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Youth Basketballl Program To Begin

By Staff | Dec 31, 2009

The Emmetsburg Recreation Department is once again sponsoring a Youth Basketball Program for all boys and girls in First through Sixth Grades this winter.

The program will be held on Saturday mornings in the Emmetsburg High School Gym and Emmetsburg Middle School Gymnasiums. The program will begin on Saturday, January 16th, 2010 and will continue through February 13th, 2010.

The girls program will meet in the Emmetsburg Middle School Gym while the boys program will meet in the Emmetsburg High School Gym.

The 5th and 6th graders will practice from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00a.m. during the program. Players in 3rd and 4th graders will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. each Saturday morning, and the 1st and 2nd graders will meet from 10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

The Emmetsburg Recreation Department’s Youth Basketball Program is designed to teach the basic rules and fundamentals of the game.

The Emmetsburg E’Hawk and Lady E’Hawk Varsity basketball staff and team members will coach participants in the program.

There is a $15.00 fee per person. This fee is payable to the Emmetsburg Recreation Department. Registration forms are due back to school or Emmetsburg City Hall no later than Friday, January 15.

For more information or questions on the Youth Basketball Program, contact Mike Dunlap, City Recreation Director at 852-3383.