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Baseball/Softball (Tball to Travel) Rochester Hills Little League

P.O. Box 80313, Rochester Hills 48308 (248) 852-3204 T-Ball, Baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 5 – 16.

Rochester Avon Recreational Authority (RARA)

(248) 656-8308 Adult modified, competitive, and co-ed leagues. Register online.

Basketball Michigan AAU Boys Basketball

(269) 327-8074

Michigan Girls AAU Basketball

16400 Eastland Drive, Roseville 48066 (313) 580-0351 •

North Oakland YMCA

(248) 370-9622, Offers youth and inter-YMCA travel basketball league play for ages 4-11. Adults age 18 and older can play “pick up” at lunch time or play during open gym time. (Schedule online.)

Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA)

(248) 656-8308 Pistons Academy Division league play for children in 1st through 12th grades Mens Competitive and Recreation Teams

Biking/Hiking/Mountain Biking Clinton River Trail - Has 16 miles of trail winding thru the communities of Sylvan Lake, Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Rochester and Rochester Hills. For more information log on to

Paint Creek Trail – Has 8.9 scenic miles of trail connecting the com-

munities of Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township and Lake Orion. For more information log on to

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Biking, mountain biking, hiking and off road vehicle trails are listed by park and trail name.

Oakland County Parks There are numerous trails throughout the parks system covering miles of land, many of which connect parks and recreation areas. Thre are trails specifically for mountain bikes and Addison Oaks in Leonard and Groveland Oaks in Holly offer mountain and specialty bikes for rent.

League of Michigan Bicyclists –Oakland County Region 3

The Shadbush Tract Nature Study Area is a legally dedicated nature area comprised of 70 acres running from Rochester to Utica. The Clinton River runs along the eastern boundary. 50 different species of shrubs and trees and a large variety of wildflowers can be found in the study area. Shelby Township owns and operates the Nature Center at the southern end of the area.

Michigan Mountain Biking Association (MMBA) Metro North Chapter One of the largest affiliates of the International Mountain Biking Association. There are nine chapters throughout the state. Log on to connect to chapter links and information regarding location of trails.

Velodrome at Bloomer Park

345 John R., Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 961-3705 Banked race track offers classes and public hours for use. Bloomer Park also has 7 miles of mountain bike trails. Call (248) 656-4753 for more information. There is a motor vehicle entry fee at the park.

Stony Creek Metro Park

4300 Main Park Rd., Shelby Township, (586) 781-4242 Offers 14 miles of “hills, gravel, rocks and ruts”. Also has a mountain bike skills course featuring 5 acres of obstacles and the areas largest pumptrack. Please note a vehicle permit is needed to enter.

Boating/Paddling There are numerous lakes in Oakland County that have hard surface ramps for Watercraft trailers. They include: Big Lake, Springfield Township Cass Lake, Dodge Park in Waterford Township Maceday Lake, Waterford Township Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, Waterford Township Oakland Lake, Independence and Waterford Townships Lake Orion, in Bald Mountain Recreation Area Long Lake and Proud Lake in the Proud Lake Recreation Area. For more information see the “Parks” listings later in this section.

Clinton River Watershed offers miles of canoeing and kayaking

opportunities. Log on to for exact locations and details!

Oakland County Parks offer boat rentals in

• Addison Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak) • Groveland Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak) • Independence Oaks (rowboat, pedal boat, kayak, canoe, and electric motors) A small boat launch is located at Orion Oaks for non-motorized watercraft and boats can be carried into Rose Oaks. For more information log on to

Huron Clinton Metroparks have boat launches, slips and storage available at • Stoney Creek Metropark • Kensington Metropark



Palazzo di Bocce

Avon North Hill Lanes, 150 W. Tienken, Rochester Hills, 48306

4291 S. Lapeer Rd, Orion, 48359 (248) 371-9987 Has 10 indoor courts and restaurant. Offers open play, leagues and tournaments.

(248) 651-8544

Classic Lanes, 2145 Avon Industrial Dr., Rochester Hills, 48309 (248) 852-9100

USBC – Metro Detroit Association, 28200 Southfield Rd.

Lathrup Village, 48076 (248) 443-2695 Provides information on all bowling alleys, leagues, records, rules and tournaments in the Metro Detroit area.

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