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RPAR Leagues

RPAR LEAGUES

Adult & Youth Leagues

– RPAR SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL

Time to hit the hardwood!

Practice like you’ve never won, perform like you’ve never lost.

AGES: 5 to 12 years of age  

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, Indoor facility

REGISTRATION: April 18th – May 22nd (online only) NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

COST: $55.00 for Ruston residents, $65.00 for non-Ruston residents  

GAMES: Will start the week of June 20th  

Practice: Starts the week of June 6th

*Fees will include a T-Shirt. 

“Time to hit the hardwood!

 

– ADULT CO-ED SOFTBALL 

Don’t Practice until you get it right!

Practice until you can’t get it wrong!

AGES: 18 and up

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex

REGISTRATION: April 18h- May 29th  

NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED!

PLAY: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, June 2th- July 6th

COST: $300.00 per team

*All teams must provide their own team jersey with numbers on the back. 

RPAR Activities

RPAR ACTIVITIES

Adult & Youth Activities

SUMMER YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do!

AGES: 5 to 13 years of age

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, indoor facility

 REGISTRATION: April 18th– May22nd (online only) NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

DATES: May 31st to June 3rd 2022

TIMES: Will be 8am to 10am for ages 5 to 8

TIMES: Will be 10am to 12pm for ages 9 to 13

  COST: $100.00

*Fees will include a camp t-shirt. 



SUMMER YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Volley Time!

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!

AGES: 5 to 13 years of age

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, indoor facility

REGISTRATION: June 27th- July 1st (online only) NO LARE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

DATES: June 27th to July 1st  2022

TIME: 10am to 5pm

COST: $100.00

*Please bring a lunch. 



-SUMMER YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

Come learn some Skills, Drills and Techniques of football!

AGES: 5 to 12 years of age

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, soccer fields

REGIDTRATION: April 18th- June 19th 2022 (online only) NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

DATES: July 19,20,21

TIMES: 9am to 11am

COST: $100.00

*Fee will include a camp T-shirt 



– Tennis Lessons

Hope Johnston is our new tennis instructor and is offering private lessons at the Ruston Sports Complex!

  • AGES: all ages!

  • WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, Tennis Courts

  • REGISTRATION: Please contact Hope Johnston (318) 884-3106 or

  • [email protected]

  • COST: Private $45/hour, Pairs $25/hour, Group (contact for pricing)


SUMMER YOUTH SOCCER CAMP

Come run, kick, and play with us!

AGES: 5 to 16-years of age

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex, soccer fields

REGISTRATION: April 18th to June 6th2022 (online only) NO LATE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

DATES: June 27th to July 1st 2022

TIMES: 8am to 10am for ages 5 to 8 years of age

TIMES: 10am to 12pm for ages 9 to 13 years of age

COST: $110.00

*Fees will include a team t-shirt and soccer ball. 


– Adult Tap Dance
They are still here practicing their routines and teaching others the art of tap dancing. The Dixie Dancers of Ruston have been teaching tap to adults every Thursday and Friday at 10:00AM, since 2007. It is great music and great fun with these ladies for only $30 per month, And, you don’t need to have any dance experience. So, get on the move and get dancing! For more information, please contact Mrs. Pasty Hinton at 318-245-1254. 

– SHOTOKAI: SELF DEFENSE FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS

  • The non-profit American Karate-Do Shotokai (AKDS) is a unique, traditional Japanese, non-competition martial art that provides practical self-defense training for those who cannot normally afford to participate.

  • Our motto is “Discipline, Integrity, Respect”. Certified instructors and students from Louisiana Tech Shotokai Karate Club donate their time and expertise to teach these skills. No experience is necessary to join. Youth who attend Louisiana Tech after high school are automatically admitted into the University Club.

  • Classes for youth ages 8 to 15 years old (adults by invitation) are held every Tuesday from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Classes for adults are from 5:30 to 6:30 on Tuesday, ages 16 and up. Rates are $1 per session, per person, and a $10 monthly membership qualifies participants for free belt grading and discounts on uniforms and equipment.

  • Learn more at www.shotokai.org or contact the instructor Robert Anderson, a Green Belt at [email protected]


– Summer Cheer Camp

Come learn some fun chants, cheers as well as dances, jumps, motions and tumbling with us.

Ages 5 to 12 years of age

WHERE: Ruston Sports Complex

REGISTRATION: April 18th to May 30th (online only) NO LARE REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED

DATES: June 6th to 9th 2022

Time: 9am to 12pm

COST: $70.00

* Fee will include a camp T-Shirt and snacks

* Parent/Family showcase at 11am on Thursday


– TRADITIONAL KOREAN KARATE – TAE KWAN DO

Buster Cotten’s Karate offers classes teaching the style of Jordan Korean Karate / Tae Kwan Do. This style of martial arts has been taught in the Ruston community for nearly 40 years and is a year-round program that teaches students of all ages the merits of loyalty, ability, and integrity through a curriculum teaching fundamental arm and leg techniques for practical self-defense. Buster Cotten’s Karate also provides opportunities for its students to participate at local, state, and national level competition events.

This traditional Korean Karate program was founded by Dr. David Jordan, a 10th degree black belt. All classes are instructed by Buster Cotten, a 7th degree black belt and five-time National Instructor of the Year with the United States Karate Alliance. Free trial lessons are available for new students.

Three separate classes are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays between 5:30 and 8:30 pm for youth and adults. For more information, please contact Buster Cotten at (318) 259-5000 or email him at [email protected]

Contact

Ruston Parks & Recreation
Recreation Supervisor: Amanda Lonadier 
2505 S. Vienna St, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Phone: 318-255-5800
Email: [email protected]

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