Get to Know the Beach's Best Sports Facilities
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area is known for hosting spectacular sporting events from youth baseball and softball to high school track and field to collegiate beach volleyball. Thirty-two miles of white-sand beaches, a wide variety of accommodations, and countless dining and activity options make the Alabama Gulf Coast a popular destination for sports event planners. If those weren't reasons enough, we also boast some of the best sporting facilities you can find. Learn more about the venues where athletes come to play.
George C. Meyer Tennis Center
This beautiful complex has 6 soft courts, 12 hard courts, viewing area and indoor clubhouse. The facility hosts a variety of USTA-sanctioned events and smaller local tournaments. Many state championship tournaments are held here for both youth and adults.
Gulf Shores Sportsplex
Varsity fields for football, softball, baseball and soccer – as well as state-of-the-art high school/collegiate track and field facilities – make up this 100-acre multi-use facility. Stadium seating for more than 1,500, a field house, full concession and restrooms and even Wi-Fi are just a few of the amenities you’ll find here. Every year, Alabama’s best high school track and field athletes come to compete in the AHSAA State Track Championships. The Gulf Shores Sportsplex is also home to the USSSA World Series Baseball Tournament.
Orange Beach Sportsplex
Minutes away from The Wharf is the Orange Beach Sportsplex boasting soccer, football, softball and baseball fields as well as ample parking, a new field house, multiple concession stands and locker rooms. This facility has hosted the SEC women’s soccer tournament since 2003, as well as NAIA softball and soccer tournaments.
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf
Within walking distance of The Wharf, this venue offers 18,000 square feet of space perfect for indoor events. Volleyball, gymnastics, sports trade shows, and meet and greets are just a few of the events that are a perfect fit for this space. Amenities include kitchen and catering, staging and full PA system. The North American Grappling Association (NAGA) hosts its National Tournament here.