Sedona AZ (October 16, 2018) – Grasshopper basketball registration opens Oct. 22. Grasshopper basketball league is for boys and girls in grades 1-6. This is a low-pressure league with an emphasis placed on skills development, good sportsmanship, positive encouragement and teaching children the rules and fundamentals of basketball. Whether you are a coach, player or parent, we offer a fun and exciting season for all.
Registration runs Oct. 22 through Nov. 8.
The registration fee is $35 per player, and a $3 discount is offered for additional siblings. Register in person at the Sedona Parks and Recreation office located at 525 Posse Ground Rd. or by phone at 928-282-7098. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Practices and games are held in the West Sedona School Gymnasium. Practices will begin the week of Nov. 26 and will be conducted 1-2 times per week based on the grade/division level. Practice days and times can be any time Monday-Friday between 3 and 7 p.m. and last no longer than one hour. Games are played on Saturdays and will run Jan. 5 through March 9.
The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking volunteer coaches for the season, no experience required. Objectives of the program are to develop fair play and sportsmanship, skills in basketball and to have fun. Coaches are essential for a successful season; if teams do not have a coach, some prospective players may not be able to participate. If you are interested contact Dawn Norman, recreation and aquatics supervisor, at 928-203-5077 or firstname.lastname@example.org.