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Welcome to the home of LARA

The Lakes Area Recreation Association (LARA) provides the opportunity for school-age Chisago Lakes-Area children to experience affordable, supervised sports activities. LARA is a volunteer, nonprofit organization and is not formally affiliated with the Chisago Lakes School District, but cooperates with and encourages participation by the District. More than 1,800 lakes-area youth participate in LARA sports every year.

Lara is a non-profit organization. All proceeds, including fees, donations and fund raising dollars are put into the program. Expenses include equipment, umpires, ref's, field maintenance, new field construction and insurance.


Registration for in-house basketball is now open.


LARA Welcomes Lacrosse

Lacrosse, as a traveling sport for boys and girls, has been added to the LARA family.  Cory Reedy has been elected to the LARA Board as the Lacrosse Coordinator.  For more information go to the lacrosse web page.


NGIN Account Info

You need a new account to register for any/all of the programs LARA offers.

Why do I need an account?

Once you open a private account your kids will have their own permanent profiles making it much easier for you in all future communications with the Association.

YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL. YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR OWN ACCOUNT SETTINGS INCLUDING YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS.

Create your Lakes Area Recreation Association Account Here

Please note that you will receive a verification email after submitting your account request. You must click on the link provided in the email in order for your account to become "active".

LARA Events

  • Nov
  • 4
LARA Board Meeting
  • Dec
  • 2
LARA Board Meeting
  • Jan
  • 6
LARA Board Meeting
  • Feb
  • 3
LARA Board Meeting
  • Mar
  • 3
LARA Board Meeting


LARA Contacts

e-mail:  lakesarearec@frontiernet.net

Mail: LARA, PO Box 11, Lindstrom Mn 55045