Registration for Winter Basketball Starts on November 13th

By: Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Last Updated: November 14, 2012

BGC-logo-newChildren can have fun staying active and fit this winter by playing basketball in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-South Haven Club league. Registration begins on November 13, 2012 and closes December 15, 2012. The co-ed basketball league focuses on skill development, sportsmanship and fun. The co-ed league is open to boys and girls ages 5-13. There are a limited number of available spots for each age division.

Parents can register their children at the South Haven Club, located at 723 Long Run Road, Valparaiso, IN from 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. beginning November 13, 2012. Parents are encouraged to sign up early during the registration period as spaces for the leagues fill quickly.

All players must be Club members. Boys & Girls Club of Porter County offers affordable annual memberships. Membership fees are $35.00 per child. Financial assistance is available for membership and league fees for those who qualify. League fees are $25.00 for the 5-7 year old division, $30.00 for the 8-10 year old and $35.00 for the 11-13 year old divisions. All players receive a team t-shirt.

Practice begins the week of January 8, 2013. Volunteer Coaching opportunities are available. An information meeting for coaches will be held on December 18, 2012 and December 19, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. For more information about the co-ed basketball league or becoming a volunteer coach, please visit or contact Ron Ranta or Bryan Krieg at 219-759-2565.

Since 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County has been providing high quality programs to boys and girls in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, the arts and sports, fitness and recreation.

For more information on membership, volunteer opportunities or to make a tax deductible donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, please contact your local Club, call (219) 464-7282 or visit Great Futures Start HERE.