NEWS & EVENTS
Summer Soccer Camp Planned
APRIL 19, 2016
Children in grades PK-6 are eligible to take part in a 3-day soccer fundamentals camp in summer 2016. Camp dates are scheduled for June 1-3 at Shane's Park, in Rockford, Ohio.
Players new to soccer may register for the "Beginners" Camp, held from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Returning players [in grades 3-6] may register for the "Intermediate" Camp, immediately following from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost is $25.00. All players will receive a camp t-shirt for participating.
Grand Lake Mariners Camp
MARCH 30, 2016
Grand Lake Mariners Baseball Camp develops proper techniques and fundamentals in youth athletes, ages 8-14.
The camp will be held June 20-21, 2016 (rain out dates June 22-23) at Eastview Park, Montgomery Field in Celina, Ohio from 10am-2pm.
Cost to attend is $45.00 ($55 day of camp). Interested attendees may download a form here or for more information, contact Mariner Coach Christopher O'Neill at 419-733-2115.
Pitch, Hit, and Run Scheduled
MARCH 25, 2016
The Rockford Recreation Association will host their annual MLB Pitch, Hit, & Run competition at Shanes Park on Sunday, April 17th at 1:00pm. All boys and girls, ages 7-14 (age determined as of July 17th, 2016), compete in separate age divisions and participants have the opportunity to advance through four levels of competition including Local, Regional, MLB Team Championships (held at all 30 MLB ballparks) and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game.
New Rockord Rec Gear for 2016!
APRIL 15, 2016
Don't miss your chance to order your official "Rockford Recreation Association" gear before summer ball season gets underway!
Completed forms may be dropped off at Rockford Village Hall or mailed to PO Box 16, Rockford, Ohio 45882.
Order deadline is May 11th. Order Pickup is scheduled for May 31-June 2 at the Shane's Park concession stand.
Summer Ball Registration Open
Summer baseball and softball registration is now open.
Registration Forms may be downloaded and printed here. Forms may also be picked up at the Parkway Schools Middle School Office.
Completed forms may be turned in at the Village Office in Rockford or mailed to PO Box 16, Rockford, Ohio.
Elite Baseball Camp Planned
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Elite Fundamentals Baseball has announced its 2016 summer camp dates and locations. The week long camp is offered at 6 different park-site locations throughout the months of June and July.
Each camp session is hosted and taught by OHSAA high school varsity/junior varsity level coaches from area schools.
Shane's Park will serve as the host site during week 1, June 6-9.
New Batting Cage Project Begins
Work continues today on the batting cage renovations. Updates have included new gates, new netting, soft-toss hitting stations, and turf hitting mats.
A special thanks goes out to the Rockford Eagles FOE 1292, Chatt Insurance Center Inc, and an anonymous donor for funding the project - and local Boy Scouts and Rockford Rec. board members for making this project a reality for the upcoming summer season!
Rockford Rec Receives AED Equip.
JULY 3, 2015
Rockford Recreation Association receives life-saving AED equipment and training with the help of Betsy Scheonleben, nurse, of Rockford, and a grant funded by Mercer Health.
With the increasing number of athletes and visitors that take part in Rockford Recreation Association and Shane's Park activties each year, and the growing concern for heart health and safety, it was important for our programs and to our board members to assure that adequate procautions are in place to reduce or prevent potentially fatal or severe life-changing incidents from taking place - where in an emergency every second counts.