Flag Football Game

Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise stated.  Please note the deadline dates for all programs to avoid disappointments and late fees.  All activities require a minimum and maximum number of registrants in order to operate.

Programs will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If your desired class is filled, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list. If any openings become available, we will go to the waiting list to fill the class.

WINTER

 

Pre-Registration is required for all MRA programs.

Boys & Girls Basketball

 Age: 3rd and 4th Grade


This program focuses on the fundamentals of basketball while highlighting a team atmosphere.  There will be teams for both boys and girls separately, and games will be played at schools throughout Manistee County.  The season runs later January through early March.

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences


Age: 1st and 2nd Grade
This program focuses on the fundamentals of basketball while highlighting a team atmosphere.  There will be teams for both boys and girls separately, and games will be played at schools throughout Manistee County.  The season begins in February.

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

 

 

Click here for registration forms.

Ski & Snowboard Program with Crystal Mountain

This program is available to all ages of children and their families, allowing everyone to enjoy an active winter sport.  Participants have the opportunity to learn how to ski or snowboard for the first time and/or improve their skiing or snowboarding skills.  Crystal Mountain offers special rates for lift access, equipment rentals and ski or snowboard lessons. MRA offers transportation at an additional fee.  Please see registration form for rates. Best rates by December 1st. Think ahead for an early Christmas or Holiday gift.

Ski/Snowboard Registration Form
Rental & Liability

Soft Soccer Clinic

Age 5 or entering Kindergarten; offered twice a year.  This is a two-day clinic that focuses on the very basics and beginning fundamentals of the game of soccer.  This fun-filled clinic includes instruction, a t-shirt and a soccer ball.

$15 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Swimming Programs

Tot Swim
Age:  children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

This program is designed to be a beginner swimming course for babies, toddlers, and pre-school age children.  We spend time getting them used to being in the water and feeling comfortable getting their faces wet and blowing bubbles in the water.  The instructors work on basic stroke motion, flotation, and water safety.  Children learn how to properly wear a lifejacket and become more safely independent in the water.

$30 without pool membership
$15 with pool membership

Kid Swim

Age:  children 5 years old to 12 years old.

Children are separated into different classes depending on what level of a swimmer they are.  Our beginner swim classes cover submerging child’s face in water with and without blowing bubbles, beginning safety training (simple water do’s and don’ts), climbing in and out of the water by oneself, floating (both on stomach and back), tummy flutter kick and back flutter kick (with support).  Our intermediate classes focus on stroke development, rhythmic breathing and beginning surface diving.  Our more advanced classes focus on further stroke development and improvement, rhythmic breathing and improvement on diving.

Students age 13 and above requesting lessons will be accommodated by the MRA swim staff.  Call for arrangements.


$50 without pool membership
$25 with pool membership

SPRING

 

Pre-Registration is required for all MRA programs.

Soccer Programs

Manistee Soccer Club
This is a Travel Soccer League for children entering 5th grade through 19-year-olds.  This program focuses on improving soccer skills and improving soccer fundamentals.  Teams will travel on a weekly basis for games and tournaments, competing in the Great Lakes Co-Ed Soccer League. Several games will be held at a home site throughout the season.  The Manistee Soccer Club offers both a Spring Soccer Travel Program and a Fall Soccer Travel Program.

Cost is $60 – Straight Fee

 

Click here for registration forms.

Soft Soccer Clinic 

Age 5 or entering Kindergarten offered twice a year.  This is a two-day clinic that focuses on the very basics and beginning fundamentals of the game of soccer.  This fun-filled clinic includes instruction, a t-shirt, and a soccer ball.

$15 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

MRA Soccer

This is a local soccer program for children kindergarten (age 5) through 5th grade.  Children are split up into teams based on their age and grade.

  • Kindergarten teams play 3 on 3 small-sided soccer, designed to introduce basics and fundamentals of soccer.  Players are exposed to 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of game time.
     

  • 1st, 2nd grade teams and the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teams play 5 on the field with 1 goal keeper.  They have both weekly practices and games. Their age group focuses on improving their fundamentals, improving their soccer techniques, and gaining a better understanding of the game.
     

