Youth - Athletic Leagues

Athletic Associations

A volunteer Board of Directors in co-operation with the Recreation Department manages the following youth athletic programs:

Royal Oak Hockey Club

Royal Oak Hockey Club Website

ROYFT: (Royal Oak Youth Football Teams)

The City has 2 youth football and cheer leading teams serving the youth of Royal Oak. They participate and are part of the OMYFA-Oakland Macomb Youth Football Association.

Registration for fall football and cheerleading will be held at the Royal Oak Senior Center on Marais and is usually in May (Check the ROFL website for current information).

ROSL: (Royal Oak Sandlot League)

Royal Oak Sandlot League Website
The Royal Oak Sandlot League (ROSL) offers leagues for softball and hardball. Practices begin in May and the season ends in late July. Youth who live in the City of Royal Oak or attend a school in the City of Royal Oak (public or private) are eligible to participate.
  • Hardball
  • Softball
  • T-BALL / Control Pitch

Royal Oak FC 

For more information or to register, visit (

Royal Oak FC (ROFC) has both premier and recreational soccer teams for children ages 3 - 19, for all skill levels. ROFC teams are open to both residents and non-residents of Royal Oak. Premier team tryouts are held in mid-June each year. Registration for Fall rec teams ends in late July and registration for Spring rec teams ends in February.