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Junior Ranger Volleyball

Jr Ranger is a middle school program sponsored by Forest Lake Area Athletic Association and Lakes Volleyball.  The program is for all incoming 7th & 8th grade girls who want to play volleyball.

Our philosophy is to provide an opportunity for middle school girls to participate in the great game of volleyball, learn & enhance skills, learn time management, teamwork, all while having fun!!

Who : Incoming 7th and 8th Grade Girls from the Forest Lake Community

Where : Forest Lake Area Middle School

When : Season runs from August 19, 2024 - October 16, 2024  (Dates will vary based on team placement.)

Cost: $150

​​​​​​​More detail about the schedule below

2024 SEASON information

August 19 - August 27 (pre-eval Practices through Evaluations)

7th Grade Girls8th Grade Girls
Pre-Eval Practice Schedule *Mondays & Wednesdays - August 19, 21, 26 - from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Forest Lake Middle SchoolTuesdays & Thursdays - August 20, 22, 27 - from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Forest Lake Middle School or Forest Lake Area High School (8/27 only)
EvaluationsAug 28thAug 29th

August 27th -practice at Forest Lake Area High School for 8th graders only.  All other practices will be at Forest Lake Area Middle School.

We recognize that Tues. Aug 27th is open house at the Middle School.  Unfortunately, due to gym space and coaches schedules, we are not able to move practice to a different night or time.  We will be holding practice that evening for those that are able to attend. We understand that some players may not be able to attend practice in order to attend open house.


7TH GRADE Wed Aug 28th, 2024 6:45 cafeteria-FLAMS

8TH GRADE Thurs Aug 29th, 2024 6:45 cafeteria-FLAMS

After Evaluations, your player will be placed on an In-house/Local team or Advanced/Traveling team.  The Advanced/Traveling team includes an additional $75 charge for 3 Saturday playdates/tournaments in the metro area.  You will have the option to opt in or out of this ahead of team placement in registration.  Teams can be made up of a mix of 7th and 8th graders, according to assessed skill level on Evaluation day. 

September 5 – October 16 (post-evaluations, after Teams are announced)

In House Players (No Travel & No Saturdays)Travel Players (Travel & Saturday Play)
Practice Schedule*Starting September 9, practice will be Monday & Wednesday from 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (or 4:00 p.m. on game days) at Forest Lake Middle School or Forest Lake Area High SchoolStarting September 5, practice will be Tuesday & Thursday from 2:30 – 4:15 p.m. at Forest Lake Middle School or Forest Lake Area High School
Game Schedule*Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.Saturday play dates in the Twin Cities
Cost$150.00 per player$225.00 per player

Pictures for in-house teams will be on Mon Sept 9th

Pictures for travel teams will be on Tues Sept 10th

Order envelopes will be sent home with each player.

*Note: Schedules are tentative and dependent upon number or registrations, gym availability, coach availability, etc. ​​​​​​​

JVA Insurance Form details

Please use the following when filling out the JVA Insurance Form

Club: Lakes Volleyball Club, Forest Lake , MN

Club Director: Becky Crep

Club Director's Email: