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Fun and Fitness for Dads

Dads, we know you’re busy. And after a long day, the thought of logging miles on a treadmill or doing a hundred crunches is just about the last thing you want to do. You know exercise is important though, so how can you make it seem less like drudgery and more like something you actually look forward to? The key is to have fun while you’re doing it! Our area has so many different kinds of teams, clubs and classes for physical fitness, there’s bound to be an activity that suits your interest. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.

JOIN A TEAM

Basketball 

Hamilton County Sports Complex 

Hit the court with adult four on four basketball leagues on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. The leagues are played in an “organized pick-up style format” with each league consisting of up to eight teams playing a Round Robin seven week schedule followed by a seeded three week playoff to crown a league champion. “Free agents” can join another team’s roster by filling out the Adult Basketball Individual registration form.

Best Choice Fieldhouse  

No matter what your age or skill level, Best Choice Fieldhouse can find you a league to compete in and keep in shape. Adult leagues feature A, B and C Divisions or a new league can be started for you and your group.

Softball

Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department Softball Leagues 

Both coed and men’s divisions are available, and participants have the option of participating in leagues of varying levels of competitiveness depending upon how they most enjoy playing. Games take place at Morse Park in Noblesville.

Fishers Parks & Recreation Adult Softball Leagues 

With three levels of play to choose from, anyone can enjoy the physical activity and friendly competition of softball. Free agents are encouraged to contact Fishers Parks & Recreation to be matched with a team. Residency is based on the city of the team captain.

Soccer

Noblesville United Soccer Club 

The Noblesville Adult Recreational Soccer League runs for twelve weeks in the summer and is made up of eight coed teams. Teams are formed based upon playing experience and the goal of the league is to form equally matched teams based on skill level.

Indy Premier Soccer Club 

Join the Fishers Adult Soccer League through Indy Premier to participate in the Men’s League. Games are played on Sunday afternoons and early evenings at Cumberland Park.

Volleyball

Social CCA Sports 

Whether you’ve never touched a volleyball or were a star on your college team, CCA has a spot for you. Coed adult leagues are offered at three different levels of play to accommodate any player. Leagues are offered in spring, fall and winter. Games take place at Best Choice Fieldhouse in Fishers.

JOIN A CLUB

Swimming

Noblesville Adult Swim Team 
A U.S. Masters Swimming program, this group has practices from September-May at the Noblesville High School Natatorium and from June-August at the Forest Park Aquatic Center . Swimmers must be a member of GRIN/USMS.

Southeastern Area Masters Swimming

This Fishers program consists of three groups: a competitive swimming group, a triathlon training group and a general fitness group. Twelve practices are offered throughout the fall and spring and fifteen practices are available during the summer, including open water opportunities.

Viper Aquatic Masters Program

Both swimmers who want to train and compete and those who are just looking for fun and camaraderie are welcome at Viper. All practices are held at Westfield Middle School on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Bridgewater Masters Program

Located in Carmel, this club features both an indoor lap pool and an outdoor competition pool. Swimmers must belong to the Bridgewater Club to participate in their practices.

Running

Carmel Runners Club 

This club promotes running and walking opportunities year-round by hosting multiple group runs and walks each week. They also provide training programs for runners and walkers targeting longer distance races in the spring and fall. Pre- and post-race socials are scheduled as well as non-race related get togethers.

Virtual Running Club 

This online club provides support and meet ups for running enthusiasts in the Fishers area.

Cycling

The following groups are all registered USA Cycling clubs. For more information, visit https://localraces.com/noblesville-in/clubs

Rollfast (Carmel)

Team Nebo Ridge (Carmel)

Zone-6 Cycling (Fishers)

 

JOIN A CLASS

Looking for a change from traditional team sports? Try getting your exercise in with one of these challenging workouts.

Martial arts

Fishers Elite Martial Arts

Krav Maga

Master Yoo’s Tae Kwon Do

Westfield Family Karate

Adamson’s Karate 

 

Boxing and Kickboxing

Title Boxing Club

Fishers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Boxing

IronFit Boxing

Sparta Training Academy

Rock climbing

Climb Time Indy

Hoosier Heights

 

JOIN A GYM

Hamilton County is fortunate to have many comprehensive fitness centers that offer members a wide array of exercise choices. Along with classic options like basketball, swimming and cardio classes on hand, you can often find unique offerings like pickle ball, badminton, east coast swing dance classes, fencing and archery. Check out the websites for these area centers to see what interesting exercise opportunities they offer.

Monon Community Center 

Fishers YMCA

Anytime Fitness

Orangetheory Fitness

LA Fitness

It’s time to get moving! Whether you join a team, club, class or gym, making physical activity a part of your regular schedule can have significant health and lifestyle benefits. With the variety of physical fitness options in our area, you can discover what workouts work best for you!

 

 

 

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