10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in Los Angeles

10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in Los Angeles

Whether you prefer to play on indoor or outdoor courts, basketball is a great game to stay fit.

1. LA Ballers

LA Ballers (LAB) was created to help restore the love of the game and to create a network for those who share the same passion. Members will benefit from organized league games, full record keeping of stats, fair competition w/ multiple divisions.

Phone 213-632-8021
E-mail hoopibl@gmail.com or kevin@laballers.org


2. LA Parks and Recreation

The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks Municipal Sports Division coordinates adult basketball leagues two seasons per year. The minimum age for basketball is 18 years old.

6911 Laurelgrove Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91605

Phone 818-756-8073
E-mail basketball.munisports@lacity.org


3. YMCA of Los Angeles

YMCA Adult Basketball leagues are a great way for both men and women to stay active, have fun and meet new friends from their community. The Y emphasizes sportsmanship and fair play while supporting healthy competition. You’ll perfect your dribbling, refine your shooting and improve your endurance as you workout alongside your new teammates.

Offered in a variety of locations throughout LA.

Phone 213-380-6448


4. LA Basketball League

An amateur basketball league in Los Angeles.

Phone 310-464-2648
E-mail matt@zogsportsla.com


5. Next Level Sports Basketball

Next Level offers the best in game competition, the best in league organization – all at the best prices. They are always working to improve all aspects of leagues and programs so they can continually offer the best experience. League rules will be posted on the courts. All league members receive free open gym for the duration of the league.

Next Level Sports Complex
12821 Knott Street, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Phone 714-230-0706
E-mail customer@NextLevelSportsComplex.com


6. X League Nation

This is a private indoor Men’s Adult Basketball league that started in February of 2011.

Echo Park Community Center
303 Patton St, Los Angeles

E-mail Info@xleaguenation


7. Venice Beach Basketball

Home to films including American History X and White Men Can’t Jump, the Venice Beach Basketball courts house some of the best pick-up ball around. With four full length courts there is always a game waiting no matter what your skill level. No fees or reservations, first come first serve. Tournaments and permits take precedence on the courts so try joining the Venice Beach Basketball League.

1800 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

Phone 310-399-2775


8. Hoops Unlimited Men’s Basketball League

Hoops Unlimited has been serving Southern California with well organized and competitive men’s basketball leagues for over 25 years! Leagues are offered most every day of the week.

There are a several locations throughout Orange and San Diego counties.

E-mail Contact form


9. City of Burbank Adult Basketball

Offer a variety of different leagues.

Sports Office
1111 West Olive Avenue
P.O. Box 6459
Burbank, CA 91510-6459

Phone 818-238-5330
E-mail Adultsports@burbankca.gov


10. Fast Action Basketball

Fast Action Basketball (FAB) is an adult basketball league located in Southern California. Started to provide an environment that supports camaraderie, competition and community.

In the winter of 1984, the Fast Action Basketball League was founded by holding a Southern California 3-on-3 Indoor Tournament with finals at the Los Angeles Forum. Over 200 teams from all over Los Angeles and Orange County California participated. Multiple league locations grew out of the tournament to where over 350 teams were playing every week, year round (three sessions a year).

Fast Action Basketball
30 Torrey Pne
Irvine, CA 92620

Phone 949-872-1498
E-mail steve@fastactionbasketball.com or paul@fastactionbasketball.com


If you’re a member at a basketball club that’s not listed above, let us know and we’ll add it to our next list.


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