Recreational Sports

New Haven offers many types of recreational activities and oportunities to keep active for indoor and outdoor adventure seekers. Activities include City-run and private organization recreational teams for all ages and abilities to personal wellness activities.



New Haven Rugby
Scrum! The Old Black play a grueling and seriously competitive schedule of games each spring, summer, and fall. They could always use more bodies on the pitch so grab your boots and make a rugger out of yourself!



Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven 
offers basketball leagues to members and non-members. 


Fitness Centers:

Elm City Y.M.C.A. is devoted to promoting healthy living. Full-service gym equipment, coaching and clases available.

900 Chapel St. (Mezzanine Level)
(203) 789.8887

MPWR House offers high intensity, hybrid workouts for anyone. No treadmills, ellipticals or weight machines in these studio classes—your body is the machine.

201 Crown St.

(203) 939.3424

SHiFT Cycling is a dedicated cycling studio where you get an epic workout that leaves you sweaty and empowered.

199 Crown St.

(203) 745.3260



Alling Memorial Golf Course 

35 Eastern Street

(203) 946.8014


The Course at Yale 

200 Conrad Drive

(203) 392.2380



Edgewood Skate Park provides an opportunity for skateboarders and inline skating enthusiasts to develop their skills and enjoy their sport in a safe and challenging environment.



The New Haven Parks Department hosts over 70 co-ed, men, and women teams each year in their recreational softball leagues. 



The following parks in New Haven have public tennis courts: 

East Rock Park, at Mitchell Drive

East Shore Park, at Woodward Avenue

Edgewood Park, Edgewood Avenue

McClain Park, Ella T. Grasso Blvd



The New Haven Parks Department has a fun, competitive beach volleyball league every summer.


Yoga Studios:

Breathing Room Yoga Studio
817 Chapel St

(203) 562.5683


Fresh Yoga

319 Peck St. & 49 Orange St.

(203) 776.9642