VALPARAISO | Parents of youths ages 5 to 14 interested in fun and instructional athletic leagues for their children can register for the fall coed youth basketball leagues at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Valparaiso Unit beginning Monday. The basketball league focuses on skill development, good sportsmanship and fair play.
Register online at www.bgcpoco.org anytime between Monday and Sept. 6. Parents may also register their children at the club at 354 W. Jefferson St., between 4 and 8 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, Thursday and Aug. 28, 29, Sept. 4 and 5. Early registration is encouraged as divisions do fill quickly.
Basketball league fees are $20 for the 5- to 7-year-old division, $30 for the 8- to 11-year-old division and $35 for the 12- to 14-year-old division. There are a limited number of available spots for each age division. League fees include a T-shirt for players in the 5- to 7-year-old division and a basketball jersey for players in the older divisions.
All players must also have a club membership. Boys & Girls Club of Porter County offers $35 annual memberships. Financial aid for membership and athletic league fees are available for those who qualify.
The fall basketball league begins Sept. 20. For more information about the basketball league, call Tommy John at (219) 462-2182.