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Youth Basketball Coaches and Officials
If you love basketball and enjoy working with youngsters, consider volunteering as a coach or official. We are in search of volunteers to work with our Pee Wee dribblers ages 5-6; Dribblers ages 6-8; Boys and Girls ages 8-10; and the Teen Basketball league. You won’t be ‘on your own’ – our staff will help you get started. We can guarantee you’ll find it to be both fun and rewarding! Learn more by contacting our Parks & Recreation Customer Service Desk, 724-779-4 FUN (4386).
Note: All volunteers having direct contact with children must obtain clearances prior to the start of their coaching season. Volunteer Clearance Requirements
Pee Wee Dribblers, Ages 5-6 This fun and lively class focuses on the basic skills of dribbling and passing, with an emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship. Give your basketball superstar an opportunity to polish their game and run off some energy. In the first half hour, we'll focus on skill building and the next half hour playing a game, using six-foot baskets.
Basketball Dribblers, Ages 6-8 This co-ed program features basketball basics couples with the fun associated with playing on a team in a game situation. The basketball ball hoops are placed at eight-feet and a junior basketball is used for greater success and to promote self-confidence. Both a 30 minute practice and a 30 minute game are held, back to back for a total of one hour, on Saturdays. No scores or records are kept.
Boys and Girls Basketball, Ages 8-10 This program focuses on advanced skills and rules. Games will be played on ten foot baskets, a full size basketball course, and scores will be kept. Games will be officiated by volunteers. Teams practices will rotate on Mondays & Tuesdays. Games will be played on Saturday afternoons.
Basketball League - Preteen, Ages 11-13 This league will feature full court play, advanced skill, officials, scores and records will be kept, and a playoff tournament at the end of the season. Players will attend one evaluation date coaches will be drafting teams. Games will be played Sunday afternoons and a team practice will rotated on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Open Gym Basketball If you love playing basketball, this is for you!
Teams are formed each night and games played on full or half court depending on the attendance.
- Mon. & Tues. (18+) 8 -10 PM. Resident fee, $5. Non-resident $7.
- Thurs. (30+) 8-10 PM. Resident fee, $5. Non-resident $7.
10 visit punch card is available for $40.