Athletic Programs

The Gastonia Parks and Recreation Department (GPRD) provides a variety of active and passive recreation opportunities for all ages, and preserves valuable open space for the enjoyment of the citizens of Gastonia.  The City of Gastonia Parks and Recreation Department is now home to thousands of youth, ages four to eighteen, who participate in our youth athletic programs each year which include soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball and basketball programs.

Below is a list of all City of Gastonia athletic programs:

Adult Coed Dodgeball (Winter)
Adult Coed Kickball (Spring)
Adult Coed Flag Football (Fall)
Adult Coed Rec Softball (Fall)
Adult Volleyball (Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall)
Adult Basketball (Winter/Spring/Summer)
Adult Women's Softball (Spring/Summer)
Adult Men's Softball (Spring/Summer/Fall)
Youth Girls Softball Fast Pitch (Ages 7-18, Spring/Summer)
Youth Girls Volleyball (Ages 7-15, Spring/Fall)
Youth Flag Football (Ages 7-11, Spring/Summer)
Youth Basketball (Ages 5-18, Winter/Summer)
Youth Baseball (Ages 5-15, Spring/Fall)


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


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Gastonia, NC 28052