St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church’s athletics ministry is focused on teamwork and self-discipline centered around our Catholic faith. The program is dedicated to excellence in athletics and is committed to supporting spiritual, physical, mental and emotional growth through our team sports. The ministry encourages the growth of team and parish spirit, and the improvement of physical coordination and fitness of our parishioners.
Basketball Since 2003, St. Mary Magdalene has participated in the Greenville District United Methodist Basketball League. In 2015-16, St. Mary Magdalene supported 22 youth and four mens basketball teams, representing more than 250 players.
Running Established in May 2012, the Running Club was formed as a fellowship group to support members of St. Mary Magdalene with their health and fitness goals. Comprised of runners of all ages and abilities, members provides one another with proactive encouragement and faithfully represents St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church at area running events.
Softball Since 2000, St. Mary Magdalene has participated in softball. Today, one men's team and one co-ed team play in leagues organized by the GHS Family YMCA. The men play in the spring, summer and fall on Monday nights. The co-ed team plays on Thursday nights during the summer season. Both teams play in church divisions with games held at the Adams Mill Program Center.
Tennis Avis Witowski, a parishioner at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, operates Freedom Tennis LLC. The flexible tennis league provides players with a 6- to 8-week schedule, and the opponents set their own day, time and location to play each match. With divisions for beginners, intermediate and advanced players, the league offers categories for ladies, men, doubles and mixed doubles. Freedom Tennis is offered in the spring, summer, fall and winter for players 19 and up. All matches are played in Greenville County.