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River Rouge JR

Empowering Youth Through Sports and Education

Join us in empowering the next generation to achieve physical and academic excellence.

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Where Sports and Education Converge for Youth Success

Our Mission

At River Rouge JR Panther, our mission is to provide at-risk boys and girls with access to essential sports programs and academic services. We aim to foster a supportive environment that encourages physical health, academic success, and personal growth. By offering a blend of sports and educational resources, we are committed to preparing our youth for the challenges of today’s world.

Get Involved

Volunteer With Us

Join our team of dedicated volunteers and make a difference in the lives of our youth. Whether you’re coaching, tutoring, or helping out at events, your contribution is valuable.


Sports Programs

We offer a variety of sports programs aimed at developing physical skills and promoting team spirit among participants:

Academic Services

Our academic services are designed to support our athletes in their educational journey, offering:

Our Vision

To be a leading force in the development of well-rounded individuals who are not only physically fit but also academically competitive, ready to make positive contributions to society.
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Become a JR Panther Today – Where Champions Grow!

Being part of River Rouge JR Panther means more than just being part of a team; it’s about becoming part of a family that values growth, resilience, and community. Our programs are crafted to inspire, challenge, and support our members, ensuring they develop both physically and academically. We believe in the power of sports to change lives, foster friendships, and build leaders of tomorrow.