Sports & Recreation
Sporting activities are popular among all ages in Ada, Oklahoma. Both the high schools and East Central University offer basketball, football, soccer, softball, and baseball. Numerous other sports are also available.
Youth and adults can participate in the City of Ada sponsored softball league in late spring and early summer. The Co-Ed adult league is popular with area young professionals.
The City of Ada also offers a fall flag football league for the youth. Ada is known for it's football prowess in the state. Ada has won more State Championships than any other school in Oklahoma.
The Kiwani's Club sponsors a little league baseball league every year as well. T-ball leagues are also available for the younger ages.
The Ada Boys and Girls Club sponsors a youth soccer league in the fall. An co-ed adult league was formed last year and has grown in popularity. The adult league attracts numerous young professionals for their fall and spring leagues.
The Ada community is a proud supporter of all its athletes. Ada, Oklahoma was the birthplace for numerous sports icons, including Jeremy Shockey, tight end for the New Orleans Saints.
Ada, Oklahoma is home to numerous recreational opportunities that will meet the needs of you and your family.
The City of Ada's Parks Department maintains the six city parks and green spaces. City parks include:
Wintersmith Park - (18th and Wintersmith Drive) - 150 acres, lake, swimming pool, splash park, lodge, basketball courts, softball field, volleyball courts, 1.5 mile lighted trail, eight picnic pavilions, playground, horseshoe courts, and Kiwani's Amusement Park.
Glenwood Park - (10th and Ash) - 10 acres, two swimming pools, playground, tennis courts, and picnic pavilion
Matthews Park - (18th and Hickory) - four softball fields, picnic pavilion, and playground
Southwest Mini Park - (23rd and Hickory) - neighborhood park with picnic pavilion, playground, and basketball courts
Richardson Park - (1800 Melody Lane) - neighborhood park with picnic pavilion and basketball courts
Harris Northside Park - (Hammond and Ware) - neighborhood park with picnic pavilion, playground, and basketball courts
Ada Tennis Center - (1400 Cradduck Road) - lighted tennis courts and playground
Ada is home to an 18-hole golf course at Oak Hills Country Club, and two 9-hole golf courses.
The City of Ada also maintains a 1.5 mile long paved bike trail that runs along the former Katy Railroad bed. The trail is open to bikes, rollerbladers, and hikers.
East Central University's running track, which is located around the football field, is open to the public to use for jogging and running activities.
Located only 30 minutes away is the Chickasaw National Recreation Area and Arbuckle Lake, which provide numerous outdoor recreational activities. Also located only a short distance from Ada is Konawa Lake which is a trophy bass fishing location. Water sports are other activities available at both Arbuckle and Konawa Lakes.
The Blue River, located minutes from Ada, is a favorite swimming and fishing location.