Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex & 2-Spirit

Recreational and Sports Resources

for the East Bay (Contra Costa & Alameda Counties) and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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EAST BAY RECREATIONAL & SPORTS RESOURCES PAGE 

  • Gay Games
    • Sports Networks for the San Francisco Bay AreaFederation Of Gay Games
      415.695.0222
      www.gaygames.com
      A quadrennial athletic and cultural event that brings together people from around the world. Welcomes all people without regard to their sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political belief, physical ability, athletic/artistic ability, or HIV status.
    • Team San Francisco
      www.teamsf.org
      Provides a local sports network for San Francisco bay area gay athletes and helps coordinate participation in the Gay Games.
      Yahoo Group: http://teamsf.ning.com/
  • Dancing
    • Diablo Dancers    
      PO Box 4423, Walnut Creek, 94596
      Phone: 925/945-7949
      Web site: www.diablo-dancers.org
      Email: info@diablo-dancers.org
      Gay/Lesbian Square Dance Club in Contra Costa. Lessons, dances, and social events.  
    • El Camino Reelers
      www.reelers.org
      El Camino Reelers is a modern Western Square Dance club, formed by lesbians and gays for the purposes of meeting people, having fun, and learning to square dance.
    • Foggy City Dancers 
      PO Box 14324, San Francisco, CA 94114
      Ph: 415-652-0240
      Email: board@foggycity.org
      GLBT country line dance club.
    • Northern California Queer Partner Dancing Community
      www.queerdance.com

      Here you can find a same sex dance partner, see what's happening all over the Bay Area, find a dance class, learn how to prepare for a competition, find a new instructor, or just meet some new dancers in the forums.
  • Cheerleading
  • Cycling
    • Different Spokes San Francisco Bicycle Club
      www.dssf.org
      Organized road and off-road rides.
  • Diving
  • Hiking
    • San Francisco Bay Area Gay & Lesbian Sierrans (GLS)
      2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite I,
      Berkeley, CA
      415.281.5666
      sfbay.sierraclub.org/GLS/info_GLS.html
      An outings and conservation club for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people, and our friends, that is an official activities section of the Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club. GLS/Bay Chapter
    • San Francisco Hiking Club
      www.sfhiking.com
      Opportunities to explore and enjoy the outdoors for the community of gays and lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people and their friends.
  • Ice Hockey
    • Earthquakes Ice Hockey Club
      www.sfquakes.com
      Earthquakes Ice Hockey Club is home of the Bay Area’s only co-ed gay, lesbian, and gay-friendly ice hockey teams. (San Francisco, CA)
  • Running
    • EAST BAY FRONT RUNNERS AND WALKERS
      A group of lesbians, gay men (LGBTIQ) and friends who run in thrillingly scenic locations on the East Bay side of the San Francisco Bay every Saturday morning @ 9 am followed by brunch.
      www.eastbayfrontrunners.org
  • Square Dancing
    • Diablo Dancers    
      PO Box 4423, Walnut Creek, 94596
      Phone: 925/945-7949
      Web site: www.diablo-dancers.org
      Email: info@diablo-dancers.org
      Gay/Lesbian Square Dance Club in Contra Costa. Lessons, dances, and social events. 

