Sports Park: Lesser Known Sports Teams in DC

DC Breeze

Aside from the major sports teams in DC you are familiar with (the Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, Redskins and United), there are any of number of professional and semi-professional teams in DC for your potential fandom.

Did you know there is a professional ultimate frisbee league in the US, and DC’s team is called the DC Breeze? The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) consists of 26 teams around the country.

DC Breeze
Plays at Hotchkiss Field, Gallaudet University (800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-3695)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)

 

Did you know there is a professional women’s soccer league in the US, and DC’s team is called the Washington Spirit? The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) consists of 10 teams around the country.

Washington Spirit
Plays at Maureen Hendricks Field at Maryland SoccerPlex (18031 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)

 

Did you know there is a professional tennis league in the US, and DC’s team is called the Washington Kastles? In fact, they have won five consecutive championships. The World Team Tennis (WTT) league consists of six teams around the country.

Washington Kastles
Plays at Kastles Stadium at the Smith Center (600 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20052)
Upcoming schedule (starts July 31st)

 

Did you know there is a local women’s roller derby league called DC Roller Girls? Currently, there are four active teams, with sarcastic names like Cherry Blossom Bombshells, DC DemonCats, Scare Force One and Majority Whips.

DC Roller Girls
Plays at 5706 Lafayette Place, Edmonston, MD (recently moved to this location from DC Armory)
Upcoming schedule (currently playing)