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HGRA Core Values

Highland Groveland Recreation Association (HGRA) provides fun, family-friendly, affordable sports programs in soccer, baseball, and track for youth athletes of all skill levels.

HGRA creates community through sports.   It’s our mission to create low-stress, low-cost, sports programming for the Highland Park and surrounding twin cities communities that are not only beneficial to our athletes but the entire family.

Our sports programs are player-centric and focused on creating a fun and relaxed environment for our athletes and their families.

Covid-19 Preparedness

HGRA’s top priority is to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for our participants and their families.  We therefore remain committed to honoring the guidance and directives from the Minnesota Department of Health in regards to maintaining a safe environment for youth athletes. 

Please review HGRA’s COVID Preparedness Plan and be assured that we will be vigilant and transparent in our efforts to protect your family’s health.     

                                                                                            --Dennis Merley, President, HGRA

Covid-19 Preparedness Plan

Please follow this link to view our sport specific preparedness plans.

HGRA Diversity Statement

HGRA believes athletic competition brings people together and strives for a community that works towards the goals of diversity and inclusion. HGRA is committed to proactive outreach to unite people of different cultural backgrounds, genders, socio-economic status, and religions in the spirit of community-based athletic competition, sportsmanship, teamwork, social justice, and cultural understanding.

HGRA does not discriminate in any of its programs and does not tolerate harassment or abuse of participants, parents, or staff based on race, religion, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identification, or economic background.

HGRA Email List Policy

HGRA maintains an extensive email list of current and former HGRA participants, supporters and families. This list is the sole property of HGRA and shall be used in limited circumstances, including for recruiting participants, seeking financial support for HGRA and for the sharing of general information. The list shall not be provided to any outside organization or group for fundraising or solicitation purposes. All emails must be approved by the president prior to sending.

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Contact Information

Highland Groveland Recreation Association

Phone: 651-699-9898