Hoops sign-up time at Westlake Recreation

Youth Basketball Leagues (Boys & Girls, Grades 1-6)

Youth basketball leagues are now forming for the Westlake Recreation Center. Children must be a resident of Westlake, member of the Recreation Center or attend school in Westlake. Practices will start the week of Nov. 29 and games will start on Saturday, Jan. 7. Deadline to register is Nov. 2. Afterwards, registrations will be accepted based on space availability and will have a $10 late fee assessed. Age groups include grades 1-2, 3-4 and 5-6.

7th & 8th Grade Basketball League

The Westlake Recreation Center competes in the West Suburban Youth Basketball League. Teams are made up of 7th & 8th grade students who are not participating on school teams. Practice will be held at least once a week. Games begin on Jan. 7. Deadline to register is Dec. 12. (If 40+ boys OR girls sign up, we will stay with an in-house league.)

High School Basketball League

Open to any resident or member of the Recreation Center. Players who play on a school team may not play in this league.  There are NO practices. Deadline to register is Dec. 12. Games begin on Jan. 7.

Jr. Demons Skills Camp (Grades K-2)

Saturday, Oct. 22 (noon-1 p.m.) – Westlake High School Varsity Boys Coach Shawn Hood wants to teach your child the mechanics of being a great basketball player. Children will learn to dribble, pass and shoot properly. Coach Hood’s years of experience will make this an enjoyable and rewarding session for all involved. Saturday, Oct. 22, noon-1 p.m.

The Great Pumpkin Roll

Sunday, Nov. 5 (1 p.m.) – Ever wonder what happened to all those old pumpkins from Halloween? Well they come to the Westlake Recreation Center’s sledding hill and roll down the hill. Prizes will be awarded for longest roll, shortest roll, etc.

More information regarding all of these programs and more can be found at our website at http://www.wlrec.org or by stopping by the Recreation Center at 28955 Hilliard Blvd., calling us at 440-808-5700 or by picking up our new Rec Gazette.

Jim Dispirito

Athletic Coordinator Westlake Recreation Department

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Volume 3, Issue 21, Posted 5:02 PM, 10.18.2011