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2003-04 Fall/Winter Youth Programs

PEE-WEE FLAG FOOTBALL (Grades 1–2)
This is a fundamental program for children in 1st and 2nd grades. Participants will learn the fundamentals of flag football. A mini flag football game will be played towards the end of each session. Volunteers are needed as Coaches/Instructors.
Registration Deadline: September 10

#102
Dates: Mondays - September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 13
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Site: Garfield Softball Complex
Fee: $24.00

BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL (Grades 3-6)
Scott Sharp and the High School Boy’s Basketball Team will be instructing our Boys Youth Basketball. One league will be made up of 3rd and 4th graders, and the other will be for 5th and 6th graders.
Registration Deadline: November 28

#119
Dates: Saturdays - December 6, 13, 20, 27 and January 3, 10
Times: 3rd and 4th graders 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
5th and 6th graders 11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Site: Grinnell Middle School
Fee: $38.00 (includes jersey)

GIRLS YOUTH BASKETBALL (Grades 3-6)
Girls in grades 3rd - 6th will learn the fundamentals of the game of basketball. One league will be made up of 3rd and 4th graders, and the other will be for 5th and 6th graders.
Registration Deadline: January 10

#120
Dates: Saturdays - January 17, 24, 31 and February 7
Times: 3rd and 4th grade 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
5th and 6th grade 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Site: Grinnell Middle School
Fee: $33.00 (includes jersey)

HAPPY HOOPS BASKETBALL (Ages 3-5)
Emphasis will be on skill-development for 3 - 5 year olds in the areas of ball handling, shooting, offensive and defensive footwork, teamwork and fair play. Youth sized basketballs and baskets lowered to 8’ will be used to aid in the skill development of young children.
Limited enrollment of 16 participants per session.

#121A Registration Deadline: September 23
Dates: Tuesdays - September 30 and October 7, 14, 21
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $23.00

#121B Registration Deadline: October 28
Dates: Tuesdays - November 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $23.00

PEE-WEE BASKETBALL (Grades K-2)
Dribble, Pass, & Shoot. It’s time for Pee-Wee Basketball! This is a fifty minute instructional basketball program for boys and girls who are in K - 2nd grade. Children will learn the basics of basketball through fun instructional drills. Youth sized basketballs and baskets lowered to 8’ will be used to aid in the skill development of young children.
Limited enrollment of 16 participants per session.

#122A Registration Deadline: September 23
Dates: Tuesdays - September 30 and October 7, 14, 21
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $23.00

#122B Registration Deadline: October 28
Dates: Tuesdays - November 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $23.00

C.A.B. – MARCH MADNESS (Grades 3-6)
Are you C.razy A.bout B.asketball and the upcoming NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments? Here’s a chance for boys and girls entering 3rd - 6th grade to improve their “skillz” and share the excitement of the NCAA tournaments. Highlights of the program include 3 on 3 games, NCAA team selection contests and a season-ending pizza party.
Registration Deadline: February 27

#124
Dates: Thursdays - March 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Site: Grinnell Athletic and Recreation Center
Fee: $23.00

HOOPS & SWIM (Grades K-2)
Here’s a chance for kids in K - 2nd to develop ball handling, shooting, and enjoy a refreshing swim. The program includes forty-five minutes of instructional basketball and will conclude with a choice of open gym or swim.
Limited enrollment of 20 participants.
Registration Deadline: February 26

#125
Dates: Thursdays - March 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $25.00

SPORTS SAMPLER (Grades 3-4)
Boys and girls in 3rd and 4th grade will learn about the fundamentals of team sports. Participants will participate in floor hockey, basketball, volleyball and soccer.
Registration Deadline: September 11

#108
Dates: Thursdays - September 18, 25 and October 2, 9
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Site: Community Center Gymnasium
Fee: $23.00

WINTER WATERLAND (Pre-School and Kindergarten)
Come in from the cold and enjoy the warmth of an indoor pool and gym. Pre-School and Kindergarten age children and their parents are invited to play in the gym and swim in the pool.
Limited enrollment of 20 participants.
Registration Deadline: January 26

# 106
Dates: Mondays - February 2, 9, 16 and 23
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Site: Ahrens Family Center
Fee: $23.00

HAPPY FEET SOCCER (Ages 3-6)
Happy Feet will introduce children ages 3 - 6 years old to the game of soccer, develop coordination, encourage teamwork, and ensure participation for all. Parents are encouraged to join in on this outdoor program to learn about soccer skills that can be taught at home.
Limited enrollment of 24 participants.
Registration Deadline: September 9

#104
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and October 2
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Site: Merrill Park / Community Center Gymnasium
Fee: $23.00

2003 - 2004 PRIMETIME HOOPS GIRLS TRAVELING
BASKETBALL PROGRAM (Grades 5-8)

The traveling basketball program is for girls in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 who are dedicated, experienced and willing to put a little extra into their team. We will scrimmage local teams and play in 8 tournaments (4 tournaments for 5th grade). Parental involvement will be needed for coaching, transportation, tournaments, etc. An organizational meeting will be held at the Ahrens Family Center on Sunday September 28, 2003 at 6:30 p.m. for those interested.

#123 Registration Deadline: November 1
Dates: December - March
Fee: $45 - 5th Grade
$85 - 6th, 7th, 8th Grade
Uniform fee not included

2003 - 2004 YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS
Pre-season “Spooky Hoops” Shoot-out
October 18 (6th, 7th and 8th grade – Girls)

8th Annual Primetime Hoops Classic
December 6 (6th, 7th and 8th grade – Girls)

8th Annual Primetime Hoops Jam-Ball-Ree
January 10 (5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade – Girls)

6th Annual Primetime Hoops Boys Classic
January 24 (5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade – Boys)

Tournament Information
Entry fee for each tournament is $95.00. Teams are not officially registered until the entry fee is paid and a postcard confirming your entry is mailed back to you. All tournaments are open until one week prior to the tournament date or the division is full (8 teams), whichever is first. All teams are guaranteed three (3) games. Twelve (12) players maximum per team. Each team is required to provide one qualified scorekeeper.


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