Sacramento Sports and Recreation

Sacramento Sports and RecreationWhether you're an indoor or outdoor sports enthusiast, or a professional sports fanatic, Sacramento has excellent choices for your sports needs and recreational activity preferences. Check out our detailed list of the best sports action in town.


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Pro Sports

Sacramento Kings
Feel the purple passion at a Sacramento Kings professional basketball game! Loyal fans have filled the stands at Power Balance Pavilion, formerly known as the Arco Arena, since 1985 to cheer the only team in the big-four sports league in the River City. Slamson the Lion is the Kings mascot, and the Kings Dance Team brings excitement to every game! Get your tickets to see the Kings battle on the court with some of the NBA's finest.

Address: One Sports Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95834 - MAP
Phone: (916) 928-0000

Sacramento River Cats
Raley Field is home to the Sacramento River Cats, a Triple-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and Pacific Coast league champs. The Sacramento Mountain Lion Cheerleaders and Dinger the mascot get the crowd pumped up and ready to cheer the sports team on. Attending a Sacramento River Cats baseball game is fun for the entire family.

Address: 400 Ballpark Drive West, Sacramento, CA 95691 - MAP
Phone: (916) 371-4487

Sacramento Sirens
Tackle a new kind of football season at a Sacramento Sirens women's semi-professional football game. Men, put your bias aside - these local sports professionals have accomplished the most successful records in women's full tackle football. Cheer the Sirens on at home games played at Natomas High School in Sacramento.

Address: 3301 Fong Ranch Rd, Sacramento, CA, 95834 - MAP
Phone: (916) 629-4289
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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail
Bikers find bliss on Sacramento's American River Bike Trail, aka, the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail. If biking is your sport of choice, grab your bike and travel across the 33 mile, spectacularly scenic trail that runs from Old Sac to Folsom Lake. Fresh air and nature abound with lush greenery, grand oak trees, a flowing river and endless wildlife! The trail welcomes walkers and joggers as well.

Address: Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA 95825 - MAP
Phone: (916) 486-2773

McKinley Park
Joggers unite together at Sacramento's McKinley Park to enjoy the serene trails running through beautiful rose gardens and around a peaceful pond. Families enjoy bringing the children to play on the vast playgrounds. Park visitors can also enjoy recreation such as tennis, soccer, and swimming.

Address: 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95819 - MAP
Phone: (916) 808-5200

Sacramento’s Capital Park
Discover secret paths, memorial statues and state history at Sacramento's Capitol Park. You'll exercise your way through the 40 acres of Victorian-style gardens, and along the pathways, you can salute statues like the Civil War Memorial Grove and run up the steps of the capitol building.

Address: Capitol Ave & 15th St., Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP


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White Water Voyages
Ride the rapids at Whitewater Voyages rafting adventures for individuals, groups and families. Your professional river guide keeps you and your paddles right-side up while the raft swirls around on the American River ride. Continue your outdoor recreation fun with a camping trip at the American River Resort campgrounds!

Address: 5225 San Pablo Dam Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803 - MAP
Phone: (800) 400-7238

California Canoe and Kayak
Row, row, row your boat at California Canoe and Kayak. The pros here are ready to take you on a recreational whitewater kayaking adventure where you'll float through wilderness caverns, rushing waters and explore new rivers. You'll learn how to row a kayak like a pro, get physically fit and make new friends!

Address: 11349 Folsom Blvd., Suite C, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742 - MAP
Phone: (916) 851-3600

Bell Aqua Lake
Sacramento Water Skiing is for members only! So hurry up and sign up because membership lets you ski at a private facility on Sacramento's beautiful Bell Aqua Lake, complete with a sandy beach, hot-tub spa, warm up arena for skiers and riders and more! Private lessons are available for tournament skiers and recreational skiers. This is Sacramento's ultimate water recreation experience.

Address: 935 E Street, Rio Linda, CA 95673 - MAP
Phone: (916) 215-3127


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Plenty Of Thrills

White Water Voyages
Exciting water sports adventure is a drop away at Whitewater Voyages water rafting! Professional river guides, state-of-the-art rafting equipment and fabulous camping grounds make for gallons of family time fun! Select the perfect river trip for your family and ask about the camping sites, hotels and other lodging discounts that Whitewater Voyages offers their rafters.

Address: 5225 San Pablo Dam Rd., El Sobrante, CA 94803 - MAP
Phone: (800) 400-7238

Sacramento’s Bungee Adventures
Extreme thrill seekers hang around Sacramento's Bungee Adventures and free fall into exhilarating freedom. Take the plunge from 150-foot to 1,200-foot high trees, bridges, and rocks in remote areas in the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. Bungee Adventures run jumps every weekend and you must be 18 or older to enjoy the extreme sports experience.

Address: 5103 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95819 - MAP
Phone: (916) 764-2585

Sacramento Hang Gliding
Soar at high altitudes with the pros at Sacramento Hang Gliding! Owner George Hamilton has been flying high with local Sacramentans since 1992. You'll lift off to 1,000-2,000 feet using a special winch and release into the blue yonder for a thrilling flight. Think you can break the altitude record of 6,000 feet and the 30 mile cross-country flight? You never know until you try!

Address: Multiple Areas
Phone: (916) 690-7760


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Blue Cue
Hit the eight ball at Sacramento's Blue Cue, the uptown billiards and sports bar in midtown Sacramento. Friday nights are packed for Live Band Karaoke, and weekends with live bands like Tom Drinnon & Dueces Wild. Be sure to try out food from the Bistro restaurant, grab some grub when the restaurant sends out hot appetizers and signature cue-tini's! Go ahead and get your game on here!

Address: 1004 28th St., Sacramento, CA 95816 - MAP
Phone: (916) 442-7208

Capital Bowl
"Let the good times roll" at Capitol Bowl! Strike the time away on bright neon lanes and hang out at the yummy café or popular lounge. There are plenty of open lanes and great customer service at this recreation facility. Get the family together for hours of bowling fun.

Address: 900 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691 - MAP
Phone: (916) 371-4200

American Fly-Fishing
Grab your fishing buddies and head over to Sacramento's number one local specialty fishing shop, American Fly Fishing. If you want to go on a true fishing adventure, book a fly fishing trip from the Sacramento River to Yucatan, Mexico! Sign up for instruction in fly fishing, guided fishing tours, and local, national and international travel.

Address: 3523 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95864 - MAP
Phone: (916) 483-1222