight, Nassau and Suffolk divisions. All evening games at centrally located gyms. Seasons 8-game seasons plus playoffs start Oct., Jan., March, April, June and Sept. Fee $125 a player, $775 a team ($875 with team Jerseys). Team, group and individual registration welcome.


I9 YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL, 1 Ames Ct., Suite 100, Plainview, 516-870-0040, i9sports.com. Boys and girls ages 3-17. Fields in Suffolk. All skill levels. Season March-Nov. Fee $150 a child.

LONG ISLAND FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE, Bethpage, 516-286-2776 liffl.com. Adult 8-man (blocking) and 5-man (no blocking) Sun. and weeknight leagues with A/B/C divisions based on experience. NFL Flag Football coed youth leagues with no blocking/contact allowed for kids ages 5-17 on Sundays spring and fall. Adult leagues begin March, June, Sept. and Nov. Youth leagues begin March and Sept. Fee $800 for 8-man adult team, $550 for 5-man team; $140 per youth.

NASSAU COUNTY TOUCH FOOTBALL LEAGUE, 5 Wanda Terrace, Farmingville, newyorktouchfootball.com. 631-384-3141. 28-36 teams (6 people per team), 3 divisions; 12-game schedule includes and playoffs. Season Late Aug.-early Dec. Fee $1,500 per team.

NS YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE, East Northport, 631-262-0543, nsflag.com. Teams, groups and individuals welcome. Youth seasons Fall season begins the first Saturday after Labor Day. 9 a.m., 9:55 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. start times. Fee Varies. Multi-child and returning player discounts available. Flags, jerseys and footballs provided; nsflag.com/register/html.


AMERICAN LACROSSE LEAGUE, americanlacrosse league.com. Men’s teams, Blue conference, 10 local post-collegiate teams listed on website; 18 and older. Season March-June.

LONG ISLAND WOMENS CLUB LACROSSE, 631-872-7979, liadultclublacrosse.com. All ages and skill levels. Season Spring: April-June. Fall: Aug.-Oct.

LONG ISLAND MEN’S CLUB LACROSSE, 631-872-7979, liadultclublacrosse.com. All ages and skill levels. Recreational games, open, older than 40, scrimmage format, referees, played on turf. Season Spring, fall.


SUNRISE LAWN BOWLS CLUB, Eisenhower Park, Field 1, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, 347-512-1500. Learn to lawn bowl, try to get closest to the Jack and win some points for your team. Bring a friend, all equipment provided.


LONG ISLAND RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB, Massapequa, lirugby.com. Men’s, women’s, youth (boys 18 and younger). Practice at Burns Park in Massapequa; home field is in Bayville. Youth teams based in Glen Cove. Season All year. Fee $150 a player per year; $75 student athletes per season.


I9 YOUTH SOCCER, 1 Ames Ct., Suite 100, Plainview, 631-254-4600, i9sports.com. Boys and girls ages 4-7. Fields are in Suffolk. All skill levels. Season April-Nov. Fee $125 per child.

LONG ISLAND HISPANIC SOCCER FEDERATION, 135 Elizabeth Ave., Hempstead, 516-902-8733. Bilingual summer session, more than 60 teams (men’s open, ages 18 and older), 12 female teams (open, ages 18 and older). Season April-Nov., games every Sun. across Nassau and Suffolk. Fee $1,500 a year per team.

LONG ISLAND LADIES SOCCER LEAGUE, 1425 Old Country Rd., Building A, Plainview, liladiessoccer.com. For women of various skill levels; open divisions ages 18 and older, 26 and older, 40 and older. Teams play across Long Island and occasionally Queens. Seasons March-June; Sept.-Nov.; summer league open, ages 26 and older, July-Aug.; winter tournaments.

LONG ISLAND MEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE, Levittown, 631-757-7495. 26 teams, 4 divisions for men older than 30 living in Nassau or Suffolk. Season April to mid-June and mid-Sept. to mid-Nov. Fee $275 per seasonal year; new teams add $125 bond.

LONG ISLAND SOCCER FOOTBALL LEAGUE, 684 Broadway, Massapequa, 516-433-1880, 516-679-8672 (daytime), lisfl.org, president@lisfl.org. 110-team men’s soccer league, open and older-than-30 divisions. Premier Division, D1, D2, D3, 0-30, 0-40, 0-50; U-23 men’s and women summer leagues. Affiliated with Eastern NY State Soccer Association, U.S. Adult Soccer Association, U.S. Soccer Federation and FIFA. Teams must have a field. Individuals welcome. Season All year; winter tournaments indoors. Fee Clubs (1 or more teams) pay about $1,800 (includes registrations, liability of $4 million and limited medical insurance), $550 for summer, younger than 23 and older than 16.

