Round Rock ExpressDell Diamond 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd. Round Rock TX 512-255-2255 www.roundrockexpress.com Tune in to KWNX 1260AM for live broadcast.
Enjoy America’s pastime with 10000 other fans of this beloved minor league Triple A ball club in the beautiful newly enhanced Dell Diamond – but get your tickets early as games tend to sell out quickly especially during playoffs. Built to be family friendly and family affordable kids can either sit in their seats and do the seventh inning stretch or check out the children’s fun center in the berm area. Spike the mascot of the Round Rock Express helps to keep spirits high during the April-September season.
Austin TorosCedar Park Center 2100 Avenue of the Stars Cedar Park TX 512-236-8333 www.nba.com/dleague/austin/
As a member of the NBA’s Development League the first fully affiliated minor league of the NBA the Austin Toros opened their inaugural season in November 2005 at the Austin Convention Center. The NBA Development League nicknamed the D-League is designed to grow the sport of basketball and offers fun family entertainment at affordable prices. The D-League is a source of on-court talent for the NBA’s 30 teams – training employees in management operations public relations sales and marketing positions. The Toros are affiliated with the San Antonio Spurs and are the 2012 NBA D-League champions.
Austin Outlaws106 W. Covington Austin TX 512-796-0108 www.austinoutlaws.com
Now in their in their eleventh year the Austin Outlaws are the longest lasting of any other women’s football team in the country. Working to bring the Women’s Football Alliance championship title to Austin they made great progress thusfar by winning two Division titles (in 2001 (IWFL) and 2009 (WFA)) and one Championship (in 2001 (IWFL). Games are played at The Palace in Round Rock aka Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex located at 10211 W. Parmer Lane Austin TX.
Texas StarsCedar Park Center 2100 Avenue of the Stars Cedar Park TX 512-GO-STARS (467-8277) www.texasstarshockey.com
The top affiliate of the NHL Dallas Stars the Texas Stars came out fighting during their inaugural season in 2009-2010 with a 46-27 season and then going on to win both its Division and Conference Championships and was subsequently awarded the W. Clarke Trophy. It shares it home venue Cedar Park Center with its NBA counterpart the Austin Toros.
TXRD—Lonestar Rollergirls512-428-4475 www.bggw.com
Sexy and on wheels. Welcome to all-girl roller-rama mama entertainment that begs to be seen to be believed. Watch the four league teams – the Putas del Fuego the Holy Rollers the Hellcats and the Rhinestone Cowgirls tear it up at the Playland Skate Center. Call for the full schedule.
The Austin Rugby Football Club
The Austin Women’s Rugby Football Club512-926-9017 www.austinrugby.com
Rugby is alive and well and kicking and elbowing and whacking… The Austin Rugby Football Club is the original Austin area rugby club and after its start in 1967 is still going strong with numerous wins and divisional titles to their credit. The Austin Rugby Football Club is also one of only two rugby clubs in the United States to own its own grounds and ball clubhouse. In 1992 the club incorporated and restructured to become a corporate organization by 1994 with the goals of becoming involved in community activities charitable work and a closer involvement with the business community of Austin. Affiliated with the ARFC is The Austin Women’s Rugby Football Club the Austin Valkyries. Both groups meet Tuesdays and Thursdays of every week for practice on Burr Field and newcomers are always welcome. Check out the website for directions or call the clubhouse.
The Austin Huns Rugby Football Club512-459-HUNS www.hunsrugby.com
The Huns splintered off from the Austin Rugby Football Club in 1972 and haven’t looked back since. They have a reputation for tough and scrappy rugby and have also toured playing in countries such as England Scotland Wales Australia and the Caymen Islands. Players come from all walks of life. A time honored Huns tradition is to gather at Nasty’s the neighborhood dive bar after every game.
RUNNING / WALKING
RunTex422 W. Riverside Drive Austin TX 512-472-3254 9901 N. Capital of TX Hwy. Austin TX 512-343-1164 2201 Lake Austin Blvd. Austin TX 512-477-9464 www.runtex.com
If you’re a runner jogger walker or power walker in Austin eventually you’ll find all roads lead to RunTex. RunTex a runner’s equipment store has listings of calendar events and running/ walking trails throughout the city.
There’s nothing like a game of volleyball on sand and with a variety of sand courts to choose from there’s no reason not to indulge.
Austin Park Facilities512-974-6700 www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks
Zilker Park has four public sand volleyball courts complete with nets just north of Barton Springs Road. Pease Park has three courts without nets but call PARD to check with them about net rental.
Aussie’s Bar and Grill306 Barton Springs Road Austin TX 512-480-0952
Nets and brewskis are a natural combination. Aussie’s maintains league play in the summer.
Austin Parks and Recreation Department512-480-3020 www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks
Call PARD for a complete listing of the 28 first-come first-served free municipal tennis court facilities found throughout the city. The city’s larger municipal facilities may charge a small usage fee and may also require reservations.