(BLOOMINGTON) – It’s time to sign up for the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Bloomington Youth Basketball league.
The focus is on basketball fundamentals and the application of learned skills.
Leagues are coed through grade 3; girls play in a girls-only league beginning in grade 4.
Season includes weekly practices and games one night a week. Teams practice two nights a week for the first two weeks of the season, then one night a week for the remainder of the season.
There will be a total of seven games, with no postseason tournament.
Practice times and days are determined by the volunteer coach. Times can vary between 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. based on the coachs schedule.
Parent/player requests for placement on specific teams are not accepted; all requests must be submitted by volunteer coaches.
Games and practices are not held the week of November 23.
Season runs September 28 until December 10.
Practices begin the week of October 5. Games begin the week of October 19.
Registration deadline is Friday, September 25. Registrations are not accepted after the deadline.
The cost is $85.
Space is limited to a maximum number of players per age group. Once the maximum number of players is reached for each league, registration for that league will close. If your childs league fills, you may opt to place your childs name on a wait list. You will be contact if space becomes available.
Scholarships are available.
All children should have the opportunity to participate in vital sports and recreation programs. The Bloomington Parks Foundation provides scholarships for youth under 18 which can apply toward enrollment in Bloomington Youth Basketball as well as other Bloomington Parks and Recreation programs.