City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) will host three evening registrations for the Fall/ Winter Youth Hoops Basketball Program. Evening registration is designed specifically for the measuring and testing of players in grades 5 – 8 and will be held on September 6, 11, and 19 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Chavez Community Center, 2221 Douglas Ave in Racine. Players in 5th – 8th grade are only required to attend one evening registration date and may visit anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Registration forms are available on-site or may be obtained prior to registration at any of the five City of Racine Community Centers (Bryant, Chavez, King, Humble Park, and Tyler-Domer), the PRCS main office (800 Center St., Room 127), and at cityofracine.org/ParksRec/. Registration forms must be completed by a parent/guardian.
PRCS Youth Hoops leagues are available for boys and girls in grades 2-8.Youth in grades 2 – 4 may register at the evening dates or at the PRCS main office, 800 Center St., Room 127, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The player registration fee for all ages is $40 for City of Racine Residents and $60 for Non-City Residents. The registration fee includes a team t-shirt. A late fee of $10 will be added to registrations submitted after September 24, 2018.
Early registration is recommended as leagues fill fast. Prior participation does not guarantee placement in the PRCS Youth Hoops Program. Players from established teams (with the exception of 5th grade) may request and may be reassigned to their 2017-2018 teams provided they are registered before September 24, 2018, and that openings remain in the leagues. 5th grade players are assigned based on skill evaluation and height.
Youth in 1st grade may register in the 2nd grade leagues after September 19, 2018 provided space is available at that time. No late fee will apply to 1st grade participants.
Questions about the program may be directed to the PRCS office at (262) 636-9131.
The Youth Hoops basketball program is in need of volunteer coaches. If interested, please contact Jason Mars at (262) 636-9454.
Information about Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services programs and events may be found at www.cityofracine.org/ParksRec, by visiting the PRCS department at 800 Center St, Room 127, or by calling (262) 636-9131. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department may also be found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RPRCS.