RARA Offering Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball Programs Beginning in January 2023!

January 2023, Rochester, MI - RARA (Rochester Avon Recreation Authority) offers a variety of programs for the Greater Rochester Community. This article highlights recreational programs across Basketball, Soccer, and Volleyball.


RARA Youth Basketball Leagues

When: Saturdays

Age Divisions: K-1st Grade, 2nd-3rd Grade, 4th-5th Grade Boys and Girls, Middle School Boys and Girls

Start Date: Saturday, Jan 21, 2023

Cost: $215 (resident) / $235 (non-resident)

RARA High School Basketball Leagues

When: Saturdays

Start Date: Saturday, Jan 21, 2023

Cost: $225 per person


RARA Magic Soccer Academy

Ages 3-4, 5-6:
This class will teach the basics of soccer through fun and entertaining instruction. Players will learn the rules and basic techniques of soccer and use their skills in drills.

Ages 7-12:
Join RARA & Pato today and watch as your child learns the proper techniques of dribbling, passing, shooting, defending, and game tactics in a fun and exciting atmosphere.

Winter 1 (6 Sessions)
Wednesday (Starts 1/4/2023-2/8/2023) and Saturday (Starts 1/7/2023-2/11/2023)

Winter 2 (6 sessions)
Wednesday (Starts 2/15/2023-3/22/2023) and Saturday (Starts 2/18/2023-3/25/2023)

Cost: $129 (resident) / $149 (non-resident)

Magic Advanced Soccer Training

Pato Margetic & his trainers offer advanced soccer training for players ready to compete at the next level. Program is tailored towards intermediate & select/travel players.

Pato "The Magic Man" Margetic has played for the Argentina Jr National Team, Borussia Dortmund, the Detroit Express, Chicago Sting, was a professional player/coach for over 10 years & youth soccer coach/director for over 20 years which has given him the experience to train soccer players and develop them to the highest level.

Bring shin guards, water bottle and soccer cleats. Sign up today as space is limited.

Ages: 7-10 Boys, 7-12 Girls, and 11-14 Boys

Session starts Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023. This program is 9 sessions long.

Cost: $249 (resident) / $269 (non-resident)


RARA Youth Volleyball Clinics

In this clinic players will learn the game of volleyball with a personalized Fun approach. All skills will be touched on throughout the clinic; passing, serving, setting, defense, attacking and blocking. Small scale drills, partner work, group drills and game scenarios will be utilized. All participants will receive a clinic t-shirt.

Ages: 10U, 12U, 14U Leagues available

This program will consist of 8 sessions starting Saturday, Januay 28, 2023. Sessions in Rochester School Gym.

Cost: $200 (resident) / $220 (non-resident)


Registration information, along with additional information on RARA programs can be found by emailing Register@RARAregistration.org, or visiting the RARA website at rararegistration.org, or by calling 248-656-8308.

About RARA (Rochester Avon Recreation Authority)

RARA provides an extensive and varied recreational program, enhancing personal enrichment, and providing for the community's leisure needs.

The activities and services shall include, but not be limited to, recreational and enrichment activities for all ages, youth and adult sports programs (non-competitive and competitive), and activities for special populations.


January 9, 2023, RARA and Rochester.Life staff

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