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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association

MARA Basketball, Basketball, Point, Court

2022 Basketball Picture Schedule


Refund Policy:

There will be a $25 cancellation fee per player on all refunds requested before a player is placed or drafted on a MARA team. Once a player is placed or drafted on a team then no refund will be given.

2021-2022 Mara Basketball Assessment Dates and Times

All Assessments will be a Crews Rd Rec Center in Matthews.  They are located behind the Matthews Police Station at 1201 Crews Rd, Matthews, NC 28105

AA 5-6 Year Old COED Basketball  3:30-4:45 on Saturday Nov 13th
A Girls(7-8 Year Old) and B Girls(9-11 Year Olds) on Saturday Nov 13th from 4:45-6:00pm
A League Boys(7-8 Year Old)  Saturday Nov 13th from 6-7:30pm
B League Boys(9-10 Year Old) Sunday Nov 14th from 3-4:30 pm
C League Boys(11-12 Year Old)Sunday Nov 14th from 4:30-6:00pm
D League Boys(13-15 Year Old) TBA 

Welcome to MARA Basketball

MARA Basketball is The Place to Play in South Charlotte!

Boys and Girls ages 5-15 enjoy competitive basketball in a great learning and game environment.

Scroll Down To Register Then Choose Your Child's League!!

MARA Winter Basketball 2021-2022


Real Games

Real Referees

Real Basketball


Questions:  Contact Overall Commissioner - Andy Hunt EMAIL

Registration will open in September for 2021-22 Mara Basketball Season

Why MARA Basketball? 
Maximum court time and game opportunities.

Structured games like Middle School and High Schools

Certified Referees

No running clock, 4 quarter games

MARA basketball is a true “Teaching League” with strong coaching staffs and plenty of gym time for players to hone their skills. 

Our goal is for players to:

  • Have Fun
  • Learn the Game
  • Create Life Long Memories


Our game schedule features venues made up of the local Middle and High Schools. Professional referees, scoreboards and fans make for an environment that is equal to Middle or High School games.

  • 10-12 Game schedule (32 minute games, and no running clock which is rare
  • All-Star teams named by season end for MARA all-star game 
  • Must play rules in effect - (very helpful on teams of 8 or 9 players)
  • A Great Value and a great way to become a better ballplayer. 
  • Maximum court time for your money.  

Boys A, B, C and Co-ed AA will play MARA only.  Girls and Boys D will play with other Associations.

MARA Basketball is Sponsored By:


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Matthews Athletic & Recreation Association
Kathy Duncan MARA Administrator, PO Box 1023
Matthews, North Carolina 28106

Phone: 704-847-0752
Email: [email protected]

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