Parkland Community Basketball League: Welcome

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Monday, February 29
Welcome to the 2016/2017 Season

Welcome to the Parkland Community Basketball website for basketball in the Parkland County, Spruce Grove, and Stony Plain area of Alberta, Canada. This 2016-2017 season we celebrate our 25th year as a community basketball program and we are looking forward to another great season this year!

Our association is currently running four different programs:

 Co-ed Recreational League

 Recreational age divisions with players born 1999-2009 (grade 2 through grade 12)

One weekday practice and Saturday games in Spruce Grove or Stony Plain

Runs middle of September to February

Basic Fees- Players born from 2002-2009: $200 for the recreational league. Players born from 1999-2001: $100 for the recreational league. Family Rate: $400 for basic fees. 

Parkland Junior Program

An introductory basketball camp for 5-8 year- olds (born 2008-2011)

Cost $75 Includes a ball and jersey. Limit of 20 players

Runs Mondays Sept. 19 , 26 Oct 3, 17 24 31 Saturdays Oct 1,8,15, 22, 29 ( 1 hour sessions)

Time and location: TBA

The program will be designed and run by Dave Oldham with the assistance of volunteer parent coaches.

Please note: All Peewee aged players who register for the community league will also receive this camp. There is no need to register your player for both this camp and the peewee division. This program is being offered for those who are underage and those who are not interested in a full season experience with practices and games. 

Parkland Pride Commpetitive Teams

Gender specific competitive teams for players born 1999-2005 

One or two weekday evening practice

Game times and location vary based on division

Runs middle of September to February

Fees for Parkland Pride Players: Basic fees plus $100 

Spring League

Gender specific competitive teams

Runs April to early June

More information to come closer to the season

Registration

Registration for the 2016-17 season is now available online for those who wish to pay by credit card. Use this link to register. https://www.rampinteractive.com/registration/v3/?c=9e2716aaf3bc

For those you have previously registered with Ramp you can log in and register your player(s). If not, you will have to create a Ramp account and then you can register your players.

If your players are interested in being considered for a Parkland Pride team this season, please register in the Parkland Pride Division. Teams will be created for players born from 1999-2005 if there are enough players registered. All players wishing to be considered for a position on a Parkland Pride team must register by September 8. Any players who don't get placed on a Pride team will be asked to attend the community evaluations and will be placed on a community team.  

Registration Info Night: August 11 @ Tri-Liesure Center from 6-9pm

Final Registrations: Sept 7 and 8th @ Broxton Park School 6:30-8:30 pm 

Payment by check and cash will be accepted.

There is subsidies available for financially challenged families through KidSport Parkland. Kidsport registration is now available online. Register here: http://www.kidsportcanada.ca/alberta/parkland/apply-for-assistance/. When you are approved online for kidsport, you can also register online for the league here: https://www.rampinteractive.com/registration/v3/?c=9e2716aaf3bc Select the kidsport payment option to pay the fees. When you get a confirmation from kidsport that your application has been approved, forward that email to parklandbasketball@gmail.com and the registrar will mark your registration as paid. Kidsport applications can also be made on paper at any of the registration nights.

Refereeing

We are also looking for more people interested in making some extra money while getting some exercise by refereeing our games on Saturday. A reffing clinic will be offered on September 16 @ Broxton Park School 6-9 pm and 17 9-4 pm. First year refs should attend on Friday and Saturday. Experienced refs will only need to attend on Saturday. This course or another reffing course is mandatory for all PCBL referees. More details including location will be available soon. Please email parklandbasketball@gmail.com if you would like to ref this year.

Coaching

We are also looking for coaches at all levels. A coaching clinic will be held on Saturday September 24 @ Broxton Park School from 9-4. More details to follow.

Facebook

We are now on Facebook. Check us out and like us at  https://www.facebook.com/BballPride?fref=ts



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