Boys’ & Girls’ League Basketball: Grades 3 - 8

For Grades: 3-8

 

The Barrington Park District and South Barrington Park District have joined together to offer the children in the Barrington area a fun, recreational basketball league. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in this high-energy league for budding hoops players. Whether your child is new to the game or looking to improve basketball skills, this program is the perfect way to have fun playing hoops!

 

FEES:

Dist. 220 Registration: $139

Non-Dist. 220 Registration: $167

Late Processing Fee: $25

Registration Deadline: 11/10; 5:00pm If you register after 5:00pm on 11/10, you WILL be assesed a $25 late processing fee. NO exceptions!

 

Important Dates

• Mandatory coaches meeting 11/27 at 7:00pm in the F&RC - John Sullivan Room.

• Practice MAY begin as early as 12/4.

• Games begin 1/7/18.

• Picture day for the leagues will be on 1/22/18. (Schedule will be posted closer to the scheduled date)

• Tournament dates will be Sunday, 3/4 and 3/11. If necessary, Saturdays may be used to schedule tournament games.

 

General Information

• Participants are grouped by age: grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7 & 8 are combined to create age-appropriate teams.

• Players are evaluated before the start of the season to ensure proper team placement. No friendship request allowed.

• All games are officiated by 2 certified referees.

• Those interested in coaching a team should submit a coaching application form to Kent Hengels via e-mail at khengels@barringtonparkdistrict.org.

• Tournament is a two-game guarantee, not a double elimination.

• Coaches for each team will determine practice times for that team. All players must attend one practice per week to be eligible for equal playing time during Sunday games.

 

Practice Information

• All practices are held during the week at various District 220 schools.

• Coaches for each team determine the location (school), time and day of the week your child will practice.

• Players will be required to attend one practice per week in order to qualify for equal playing time on Sundays.

• Practices will be canceled whenever there is a school closing or school function, including winter break.

 

Game Information, Times and Registration

For each practice and game, players should wear appropriate athletic wear (shorts, t-shirt and gym shoes). Game jerseys will be provided for each participant. Register at the appropriate grade level for your player. All times are anticipated game times; practice times will be determined by each team’s coach. Tournament dates will be Sundays, 3/4 and 3/11. If necessary, Saturdays may be used to schedule tournament games.

 

Mandatory Player Evaluation Dates

All players must register for one of the following dates. Players will be required to stay for the entire evaluation session. Players must arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled evaluation start time. No exceptions! The evaluation sessions are divided into age groups.

 

League Policies

• After registration deadline (11/10/17),all participants will be placed on waitlist, and will be added to a team based on availability.

• Refunds will only be given in the case of physical impairment or parent job transfer. Refunds are pro-rated from the date of player’s first practice. Proper documentation is required.*

• NO frriendship requests will be allowed for players in 3rd grade and above.

 

*No refunds will be given due to conflicts with practice and game times.

**If enrollment is too low for the Girls Basketball League, we join an intervillage league.

 

Registration Information: BOYS EVALUATION/LEAGUE

Registration Information: GIRLS EVALUATION/LEAGUE

 

Minimum/Maximum: 40/80 people
Location: BHS/F&RC

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