Athletics: Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball Program: Grades 3 - 8

The Barrington Park District has long been known for its basketball league, which is both extremely fun and instructional. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in this high-energy program for budding hoops players.  Whether your child is new to the game, or looking to improve their basketball skills, this program is the perfect way to have fun playing hoops!

General Information

  Participants are grouped by grade level; Grades 3 & 4, Grades 5 & 6, Grades 7 & 8 are combined to create age-appropriate teams.

  Each squad will have a max of 48 players.

  Players cannot play up, or down, a level.

  Players will be evaluated by volunteer coaches before the start of the scrimmages.

  Players cannot request to be with any specific player or intra-squad scrimmage team.

  All scrimmages are officiated by a certified referee.

  Grades 3 – 4 will play on a 9ft. hoop. Grades 5 – 8 will play on a 10ft. hoop.

  Grades 3 – 4 will use an intermediate size basketball (28.5″) Grades 5 – 8 will use an official size basketball (29.5″)

 

Practice Information

  Large group practices MAY be held (see tentative dates to the right in “Important Program Dates”)

  Practices will be held at intra-squad scrimmage times (times listed on the next page).


  Practices WILL NOT be held during the regular season.


  Players MUST bring their own basketball, labeled with their first and last name to every practice.


  Players MUST wear face coverings and athletic shoes to all practices (except while actively participating in competition/practice).

  Parents/Spectators are NOT allowed at any practices.

 

 

Scrimmage Information, Times and Registration

  Each squad will have a max of 48 players

  Squads may be combined/cancelled due to enrollment – players will be moved in the same order they registered.

  Players MUST wear face covering and athletic shoes to all scrimmages (face coverings may be removed while practicing/competing).

  Scrimmage times are subject to change, based on enrollment.

  Parents/spectators are NOT allowed at any scrimmages (policy may change in accordance with DCEO policy).

  Please indicate which school your child attends on the registration form.

  Squad names indicate day/time you will play – DOES NOT indicate skill level of player.


Boys’ Program 

Sec.# 01
Grades 3 – 4
Clutch Squad
Scrimmage Day: Sunday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/14 – 5/2 (no scrimmages 3/21, 3/28)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 2:45pm, 3:30pm

Sec.# 02
Grades 3 – 4
Premier Squad
Scrimmage Day: Sunday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/14 – 5/2 (no scrimmages 3/21, 3/28)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 4:15pm, 5:00pm

Sec.# 03
Grades 5 – 6
Reign Squad
Scrimmage Day: Sunday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/14 – 5/2 (no scrimmages 3/21, 3/28)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 6:30pm, 7:15pm

Sec.# 04
Grades 7 – 8
Dynasty Squad
Scrimmage Day: Sunday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/14 – 5/2 (no scrimmages 3/21, 3/28)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 8:00pm, 8:45pm


Girls’ Program 

Sec.# 01
Grades 3 – 4
All Stars Squad
Scrimmage Day: Saturday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/13 – 5/1 (no scrimmages 3/20, 3/27)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 1:45pm, 2:30pm

Sec.# 02
Grades 5 – 6
MVP’s Squad
Scrimmage Day: Saturday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/13 – 5/1 (no scrimmages 3/20, 3/27)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 3:15pm, 4:00pm

Sec.# 03
Grades 7 – 8
Legends Squad
Scrimmage Day: Saturday
Scrimmage Dates: 2/13 – 5/1 (no scrimmages 3/20, 3/27)
Intra-Squad Scrimmage Times: 5:15pm, 6:00pm

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