Western Anne Arundel County is home to a variety of recreational sports leagues
for both children and adults. These leagues not only offer sports instruction, but
an opportunity for fun, teamwork, and physical fitness. Youth leagues also provide
adults with an opportunity to coach or referee a sport that they love. If you don’t
see a league that interests you below, visit
www.aacounty.org/RecParks to see
what else might be available!
Arden Recreation provides organized youth sports programs to residents of Crownsville
and surrounding areas. Programs include Tball, Coach Pitch, Lacrosse, Soccer, and
Arundel Soccer Association
ASA offers soccer programs in the Odenton area year-round for ages 4 through adult.
All skill levels are welcome.
Crofton Athletic Council
The Crofton Athletic Council serves the youth of the Greater Cofton community by
offering kids instructional programs, intramural sports, county sports, and related
activities in a wide variety of sports.
The Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council offers youth sports to children in Gambrills,
Odenton, and the surrounding areas. Girls’ programs include basketball, cheerleading,
field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Boys’ programs feature
baseball, basketball, football, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, and wrestling.
The Jessup Provinces Youth Organization provides instructional and competitive sports
for boys and girls in the Jessup area ages 4-17 in baseball, soccer, basketball,
The Linthicum Ferndale Youth Athletic Association has offered youth in the BWI area
the chance to play baseball, softball, basketball, & soccer for over 30 years.
Maryland City League
The Maryland City Mustangs are a youth league in the Laurel area offering programs
for children of all ages. Sports include basketball, baseball, cheerleading, soccer,
softball and football. For more information, call 301-490-5583.
An indoor soccer facility located in Millersville. For more information, call 410-729-0694.
(search league name under “find your site”)
The Maryland Academy of Youth Sports promotes sportsmanship and fair play for young
basketball players in Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas. For more information,
contact Bruce Spruell at 443-694-1084.
Meade Youth Basketball Association
The Meade Youth Basketball Association supports organized youth basketball for students
14 and under in the Fort George G. Meade area. Leadership and good sportsmanship
is the primary focus of this group. For more information, call 443-621-6338.
Mid-Atlantic Lax hosts one of the most competitive indoor lacrosse leagues for high
school girls in the county. The facility is located in Jessup. For more information,
Millersville Sports Association
The Millersville Sports Association offers soccer programs for youth in the Millersville
area of Anne Arundel County. For more information, call 410-787-9824.
The Old Mill Youth Association runs youth sports leagues for children in the Millersville
area. Programs include wrestling, football, and cheerleading. For more information,
Severn Athletic Club
The Severn Athletic Club offers youth sports leagues at the Severn Danza Park off
Route 170 & 174 in Severn. Sports include baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football,
soccer, softball, wrestling, and lacrosse. For more information, call 410-551-7843.
Department of Recreation and Parks
Adults who are interested in participating in a sports league should contact the
Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks at 410-222-7865 to learn
which teams are looking for players. Leagues are generally available for baseball,
volleyball, flag football, soccer, basketball, field hockey, softball, and kickball.
Offering soccer, volleyball, dodge ball, basketball, and more. The indoor facility
is located in Millersville. For more information, call 410-729-0694.
Piney Orchard Hockey Leagues
The Piney Orchard Ice Arena in Odenton has over 20 year-round adult hockey leagues
for area residents. For schedules or information, call 410-672-7013.
For those who prefer less formal programs, opportunities to participate in fun
activities with family and friends abound in western Anne Arundel County. The following
represent just a sampling:
8610 Baltimore Washington Boulevard, Suite 203, Jessup
8246 Telegraph Road, Odenton
Carter School of Dance – West County
1109 Odenton Road, Odenton
Arts n’ Motion
8251 Telegraph Road, Odenton
1050 MD Route 3 South, Gambrills
Eisenhower Golf Course
1576 Generals Highway, Crownsville
(18 holes, par 71)
Night Hawk Golf Center
814 MD Route 3 South, Gambrills
(driving range, mini golf, par 3)
216 Najoles Road, Millersville
8266 Lokus Road, Odenton
Columbia Horse Center
10400 Gorman Road, Laurel
Equilibrium Horse Center
1685 Underwood Road, Gambrills
Parks & Playgrounds
There are a number of public parks with playgrounds and picnic areas throughout
the county, including Kinder Farm Park in Millersville. For a complete listing,
visit the Anne Arundel County Recreation & Parks website at
Piney Orchard Ice Arena
8781 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton
1200 Odenton Road, Odenton
North Arundel Aquatic Center
7888 Crain Highway, Glen Burnie
(indoor water park & pools)
Arundel Olympic Swim Center
2690 Riva Road, Annapolis
(indoor swimming & diving)
On Target Indoor Pistol Range
2618 Annapolis Road, Severn
Athletic Performance, Inc. (formerly Severn Valley Tennis & Fitness)
740 Route 3 South, Gambrills
Anne Arundel County is building an extensive network of recreation trails that intersect
with the East Coast Greenway and the American Discovery Trail. In West County, residents
can enjoy walking, jogging, inline skating, skateboarding, and cycling on either
the BWI Trail that circles BWI International Airport in Linthicum, or the WB&A Trail
in Odenton. For more information, visit