Youth Sports Overview
Here at the Recreation Authority of Roseville & Eastpointe, we offer a broad range of instructional classes and sports leagues for children across the preschool, elementary, middle, and high school levels. Taught by our experienced instructors, children will develop a sense of community and sportsmanship, while gaining self-esteem and self-confidence. Families return regularly after children discovering enthusiasm and athletic passion through our superior youth sports programs.
SPECIAL EVENTS :
We offer a comprehensive selection of special events that enable children to harness and showcase their individual talents while enjoying friendly competition among friends and family.
- FREE THROW- CONTEST
- HOT SHOT COMPETITION
START SMART :
Our Start Smart programs provide children with the greatest range of foundational skills for growth in various sporting disciplines. (Ages 3-5)
- Start Smart Soccer & Start Smart Basketball (fall)
- Start Smart Soccer & Start Smart Sports Development (spring)
U-6 ACADEMY SOCCER
New to the Recreation Authority this year! The academy format, or pool play, offers multiple game options, movement withing groups of players and all players having an equal opportunity to play.
Our Naama Karate program helps young children develop poise, strength and flexibility to achieve their sporting objectives as they develop.
Gymnastics instruction offers children the opportunity to increase their strength, flexibility, and coordination from an early age.
MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
Our middle school volleyball league empowers participants to develop a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm for the game while gaining important fundamental skills.
Our unique selection of basketball programs and leagues offer boys and girls the opportunity to improve their skills and socialize with kids their own age. Our programs ensure continuous growth, whether children are new to the game of basketball or are preparing for advanced play at the high school level.
- Boys and Girls “1st” Grade Basketball
- Girl’s Elementary Basketball (Grades 3rd–6th)
- Boy’s Elementary JV & Varsity Basketball (Grades 2nd–5th)
- Boy’s Middle School Basketball (Grades 6th – 8th)
- Boys High School 3 X 3 Basketball League
- Youth Basketball Open Gym (Ages 7-17)
The Recreation Authority’s cheerleading squads are designed to help children enhance their understanding of timing and rhythm while working as a team to build group performance.
- 1st & 2nd Grade Cheerleading
- Girl’s Elementary Cheerleading (Grades 3rd–5th)
- Middle School Cheerleading (Grades 6th-8th)
TENNIS LESSONS :
The Recreation Authority offers several unique tennis lesson styles for all ages. We’ll help kids and adults build their strength and fitness level while they gain an appreciation for the challenging techniques tennis requires.
- Youth Indoor Tennis Lessons
- Outdoor Tennis Lessons (Summers at Spindler Park)
Children will discover their love of baseball through the Recreation Authority’s introductory T-Ball league. This program will help lay the foundation for future training in this exciting sport! (Ages 5-6)
From Recreational games to the major leagues, our baseball programs offer children the chance to grasp the fundamentals of the sport and reinforce their love of the game. Kids will learn the value of strength, coordination and teamwork as they improve their on-the-field technique.
- Boy’s Instructional (Ages 7-8)
- Boy’s Mustang (Ages 9-10)
- Boy’s Bronco (Ages 11-12)
- Boy’s Pony (Ages 13-14)
- Boy’s Colt (Ages 15-16)
Our softball leagues are designed to help children grasp the core techniques of the game and allow them to successfully move forward in the sport. Each age division is designed to respond to the needs of each child’s diverse skill level.
- Girl’s Pigtail (Ages 7-8-9)
- Girl’s Biddy (Ages 10-11-12)
- Girl’s Competitive (Ages 13-14)