Tallahassee Sports and Recreation

Tallahassee Sports and RecreationGet your fill of sports and recreation in Tallahassee. From being part of the audience at a sporting event or getting in the game with various recreation activities, our list will take you to the best destinations for sports action in the city.


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Pro Sports

Florida A& M Rattlers
You might get rattled at an athletic event at Florida A&M University! Both the men's and women's teams are nicknamed the Rattlers, and the women's flag football team sports six national championships in the last four years. Enjoy watching the teams play in eight separate sports at various venues, including the Bragg Memorial Stadium, the Al Lawson Center, and the Moore-Kittles Field.

Phone: (850) 644-1830
Web: www.famuathletics.com

Tallahassee Community College Eagles
Come watch an eagle soar at Tallahassee Community College, home to the TCC Eagles. Talk about soaring; baseball coach Mike McLeod is a four-time winner of the Panhandle Conference Coach of the Year and in 2011, posted his 700th win as baseball coach of the TCC Eagles. The TCC Eagles play sports in softball, baseball, basketball, and track and field.

Phone: (850) 201-8066
Web: www.tcc.fl.edu

The Tallahassee RollerGirls
Forget football and baseball and head over to see The Tallahassee RollerGirls play in the full-contact and fast-paced sport of Roller Derby! These teams of 20 to 50-year-old girls are no sissies when it comes to the ruff and tumble sport played on a flat track instead of the old fashioned angled track.

Phone: (800) 838-3006
Web: www.tallahasseerollergirls.com


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Hiking, Biking & Trails

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
Jog in peaceful bliss at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge on the Tower Pond Trail, aka, Mounds Trails in Tallahassee. You'll appreciate the trailhead sprouting small vegetation and winding one mile through forest and salt marsh, inviting you to run along the recreational trail with songbirds, ducks and wading birds.

Address: 1200 Lighthouse Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32355 - MAP
Phone: (850) 925-6121
Web: www.fws.gov

Florida National Scenic Trail
The Florida National Scenic Trail offers hikers landscapes not found anywhere else in the United States. Trek across a recreational trail that runs across 1,400 miles through the prairies of Big Cypress National Preserve, situated on the edge of the Everglades to historic Fort Pickens at Gulf Islands National Seashore at Pensacola Beach.

Address: 325 John Knox Rd., Suite F-100, Tallahassee, FL 32303 - MAP
Phone: (850) 523-8500
Web: www.dep.state.fl.us

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park
Take a historical hike at Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park. Discover the Southeastern Ceremonial Complex, once home to Native Americans, who built six temple mounds, and a possible burial mound dating back more than eight centuries. You just found the perfect recreational trail to exercise your body and your mind.

Address: 3600 Indian Mound Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32303 - MAP
Phone: (850) 922-6007
Web: www.floridastateparks.org


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The Wilderness Way
Master the paddle at The Wilderness Way, Florida's Big Bend paddlesport outfitter. Let the professional certified instructors guide you out on the water for one big kayaking eco-adventure. Experience trips like Sunset on Spring Creek, or if you're a beginner take the Essentials of Kayaking or a Standup Paddleboard Intro class.

Address: 3152 Shadeville Rd., Crawfordville, FL 32327 - MAP
Phone: (850) 877-7200
Web: www.thewildernessway.net

Blue Water Sports
Dive into underwater recreation at Blue Water Sports. Learn how to become a boat diver, drift diver, deep diver, night diver, underwater naturalist, underwater photographer or a wreck diver. The certified scuba diving instructors teach you the necessary skills in an open-water diving environment or pool setting.

Address: 2320 Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee, FL 32301 - MAP
Phone: (850) 656-3483
Web: www.bluewatersports.net

St. Marks Outfitters

St. Marks Outfitters

Address: 721 Port Leon Dr, Saint Marks, FL 32355 - MAP
Phone: 850-510-7919
Web: www.stmarksoutfitters.com


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Plenty Of Thrills

Tallahassee Rock Gym
Climb the walls at the Tallahassee Rock Gym, located at the Historic Rail House in Tallahassee. This is the ideal place to hang around with friends to learn or practice recreational rock climbing. Get a grip at the gym's 3,300 square feet, three-story climbing terrain, with eleven rope stations and a bouldering area.

Address: 629 Industrial Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32310 - MAP
Phone: (850) 224-7625
Web: www.tallyrockgym.com

Blue Water Sports
Dive into adventure at Blue Water Sports on an open-water dive to remember. Check out events like the 1st Annual Blue Water Open Spearfishing Tournament. Give it your best shot at nailing triggerfish, hogfish, sheepshead, snapper and more. This dive shop is also the place for anyone wanting to learn how to scuba dive!

Address: 2320 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL 32301 - MAP
Phone: (850) 656-3483
Web: www.bluewatersports.net

Tallahassee Hot Air Balloons
Touch the sky at Tallahassee hot-air balloons, Florida's premier balloon ride company. Get ready to depart on a high-flying balloon adventure to explore the breathtaking views of the city with your flight master pointing out all the spectacular points of interest along the way. Be prepared for the thrill of a lifetime!

Phone: (800) 335-0129
Web: www.tallahasseehotairballoons.com


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Pockets Pool & Sports Pub
Cue up some R&R at the Pockets Pool and Sports Pub, tucked away in the heart of Tallahassee. Friends can have a good time at any of the 22 pool tables, 6 bowling lanes, and 7 dart boards. If you're not so good at billiards, step away from the tables and sing karaoke or play trivia and poker games.

Address: 2810 Sharer Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32312 - MAP
Phone: (850) 385-7665
Web: www.pocketspoolandpub.com

Capital Lanes
Strike! Roll around with your best pins at Capital Lanes in Tallahassee. Bring your family, your friends and your neighbors to knock around on your pick of forty cosmic lanes offering automated scoring. Be sure to bring plenty of cash to treat everyone to eats at the bar and grill after the last pin is down.

Address: 820 Capital Cir NE, Tallahassee, FL 32301 - MAP
Phone: (850) 422-2695
Web: www.bowlsrc1.com