things to do in sacramento

Sacramento Recreation & Amateur Sports  

Play & Stay at Our Hotel Near Cherry Island Sports

Sacramento recreation activities are in abundance, offering a variety of amateur sports including indoor soccer and volleyball leagues. Come discover our great sports attractions near Sacramento Hawthorn Suites.

Cherry Island Soccer Complex

Located 13 miles north of Hawthorn Suites Sacramento, the Cherry Island Soccer Complex features 16 acres with 10 soccer fields, 12 acres of wetland, and 26 acres of park. Run by volunteers, guests of our hotel near cherry island sports complex enjoy spending the day grilling and hanging out near the 2 covered picnic areas and 3 BBQ’s available in the park. A visit to Cherry Island is truly a unique Sacramento experience!

Northern CA Volleyball Association

Since 1982, the NCVA offers a variety of opportunities for every athlete to play volleyball – no matter what age or background. Their Power League consists of a 2-day Qualifier and a 2-day Region Championship – both held in state-of-the-art convention centers with top trained referees. This Northern CA Power League produces some of the top teams at the USAV Junior National Championship level year after year. Come check out a NCVA volleyball game during your stay at Hawthorn Suites Sacramento.

South Natomas Sport & Event Area

Get your game on at this Sacramento sports complex, South Natomas Sport & Event Area. Formerly known as Estadio Azteca, South Natomas is located off Del Paso Blvd., just outside of downtown Sacramento. 

This Indoor Sacramento Soccer Arena Features:

  • Professional Turf 
  • Plenty of Spectator Seating
  • Azteca Taqueria & Snack Bar
  • Kids Arcade Zone
  • Soccer League Registrations
  • Facility and Field Rentals


Sacramento Softball & Volleyball Complex

This Sacramento Sports Complex offers league and tournament play for men, women, and co-ed teams of all levels. At this Sacramento sports facility, enjoy an assigned scorekeeper, scoreboard, softball, and league standings at each game.

The Sacramento Sports Complex is the ideal location to host a variety of special events. It’s located in the Del Paso Regional Park with convenient freeway access.

The Sacramento Softball Complex Features:

  • 4 Lighted Softball Fields
  • 4 Lighted Sand Volleyball Courts
  • 500 Space Parking Lot
  • Sports Café/Full Service Snack Bar with Shaded Eating Area
  • Children’s Play Area
  • Electronic Scoreboards
  • Office/Umpire Building
  • Disabled Accessible Restrooms and Bleachers