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Sports Events

Imagine having your next sporting event along 32 miles of sun-drenched beaches, streets filled with the charm of century-old Victorian architecture and alongside some of Texas’ most exciting attractions for adventure! That’s the type of experience you can have on Galveston Island – an affordable, historic beach destination on the Gulf of Mexico located just 50 miles from Houston.

Not only does Galveston offer nationally-recognized sports facilities and a state-of-the-art convention center, the Island’s atmosphere combines fun in the sun, historical sites and world-class attractions all in one place. Galveston Island hosts some of the largest sports and special events in the country, and we’d love to work with you to make your event one to remember!

Recent Events

Guy Running in Santa Hustle Race

Santa Hustle Half Marathon and 5K

Over 4,000 participants from across the region descended on Galveston Island this holiday season, donning Santa suits and beards to hit the streets for the 8th Annual Santa Hustle Galveston. Galveston’s Moody Gardens hosted the race area and expo, and the flat and fast course took runners along beautiful Seawall Boulevard.

Sports Team Holding Hands

Fastpitch America Softball Association Gulf Coast National

Galveston Island played host to 56 teams from six states for the second annual FASA Gulf Coast National softball tournament. The City of Galveston’s brand-new, state-of-the-art complex at Crockett Park served as the central hub for the tournament, and over 2,000 guests were treated to an opening ceremony and exclusive early park access at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark.

Volleyball Players at East Beach

USA Volleyball Beach National Qualifiers

Galveston’s East Beach hosted 12 beach volleyball tournaments in 2019, including two USA Volleyball Beach National Qualifiers. Over 1,100 teams enjoyed the park’s 20 permanent beach volleyball setups and spectators took advantage of the 80-acre beach park’s amenities including the elevated pavilion complete with restrooms, showers and a beer and wine bar.

USA Gymnastics at Convention Center

USA Gymnastics Region 3 Xcel Championships

USA Gymnastics hosted their Region 3 Xcel Championships in Galveston Island, welcoming over 3,000 spectators and participants from seven states. The competition was held at the Galveston Island Convention Center, a beachfront, 140,000-square-foot complex. Attendees enjoyed beautiful Gulf views from the state-of-the-art convention center, which offers amenities such as free parking, complimentary wifi and complimentary transportation to contracted hotels.

Sports Venues

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Alamo Park
5200 Avenue M 1/2

BHS Tor Fields
4200 Avenue P

Buccaneer Field
3027 81st St.

Burnet Elementary School
5600 Avenue S

Crockett Park
5437 Avenue S

Galveston College Bernard-Davis Field
3135 83rd St.

Hooper Field
3130 83rd St.

Joe Milligan Field
5437 Avenue S

Lassie League Complex
2448 83rd St.

Leroy Naschke Field
400 Marine

Rotary Field
3059 81st St.

BASKETBALL

Alamo Park
5200 Avenue M 1/2

Austin Middle School
1514 Avenue N

Central Middle School
3201 Avenue H

Crenshaw School
406 State Hwy 87

SWIMMING

BHS Natatorium
4201 Avenue P

Galveston Community Swimming Pool at Lasker Park 2017 43rd St.
Sea Scout Base Olympic Sized Pool 7509 Broadway

TAMUG
200 Seawolf Parkway

FITNESS FACILITY

Menard Park & McGuire Dent Rec Center
2700 Avenue Q

TAMUG
200 Seawolf Parkway

Wright Cuney Recreation Center
718 41st St.

VOLLEYBALL

Austin Middle School
1514 Avenue N

BHS Lower Gym
4202 Avenue P

Central Middle School
3201 Avenue H

Crenshaw School
406 State Hwy 87

Crockett Park
5437 Avenue S | 1 Field

Galveston College Gymnasium
3900 Avenue R

Moody Methodist Church Gymnasium
2803 53rd St.

O’Connell College Preparatory
1320 23rd St.

R.A. Apffel Park/East Beach
1923 Boddeker Drive

Stewart Beach
201 Seawall Blvd.

TAMUG 200
Seawolf Parkway

Trinity Episcopal School Gymnasium
720 Tremont

Weis School
7100 Stewart Road

MULTI USE INDOOR AREA

Austin Middle School
1514 Avenue N

Galveston Island Convention Center
5700 Seawall Blvd.

Moody Gardens Convention Center
7 Hope Blvd.

Moody Methodist Church Gymnasium
2803 53rd St.

TAMUG
200 Seawolf Parkway

Trinity Episcopal School Gymnasium
720 Tremont

MUTLI USE OUTDOOR AREA

R.A. Apffel Park/East Beach
1923 Boddeker Drive

Stewart Beach
201 Seawall Blvd.

Trinity Episcopal School
720 Tremont

Courville Stadium
1307 27th St.

FOOTBALL

Austin Middle School
1514 Avenue N

BHS Spoor Field
4105 Avenue P

Central Middle School
3201 Avenue H

Courville Stadium
1307 27th St.

Weis School
7100 Stewart Road

TRACK AND FIELD

Austin Middle School
1514 Avenue N

BHS Spoor Field
4105 Avenue P

Central Middle School
3201 Avenue H

Courville Stadium
1307 27th St.

SOCCER

Alamo Park 5200
Avenue M 1/2

BHS Spoor Field
4105 Avenue P

Burnet Elementary School
5600 Avenue S

Courville Stadium
1307 27th St.

Sand Hill Soccer Complex
10701 Stewart Road

Trinity Episcopal School
720 Tremont

Weis School
7100 Stewart Road

Wright Cuney Recreation Center
718 41st St.

SKATE PARK

Menard Park & McGuire Dent Rec Center
2700 Avenue Q

GOLF

Moody Gardens Golf Course
1700 Sydnor Ln

Galveston Country Club
14228 Stewart Road

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