Registration for York County Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) Youth Basketball opens October 2 and continues through October 20. Registration fee is $55 for York County residents; the fee for each additional child per family is $50. The fee for non-residents is $90 per child.
Youth in grades 3-12 may participate in Boys or Girls leagues. Children in 2nd grade may participate in a specially designed instructional program that begins January 6, 2018. Practices for leagues for grades 3-12 begin in early December. Games are scheduled to begin in January, with the season scheduled to continue through the end of February.
Register online, by mail, or in person at the PRT office. Full registration details are available at www.yorkcounty.gov/parksandrec under the “Registration” link.
Volunteers are needed. Parents and other adults interested in coaching or assisting this year may apply via the website. The volunteer application and required background check information are available by selecting the “Volunteer Information.”
York County PRT strives to offer youth team sports that teach fundamental skills, feature mandatory playing time for all, and promote character, fair play, and good sportsmanship. The emphases are on learning, enjoying the game, and the thrill of competing, win or lose.
For more information, please call the PRT office at (757) 890-3500.
Photo attached: Girls in the York County Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) Youth Basketball program enjoy playing during last year’s season. Registration for the upcoming 2017-2018 youth basketball program runs from October 2 through October 20 for students in grades 2-12.