SF BAY AREA RECREATIONAL & SPORTS RESOURCES 

  • Gyms with a Large Gay Clientele
    • Crunch Fitness - Polk/Van Ness
      1000 Van Ness Avenue,
      San Francisco, CA
      415.931.1100
      www.crunch.com
    • Gold's Gym San Francisco - Castro
      2301 Market Street,
      San Francisco, CA
      415.626.4488
      www.goldsgym.com
    • The Gym SF - Castro
      2275 Market Street,
      San Francisco, CA
      415.863.4700
      www.thegymsf.com
    • Gold's Gym San Francisco - SOMA
      1001 Brannan Street,
      San Francisco, CA
      415.552.4653
      www.goldsgym.com
    • 24 Hour Fitness - Polk/Van Ness
      1200 Van Ness Avenue,
      San Francisco, CA
      415.776.2200
      www.24hourfitness.com
    • World Gym - (SOMA/Potrero)
      290 DeHaro Street (at 16th),
      San Francisco, CA
      415.703.9650
      www.worldgym.com
  • Sports Networks for the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Federation Of Gay Games
      415.695.0222
      www.gaygames.com
      A quadrennial athletic and cultural event that brings together people from around the world. Welcomes all people without regard to their sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, political belief, physical ability, athletic/artistic ability, or HIV status.
    • Team San Francisco
      www.teamsf.org
      Provides a local sports network for San Francisco bay area gay athletes and helps coordinate participation in the Gay Games. Yahoo Group: http://teamsf.ning.com/
  • Dancing
    • Sundance Saloon/Sundance Association 
      550 Barneveld Street,
      San Francisco, CA
      94107-1905
      Ph: 415-820-1403
      Email: info@sundancesaloon.org
      $8 cover charge. Dance instructions from 6-7:30 PM
    • Northern California Queer Partner Dancing Community
      www.queerdance.com
      Here you can find a same sex dance partner, see what's happening all over the Bay Area, find a dance class, learn how to prepare for a competition, find a new instructor, or just meet some new dancers in the forums.
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cycling
    • Different Spokes San Francisco Bicycle Club
      www.dssf.org
      Organized road and off-road rides.
  • Diving
  • Flag Football
    • San Francisco Piranhas Flag Football
      415.441.7760
      650.877.8642
      dgreg64@aol.com
  • Hiking
    • San Francisco Bay Area Gay & Lesbian Sierrans (GLS)
      2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite I,
      Berkeley, CA
      415.281.5666
      sfbay.sierraclub.org/GLS/info_GLS.html
      An outings and conservation club for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people, and our friends, that is an official activities section of the Bay Chapter of the Sierra Club. GLS/Bay Chapter
    • San Francisco Hiking Club
      www.sfhiking.com
      Opportunities to explore and enjoy the outdoors for the community of gays and lesbians, bisexuals, transgender people and their friends.
  • Ice Hockey
  • Martial Arts
    • International Association of Gay and Lesbian Martial Artists
      415.563.1655
      415.701.0404
      woodmac@sbcglobal.net
  • Pool / Billiards
  • Racquetball
    • Bay Area Racquetball
      415.641.5211
      dougsf@gmail.com
      Bay Area Racquetball welcomes all skill levels and is open to men and women.
  • Rock Climbing
    • Stonewall Climbers Sport/Rock Climbing
      415.609.0698415.501.1383
      craig@crl.com
  • Rodeo
  • Rugby
  • Rowing
  • Running
    • Bay Area Distance Runners
      415.626.1380
      sfbadr@aol.com
      Sunday morning runs.
    • San Francisco FrontRunners
      415.978.2429
      www.sffrontrunners.org
      Competitive and Non-competitive runs, social walking
  • Skiing
    • SAGA North Ski and Snowboarding Club
      www.saganorth.com
      SAGA North is the San Francisco Bay Area's Gay and Lesbian ski, snowboard and recreation club organizing outdoor activities for skiers and snowboarders.
  • Soccer
    • San Francisco Spikes Soccer Gay Men's Soccer team.
      415.621.4854
      www.sfspikes.com
  • Softball
    • SF Gay Softball League
      415.436.0707
      www.sfgsl.org
      Open to men, women, mixed league. All levels.
  • Square Dancing
    • Foggy City Dancers
      www.foggycity.org
      Foggy City Dancers is one of three gay and lesbian-oriented square dance clubs within the City of San Francisco.
    • Western Star Dancers    
      584 Castro Street, PMB #480,
      San Francisco, CA 94114-2594
      Ph: 415-269-3287
      Email: ktuccio@hotmail.com
      G/L Square dancing.
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
    • Golden Gate Wrestling Club
      415.821.2991
      www.ggwc.org
      Open to men and women, all levels. Novices welcome.

NATIONAL RECREATIONAL & SPORTS RESOURCES  

  • Federation of Gay Games
    www.gaygames.org
    The quadrennial games help to empower LGBT athletes through fellowship and friendly competition.