The City of Clovis Recreation Center is getting set to start up a trio of youth basketball leagues this summer.
The Middle School Basketball League, which begins June 13, offers 7th and 8th graders an opportunity to develop an understanding of the game, sportsmanship, and teamwork in a fun and safe environment throughout a 9-week period. All participants are guaranteed seven regular season games, one hour of practice per week, and an-end-of-the-season tournament. A $115 league fee is required, which pays for the team jersey, a shooting shirt, a team photo and awards. Players will practice Mondays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and games are played Friday. A parent meeting will be held Monday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at Clovis Recreation Center.
The Youth Basketball League, intended for ages 6-11, also kicks off June 13. This 9-week league offers seven regular season games, one hour of practice per week and an end-of-the-season tournament. The $105 league fee pays for team jersey, shooting shirt, team picture, and awards. All practices will take place at the Clovis Recreation Center between 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All games are played throughout the week. A parent meeting takes place Monday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at Clovis Recreation Center
The Tiny Dibblers League starts up June 20 and is a 7-week instructional basketball league that helps 4-5 year olds understand and break down the game of basketball. The league includes one clinic, six regular season games, and one hour practice a week. The $85 league fee pays for team jersey and shorts, team pictures, and awards. All practices will take place at Clovis Recreation Center on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. while games are played Fridays at Sierra Bicentennial Park. A mandatory parent meeting will take place at Clovis Recreation Center June 16 at 5:30 p.m.
The Clovis Recreation Center is located at 3495 Clovis Ave.
Youth leagues and programs are made possible through volunteer coaches. Those interested in coaching a team please can contact the City of Clovis Recreation Section at 559-324-2780.