2017- 2018 Youth Basketball Leagues
In-House Leagues include: Junior Boys and Junior Girls (2nd & 3rd Grades), Junior Varsity Boys and Junior Varsity Girls (4th & 5th Grades), and Junior High (6TH -8th Grades). Junior High Boys will start the beginning of December through early March. Junior and Junior Varsity will begin practices early January through mid-late March.
Code League Fee-R/NR Registration
4-1901-17 Boy’s 2nd-3rd Grade League $90/$95 Nov 4
4-1902-17 Girls 2nd-3rd Grade League $90/$95 Nov 4
4-1903-17 Boys 4th -5th Grade League $95/$100 Nov 4
4-1904-17 Girls 4th-5th Grade League $95/$100 Nov 4
4-1905-17 6th-8th Grade League $95/$100 Oct 21
All basketball programs will participate in a program wide fundraiser. Each player will be asked to sell 5 - $5.00 raffle tickets. The tickets will be distributed with the uniforms. The player fee reflects the $25 to cover the purchse price of the tickets. Families are encouraged to sell the tickets and recover the purchase price or keep the tickets and participate in the raffle. The funds raised will be used to cover gym rental fees, maintain and upgrade the facilities, equipment, and other expenses incurred by the leagues.
Registration is also available online at www.washingtonparkdistrict.com or at the Washington Park District Administrative Office located at 105 S. Spruce St. Washington IL 61571. For more information regarding the WRA Basketball Program, call (309)444-9413.
2017-2018 Competitive Basketball Tryouts
For those boys and girls interested in trying out for a competitive basketball team the tryout times are listed below.
All boys and girls who wish to tryout must contact the respective coach of each grade level prior to September 23rd to pre-register for the tryouts. The fee to play travel basketball is $195.00.
Boys 3rd Grade –- Dakota Bullard –
Girls 3rd/4th Grade - Nick Donald -
Girls 5th Grade – Dustin McDougall –
Boys 4th Grade - Skip Schermerhorn –
Boys 5th Grade – Brett Martin –
Try out times: (tryouts are open for parent observation)
Saturday, September 23 and 30th - Holford Gym at Central Intermediate School
Boys 3rd grade - 10:30-11:30 AM
Girls 3rd grade/4th grade – 11:30 AM -12:30 PM
Girls 5th grade – 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Boys 4th grade – 1:30 PM -2:30 PM
Boys 5th grade – 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Girls 6th, 7th and 8th grade tryouts will be held after the girl’s school basketball season ends. Please call the park office 309-444-9413 ext. 104 if interested in trying out for the 6th, 7th and 8th grade girl’s competitive basketball team.
Boy’s 6-8th grade teams are not tryout based. The park district will accept registrations for the 6-8th grade boy’s teams thru October 20. Register on line at www.washingtonparkdistrict.com or in person at 105 South Spruce Street.
We ask that parents are available at the beginning of tryouts to sign a waiver for their child.