Softball is a great way to stay active and social. It’s a sport that’s relatively easy to play and is a great chance to bond with team members. Also, it’s just fun. If you’re moving to Georgia and you’re looking for active adult communities that have their own softball fields, along with local senior leagues, then you’re in luck. We’ve found three 55+ communities in the Peach State that have just what you’re looking for.
Sun City Peachtree - Griffin
Located near Atlanta in nearby Griffin, Sun City Peachtree is a 3,387-home community that includes a clubhouse, an 18-hole golf course, and yes, a softball field. You'll find it just past the golf course. The field, along with the scheduling of seasonal games and tournaments, as well as all of the social activities, are managed by the Sun City Peachtree Softball Club.
For non-softball activities, Club Peachtree is this community's 45,000 square-foot amenity center that opened in early 2009. It hosts an abundance of amenities and clubs tailored around the needs of today's active adults. It includes a state-of-the-art fitness center that has the latest high-end cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. The fitness center is surrounded by an indoor walking track and is adjacent to an aerobics and dance studio as well as an indoor lap pool. There are also a variety of arts and craft studios, a billiards room, card room, library, computer lab, and a ballroom. A large sundeck overlooks an outdoor resort-style pool and spa that features a separate area for lap swimming. Club Peachtree also includes other desirable amenities such as a 146-seat movie theater with a stage.
This community in Griffin, Georgia is filled with an exciting array of other sports courts and activity areas as well. Surrounding Club Peachtree are basketball, volleyball, pickleball, and bocce ball courts. The tennis center includes five lighted clay tennis courts including a stadium court. An outdoor amphitheater hosts a variety of summer concerts and movies for residents to enjoy. Plus, there are miles of scenic walking and biking trails that wind through botanical gardens, preserved forests, and the neighborhoods of the community.
Village at Deaton Creek - Hoschton
Nestled 40 miles north of Atlanta, Village at Deaton Creek is an intimate, gated community with 1,144 homes. The community is revered for its bountiful lineup of amenities, rolling hills, towering trees and ideal location in the prestigious northeast suburbs of Atlanta. Plus, with desirable nearby attractions such as Lake Lanier, the Mall of Georgia and the culture of Atlanta, your biggest dilemma each day will be deciding between the countless entertainment activities available to you.
If you're looking for some softball fun, you'll find it on the softball field. It's available for fun-filled games with your community neighbors. You can also play in a league where they take things a little more seriously (with uniforms and everything).
There are also numerous sports courts including tennis, pickleball, croquet, horseshoes, and bocce ball courts. Village at Deaton Creek has a dog park and community gardens as well as numerous neighborhood parks and nature preserves that are interconnected with miles of scenic walking and biking trails.
Del Webb at Lake Oconee - Greensboro
If you’re looking for a community with a solid softball field, Del Webb at Lake Oconee has it. But it’s also got so much more. Located in Greensboro, Georgia, it’s one of the few Del Webb communities in the country on a navigable lake. And it’s just 75 miles east of Atlanta.
Del Webb at Lake Oconee also has a 21,000 square-foot clubhouse and amenity center known as The Club at Lake Oconee. The clubhouse serves as the central hub for all community social and fitness activities. It includes desirable amenities such as a state-of-the-art fitness center with the latest high-end cardiovascular and weight training equipment. There is also an aerobics studio, indoor lap pool, arts and crafts studio, ballroom, library, catering kitchen, billiard tables, and a card room.
Outside, the clubhouse at Del Webb Lake Oconee is surrounded by four clay tennis courts, two pickleball courts, four bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits, and a croquet field. There is also a dog park and miles of scenic walking and biking trails. A lakeside pavilion includes an outdoor fireplace, picnic tables and grilling area that is an ideal place for residents to gather and watch the sunsets over the lake.