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Garden State Rainbow Sports

Building Community Through Sport

Garden State Rainbow Sports is an LGBTQ+  friendly Sports Organization designed to promote fun, no matter the sport or activity. GSRS offers recreational and competitive sports leagues, tournaments, instructional courses, and network events. When you come to visit, you’ll see why people in the Jersey City area love to play here.


Who We Are

Garden State Rainbow Sports, Inc. is an LGBTQ+ non-profit sports organization in New Jersey. GS Rainbow Sports seeks to build community through sports. Creating opportunities for athletes of all levels who enjoy participating in organized team and individual sports.


GS Rainbow Sports is welcoming to all who love "the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat." Seriously, everyone is welcomed. GS Rainbow Sports welcomes all regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, religion, nationality, race, ethnicity, political affiliation or social and economic status.


Just come as you are and have fun; indulge your passion and love of fun, games and sport.

New Jersey Department of Health
Covid-19 Guidelines

Executive Order No. 149

Issued on May 29, 2020, permitts sporting activities, including organized sports, to resume on June 22, 2020. Permissible sporting activities must take place in outdoor settings only in a manner that does not involve person-to-person contact or routinely entail individuals interacting within six feet of one another, and may not resume until June 22, 2020 or later. 

Low Risk

Sports that can be done individually, do not involve person-to-person contact and do not routinely entail individuals interacting within six feet of one another


Archery, shooting/clay target, individual running events, individual cycling events, individual swimming, individual rowing, individual diving, equestrian jumping or dressage, golf, individual sailing, weightlifting, skiing, snowboarding, tennis, individual dance, pole vault, high jump, long jump, marathon, triathlon, cross country, track and field, disc golf, badminton.

"Yoga is bringing fitness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life."

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“Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it's a good place to start.”


Jason Collins NBA


We create opportunities to build community through sports for LGBTQ+ enthusiasts, athletes, week-end warriors, our friends and our families; who want to participate in team and individual sporting events.


We are here to have fun, share some laughs, indulge our competitive natures in a variety of sport events and leagues, and make new friends along the journey.



Basketball League – 3 on 3 and full team leagues winter and summer leagues

Upcoming Events
2nd Annual Golf "OUT" ing - Save the Date!
Knoll West Country Club
Sin City Classic
Las Vegas, Nevada
Gay Games Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

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