The Bureau of Recreation offers both organized and open sports programs and leagues.
At Recreation and Community Centers
Many Recreation and Community Centers offers both organized and open sports, for youth and adults. For more information, call or visit the Recreation Center of your choice: go to www.cityofrochester.gov/recreationcenters for a list.
Citywide Programs and Leagues
Citywide offerings include both organized programs and leagues, for both youth and adults.
Softball (Adult and Youth), played at Cobbs Hill and Norton Street Recreation Center fields. Softball leagues are hugely popular in the City! For more information and registration instructions, call Softball Coordinator Andy Yazwinski at 428-6755.
Basketball For more information about youth basketball opportunities, call City Athletics Director John Picone at 428-7511. Click here for more information the City Wide Youth Basketball League.
Baseball. The City hosts adult baseball leagues call John Picone at 428-7888 for more information
Ice and Floor Hockey (Ice Hockey for adults, Floor Hockey for youth). Ice Hockey is played at the Genesee Valley Park Sports Complex; Adult and youth Floor Hockey is played at select Recreation Centers in the winter. Interested adults call 428-7888; interested youth should contact your preferred recreation center to learn if that Center is fielding a team. (A full list of Recreation Centers is a www.cityofrochester.gov/recreationcenters. For more information and registration instructions, call Athletics Director John Picone at 428-7888.
Flower City Soccer (Youth only). For more information and registration instructions, contact the program director Jeff Reese at 424-0828, or John Picone at 428-6755. Also see www.flowercitysoccerleague.com. .
NFL Flag Football (Youth only). Will run September-November 2014. Stay tuned for more information, or call John Picone at 428-7888. Download 15 and under schedule here. Download 12 and under schedule here.
Youth Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition. Each fall, youth ages 6-15 are invited to a local qualifier for the regional and national competitions.The 2014 qualifier will be on Wednesday, September 24 at East High School. For more information, call 428-7511. For more information about the NFL's Punt, Pass & Kick program, go to www.NFLPPK.com.
Tennis Lessons (Adult only). Outdoor tennis lessons in season in Rochester’s fabulous parks. For more information, go to www.cityofrochester.gov/tennislessons.
Youth Wrestling. An inroduction to wrestling sponsored by the City-Catholic Wrestling Association continue in 2014-15 at the Roxie Sinkler Community Center, 75 Grover Street and the Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave. Call 428-6755 for more information.