Basketball Academy: 3rd-8th Grade

Basketball Academy (3rd-8th  grade) 
Do you have a player that is new to game? Do you have a player that has played before but is looking to get better? Sign them up for our basketball academy to get your child ready for the upcoming season, keep them playing more basketball, or have them try something new! This program will highlight stations each session and finish up with some kind of game play (3 on 3, Steal the Bacon, Scrimmage, etc). Stations will include specific tips and techniques on shooting, passing, dribbling, defense, basic offense, and much more! This clinic will be staffed by some of our best coaches, and is guaranteed to not only make your child a better basketball player, but also give them a love of the game. Program location: “Arron Ray Clark Memorial” Field House.
Summer Option: Registration opens 5/1/17
Course #
Grade in Fall 2017
Day Date Time Fee Summer 2017
1129 3rd-4th
1130 5th-6th
1131 7th-8th Su 7/9-8/6 

SUMMER Youth Basketball Mini League

SUMMER Youth Basketball Mini League (entering 5th-8th grade in fall 2017)

Pass, shoot, dribble! Do you have a basketball player in your house? If so, this is the perfect league for them! Practices will concentrate on skill building, game philosophy, and fundamentals. This 5 week mini league is a perfect opportunity to stay involved in basketball, while not letting it disrupt your summer plans!  For our summer mini leagues, all teams will be formed by a skills evaluation. See below for more information.

Registration Information: Opens Monday 5/1/17

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: 5/24/17 ($59)
  • Final Registration Deadline: 5/31/17 ($69)

General Information

  • Practices: Practices are dependent on available gym space. Each team will have one practice a week. No practices the week of July 3.
  • Games: League games will be played on Thursdays from 6/22-7/27. No end of season tournament. No games on July 6. 
  • Locations: Practices and games may be at the “Arron Ray Clark Memorial” Field House, DFJ Center, or other community gyms.
  • Team Formation (NEW FOR SUMMER): For the mini league, teams will be formed by all players going through a skills evaluation. Buddy requests are available online at:  .  Grades will be combined if there aren’t enough players to sustain a league (which is very likely in the summer). This will be determined after the registration deadline. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff.
  • Skills Evaluation:  CARD will contact all participants with a time and location of the skills evaluation.
Summer League

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Course #



Little Hoopsters

Little Hoopsters Basketball

This instructional league is open to all youth in K-2nd grade. Coaches will work with players the first 2-3 weeks to introduce the sport of basketball using basic skill techniques and formations. The last 2-3 weeks will be 20 minute practices and 40 minute formal games each day. Fundamentals and simple game strategy will be taught throughout the program.  Show up the first day and be ready to play! You will not be contacted by a coach for this program. General youth sports jersey is optional, but highly recommended (can be purchased at the CARD Office for $15) “Arron Ray Clark Memorial” Field House at Community Park. 

Course # Day 
Time Grade Fee
Su 9/17-10/15
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
1367 Su 9/17-10/15 12:15 PM-1:15 PM K-2nd
Course # Day 
Time Grade* Fee
Su 1/14-2/11
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
*1st & 2nd graders have a winter league option.

Basketball Camp: 3rd-5th Grade

Winter Break Basketball Camp (3rd-5th  grade) 
Keep your player busy during Winter Break with our awesome 3 day basketball camp. Fundamentals, stations and game play will be highlighted, along with position specific training for point guards, wings, and posts. The best part of camp, Recreation Coordinator extraordinaire, Kati Crane will be directing! Location: “Arron Ray Clark Memorial” Field House at Community Park. Drop off for camp is anytime between 8AM-9AM. We would like all campers on-site at 9AM.

Registration deadline: Sunday, December 17, 2017

Don't forget to print off THIS Emergency Form and bring it to the first day of camp!
Winter Option
Course #
Grade in Fall 2017
Day Date Time Fee Summer 2017
1402 3rd-5th
8:00 AM-12:00 PM


Adult Summer League (5 on 5, Officiated)
Course #: 140
Early Registration Deadline:                                                                       
Late Registration Deadline: 5/26
Team Fee, Early: $359
Team Fee, Late:
League Dates: 6/14-8/9


Adult Open Gym Basketball 

Come out and get some time on the courts in our Open Gym Basketball. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. $3.00 at the door or purchase a 10 Punch Pass for $25.00. Each Punch Pass has 10 punches, good for use at any open gym session.  No expiration on the Punch Pass. If purchased on-line, card will be sent out to the Field House for pick-up the following scheduled open gym.


18+ Adult Basketball

Sunday 8:30am-10:30am @ Community Park Field House

50+ Adult Basketball

Tuesday 7:00pm-9:00pm @ Pleasant Valley High, East Gym