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Sports in Greensboro, NC

Sports

Here in Tournament Town, we appreciate a good buzzer-beater, whether the winner earns a spot on Team U.S.A. or takes home the rec-league trophy. We earned our nickname by hosting tournaments and championships at every level—from pee wee league to professional. Our fields, courses, and facilities draw athletes from around the country to high-caliber competitions year-round. Whether you’re an athlete or an aficionado, Greensboro’s got game.

Sports Stats

Miles of hiking & biking trails
90
Square feet of skateable park space
140,000
Times Greensboro has hosted the ACC College Basketball Tournament
26
Golf Courses in the Greensboro Area
25
Professional Sports Teams
3

Sports Notables

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Mountain Biking - Greensboro, NC

Mountain Biking

Some of the best mountain biking trails in North Carolina are located less than 10 miles from downtown Greensboro. Learn more

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Tournament Town - Greensboro, NC

Tournament Town

Greensboro has hosted national championships in basketball, figure skating, gymnastics, golf, soccer and swimming, as well as Olympic Trials for table tennis. Learn more

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Skate Parks - Greensboro, NC

Skate Parks

Greensboro is home to two city-maintained skate parks with a total of 140,000 square feet of skateable space. Both parks accommodate skateboards, bikes, inline skates and scooters. Learn more

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Wyndham Championship - Greensboro, NC

Wyndham Championship

The Wyndham Championship, one of the oldest tournaments on the PGA tour, takes place at Greensboro’s Sedgefield Country Club on a course originally designed by legendary golf course architect Donald Ross. Learn more

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Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball - Greensboro, NC

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball

A 7,500-seat stadium in downtown Greensboro is home to the Greensboro Grasshoppers and features 16 luxury suites, a grandstand party deck, a kids’ playground area and fireworks after weekend games. Learn more

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Aquatic Center - Greensboro, NC

Aquatic Center

The Greensboro Aquatic Center hosts events in competitive swimming and diving, synchronized swimming and water polo through USA National competition levels. Learn more

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Rec Leagues - Greensboro, NC

Rec Leagues

The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department manages 13 recreation centers including the Greensboro Sportsplex, a 106,000-square-foot multi-sports facility. The department offers a wide variety of recreation league sports programs for youth and adults year-round. Learn more

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Running - Greensboro, NC

Running

With over 111 miles of greenway, abundant local trails and one of the premier track and field facilities in the country, Greensboro is home to a thriving running scene. Our extensive network of trails and greenways are also enjoyed by walkers, hikers and bikers. Learn more

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Tennis - Greensboro, NC

Tennis

More than 2,000 players participate in league tennis in the Greensboro area. Each year, the Greensboro tennis program runs 33 tournaments, including the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Boys 12s National Clay Courts and the Carolinas Adaptive Standing Tennis Tournament. Learn more

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BB&T Soccer Complex - Greensboro, NC

BB&T Soccer Complex

Considered one of the finest soccer facilities in the Southeast, the newly-expanded BB&T Soccer Complex at Bryan Park has 21 fields, one of which can accommodate 3,000 spectators. Learn more

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