Pro & College Sports

Austin Aces

Austin Aces

Cedar Park Center
Address: 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613 - MAP
Phone: (512) 263-2428
Web: www.austinacestennis.com

The WTT season is three weeks each July, the Austin Aces will have year-round presence in Austin through tennis clinics, charitable giving, community outreach and special events. Intimate venue setting allow for family-friendly fan interaction with the players and up-close-and-personal access to the stars for both fans and corporate partners.

Austin Aztex

Austin Aztex

Address: 2 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 - MAP
Phone: (512) 527-3048
Web: austinaztex.com

The Austin Aztex are a franchise in the USL founded in 2011, to reestablish a team in Austin after the original Aztex team moved to Orlando. The team plays an exciting brand of soccer featuring elite local and national players. In the first year of competition in 2012, the team made the playoffs, representing the Mid-South Division.

Austin Spurs

Austin Spurs

Cedar Park Center
Address: 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613 - MAP
Phone: (512) 236-8333
Web: www.nba.com

The NBA Development League, founded in 2001, is the NBA’s official minor league. Formerly the Austin Toros, the team has been renamed the Austin Spurs. Their season is made up of 50 regular-season games plus a postseason and runs from November to April. The league consists of 17 teams across the USA.

Round Rock Express Baseball Club

Round Rock Express Baseball Club

Address: 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665 - MAP
Phone: (512) 255-2255
Web: www.milb.com

Have a ball at a Round Rock Express minor league baseball game. It's the feeder team for the Houston Astros, so you'll find plenty of sports action at Dell Diamond field.

Texas Longhorns

Texas Longhorns

Address: 405 E 23rd St, Austin TX 78712 - MAP
Phone: (512) 471-4780
Web: www.texassports.com

Hook 'em Horns! The Texas Longhorns include varsity teams in eight men's sports and 10 women's sports. Collegiate sports never looked so exciting: The university was named as "America's Best Sports College" in 2002 by Sports Illustrated.

The Texas Longhorns are the sports teams that make up the University of Texas at Austin Athletic Department, and include varsity teams in eight men's sports and 10 women's sports.

The Texas Longhorns are named after the Longhorn cattle that were an integral part of the development of Texas. The sports program at UT propelled the university to be named as "America's Best Sports College" in 2002 by Sports Illustrated.

The Texas Longhorns, and most famously its football team, has earned awards and accolades from various media and institutions. In fact, the Texas Longhorns football team is probably one of the most storied teams in all of collegiate football history.

It is the second ranked NCAA Division I-A program in college football history for total wins, beating Notre Dame with win 831 on November 27, 2008. Only the University of Michigan has won more games and a greater percentage of games played than Texas.

In all, Longhorn sports teams have won 47 national championships.

The men's sports teams are:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and field

The women's sports teams are:

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
Texas Roller Derby

Texas Roller Derby

Palmer Events Center
Address: 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Web: www.txrd.com

Whip it with the Texas Roller Derby, an old-school roller derby league that has sparked a nationwide roller derby revival. Stars like Dawna Destruction and Maya Mayhem guarantee plenty of banked-track action. Roller derby is equal parts sport and entertainment, with a dash of sass.

Texas Stars Hockey

Texas Stars Hockey

Cedar Park Center
Address: 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613 - MAP
Phone: (512) 467-8277
Web: www.texasstarshockey.com

The Texas Stars are an American Hockey League team. They are the top affiliate of the NHL Dallas Stars, and are the 2014 Calder Cup Champions.

Hiking, Biking & Trails

Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail

Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail

Butler Park Address: 1000 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Phone: (855) 448-7245
Web: www.thetrailfoundation.org

Hike, bike or jog along the Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, a 10-mile greenbelt that winds completely around the city's landmark Lady Bird Lake. The recreation trail is one of the oldest urban Texas hike and bike paths.

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Address: 3755-B S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Phone: (512) 477-1566
Web: www.austinparks.org

Barton Creek Greenbelt is an urban oasis. Its trails provide opportunity for biking, running, rock climbing, swimming and hiking.

Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail

Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail

Address: 9901 Farm-to-Market 1826, Austin, TX 78737 - MAP
Phone: (512) 477-1566
Web: www.austinparks.org

Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail is a rustic, hilly, rocky, wooded and beautiful 5 mile bike and horse friendly trail. It was built and is water quality and nature preserve managed by the Austin Ridge Riders.

Watersports

Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool

Address: 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Phone: (512) 867-3080
Web: www.austintexas.gov

Take a dip in the 3-acre Barton Springs Pool, fed from underground springs where the water temperature averages 68 degrees. Austinites from all walks of life relax and enjoy water recreation here year round.

Lake Austin Riverboats

Lake Austin Riverboats

Address: 3700 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703 - MAP
Phone: (512) 345-5220
Web: www.austinriverboats.com

Tour the downtown banks of Lady Bird Lake with Lake Austin Riverboats. The nostalgic style of transportation - paired with air-conditioned cabins - make for a comfortable, relaxing trip every time.

Live Love Paddle

Live Love Paddle

Address: 1602 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741 - MAP
Phone: (512) 804-2122
Web: www.livelovepaddle.com

Paddle your way around some of Austin's most popular attractions with the folks at Live Love Paddle, who coordinate Kayak Tours year round. Choose from Guadalupe River tours, Congress Bridge Bat tours and more water recreation fun.

