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 supported one of the largest Catholic basketball programs in the Upstate of South Carolina – even before our church had a gym of its own. Representing more than 300 players, St. Mary Magdalene has supported more than 30 youth and mens basketball teams. For the 2022-23 basketball season, our church plans to have its first women's team as a new member of the Greer CBA.
Volleyball St. Mary Magdalene plans to add volleyball in the spring of 2023 as part of the Greer CBA. More information and registration will be posted as the season approaches. Interested participants can get on a mailing list by visiting our Volleyball landing page.
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.
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.
*The Running Club is currently inactive. If you would like to get involved or learn more information, click here.
Softball† Established in 2000, St. Mary Magdalene supports both mens and coed softball softball. Men typically play in spring, summer and fall, whereas the coed team plays during the summer season. Both teams play in church divisions.
†Softball is currently inactive. If you would like to get involved or learn more information, click here.