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Atlanta is home to several professional, semi-professional and college teams. Check out our fun experience visiting a few, and mark your calendar for other action-packed games this season.

Atlanta Braves Baseball

SunTrust Park, the brand new home of the Atlanta Braves, was built with families in mind, and it shows.  From the impressive, carnival-like children’s area to an enormous Atlanta Braves symbol made out of LEGOs, there is so much to see and do before the first pitch.

Atlanta United Soccer

Atlanta United soccer is a new and exciting opportunity for families to enjoy a sporting event together. The team’s elite players will inspire kids who play soccer, but everyone will enjoy the impressive new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Atlanta Hawks Basketball

Atlanta Hawks games have all the elements you want for a fun family afternoon or night out, even if you’re not a basketball fan. At half-time, the Hawks’ “Sky Squad’ Trampoline Dunkers run across the court, propel themselves off trampolines and dunk balls.

Georgia Swarm Lacrosse

Swarm games are family-friendly, with youth players gathering on the field to create a starting lineup tunnel for player introductions and scrimmages between youth teams between periods. Kids will love the fast-paced, physical play and the energizing background music played continuously throughout the game.

Gwinnett Stripers (formerly the Gwinnett Braves) Baseball

The team’s first year playing under a new bass fishing-themed identity. They are a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.

Rome Braves Baseball

Also a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, fans can see young players hone in on their skills for the majors.

Atlanta Silverbacks Soccer

The team first came to Atlanta in 1995, and were called the “Atlanta Ruckus,” before being re-named after Zoo Atlanta’s silverback gorilla, Willie B in 1998.

Atlanta Dream Basketball 

The WNBA women’s basketball team is currently celebrating their 11th year in Atlanta, complete with several wins at conference championships over the years.

Georgia State University

The Panthers bring a lot of college-level talent to Atlanta. Don’t miss beach volleyball, which is quite exciting to watch at the college level. Regular season admission to these sports is free: Tennis, baseball, softball, track and field and beach volleyball.

Emory University

Watch college athletes compete in track and field, tennis, baseball, softball and golf for free. Post-season games are ticketed

University of Georgia

Athens is only a short drive from Atlanta. Watch baseball for $5 per ticket and tennis, track and field and softball for free this spring.

Georgia Tech

Watch baseball for $6-$8 per ticket and enjoy free entry for the following regular-season home events: softball, tennis and track and field.

Kennesaw State University 

If you don’t want to come into the city for college sports, check out KSU. The (mostly) new sports facilities make the experience that much better. Watch baseball for $5 per ticket or lacrosse, softball and tennis for free (regular season only).

Guide to Kid-Friendly Spring Sports in Atlanta
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