LONG ISLAND WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE, Port Jefferson Station, liwomensoccer.com, 631-512-8335. Open division; USCS-sanctioned league; indoor tournament in Feb.; League Cup competition; playoffs each season. Season Leagues begin in March, June and Sept. Fee $50 a player, includes secondary medical insurance and $400 team bond.


ABA SOFTBALL LEAGUE, 1 Ames Court, Suite 100, Plainview, 516-870-0040, abasports.com. Adult men’s and coed leagues; 3 levels of play. Territories include all of Long Island. Season March-Nov.

CALEDONIA SENIOR SOFTBALL, Caledonia Park, 670 Caledonia Rd., Dix Hills, 631-724-0666, 631-455-2200. For players 60 and older. Season April-Nov., 9 a.m.-noon Mon., Wed. and Fri. at Caledonia Park. Fee $35.

NEW ALLIANCE SOFTBALL, West Babylon, 516-250-2442, newalliancesoftball.com. All games played in Babylon and Islip; men’s, women’s, coed and corporate divisions for ages 18 and older. New Friday older-than-35 coed league. All skill levels, free agents welcome. Seasons Summer, May 5-Aug. 10; mini season, June 2-Aug. 3; fall, Sept. 15-Nov. 9.

NEW YORK SENIOR SOFTBALL ASSN., newyorksenior softball.com, 516-859-8444. Coed players ages 68 and older. All skill levels. Double-header games at Cantiague Park, Hicksville, and Wantagh Park, 10 a.m. Mon. and Wed. Season May-Aug. Tournament in Sept.

OVER THE HILL GANG, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, 516-448-5829. Softball players 60 and older play for fun. Teams made up each day from those who show up. Season Mid-April to mid-Oct., 8 a.m.-noon Mon., Wed. and Fri., Field 6, near the Stewart Avenue entrance. Fee $50.

SAYVILLE SENIOR SOFTBALL, F-14 Sports Complex, 246 N. Main St., 631-724-0666. Players 60 and older, just for fun. Season Nov. 25-March, 9 a.m.- noon Mon., Tue., Thur., Fri. F-14 Sports Complex. Fee $25 to join, $5 a game.

SOUTH SHORE SENIOR SOFTBALL, games at Rev. Days Field, Rockville Centre, and Oceanside Park, 516-859-8444. Co-ed players ages 65 and older. All skill levels, 10 a.m. Fridays. Season Sept.-Oct. THE BOYS OF SUMMER, Bligh Field, Riverside Road, Rockville Centre, 516-359-4726 or 516-764-1011. Players 60 and older play arc softball. Season April-Nov., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tue. and Fri.

TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN SUPER SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUE, Selden, eteamz.com/SuffolkSeniors, 631-928-0381. Ages 65 and older, games in Selden, Tue. and Thur. Seeking new players.


EAST END VOLLEYBALL, Hampton Bays, 631-355-1293, eevb.net. Leagues 7,000 players on same-sex doubles, coed, 4-player and 6-player teams, also clinics; all ages and skill levels. Mon.-Wed. and Fri. at Long Beach; Tue.-Thur. at Hampton Bays; Mon.-Thur. at Centereach Park; Thur. at Point Lookout Town Park; Mon. at Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach; Tue.-Thur. at Town of North Hempstead Beach Park Port Washington. Long Beach Tournaments June 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 29-30 and July 6-7. Bethpage Federal Credit Union Championships July 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 and Aug. 4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25. LI League Championships Aug. 31. Michelle O’Neill Tournament Sept. 7. Fee Tournaments $60 a team; league fees: $75-$100 a player.

LONG ISLAND VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION, Sayville, 631-422-5555, longislandvolleyball.com. Coed adult leagues, junior leagues, youth clinics, tournaments at Robert Moses and Jones Beach state parks and Cedar Beach Town of Babylon. Outdoor lighting at Jones Beach, adult coed 6s, coed 4s, men’s and women’s 3’s/2’s teams; 12,000 players in 3 divisions (recreational, intermediate, competitive). Jones Beach Two 9-week sessions: May 28-July 28, July 29-Sept. 29, Sun.-Thur. at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Robert Moses Two 9-week sessions: May 19-July 18, July 21–Sept. 18, Mon.-Sun. at 6:45 p.m. Cedar Beach One 16-week session May 20-Sept. 9. Sept. 21 Charity tournament for Make-a-Wish Foundation, Cedar Beach Town of Babylon, $35 a player. Fees $350-$475 a team (Robert Moses), $200-$475 a team (Jones Beach); $340-$680 a team (Cedar Beach).

SIDE OUT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE, West Babylon, 631-940-4900, sideoutvbli.com. Coed leagues, 4- and 6-player teams, also clinics; all ages and skill levels, Season May-Sept., 6:30 p.m. until dark Sun.-Thur., East Islip Town Beach. Fee $495 a team. 
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