St. Francis Center to Hold Co-ed Hoops League Registration in October
The St. Francis Community Center, located at 4700 Long Beach Blvd. in Brant Beach, will be holding Co-ed Recreation Basketball League registration for children in grades three through eight on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and again on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m.
During registration, a parent orientation will be held on the hour and half-hour, and at least one parent per family must attend the orientation to register their child. All children must be registered to participate in group practices. The registration fee for members is $70 per player, and $90 for nonmembers.
The league is open to boys and girls of all skill levels, and evaluation dates are as follows: Grades 3 and 4 – Friday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.; Grades 5 and 6 – Friday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Grades 7 and 8 – Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Attendance to all evaluation sessions is required in order for participants to be placed on a team. Teams for children in grades three through six are tentatively scheduled to be determined by mid-November, and games begin Saturday, Dec. 10. Teams for players in grades seven and eight will be determined early in December, and games will begin Friday, Jan. 6.
Once teams have been set, each team practices one hour during the week. Games mostly are played on Friday evenings and Saturdays. When necessary, games may be played during the week.
Volunteers are needed as coaches for all divisions, referees, and for scorebook and clock help. Team sponsors also are needed, for $200 per team. If interested in volunteering or sponsoring, call the St. Francis Center recreation department at 609-494-8861. —D.B.