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2017-2018

City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation

Youth Basketball 

Program Announcement



Junior Grizzlies Basketball is BACK!
This basketball program will continue to focus on teaching kids the fundamentals, teamwork, and understanding of the game. Don’t worry if you haven’t ever played basketball, because this is where you’ll learn. Each participant will be enrolled in the Junior Grizzlies program, and several lucky players will get the opportunity be a part of the “Player Experience” as they will be able to play on the Memphis Grizzlies court during halftime, be a part of the High 5 Tunnel, and be on the court with the Grizzlies players during the singing of the National Anthem.  All participants will receive a free ticket to the same game to cheer on their fellow teammates, and the Memphis Grizzlies.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your kids! 
 

Regular Registration:  September 22 – October 23

Late Registration:   October 23-30

Age Groups:  5/6 yr., 7/8 yr., 9/10 yr., 11-14 yr.

**Age as of December 1, 2017. 
Playing “UP” or “DOWN” must be authorized 
by the Parks and Rec. Department by email to whaley@lakelandtn.org

Ways to sign up:

·         Online at www.lakelandtn.gov/leagues by clicking on Youth Programs tab

·         In person at Lakeland City Hall, 10001 US Highway 70; Monday-Friday  8:30AM-4:30PM

Coaches Clinic for ALL; Player Evaluation & Draft for ages 9/10 & 11-14:  

October 30, Monday at 6:00pm at Lakeland Elementary School  

**Coaches or a representative must be present, No Exceptions

If you have any questions or concerns about the Evaluation and Draft process
please contact me at whaley@lakelandtn.org or 901-867-5407.

Practices:  Begin the week of November 6    Games:  Begin the week of December 4

5/6- Practice on Thursday (half court); Game on Saturday. 

7/8- Practice on Tuesday (half court); Game on Friday. 

9/10- Practice on Wednesday or Friday (full court); Game on Saturday. 

11-14- Practice on Thursday (full court); Game on Saturday.       

Times will be chosen by the coach at the coaches clinic.

Holidays:  No games or practices November 20-26, December 19 - January 3, and January 15

Fees:  $100 (Includes a Junior Grizzlies reversible uniform, shorts,
a Spalding leather basketball, and a free Grizzlies ticket)

Late Fees:  Sign-ups after October 23 will be $125.00 

        **Registration will NOT be accepted after October 30

**Contact Wendi Haley at the City of Lakeland office at 901-867-2717 Ext. 221 or
                                     email at whaley@lakelandtn.org if you have any questions.                                        

Registration Listing

2017-2018 Youth Basketball

Youth basketball is back and on the rise! This basketball program will continue to focus on teaching kids the fundamentals, teamwork, and understanding of the game. Don’t worry if you haven’t ever played basketball, because this is where you’ll learn. Each participant will be enrolled in the Junior Grizzlies program, and several lucky players will get the opportunity be a part of the “Player Experience” as they will be able to play on the Memphis Grizzlies court during halftime, be a part of the High 5 Tunnel, and join the players on the court for the singing of the National Anthem.  All participants will receive a free ticket to the same game to cheer on their fellow teammates, and the Memphis Grizzlies. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your kids, sign up today!  


Regular Registration:  September 22 – October 23 
Late Registration:  October 24-30

Ways to sign up:         
-Online at www.lakelandtn.gov/leagues under Youth Programs;
-In person at Lakeland City Hall, 10001 US Highway 70
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday thru Friday

Coaches Clinic for ALL; Player Evaluation & Draft for ages 9/10 &
11-14:
October 30, Monday at 6:00pm at Lakeland Elementary School.  **Coaches or a representative must be present, No Exceptions.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Evaluation and Draft process please contact Wendi Haley at whaley@lakelandtn.org or 901-867-5407

Age Groups:  5/6 yr., 7/8 yr., 9/10 yr., 11-14 yr. **Age as of December 1, 2017.  Playing "UP" or "Down" must be authorized by the Parks and Rec. Department by email at whaley@lakelandtn.org. 

Practices:  Practice will begin the week of November 6   
Games: 
Games will begin the week of December 4
5/6- Practice on Thursday (half court); Game on Saturday. 
7/8-
Practice on Tuesday (half court); Game on Friday. 
9/10-
Practice on Wednesday or Friday (full court); Game on Saturday. 
11-14-
Practice on Thursday (full court); Game on Saturday.       
Times will be chosen by the coach at the coaches clinic.

Holidays:
  No games or practices November 19-26, December 20 - January 3, and January 15

Fees:  $100 Includes a Junior Grizzlies reversible uniform, shorts, a Spalding leather basketball, and a free Grizzlies ticket
Late Fees:  Sign-ups after October 23 will be $125.00          
**Registration will NOT be accepted after October 30 

Uniform note:  Sizes Youth Small – Youth Large and Adult Small – Adult XXL are available.  Garments run true to size, meaning whatever size the player would wear in a T-shirt is typically the same they’d take in a jersey.

There will be NO refunds once uniforms are ordered.
There will be NO special requests for team placement  -Coaches’ child will be placed with parent -two coaches per team

11-14

Registration Dates: 09/22/2017 to 10/30/2017
Start and End Dates: 11/06/2017 to 02/28/2018
$100.00

5-6

Registration Dates: 09/22/2017 to 10/30/2017
Start and End Dates: 11/06/2017 to 02/28/2018
$100.00

7-8

Registration Dates: 09/22/2017 to 10/30/2017
Start and End Dates: 11/06/2017 to 02/28/2018
$100.00

9-10

Registration Dates: 09/22/2017 to 10/30/2017
Start and End Dates: 11/06/2017 to 02/28/2018
$100.00

Contact Us

City of Lakeland Tennessee

10001 US Highway 70 
Lakeland, Tennessee 38002

Email Us: krooney@lakelandtn.org
Phone : 901-867-2717
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