City of Novato Athletics
 

Adult Athletic Leagues

The Novato Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department sponsors an adult athletic program that stresses high participation, recreation and sportsmanship. The City provides these quality services through a variety of structured leagues which include:
 
• Men's Basketball in the fall, winter and summer
Women's Basketball in the spring and summer
Coed Softball in the spring, summer, and fall
Men’s Softball in the spring, summer, and fall
Coed Volleyball in the fall, winter, spring/summer
Reverse Coed Volleyball in the spring, summer, and fall
Men's Volleyball in the spring, summer, and fall
Women's Volleyball in the spring, summer, and fall

Click here to view/download the 2017 Adult Sports Manual.


The City runs each league according to established rules, regulations, a Code of Conduct, and consequences specific to each sport. Adult athletic participants are subject to basic rules which emphasize sportsmanlike behavior, and the recreational nature of City leagues.

Players shall not:

  • Verbally abuse, threaten, lay a hand upon, push, shove, or strike an official, player, or spectator.
  • Refuse to abide by an official's decision.
  • Object to an official's decision through verbal abuse, or throwing an object.
  • Use unnecessary rough tactics against another person with the intention of causing injury.
  • Display unsportsmanlike behavior.
  • Be intoxicated immediately prior to or during a game. Alcohol is not allowed on-site.
  • Smoke at any recreation event.
  • Leave trash outside of receptacles provided.
  • Challenge an official's authority to impose penalties for violations of the code of conduct.


Want to play but don't have a team?

We have " Free Agent List" for the sports of adult basketball, coed and men's softball, and coed volleyball. These lists are used by Novato teams that are looking for a player or two to complete their roster.

To be added to the list please click here to enter your information.

Please note:

  • Your placement on the Individuals List does not guarantee your placement on a team.
  • Names will remain on this list for one year. 


Men's Basketball Leagues
Ages: 16 + year olds
Levels: A, B, C, and D

Form a team of friends, family or co-workers and play in our recreational basketball league. Space is limited to the first 24 teams. See the Adult Sports Manual for more detailed information. Games played at the Hamilton Old Gym (115 San Pablo Avenue) and the Hamilton Community Gym (5530 Nave Drive).

Summer 2017 League Team Registration: March 13 - 31, 2017
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues. & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $600, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: mid May 2017

Fall 2017 League Team Registration: July 17 - August 4, 2017
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues. & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $600, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September 10, 2017

Winter 2018 League Team Registration: October 30 - November 17, 2017
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues., Wed., & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $600, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: January 7, 2018



Women's Basketball Leagues
Ages:
16 + year olds
Levels: A/B and C

Form a team of friends, family or co-workers and play in our recreational basketball league. Space is limited to the first 8 teams. See the Adult Sports Manual for more detailed information. Games played at the Hamilton Old Gym (115 San Pablo Avenue) and the Hamilton Community Gym (5530 Nave Drive).  

Spring 2017 League Team Registration: January 30 - February 17, 2017
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $495, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 15, 2017

Summer 2016 League Team Registration: April 17 - May 5, 2017
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $495, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: June 14, 2017



Coed Slow Pitch Softball Leagues
Ages: 16+ Year olds
Levels: C-I, C-II and C-III

Get your friends, family or coworkers together for a fun time out on the diamond. Space is limited to the first 16 coed teams. See the Adult Sports Manual for more detailed information. Games played at the Indian Valley Campus of College of Marin Fields (IVC Fields).

Spring 2017 League Team Registration: January 30  February 17, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $680, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 2017

Summer 2017 League Team Registration: April 24 - May 12, 2017
Game Nights:
Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $680, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: June, 2017

Fall 2017 League Team Registration: July 10 - 28, 2017
Game Nights:
Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $530, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September, 2017




Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Leagues
Ages: 16+ Year olds
Levels: C-I, C-II and C-III

Get your friends, family or coworkers together for a fun time out on the diamond. Space is limited to the first 16 men’s teams. See the Adult Sports Manual for more detailed information. Games played at the Indian Valley Campus of College of Marin Fields (IVC Fields).

Spring 2017 League Team Registration: January 30  February 17, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $680, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 2017

Summer 2016 League Team Registration: April 24 - May 12, 2017
Game Nights:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $680, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: June 2017

Fall 2016 League Team Registration: July 10 - 28, 2017
Game Nights:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $530, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September 2017

 



Adult Coed Volleyball Leagues
Ages: 16+ year olds
Levels: B-1, B-2, C-1 and C-2
Game Night: Sundays
Possible Game Times: Matches could begin as early as 3PM or as late as 9PM.

Form a team of friends, family or coworkers and play in our recreational coed league on Sunday evenings. Space is limited to the first 16 teams. Each team will play approximately 22 matches. Matches are two games and both games will count in the standings. See the Adult Sports Manual for more detailed information. Matches will be played at the Hill Gym (1560 Hill Road).

** Registration will be limited to the first six B League teams and the first eight C League teams **

Spring/Summer 2017 League Team Registration:  February 27 - March 17, 2017
Game Nights: Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $720, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Fall 2017 League Team Registration:  July 17 - August 4, 2017
Game Nights:
Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $720, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Winter 2018 League Team Registration:  October 23 - November 10, 2017
Game Nights:
Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $720, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, January 7, 2018

 



Adult Reverse Coed Volleyball League
Ages: 16+ year olds
Level: A/B, and C
Game Night: Wednesdays
Possible Game Times: 6:30PM, 7:20PM, 8:10PM, 9:00PM

Form a team of friends, family or coworkers and play in our recreational reverse coed league on Wednesday evenings. Space is limited to the first 8 teams. Each team will play approximately 16 matches. Matches are two games and both games will count in the standings. Matches will be played at the Hill Gym (1560 Hill Road).

Spring 2017 League Team Registration:  January 17 - February 3, 2017
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Summer 2017 League Team Registration:  March 20 - April 14, 2017
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Fall 2017 League Team Registration:  June 20 - July 8, 2016
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

 


Men's Volleyball League
Ages: 16+ year olds
Level: A/B
Game Night: Thursdays
Possible Game Times: 6:30PM, 7:20PM, 8:10PM, 9:00PM

Form a team of friends, family or coworkers and play in our recreational men's league on Thursday evenings. Space is limited to the first 4 teams. Each team will play approximately 16 matches. Matches are two games and both games will count in the standings. Matches will be played at the Hill Gym (1560 Hill Road).

Spring 2017 League Team Registration: January 17 - February 3, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Summer 2016 League Team Registration:  March 20 - April 14, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fall 2016 League Team Registration:  June 19 - July 7, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, August 10, 2017


Women's Volleyball Leagues
Ages: 16+ year olds
Level: A/B
Game Night: Thursdays
Possible Game Times: 6:30PM, 7:20PM, 8:10PM, 9:00PM

Form a team of friends, family or coworkers and play in our recreational women's league on Thursday evenings. Space is limited to the first 4 teams. Each team will play approximately 16 matches. Matches are two games and both games will count in the standings. Matches will be played at the Hill Gym (1560 Hill Road).

Spring 2017 League Team Registration: January 17 - February 3, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Summer 2016 League Team Registration:  March 20 - April 14, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Fall 2016 League Team Registration:  June 19 - July 7, 2017
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $510, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, August 10, 2017


** All dates are subject to change**

 

 

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