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Athletics and Sports Leagues

The City of Rochester offers youth and adults both organized and open sports programs and leagues at parks, R-Centers, the Genesee Valley Sports Complex, and the Rochester Community Sports Complex. Many of these facilities also feature cardio and strength fitness rooms which can be used for free by City of Rochester residents.

Check out the latest R-Guide for a full listing of athletics activities, and register for programs today at R-Central.

Citywide Programs and Leagues

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


Rochester City Soccer League offers top-notch training programs tailored specifically for soccer players who want to develop their skills in the off-season.  Rochester City Soccer offers recreation players (U5 -U23) 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.  Register today

Swimming Team

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 with the finest opportunities for competition and community involvement through the sport of swimming.  Visit Rochester Rapids for more information.

See here for more information on City Aquatics programming.


Love-15 is a FREE, six week group instructional program for Rochester City youth ages 7-17. The program is designed to teach tennis skills while developing values. Youth must be a City of Rochester resident to participate.  Registration is via the Monroe County YMCA

Adult Tennis is offered from June-September. Outdoor tennis lessons are offered at Cobbs Hill and Genesee Valley Park. We offer 4 separate sessions; June, July, August, and September. We have beginners to advanced lessons. Cost is $100 per session. For more information visit link (R-Central) at the top of page. 

Adult Softball League 

All Summer RocSports Leagues at Cobbs Hill will be accepting registrations for teams beginning February 1st, 2024.  USSSA Guidelines and any Coronavirus Restrictions will apply. 

The City of Rochester Department of Recreation and Human Services is set to kick off the delayed opening of the 49th season of Adult Softball Leagues at Cobb’s Hill Park. The 2024 season continues to bring new and exciting changes to the program as RocSports, LLC continues to coordinate adult softball, while also looking to expand the overall portfolio of adult sports offerings in basketball and kickball to meet the ever-increasing demands of our growing city. 

All Leagues will have 3 distinct levels of play offered: Competitive ("A"), Recreational ("B") and Social ("C")

Phone : 585-455-7827  


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