In addition to an abundance of watersports, Grand Cayman offers visitors a variety of both spectator and competitive sports.
Tennis, squash, volleyball, jogging, walking, cycling and a good selection of local health clubs and fitness centres are other activities enjoyed by visitors. Martial arts training centres feature instruction in Taekwondo and karate, popular with young residents.
There are three golf courses, one of which is a Jack Nicklaus-designed course at the Hyatt Regency Britannia Golf Club (which can be played as either executive 18 holes or 9 hole course) and the Championship 18-hole course, The Links at SafeHaven, a USGA Par-71 course. Sunrise Family Golf Centre in Newlands also offers a 9 hole par 3 course.
Regular local sports competitions are held throughout the year, including triathlons; 5K and 10K runs; swimming events and cycling races.
The Cayman Islands has one of the world's largest Little Leagues, with over 600 young local ballplayers participating. The association has its own "Field of Dreams" complex with four playing fields on Grand Cayman.
Rugby, football (soccer) and cricket are also extremely popular during their respective seasons. The Truman Bodden Sports Complex, located behind the John Gray High School in George Town, has a professional quality track and field facility and a stadium with seating for 3000. Cayman has hosted major international sporting events including, the 24th Carifta Games here in 1995 and the Shell Caribbean Cup soccer finals.
There is also a very active Gaelic Football Association, which holds 7 aside tournaments from January to September. Beginners and professionals from all nationalities are welcome to attend training sessions at the Rugby Club in South Sound.
The Cayman Motorsports Association has over 100 members, and is finalizing plans for a family motorcross park in Breakers. Currently, car races take place at Lakeview Race Track on weekends throughout the year, normally on the first Sunday of the month.
The Cayman Horse Association has more than 50 horse-owner members, who stage special events including races and horse shows throughout the year.