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Basketball 101 (Girls & Boys ages 5 & 6)

2018 Basketball 101 Details

Basketball 101 will be held at the Hull-Sanford Elementary School Gym on four Saturdays, beginning on January 20 and ending February 10. The boys' session will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., and the girls' session will be held from 11:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. The registration fee is $40 per child, and each child will receive a t-shirt. Registration deadline is January 18 at 12:00 noon.

Age Control Date: January 20, 2018
(If your child is still 4 or has already turned 7 on this date, they cannot participate in Basketball 101.)

About The Instructor

Tony Lathrup will be instructing Basketball 101 this year. Lathrup is a basketball enthusiast and has twenty five years of recreational basketball experience coaching, officiating and managing youth league play for the Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department. Deanna Shaw, currently coaching in the Barrow County school system will be helping with the class.

Basketball 101 General Information

The Madison County Recreation Department (MCRD) offers a Basketball 101 class for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 in January and/or February for 4 weeks. The class is held on Saturday mornings at an elementary school gym here in Madison County.

The cost for Basketball 101 is $40 per child. 

*A birth certificate is required upon registration if the MCRD does not already have one on file for your child.

All participants are provided a basketball or t-shirt by the MCRD. All participants should wear athletic shoes.

Class participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing and shooting. This class is a great step in preparing first time players for team play. During each session, participants will work on drills designed to improve their ball handling and teach them different types of passes and the correct shooting form.