Basketball

Contact: basketball@wgrc.org

General Info

WGRC offers basketball programs for kids in pre-school through 6th grade. Training sessions are held at gyms in the Chesterland area. Older ages will have games and tournaments at a variety of locations in north east Ohio.

Learn To Play (Ages 5-8)

Description: Girls and boys in pre-school, kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade are invited to take part in the WGRC Learn To Play Basketball Program. During this program, players are taught the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and rebounding. Children will meet once a week for 8 weeks.

Dates and Times

Tentative: January 10 - February 28, 2018

Tentative: 5:30 - 6:30pm (pre-school & kindergarten)

Tentative: 6:45 - 7:45pm (1st & 2nd grade)

Program Cost

Cost is $65, including a T-shirt

Location

Tentative location is Lindsey Elementary - 11844 Caves Road, Chesterland

Rec Basketball (Grades 3-6)

Boys and girls in grades 3-6 are invited to take part in the NEW WGRC Recreational Basketball Program. Teams will have volunteer parent coaches, but will also participate in multiple training sessions from West Geauga High School coaches. Teams will practice once or twice per week, and play games on weekends against other community rec teams.

Boys Basketball Flyer | Girls Basketball Flyer

Game Format

Games will most likely be played on Saturdays for about 1 hour. Rec games will include officials and score-keeping. Game format will vary slightly based on the league.

Leagues

Girls teams will participate in a new league including teams from: Hawken, Laurel, Mayfield, and Orange.

Boys teams will participate in a new league based in Mayfield, including teams from Mayfield and Orange.

Location

Girls game locations will vary each week.

Most boys games will be in Mayfield.

Cost

Cost is $110, which includes a game jersey.

Travel Basketball (Grades 3-6)

Boys in grades 3-6 and girls in grades 4-6 are invited to try-out for the WGRC Travel Basketball Program. Travel teams will compete in more competitive leagues and tournaments. Teams will have volunteer parent coaches, but will also participate in multiple training sessions from West Geauga High School coaches. Teams will practice once or twice per week, and play games on weekends against other community travel teams.

Boys Basketball Flyer | Girls Basketball Flyer

Game Format

Games are mostly on weekends. Some leagues and tournaments may require week-night games.

Leagues

Travel team coaches will select a league based on an assessment of the team, as well as other teams in the leauge. Leagues in previous years have included: BigLeaf Basketball League, Midwest Travel Basketball League, tNBA League.

Location

Game locations will vary based on the league and tournament.

Cost

Cost is $160, plus $50 for a new game jersey. (if needed)