Youth fall basketball leagues forming

BY PCC STAFF

FORT MADISON – Fall Youth Basketball League registration is now open at the Fort Madison Family YMCA. The Y’s Youth Basketball Program is broken into two leagues, Mighty Mites and 1st/2nd Grade. Both leagues are designed to prepare and instruct players on the fundamentals of the sport while playing in game situations.

Mighty Mites Fall Youth League – Available to girls and boys 5 & 6 years of age. This league emphasizes on fun, with players having the opportunity to learn the basic skills of basketball while preparing them for the next level through game situations. The importance of teamwork, fair play, sportsmanship and cooperation are emphasized in this league. Registration deadline is October 27th; with late registration October 28th through November 1st. A $10 late fee will be applied to all late registrations. Practices for Mighty Mites begin on Tuesday, November 5th and are held at the Fort Madison YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 6:15pm.

1st & 2nd Grade Fall Youth League – Available to 1st and 2nd grade boys and girls. This league focuses on the fundamentals of the game of basketball giving players the ability to expand on skills all while continuing to build positive sportsmanship to their foundation. Registration deadline is October 27th; with late registration October 28th through November 1st. A $10 late fee will be applied to all late registrations. Practices for the 1st & 2nd Grade League begin on Tuesday, November 5th and are also held at the Fort Madison YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:15pm to 7:00pm.

Online registration is available for this program, please visit www.fortmadisony.org for more information. Forms can also be found on our website and at the front desk at the Fort Madison YMCA at 220 26th St. Fort Madison. Early registration is encouraged prior to initial deadlines to ensure a shirt for your player and to avoid the late registration fee of $10.

Fort Madison Youth Basketball League

The Fort Madison Youth League is also taking registrations. This league if for boys in grades 3rd through 6th grade and will run from Oct. 14 to Dec. 15.

Games are Sunday afternoons at Fort Madison Middle School, Central Lee, Harmony/Van Buren schools. Cost is $30 and registration deadline is Oct. 9.

The following link can be downloaded, printed and mailed to Coach Ryan Wilson at the address on the form.

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