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Run Clubs

Wednesday Run Club

Walk, Run or Sprint whatever your choice but join us for either a 3-mile or 5-mile course. Children or Animals are welcome to participate. Immediately following join us inside the Fillmore to socialize for either a cold beverage or bite to eat!
Times: Every Wednesday at 5:30pm
Starting March 4th until the end of 2020


Cost: $10.00 which includes a T-Shirt

Spring Run Club

3rd – 6th Grade Boys and Girls
This spring we are partnering with Crystal Mountain and our 5k event will be the North mitten 5k held on Sunday, May 24th @ 9:00am.  Training will begin Monday, April 13th and we will once again have practices on Monday and Wednesday from 3:00pm – 4:30pm.  The deadline for registrations this season is Friday, April 10th (this is a firm deadline as registrations will need to be turned over to Crystal Mountain so that they can complete their part of the registration).

Registration includes Tech Tee, sticker, Aid station hydration, chipped time, post-race fuel and a finisher’s medal for all racers.

Swimming Programs

Tot Swim
Age:  children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

This program is designed to be a beginner swimming course for babies, toddlers, and pre-school age children.  We spend time getting them used to being in the water and feeling comfortable getting their faces wet and blowing bubbles in the water.  The instructors work on basic stroke motion, flotation, and water safety.  Children learn how to properly wear a lifejacket and become more safely independent in the water.

$30 without pool membership
$15 with pool membership

Kid Swim

Age:  children 5 years old to 12 years old.

Children are separated into different classes depending on what level of a swimmer they are.  Our beginner swim classes cover submerging child’s face in water with and without blowing bubbles, beginning safety training (simple water do’s and don’ts), climbing in and out of the water by oneself, floating (both on stomach and back), tummy flutter kick and back flutter kick (with support).  Our intermediate classes focus on stroke development, rhythmic breathing and beginning surface diving.  Our more advanced classes focus on further stroke development and improvement, rhythmic breathing and improvement on diving.

Students age 13 and above requesting lessons will be accommodated by the MRA swim staff.  Call for arrangements.


$50 without pool membership
$25 with pool membership

 

SUMMER

Pre-Registration is required for all MRA programs.

Baseball Programs

T - Ball

Age 5 and/or children entering Kindergarten-entering 1st grade.  This program is designed to cover the very basics of t-ball and baseball.

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Machine Pitch

Age: children entering 2rd, 3th th grade.  This program uses a pitching machine instead of a tee.  The coaches work on improving and expanding the participant’s knowledge of baseball.

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Little League Baseball/Softball Kid Pitch

For boys/girls entering 4th grade through entering 8th grade

Cost $50

Kiwanis Tennis Academy

The Tennis Academy is sponsored by the Manistee Kiwanis and is put on by both the Manistee Kiwanis and the Manistee    Recreation Association. This is a program for children in grades Kindergarten through eighth grade. Participants are put into different groups based on their grade is school. Instruction is led by high school coaches, players and community volunteers. Instructors will focus on tennis fundamentals and basic skills. This is a week long camp offered every summer.

Lessons are free – shirts are $10 (optional), must pre-register

2020 Kiwanis Tennis Academy (Information coming soon)

Soccer Programs

British Soccer Camp 

British Soccer Camps provide players of all ages and abilities with the rare opportunity to receive high-level soccer coaching from a team of international experts.  Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and a daily tournament.  Equally important, the Challenger coaching staff provides your child with lessons in respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership.  Camp programs include a free ball and shirt and a free British Soccer jersey for on-line registrations 45 days prior to camp!  Log onto www.challengersports.com to register for the annual summer camp held at Manistee High School.

Soft Soccer Clinic 

Age 5 or entering Kindergarten offered twice a year.  This is a two-day clinic that focuses on the very basics and beginning fundamentals of the game of soccer.  This fun filled clinic includes instruction, a t-shirt and a soccer ball.

$15 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Swimming Programs

Tot Swim
Age:  children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

This program is designed to be a beginner swimming course for babies, toddlers, and pre-school age children.  We spend time getting them used to being in the water and feeling comfortable getting their faces wet and blowing bubbles in the water.  The instructors work on basic stroke motion, flotation, and water safety.  Children learn how to properly wear a lifejacket and become more safely independent in the water.

