Austin Texas

Recreation

You will find these sites useful if you are looking for
recreational or sports activities in the Austin area.

Useful General Info

Austin Area Golf Courses

Austin Explorer - Whether you're a visitor or a long time resident, Austin probably has more treasures than you know about. Austin Explorer is your way of discovering more about the city as you get outside of your stuffy home or office and into the fresh air.

AustinVolleyball.com - Great info on local touraments and leagues, and much more.

Colorado River State Parks

Highland Lakes - - A ton of useful info about the greater Austin area, AKA the Texas Hill Country and Highland Lakes region of Texas.

Fishing Guides - info on local area fishing guides.

LCRA Colorado River Trail

Mountain Biking Guide to Austin & Central Texas

RunGuides: Austin - The RunGuides calendar is a complete schedule of road and trail running races in and around Austin.

Texas Hill Country - A ton of useful info about the greater Austin area, AKA the Texas Hill Country and Highland Lakes region of Texas.

Texas Parks and Wildlife - The State's official Parks Department website.

Touring Texas - Everything you need to know about visiting Texas.


Clubs and Associations

Austin Coed Soccer Association - The first thing on their website is about supplemental health insurance...I'll let you decide if you're man or woman enough to handle it.

Austin Crows Australian Rules Football Club - is an amateur Australian Rules Football Club dedicated to establishing and growing the great sport of ‘Aussie Rules Footy’ in the Austin area and beyond. The club was first started in 2002 and after a few rocky years has established itself in Austin and the Australian Rules Football community here in the States.

Austin Floorball Club - Floorball is a fast paced team sport that is simply described as a very safe version of floor hockey.

Austin Recreation Center Volleyball League

Austin Sports and Social Club - The Austin Sports and Social Club creates year-round opportunities for individuals to play a variety of team sports in a social atmosphere.

Austin Yacht Club - Since its founding in 1951, Austin Yacht Club is the place in Central Texas where members and guests can find a fun, uniquely Austin version of what a “Yacht Club” should be: A great community of sailing enthusiasts with excellence in sailing skills, racing, and training.

Capital Area Tennis Association - CATA’s membership is composed of tennis enthusiasts who are dedicated to fostering national and international amateur sports competition through junior and adult programs that promote the sport and its benefits.

Capital Area Water Ski Club - The Capital Area Water Ski Club (CAWSC) was established in 1988 to further develop competitive water skiing in the Austin Texas Area.

Celtic Cowboys Sport & Social Club - They play the traditional Irish sports of men's & ladies Gaelic football, as well as Hurling & Camogie, and also organize more than a dozen soccer teams (for both men & women).

City of Austin Adult Kickball League - is located at South Austin Recreation Center.

The First Tee of Greater Austin (TFTGA) - is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth development organization dedicated to providing young people with educational programs to build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Hill Country Outdoors - Austin’s Most Active Outdoor, Sport and Social Club! Meet fun people that love to do the same things you love to do. They are a membership-based club that has been organizing outdoor and social events for Austin since 2001.

Waterloo Disc Golf Club- host of the Annual Waterloo Disc Golf Classic since 1977! Who knew, right?


Pro & Semi-Pro Sports Teams

Austin Aztex Soccer (Football to the rest of the world) Club - Founded in 2011, the team plays in the United Soccer League, the third tier of the United States soccer pyramid.

Austin Vipers Football Team - Founded in 2011, Austin's Premier Minor League Football Attraction.

Austin Ice Bats - Sadly, they're now defunct (1996-2008), but a cool story about their crazy name. The hockey team was named in honor of the Mexican Free-tailed Bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) which nest under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in the city. Somewhere between 750,000 and 1.5 million of the flying rats reside underneath the bridge each summer.

Austin Toros Basketball Team - The NBA affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs. Located at the Cedar Park Center, just north of Austin.

Round Rock Express - The Major Leage Baseball (MLB) Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers Web site for the baseball team. Location at the Dell Diamond, just north of Austin in the city of Round Rock.

The Rockin’ City Rollergirls - is a skater owned and operated, all-female, modern flat track roller derby league based out of Round Rock, Texas.

Texas Rollergirls Rock-n-Rollerderby - is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity amateur sports organization dedicated to playing and promoting the sport of Women’s Flat Track Derby.

Texas Stars Hockey Team - The NHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars. Located at the Cedar Park Center, just north of Austin.

Texas Xtreme Football - A semi-pro football team based out of Austin, Tx. Founded in 2010.


Places

Recreation Centers - The City of Austin's Parks and Recreations Department listing of all of their community recreation centers.

Austin Rock Gym: Indoor Rock Climbing - ARG is Austin’s ONLY dedicated rock climbing company and offers the most comprehensive climbing lessons and services available. North and South Austin locations.

Golfsmith - Their monstrous flagship store is located on IH-35 about 10 miles north of downtown Austin.

Rowing Dock - Rent your kayaks, stand up paddle boards (SUP) and paddle boats from the Rowing Dock on Lady Bird Lake.

Zilker Park Boat Rentals - established in 1969, they offer boat rentals on Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake).


Places Near Austin

Bass Pro Shop - Round Rock, Texas - Just north of Austin, The 120,000-square foot Round Rock Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World boasts a 16,000-gallon aquarium, a restaurant with bar (Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill), an archery range, and a bowling alley.

Cabela's - Buda, Texas - Retail Store is located just off I-35 between Austin and San Antonio.  In addition to offering quality outdoor merchandise, the 185,000 sq. ft. showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring a décor of museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.

Round Rock, the Sports Capital of Texas - Just 15 minutes North of Austin lies Round Rock, home of the Round Rock Express, the Rockin' City Rollergirls, the Dell Diamond, Old Settlers Park, and the Round Rock Sports Center.



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