The Clinton Family YMCA and the City of Clinton is taking its Youth basketball registration and cheerleading for ages 5 – 12 with five different playing divisions being offered this season as of the December 11th deadline.
Registration is being taken daily at the YMCA reception desk through December 11th.
Ages 5 – 6 will be in the Basics instructional league and practice and play each Monday and Thursday. The mini-mites league, for ages 7 – 8, will practice each Tuesday and Friday. Both the 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 leagues are strictly instructional leagues and no score will be kept in the simulated games.
Ages 9 – 10 will play in the Jr. Mite league and will play on the regulation court but will use modified height goals of 9 feet. Ages 11 – 12 will be in the Mite league and play regulation middle school type rules and regulations. A league for girls will be offered for age groups 9 – 12 and will follow the Jr. Mite League rules.
Registration is being taken now with FALL-OUT scheduled for December 18, 2014. Fall-out times will be provided upon registration.
League games for ages 9 and up will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Teams will practice twice weekly during the pre-season period and then practice once weekly and play twice weekly during the regular season.
Cheerleaders are for grades K5 – 6th grade and will also practice twice weekly until the season begins and then cheer for the teams on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cheerleaders will be divided into several age groups and teams and cheer for the various age divisions of the YMCA teams. Cheerleaders will be under the guidance of various local high school cheerleaders and adult YMCA supervision. Cheerleaders will receive a cheerleading shirt and pom-poms.
Fees are $45.00 for Members inside the City Limits and $50.00 for Members outside the City Limits. Participants will pay $60.00 as non-members inside the city limits and $65 as non-members outside the side limits of the City of Clinton. All players will receive a YMCA team t-shirt. Financial aid and assistance is available and no child will be denied the opportunity to participate in the YMCA league play or cheerleading. For additional information call the YMCA at 833 – 1555.
NEW TIME SLOT FOR 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 year olds. The 5 – 6 and 7 – 8 year olds will play and practice at 5 PM again this year to increase participation by pushing their time slot back one hour later to 5 PM so more children will be able to attend the 5 PM time slot.