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Working Out Beyond The Gym: Sports Leagues in Pittsburgh

March 24, 2012 6:00 AM

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By Jazon Zawadniak
If you’re tired of the gym, or looking for a great way to get a workout in with friends, check out sports leagues or clubs around Pittsburgh. We have a group of great Pittsburgh sport’s leagues that will provide the perfect environment for a weekend warrior or someone simply looking to stay active and meet new friends.
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Pittsburgh Sports League (PSL)

425 6th Ave, Suite 1690
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 697-8601
www.pump.org

For the last 11 years, the Pittsburgh Sports League has been one of the most popular choices for locals looking to compete in their favorite sports. The Pittsburgh Sports league offers co-ed sports including basketball, darts, cornhole, bowling, darts, hockey, flag football, golden tee, golf, kickball, dodgeball, shuffleboard, softball, tennis and more. With so many different sports and games available PSL is best places to start.

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Pittsburgh Sports Monster

(412) 252-7474
www.sportsmonster.net

Sports Monster is one of the nations best in adult recreational sports. With leagues across the country, The Pittsburgh Sports Monster offers a unique blend of activities and sports. From dancing to dodgeball The Pittsburgh Sports Monster may have what you’re looking for. The company’s large reach means they’ve perfected an efficiently run league.

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The Greater Pittsburgh Runners Club

(724) 348-6012
www.thegreaterpittsburghroadrunnersclub.com

The Greater Pittsburgh Road Runners Club has encouraged and promoted the sport of running for people of all ages and abilities in the Pittsburgh area. Health, fitness, fun and adventure are the primary goals of the club. Monthly road/trail distance runs that range from ultra-marathons to one mile are scheduled throughout the Pittsburgh area.

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Explorers Club of Pittsburgh

Botany Hall next to Phipps Conservancy
East Side in the Corner
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
www.pittecp.org

Adventure seekers search no further, Pittsburgh’s Explorers Club members will take it to the next level with mountaineering, rock climbing, skiing, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaking, caving, cycling, backpacking, environmental and community service projects, and a host of outdoor sports. The club meets the second Thursday of every month at 7:30pm within the Phipps Conservancy.

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Steel City Curb and Trail Society

Website

One of Pittsburgh’s more popular walking/hiking groups is the Steel City Curb and Trail Society. This group is perfect for those looking to enjoy the outdoors right here in our town. With 5 major city parks, rolling hills, grand vistas and the city sights & sounds within a 5 mile radius, its hard not to find what your looking for in the ‘burgh. The trips are normally 3-5 miles and can be done at an easy to moderate pace.

Jason Zawodniak is a Pittsburgh Personal Trainer and owner of Just for Her Boot Camps.

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