Whether you are looking for organized sports or love the great outdoors, discover the High Point sporting life. Our 42 beautiful public park system is flush with tennis and basketball courts as well as baseball, softball, football and soccer fields. We have various sports leagues, from kids through adults.
Catch a round of golf at area golf courses and disc golf course or take in a baseball game and cheer on the High Point Rockers at Truist Point Stadium or the HiToms, a collegiate summer baseball team that is part of the Coastal Plain League in Thomasville, North Carolina. For basketball enthuiasts, catch a High Point University Men’s Basketball game coached by the renowned Mr. Smith. He has been an intircal part of many noteable teams, including the 2000 Olympics USA Men’s Baksetball team that recieved a gold medal and mentored 18 student-athletes to the NBA. Tubby Smith has recieved National Coach of the Year three times and Conference Coach of the Year six times. He is excited to be back at his alma mater, High Point Univeristy, and to coach in the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center and Jana and Ken Kahn Hotel. The arena has the ability to seat up to 4,500 spectators and has become the new home for HPU’s women’s and men’s basketball programs. While High Point is home to two city-owned golf courses, Blair Park and Oak Hollow, the High Point Country Club boasts two impressive private courses including Emerywood and Willow Creek. For the golf spectator, the Wyndham Championship is just a short drive away, in Jamestown. Founded in 1938 as the Greater Greensboro Open, the Wyndham Championship is the sixth-oldest event on the PGA TOUR. and became the only regular-season PGA TOUR event contested on a course originally designed by the legendary Donald Ross. The tournament enjoys a rich history that few PGA TOUR events have and is held in August.
We have miles of paved greenways, natural hiking trails and two lakes, City Lake Park and Oak Hollow Marina, with boating and fishing activities that include a rowing club, wakeboarding, sailing, and water skiing. High Point also is home to vibrant branches of the Hartley Drive YMCA, Carl Chavis YMCA, YWCA, and many fitness clubs.