10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in New York

10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in New York

Basketball is an excellent form of cardio and helps with hand-eye coordination.

1. New York Urban Professional Basketball League

New York Urban Professionals Athletic League is an adult recreational sports league based in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, offering year-round basketball and volleyball for working professionals.

155 West 72nd Street, Suite 701
New York, NY 10023

Phone 212-877-3614


2. Chelsea Piers Adult Basketball

The Field House is home to the NYC’s most popular and professionally managed year-round, indoor basketball league for adults. All levels of players are welcome with Men’s Recreational, Women’s Recreational and Men’s Intermediate Divisions to choose from. All games are played at the Field House, located at Pier 62 at Chelsea Piers in NYC.

Pier 62 at Chelsea Piers in NYC.

Phone 212-336-6500 ext. 6562
E-mail FHAdultBasketball@chelseapiers.com


3. Zog Sports NYC Basketball Leagues

ZogSports runs NYC’s best-organized intramural basketball league for adults.

Phone 646-237-5327


4. NYC Basketball League

The league is a mix of corporate-sponsored teams, groups of friends and individual free agents. League members come from a wide range of industries and backgrounds, and even some well known New Yorkers who have not given up their love of the game. Members’ ages range from recent college graduates to experienced players in their late 40’s and 50’s.

Phone 212 390 1776.
E-mail NYCBasketballLeague@Gmail.com


5. Basketball City NYC

New York’s premier “state-of-the-art facility” contains seven air-conditioned basketball courts complete with glass backboards, electronic scoreboards and first class locker rooms. In addition to league play, the courts are available for private rentals and special events. nThe facility also includes a VIP Mezzanine, a 40,000+ sq. ft. parking lot, and a 15,000 sq. ft. deck on the East River overlooking the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, the Statue of Liberty and downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Pier 36 @ 299 South St.
New York, NY 10002

Phone 212-233-5050
E-mail Info@basketballcity.com


6. ABC Hoops NYC Basketball League

ABC Hoops was founded on the basic principle of offering working professionals in New York City an affordable, friendly, and competitive environment to play basketball.

E-mail abchoopsnyc@gmail.com


7. 92nd Street Y Adult Basketball

Register as a team or as an individual and be placed on a team. Individual players and team captains must call the Director of Sports Programs before registering. Minimum eight and maximum 10 player limit per team with minimum playing time rules. Game times are 7:15, 8:15 and 9:15 pm on Sunday through Thursday nights. Fee includes jersey, awards, referees and all other associated fees. Eight games guaranteed, plus playoffs for qualifying teams.

1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128

Phone 212-415-5714
E-mail customerrelations@92Y.org


8. Samuel Field Y Adult Basketball Leagues

Offer a variety of different basketball leagues. Eight regular season games, plus double elimination play-offs. Games are played at 7:45pm, 8:45pm & 9:45pm on Tuesday & Thursday; and 6:45pm, 7:45pm and 8:45pm on Sunday nights.

Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362

Phone 718-225-6750
E-mail sfy@sfy.org


9. 14th Street Y Basketball Leagues

Membership at the 14th Street Y includes times for Open Gym and Basketball. Check out their schedule for full court pick-up times happening everyday.

344 East 14th St (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
New York, NY 10003

Phone 646-395-4310.
E-mail info@14streety.org


10. Asphalt Green Basketball

Whether you want to develop basketball skills, refine specific skills or simply get a good workout on the court, Asphalt Green has a basketball program for you. For children, they offer instructional basketball classes and recreational leagues. For adults, they offer semi-competitive basketball leagues that you can join as an individual or as a team. All basketball programs take place in a hardwood floor gymnasium.

Battery Park City
212 North End Ave.
New York, NY 10282

Phone 212-298-2900

Upper East Side
555 East 90th St.
New York, NY 10128

Phone 212-369-8890


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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