Registration Open for Youth Indoor Soccer and Basketball Leagues, Volunteer Coaches Needed

The winter Youth Indoor Soccer League and Youth Basketball League seasons will begin Saturday, January 6, 2018, and all the fun will take place at the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) in Snow Hill. Both leagues are co-ed.

The five Youth Indoor Soccer League divisions are ages 3-4, and grades k-1, 2-3, 4-5, and 6-8. Ages 3-4 and grades k-1 will play on Saturday mornings, grades 6-8 on Monday and some Wednesday evenings, and grades 4-5 on Wednesday or Thursday evenings and grades 2-3 on Thursday evenings. Practice dates, times, and locations are to be determined.

The three Youth Basketball League division are grades k-1, 2-4, and 5-8. Games will be take place Saturday afternoons. Grades k-1 will begin at 1:00 p.m., grades 2-4 at 2:15 p.m., and grades 5-8 at 3:30 p.m.

Volunteer coaches are needed to run successful leagues. Please contact Jacob Stephens for soccer or Myro Small for basketball, prior to January 4, if you are interested in volunteering this winter. An orientation meeting will be held for all interested volunteers.

Emphasis for all youth recreation leagues is placed on skill development, participation, sportsmanship, and most of all, kids having fun. Both the soccer and basketball leagues are designed for enjoyments and skill development. Scores and standings are not recorded.

The cost of each program is $30 per player ($25 for each additional child) and financial aid is available for those who have demonstrated need. Proof of eligibility is required. The registration deadline in Thursday, January 4. Those registering after this deadline may not have the request met for certain teams or coaches, and there is an additional $5 fee after the registration deadline. Sign up today for these fun-filled, skill developing recreation programs.

For more information on the Indoor Soccer or to volunteer as a youth coach, contact Jacob Stephens at 410-632-2144 ex. 2506 or jstephens@co.worcester.md.us. For Winter Youth Basketball Leagues or to volunteer as a youth coach, contact Myro Small at 410-632-2144 ex. 2512 or msmall@co.worcester.md.us. Visit www.WorcesterRecandParks.org for a complete list of our youth programs or to sign up for email announcements.