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 2018 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). Each team will play approximately 10 games, plus playoffs.

Summer 2018 League Team Registration: March 12-30, 2018
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues. & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $625, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: mid May 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration: July 16 - August 3, 2018
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues. & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $625, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September 9, 2018

Winter 2019 League Team Registration: October 29 - November 16, 2018
Game Nights: Sun., and some Tues., Wed., & Thurs.
Team Registration Fee: $625, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: January 6, 2019

 
** All dates are subject to change**


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). Each team will play approximately 8 games, plus playoffs.

Spring 2018 League Team Registration: January 16 - February 2, 2018
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $415, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 7, 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration: March 19 - April 13, 2018
Game Nights:
Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $415, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins:May 16, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration: June 25 - July 13, 2018
Game Nights:
Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $415, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: August 8, 2018

 ** All dates are subject to change**


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

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 2018 League Team Registration: January 29 - February 16, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $700, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration: April 23 - May 13, 2018
Game Nights:
Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $700, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: June, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration: July 9 - 27, 2018
Game Nights:
Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $550, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September, 2018

** All dates are subject to change**



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

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 2018 League Team Registration: January 29 - February 16, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays, Fridays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $700, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: March 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration: April 23 - May 13, 2018
Game Nights:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $700, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: June 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration: July 9 - 27, 2018
Game Nights:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $550, plus $5 for each non-resident
League Begins: September 2018

** All dates are subject to change**



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 2018 League Team Registration:  February 26 - March 16, 2018
Game Nights: Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $750, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration:  July 16 - August 3, 2018
Game Nights:
Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $750, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, August 19, 2018

Winter 2019 League Team Registration:  October 22 - November 9, 2018
Game Nights:
Sundays
Team Registration Fee: $750, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Sunday, January 6, 2019

** All dates are subject to change**



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 2018 League Team Registration:  January 16 - February 2, 2018
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration:  March 19 - April 13, 2018
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration:  June 25 - July 13, 2018
Game Nights: Wednesdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Wednesday, August 8, 2018

** All dates are subject to change**


Men's Volleyball League
Ages: 16+ year olds
Level: A/B and C
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 2018 League Team Registration: January 16 - February 2, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration:  March 19 - April 13, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration:  June 15 - July 13, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, August 9, 2018

** All dates are subject to change**


Women's Volleyball Leagues
Ages: 16+ year olds
Level: A/B and C
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 2018 League Team Registration: January 16 - February 2, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Summer 2018 League Team Registration:  March 19 - April 13, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Fall 2018 League Team Registration:  June 15 - July 13, 2018
Game Nights: Thursdays
Team Registration Fee: $540, plus $5 for each non-resident  
League Begins: Thursday, August 19, 2018

** All dates are subject to change**

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