Wednesday, November 30, 2022

City of Newburgh Summer Youth Basketball League Registrations Begin

The City of Newburgh Recreation Department has announced the launch of the 2022 Summer Basketball League for youths in grades kindergarten through 8th grade. Registration is now open.

The basketball league will run June 28, 2022 through August 4, 2022. It will contain three divisions with games being played on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Delano-Hitch Basketball Courts.

The first division, for children in grades k-2, will run from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The second division, for children in grades 3-5, will run from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The third division, for children in grades 6-8, will run from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

For a fee of $50 ($60 for non-residents) children can learn the fundamentals and proper techniques of basketball with coaches on site to help and instruct them in anything from ball handling, dribbling, passing/shooting, and defending.

Registered participants will be provided with jerseys and have several opportunities to fulfill their basketball potential in a fun filled environment through a series of games. At the end of the league, all participants will be provided with a medal.

Participants must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and must be properly equipped with appropriate foot attire. Parents/guardians are responsible for providing their child with water, no eating or drinking of other liquids on the courts are allowed.

Parents must bring their child’s birth certificate to register. Parents whose children were born in the City of Newburgh can obtain a copy of their child’s birth certificate at the City Clerk’s office.

Registration can be done in-person at the Activity Center, 401 Washington Street, Newburgh, NY 12550 or online at the Recreation Department website. Registration is open and there is a maximum enrollment capacity.

Parents can register their child the day of the event but pre-registration is encouraged.

Participants must bring their own equipment. Limited equipment will be made available for those in need.

For more information, contact Michael Tetrault via phone at 845-569-7374 or by e-mail at mtetrault@cityofnewburgh-ny.gov

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