For youth who want to learn to play basketball or hone their skills, the Woodland Community Services Department is offering the Woodland Youth Basketball League from December 1-February 16. The league is open for registration for boys and girls ages 8-14. All practices and games are held at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, located at 2001 East Street. Practices will be held weekly and games will be scheduled on Saturdays.
The Woodland Youth Basketball League is geared for youth of all skill levels. Players aged 8-10 will play in the 10u division, players aged 11 and 12 will play in the 12u division and players aged 13 and 14 will play in the 14u division. Boys and girls will play in their respective leagues. The program emphasizes the fundamentals of the game, including passing, dribbling and shooting. Every child who registers will be placed on a team.
The league is also seeking volunteer coaches. Coaches are asked to commit to a minimum of two hours per week between the hours of 5-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 2 hours on Saturdays, and pass a background check.
The Woodland Youth Basketball League fee is $100 for the 10u division, $110 for the 12u division and $120 for the 14u division. Players are guaranteed a minimum of 10 games including playoffs. Save $10 by registering prior to October 26. Registration deadline is November 10.