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How to Organize an Intramural Program


Organizing an intramural program is more complicated than meeting a few friends for an impromptu ball game.
Organizing an intramural program is more complicated than meeting a few friends for an impromptu ball game.
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In a perfect world, everyone who loves sports would be able to rake in big bucks playing in a professional league. Unfortunately, going pro isn't an option for most of us, but just because you're not getting paid millions to toss a ball around doesn't mean you have to give up wearing a jersey after you graduate from high school or college. Sure, there's plenty of non-sports-related goals to contend with once we reach adulthood -- such as those pertaining to marriage, children and work -- but that's no reason to let a perfectly good passing arm go to waste!

Intramural programs are an effective and realistic way to stay in shape and get to know people your age. Countless amateur athletes around the country compete vigorously in sports like softball, soccer, football, tennis, volleyball, golf, kickball and basketball.

Established intramural programs likely already exist in your community, but if you can't find one that meets your needs, you can always start your own. So, if you've just moved to an area with lots of softball players looking for teams to join, hit a homerun for everyone and put a league together!

Keep reading to learn helpful hints on how to successfully start and maintain an intramural league that everyone will enjoy.