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 Mara Baseball Since 1956

Cal Ripken Age 4-12
Senior Little League Age 13-16

 Matthews Athletic and Recreation Association was founded in 1956 for the purpose of providing the youth in Matthews/Mecklenburg County area an organized association for sports and recreational activities.  Baseball has been the cornerstone of the program and is entering it's 61st year in operation.  Located at Arthur Goodman Park MARA provides a balance of strong leadership, an involved community and top instruction.  For player's age 4-16 MARA provides training on fundamentals as well as advanced techniques to increase each child's awareness to fitness, strategy and character.  MARA Baseball have long traditions of winning at every level of play.  Advanced programs are being offered that will provide players an opportunity to play challenge/travel baseball.  In addition to the regular recreational season.  MARA will offer a separate schedule of games against other associations.  Arthur Goodman Park is located at 1200 South Trade Street in Matthews and is accessible to many families in Mecklenburg and Union Counties.  Established by the Goodman family, MARA has grown to be one of the premier facilities in the area. With 10 lighted fields and multiple practice areas, teams and individuals have increased access for practice and games. MARA is the place to play.

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Baseball Assessments Ages 6-12
  Registration for Spring baseball is now open at MARA. ...
Spring Baseball Registration Open
Registration For Spring Baseball Now Open!! Ages 4-16  
MARA Middle School Select Baseball
Baseball Assessments Ages 6-12

  Registration for Spring baseball is now open at MARA.  Registration will remain open until February 16, 2020, unless a league reaches capacity prior to that date.  Please do not wait to register your child if you want to be certain they have a spot in the league, because some leagues will definitely fill up prior to that date.  Information regarding assessment times is located below.  If you have any questions, please contact the commissioner of the league your child will be playing in.  Practices will begin the week of February 23, 2020 and opening day of the regular season will be March 14, 2020.


Assessments: 2-22-20

6U: Field 7 – 10:00 a.m.

7U: Field 8 – 1:00 p.m.

8U: Field 8 – 10:00 a.m.

9U: Field 1 – 12:00 p.m.

10U: Field 1 – 3:00 p.m.

11U: Field 12 – 1:00 p.m.

12U: Field 12 – 4:00 p.m.

by posted 01/18/2020
Spring Baseball Registration Open

Registration For Spring Baseball Now Open!!

Ages 4-16


by posted 12/20/2019
MARA Middle School Select Baseball

by posted 12/12/2019
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