The City of Brookfield Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry is sponsoring youth basketball leagues for children in grades two through eight.
Leagues include a co-ed second-grade instructional league, girls grades three through five, boys grades three through five, girls grades six through eight, and boys grades six through eight. Eligibility is open to residents of the city and of the Elmbrook School District.
Others may apply to register.
Registration information will be distributed through local schools through Oct. 12. No registration forms will be sent. The emphasis of all leagues is upon participation and enjoyment, recreation officials said. There are no cuts or tryouts.
The second-grade youth basketball instructional league is designed to introduce second-grade students to the game of basketball. Players will participate in skills, drills and scrimmage games. The program runs Saturdays from Nov. 3 to Dec. 15 at Dixon Elementary School. There is no session Nov. 24. Registration fees are $33 for city of Brookfield residents, $49.50 for Elmbrook School District residents and $66 for non-residents. Online, mail-in or drop-off registration is under way.
Grade three and above
Youth basketball leagues for grades three through eight will play a 10-game schedule over a 10-week period, Dec. 1 through Feb. 23. Generally, teams will practice once a week after the season starts. Interested parents or adults are encouraged to volunteer their services as coaches. Games will be held on Saturdays at Elmbrook School District facilities. There will be no games held during Thanksgiving or winter breaks. Registration fees are $85 for city of Brookfield residents, $127.50 for Elmbrook School District residents and $170 for non-residents. All fees include a team shirt for each player. All registered players will be assigned to teams by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry staff.
Any registrations received after Oct. 12 will be placed on a team on a space-available basis.
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