SUP ATX

SUP ATX

Address: 1541 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78703 - MAP
Phone: (512) 467-7799
Web: www.supatx.com

Stand up paddling is a viable means of water transportation; for recreation, exercise, and functional transportation. So rent a board at SUP ATX and join in on the fastest growing water sport in the world.

Plenty Of Thrills

Austin Rock Gym

Austin Rock Gym

Address: 8300 N Lamar Blvd Suite B102, Austin, TX 78753 - MAP
Phone: (512) 416-9299
Web: austinrockgym.com

Reach new heights at the Austin Rock Gym. Arrive in shorts and a t-shirt, and they will supply all the gear and safety training you'll need for a good time. They also offer memberships, rentals, instruction and a pro shop for your next gear purchase.

Chaparral Ice

Chaparral Ice

Address: 2525 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757 - MAP
Phone: (512) 252-8500
Web: www.chaparralice.com

Cool off at Chaparral Ice, Austin's only indoor ice skating recreation venue. Choose from hockey, figure skating and open skating sessions.

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

Cypress Valley Canopy Tours

Address: 1223 S Paleface Ranch Rd, Spicewood TX, 78669 - MAP
Phone: (512) 264-8880
Web: www.cypressvalleycanopytours.com

Fly through a canopy of old-growth cypress trees with Cypress Valley Canopy Tours. Trained adventure guides will show you the ropes as you glide on steel zip lines from platform to platform high in the treetops.

iFLY Austin Indoor Skydiving

iFLY Austin Indoor Skydiving

Address: 13265 North Hwy 183 Suite A, Austin, TX 78750 - MAP
Phone: (512) 774-4359
Web: austin.iflyworld.com

It’s safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens, and realistic for skydivers. No experience necessary, and they provide all gear and instruction. Get the thrill and feeling of skydiving without having to jump out of an airplane. No parachutes are required, and you can learn to fly in a safe and controlled environment.

Texas Paintball

Texas Paintball

Address: 18300 Medina Vista Ln, Jonestown, TX 78645 - MAP
Phone: (512) 257-8728
Web: www.txpb.com

Have a blast at the fields at Texas Paintball, where you'll choose from a variety of terrain and challenges that'll make you feel like you've stepped into a live video game.

Trapeze Austin

Trapeze Austin

Address: 13317 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin TX 78737 - MAP
Phone: (512) 608-1071
Web: www.trapezeaustin.com

Fly through the air with the greatest of ease at Trapeze Austin. You don't have to run away to the circus to enjoy a few hours of high-flying extreme sports thrills with an experienced trapeze artist.

Leisure

Bear Creek Stables

Bear Creek Stables

Address: 13017 Bob Johnson Ln, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Phone: (512) 282-0250
Web: www.bearcreekstables.com

Saddle up for some fun at Bear Creek Stables, located just outside of downtown Austin. Choose from Horseback riding lessons, hay rides, guided rides, parties, horse camp, BBQs and more.

Emma Long Park

Emma Long Park

Address: 1600 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730 - MAP
Phone: (512) 346-1831
Web: austintexas.gov

Swim, hike, picnic, bike, jog, water-ski - if it's an outdoor sports or recreation activity, you can do it at Emma Long Park. The park is one of the largest and most popular in Austin.

One of the largest parks in Austin, the Emma Long Metropolitan Park is a 1,150-acre park on the shores of Lake Austin. Oak and juniper trees shade the popular Turkey Creek Trail, which is an off-leash haven for dogs and their owners. Bikers and hikers also enjoy 2.75-mile trail that criss-crosses the creek in its first mile and a half.

Austin's fitting nick name, "A City Within a Park," means that Emma Long Park is a virtual metropolis, bustling with activity during the week and on weekends. A large sandy beach meets the shores of Lake Austin, and includes a designated swimming area, sand volleyball courts and boat ramps for pleasure and ski boats.

Restroom and shower facilities bring the best of civilization to the outdoor oasis. Overnight and RV camping is popular here, with 20 camping sites available with water and electricity hookups. For a back-to-basics experience, 46 tent camping sites with available water create the perfect overnight getaway under the stars.

Another unique feature of Emma Long Park is its motocross track, which hosts plenty of recreational riders along with big local races.

Emma Long Metropolitan Park is named after Austin's first woman to serve on the council of a large city in Texas. When she was elected in 1948, Emma Long reactivated the then-empty Parks and Recreation Board. Emma Long also was an effective advocate for civil rights, proposing some of the first civil rights ordinances in the city of Austin and serving as an advisor to the United Nations.

Other park amenities include: 68 barbeque Pits, 151 picnic tables, 12 miles of trails, 4 volleyball courts, 3 reservable areas, a fishing pier and a basketball court.

SegCity

SegCity

Address: 621E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701 - MAP
Phone: (512) 402-9299
Web: www.segcity.com

A fun and fabulous professional tour guide will take you galavanting around the city filling your noggins with the Capital City's history, stories, and local secrets. We swoop all the way from Lady Bird Lake up to the magnificent Capitol.

Topgolf

Topgolf

Address: 2700 Esperanza Crossing, Austin, TX 78758 - MAP
Phone: (512) 222-5950
Web: topgolf.com

Topgolf has evolved to become a best-in-class entertainment facility, complete with dynamic event spaces and a food and drink menu that would put any sports bar to shame. With golf pros strolling the tee line offering tips and climate-controlled hitting bays, Topgolf is flat-out fun at any age, skill level or time of year.

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