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Sports: Sports Teams & Leagues

Here is a quick summary of how to get involved with sports by yourself or with a group. Find out how to join a team or league, and make new friends!

Aerobics
Put on runners and shorts and head to one of the many aerobics clubs and gyms, including the "Y".
Links to: Learn the sport

Baseball/Softball
This summer, you can watch or play in a baseball game, in one of several leagues in the Oshawa-Durham area. There are also several leagues including:

  • Ajax Girls Softball House League (905)427-8198
  • Ajax Mens Slo-Pitch Association (905) 428-3650
  • Ajax Raiders Softball (905) 427-7946
  • Ajax Spartans Minor Baseball Association (905) 683-0706
  • Ajax Women's Slo-Pitch Association (905) 706-4491
  • Clarington Orioles Baseball Club 905-263-9949
  • Durham Giants (905) 427-1863
  • Fun Mixed Ball League, Port Perry (905) 985-3699
  • Oshawa & District Ladies Softball League, Whitby (905) 655-5803
  • Oshawa City & District Softball Association (905) 579-5724
  • Oshawa Dodgers Intercounty Baseball (905) 576-1099
  • Oshawa Legion Baseball Association (905) 576-1099
  • Oshawa Minor Fastball Inc. (905) 721 2066
  • Pickering Baseball Association (905) 839-1522
  • Pickering Softball Association (905) 420-5729
  • Port Perry & District Minor Softball (905) 985-7008
  • Port Perry Angels Softball Club (905) 985-0982
  • Scugog Men's Slo Pitch (905) 985-6480
  • Softball Development Centre Inc. (905) 391-9880
  • Uxbridge Ladies Slo Pitch (905) 985-4306
  • Whitby Girls Rep Fastball Association (905) 666-3636
  • Whitby Girls Softball Association (905) 668-5279

    If you want to watch baseball, you can catch the
  • Durham College Lords Men's Baseball 905.721.3111 ext 2784
  • Durham College Lords Women's Fastball 905.721.3111 ext 2784
  • Oshawa Dodgers Intercounty Baseball 905-576-1099 who play at Kinsmen Stadium. Links to: Learn the sport

    Basketball
    Basketball is a year-round sport. Call the local Parks & Recreation department or contact:
  • 360ydc (Durham Basketball) 905-767-0399 [More...]
  • Durham Family YMCA popular (905) 438-9622
  • Ajax Ladies Rec. Basketball League (905)831-4539
  • Ajax Lions Basketball Club (905)683-4983
  • Ajax Men's Basketball League (905) 427-1216
  • Durham Basketball Association (905) 263-2527
  • Durham City Basketball Association popular (905) 427-4253
  • Durham Region Board of Approved Basketball Officials (905) 725-4888
  • Whitby Saints Basketball Association (905) 725-6773
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Bicycling
    Ride on the region’s many bike paths. Mountain biking is allowed on many of the trails in popular parks in the region.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Bowling
    Bowling with family or friends is fun at the dozen bowling lanes around town. Enquire to join league play!
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Curling
    Oshawa-Durhams's indoor curling arenas offer this Olympic sport year-round. There are over a dozen curling rinks and clubs in the area, each with a league, as well as inter-club play.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Diving
    There are a number of diving facilities in the Oshawa-Durhams area. Contact the local Parks & Recreation department or local swimming pool.
    Links to: Learn the sport


    Fishing
    There are lots of good places to go fishing around Oshawa-Durhams, including on Lake Simcoe (especially for ice fishing!), on crystal clear Georgian Bay, and on the many lakes of the Muskokas.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Football
    Football leagues are hopping late summer into the fall. Contact:
  • Ajax Kinsmen Touch Football League (905) 666-1130
  • Ajax Wanderers Rugby Union Football Club (905) 686-0957
  • Ajax/Pickering Dolphins Football Club (905) 619-9180
  • Durham Touch/Flag Football League (905) 683-4935
  • Oshawa Hawkeye Junior Football Club (905) 571-0530
  • Oshawa Touch Football League (905) 213-3183
  • Oshawa Vikings Rugby Football Club (905) 404-9182
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Golf
    Grab your clubs and head to the 50-odd public or semi-public golf courses around town. (List and maps of golf courses. Take a class or enquire about one-on-one instruction from the golf pro.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Gymnastics
    Gymnastics has a high media profile at the Olympics, and has the youngest entry (and retirement) ages. Here some good organizations.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Hiking
    Hiking takes you into the world of nature. This city has a number of paved and unpaked trails in city parks, as well as the rustic landscapes of the area’s various provincial parks.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Hockey
    Skates and a hockey stick is all you need to play hockey. Check with city rinks listing for ice times. There are several leagues: contact the There are several leagues in the Oshawa-Durham area:
  • Adult Safe Hockey League (905) 725-6951
  • Ajax Attack Junior Hockey Club (905) 428-8087
  • Ajax Minor Hockey Association (905) 683-8281
  • Ajax Oldtimers Hockey League (905) 686-2985
  • Durham West Girls Hockey Association (905) 420-8195
  • Oshawa Church Hockey League (905) 721-8547
  • Oshawa Civil Srvc Oldtimers Hockey (905) 434-2681
  • Oshawa CYO Minor Hockey Association, Whitby (905) 743-3445
  • Oshawa NASC Hockey, Oshawa (905) 721-1362 [LINK]
    You can catch exciting Jr "A" hockey with either the:
    • Oshawa Generals - Canada General Motors Centre, Oshawa
      99 Athol Street East
      Oshawa, L1H 1J8
      Phone (905)433-0900 1-877;526-9482

    • Peterborough Petes - Peterborough Memorial Centre, Peterborough
      Peterborough Memorial Centre
      151 Lansdowne St. West
      Peterborough, ON
      705-743-3681 fax: 705-743-5497

    • Belleville Bulls - Belleville Yardmen Arena, Belleveille
      265 Cannifton Road,
      Belleville, K8N 4V8
      613-966-8338 ext. 3885

    Links to: Learn the sport

    Ice skating
    Barrie offers ice skating year-round, plus winter-time outdoor rinks (city rinks listing). In the summer-time, cool of at the city's indoor rinks.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Martial Arts
    Learn to defend yourself at a half-dozen studios, where they train in both the mental and physical skills in the martial arts.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Mini-golf
    The region has several mini golf courses, in major communities and in the major tourist areas.

    Rock Climbing
    Rock climbing is gaining in popularity. There are plenty of interesting rocks along the Niagara Escarpment, particularly on the Bruce Peninsula.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Rugby
    Rugby is about as rough and tough as football. Its probably as much fun to watch as play! Check out the teams and leagues in Barrie: Contact the local Parks and Recreation department
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Running, Track & Field
    Run along any of this area’s hundreds of miles of paths. Scenic runs head through the area’s natural areas. There are several organized races over the summer, with a variety of distances, nd several track & field meets each summer. Contact the Durham Dragons Athletics(no phone number provided) Links to: Learn the sport

    Soccer
    Barrie has several leagues for the world's most popular sport:
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Skiing, Cross-Country
    Close to Barrie are several great cross-country ski venues. When there’s snow on the ground, try any of the larger city and provincial parks.
    Links to: Learn the sport

    Skiing, Downhill
    There are also a number of downhill ski hills in the city and surrounding area. There are several close to Oshawa-Durham because of the proximity of the Kawarthas.
    Links to: Learn the sport

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