$30 without pool membership
$15 with pool membership

Kid Swim

Age:  children 5 years old to 12 years old.

Children are separated into different classes depending on what level of a swimmer they are.  Our beginner swim classes cover submerging child’s face in water with and without blowing bubbles, beginning safety training (simple water do’s and don’ts), climbing in and out of the water by oneself, floating (both on stomach and back), tummy flutter kick and back flutter kick (with support).  Our intermediate classes focus on stroke development, rhythmic breathing and beginning surface diving.  Our more advanced classes focus on further stroke development and improvement, rhythmic breathing and improvement on diving.

Students age 13 and above requesting lessons will be accommodated by the MRA swim staff.  Call for arrangements.


$50 without pool membership
$25 with pool membership

Tai Chi

All ages.  Tai Chi is a set of slow and mildly strenuous movements that improve balance, posture and a sense of well being.  It begins with warm up exercises, a brief time of instruction on various moves, then practice of the full set with appropriate meditative music and instructive call by the leader.  Sessions last about 45 minutes.  This program will run May-October, weather permitting.

There is no cost for this class, donations accepted.

 

FALL

Pre-Registration is required for all MRA programs.

Soccer Programs

Manistee Soccer Club
This is a Travel Soccer League for children entering 5th grade through 19-year-olds.  This program focuses on improving soccer skills and improving soccer fundamentals.  Teams will travel on a weekly basis for games and tournaments, competing in the Great Lakes Co-Ed Soccer League. Several games will be held at a home site throughout the season.  The Manistee Soccer Club offers both a Spring Soccer Travel Program and a Fall Soccer Travel Program.

Cost is $60 – Straight Fee

 

Click here for registration forms.

MRA Soccer

This is a local soccer program for children kindergarten (age 5) through 5th grade.  Children are split up into teams based on their age and grade.

  • Kindergarten teams play 3 on 3 small-sided soccer, designed to introduce basics and fundamentals of soccer.  Players are exposed to 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of game time.
     

  • 1st, 2nd grade teams and the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teams play 5 on the field with 1 goal keeper.  They have both weekly practices and games.  Their age group focuses on improving their fundamentals, improving their soccer techniques, and gaining a better understanding of the game.
     

$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Swimming Programs

Tot Swim
Age:  children ages 6 months to 5 years old.

This program is designed to be a beginner swimming course for babies, toddlers, and pre-school age children.  We spend time getting them used to being in the water and feeling comfortable getting their faces wet and blowing bubbles in the water.  The instructors work on basic stroke motion, flotation, and water safety.  Children learn how to properly wear a lifejacket and become more safely independent in the water.

$30 without pool membership
$15 with pool membership

Kid Swim

Age:  children 5 years old to 12 years old.

Children are separated into different classes depending on what level of a swimmer they are.  Our beginner swim classes cover submerging child’s face in water with and without blowing bubbles, beginning safety training (simple water do’s and don’ts), climbing in and out of the water by oneself, floating (both on stomach and back), tummy flutter kick and back flutter kick (with support).  Our intermediate classes focus on stroke development, rhythmic breathing and beginning surface diving.  Our more advanced classes focus on further stroke development and improvement, rhythmic breathing and improvement on diving.

Students age 13 and above requesting lessons will be accommodated by the MRA swim staff.  Call for arrangements.


$50 without pool membership
$25 with pool membership

Flag Football

This program runs Sept. 30th-Oct. 23rd and is for children enrolled in 1st and 2nd grades. Financial Waiver Forms available.


$30 for participating residences
$72 for non-participating residences

Falling for Fitness

This 6-week fitness/running program is offered to students 3rd – 6th grade. Students meet at Kennedy Elementary on Monday and Wednesday from 3:30p-4:30p.

Manistee Area Pop Warner Football League


This is a travel football league for children ages 8 and up.

Please visit the website or call (231) 233‐6742 for more information.

*Please note – this is not an MRA program.

THE CONCUSSION FORM IS REQUIRED FOR ALL ACTIVITIES.

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Briny Building - First Floor

Manistee MI 49660

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Labor Day to Memorial Day 

Monday - Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: Closed

Summer

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Friday: Closed

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