Athletic Programs (Organized and Open)

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The Bureau of Recreation offers both organized and open sports programs and leagues at R-Centers.  Many R-Centers and Community Centers offer both organized and open sports for youth and adults. For more information, call or visit the R-Center of your choice. Go to for a list.

Fall/Winter/Spring Recreation Guide

The whole family can stay active and engaged all year long thanks to the City Recreation Bureau. This useful guide contains our full listing of fun, safe and healthy activities. Download the guide here >>  

Citywide Programs and Leagues

Citywide offerings include both organized programs and leagues for youth and adults:  

Rochester City Soccer League: Rochester City Soccer School offers top-notch training programs tailored specifically for the soccer players who want to develop their skills in the off-season.  Rochester City Soccer offers recreation players (U 5-23) an opportunity to receive additional training from the professional technical staff to complement their regularly scheduled team practices and games.  Sessions are divided up by age groups.  Contact Nicole Hercules at 305-1136  for more information.

RocSoftball Fall League:  (Adult)  plays at Cobbs Hill Park. Softball leagues are hugely popular in the City! Fall Leagues offered for Men's and Co-Ed Leagues.  All Leagues have 3 distinct level of play offered; Competitive("A"), Recreational("B") and Social("C").  Fall Season  . Registration now  open for Fall leagues .

 Men's and Co-Ed League Offerings-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

- League Fee 

- USSSA Umpire/Rules of play and USSSA new stamp bats.

- Don't have a team?  FREE AGENTS WELCOME!!! 

For more information, call: 278-0654 or email:


  Learn to Swim Lessons:  The Learn to Swim  offers free swim lessons for kids ages 6-17, at six different skill levels--from beginner to advance.  Fall  lesson to begin October 2023.

Swim Team- Rapids: The Rochester Rapids Swim Team is committed to developing a culture of life-long involvement in swimming by providing youth in and around the City of Rochester the finest opportunities for competition and community involvement through the sport of swimming.  Click here for more information on dates and locations or contact  


Tennis Lessons (Adult only).  Outdoor tennis lessons are offered  (Summer Only) June -September 2023  at Cobbs Hill and Genesee Valley Park.  For more information visit link at top of page.

Youth Tennis Lessons Love-15 is a FREE Tennis Camp for Rochester City youth ages 7-17. The program is designed to teach skills, etiquette, life skills, and positive values. Next Session will be winter season. January 2024