Mobile Sports and Recreation

Mobile Sports and RecreationThe folks in Mobile love the outdoors, their sports and enjoying themselves. All of those elements come together when it's time for some hard-earned down time in which you can experience some favorite sporting and recreational activities. In Mobile, there are many options that include watching a great minor league baseball game, participating in a nationally-recognized golf tournament or utilizing the excellent fishing that the area has to offer. But whatever you choose, you're sure to have a highly memorable time when you explore the excellent sporting and recreational activities that Mobile has to offer.

 

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Pro Sports

Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Southern League. The sports team is the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks major league club. The team plays its home games at Hank Aaron Stadium.

Address: 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd, Mobile, AL 36606 - MAP
Phone: (251) 479-2327
Web: www.mobilebaybears.com

For golfers in Mobile, the Robert Jones Golf Trail offers a truly memorable experience. This 36-hole course has been host to the LPGA Tournament of Champions since 1999 on Magnolia Grove, one of the two courses. The other, the Crossings Course, is home of the Bell Micro LPGA Classic.

Web: www.rtjgolf.com

The Mobile Bay Hurricanes of the American Basketball Association plays in the Gulf Coast Division. Former NBA star Jason Caffey is the head coach of this fledgeling team. The sports team plays its home games on the campus of Davidson High School.

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

USS Alabama Battleship
The long and winding history of Mobile is everywhere. The city offers many chances to see and learn about what all came before, but the USS Alabama Historical Trail offers a chance to see it for yourself on your own long and winding journey. Stroll by antebellum homes, historical museums, and even old cemeteries. Plus, as you move along this recreation trail, you will be able to enjoy some of Mobile's natural amenities like live oak trees and blooming azaleas.

Address: Fort Conde Visitor Center, Mobile, AL - MAP

Chickasabogue Park
Seeing the world from behind a set of handlebars is something that is truly a unique experience for mountain bikers of all ages and skill levels. To hit the trail and develop those skills even more, Chickasabogue Park in Mobile is a favorite destination. This trail features ten miles of singletrack that loops through the park. It ranks as not only one of the most scenic recreational trails, but also one of the most challenging.

Address: Chickasabogue Park, Mobile, AL - MAP
Web: www.mobilecountyal.gov

Redoubt Trail Loop
Mobile's Redoubt Trail Loop is located near Spanish Fort and is one of the area's more popular trails for hiking. The trail's scenic surroundings as well as its proximity to various historical sites makes it a visually appealing trek. The level of difficulty of this recreational trail is suited to hikers of all skill levels.

Address: Spanish Fort, AL - MAP
Web: www.alabama.travel

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Watersports

Chacaloochee Bay
When the people of Mobile think of great aquatic fun and water recreation, they immediately think of Chacaloochee Bay. Swimming, fishing and scuba diving are just a few of the many activities you can enjoy here. This is one of the Gulf Coast's more popular beachfronts, and with the dazzlingly white sand, clear blue water and incredible views, it is easy to see why.

Address: Mobile, AL - MAP
Phone: (000) 000-0000
Web: www.outdooralabama.com

Onderwater Works
Take the plunge and learn how to scuba dive! Underwater Works is a local entity that is in the business of teaching people of all ages how to scuba dive. There are various training packages and equipment rental rates that apply, but once you take the plunge to discover the amazing world that is very much alive under the waves, it will be utterly priceless.

Address: 24208 US Hwy 98 #B, Fairhope, AL 36532 - MAP
Phone: (251) 928-5550
Web: www.alabamadive.com

Nautica Sailing School & Yacht Charters
The sometimes tranquil, sometimes forceful winds on the water are as unpredictable as they are inviting. If you have ever wanted to learn to sail and take command of that very challenging natural wonder, let the professionals at Nautica Sailing School and Charters teach you how to be the best possible captain you can be as you literally learn the ropes of how to set sail.

Address: 848 Seacliff Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532 - MAP
Phone: (251) 510-7245
Web: www.nauticaltd.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Luxergy
The view is absolutely thrilling when you are standing at the highest point right before you take that all-too-crucial step on your bungee jumping, extreme sports adventure. Sure, that is the most dramatic part of the whole experience, but when you let the pros at Luxergy guide you through it all, your jump will be as well-prepared as it will be highly exciting!

Phone: (888) 589-3749
Web: www.luxergy.com

Trackside Go Karts & Games
There is a plethora of great recreation adventures awaiting the whole family at Mobile's Trackside Go Karts and Games. In addition to offering the chance to get behind the wheel of a motorized go-kart and drive around the regulation-sized track, there are plenty of great video games and other amusements to keep the kids (and mom and dad) entertained all afternoon!

Address: 4820 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36693 - MAP
Phone: (251) 661-3316

From the roar of the go karts on the track to the cheering of the winning player on the miniature golf course to the electronic sound effects that emanate from the games in the arcade, they are all the sounds of both kids and adults having a great time at Mobile's Family Fun Center.

Address: 180 South Florida Street, Mobile, AL 36606 - MAP
Phone: (251) 479-6374

 

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Leisure

Getting some good exercise and having a great time don't always go together. Luckily, they do when you spend some quality leisure time enjoying recreation at Mobile's AMF Skyline Lanes. This state-of-the-art bowling facility also features a great arcade, snack bar and also special nights for various local leagues.

Address: 4120 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36693 - MAP
Phone: (251) 661-1221
Web: www.amf.com

Cue up a great time when you enjoy a game of pool at Mobile's Bumpers Billiards. This is the city's premier billiards bar and is open seven days a week. This upscale establishment offers the best pool tables, drink specials and more. The venue is clean and friendly and prides itself in being Mobile's first choice for billiards and quality entertainment.

Address: 836 W I65 Service Road S, Mobile, AL - MAP
Phone: (251) 342-0435
Web: www.bumpersbilliards.com

Gulf Shores Deep Sea Fishing
Go on a real recreation adventure when you let Gulf Shores Deep Sea Fishing guide your trip out into the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Cast your line and wait for the big catch when you board one of the vessels that is part of the guide service's impressive fleet. There are different trip packages to suit the number of people in your party as well as their level of experience. The friendly staff on board will make sure that you have everything you need to reel in an unforgettable experience!

Address: Orange Beach Marina, 37075 Marina Road, Orange Beach, AL 36561 - MAP
Phone: (251) 747-2872
Web: www.gulfshoresdeepseafishing.com