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As many of you know, Hurricane Irma badly damaged our gym and it will have to be torn down and rebuilt.  We are extremely grateful to Beaches Chapel for allowing us to run our Beaches Basketball League in their gym!!

THANK YOU BEACHES CHAPEL!!

REGISTER FOR THE WINTER LEAGUE

2018 Winter Beaches Basketball League Information

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

COACH’S INFORMATION

We are in the process of putting rosters and schedules together. We should have this completed and emailed to you by December 22nd if not sooner. Once you get this email packet PLEASE contact your players as soon as possible to let them know you are coaching, as well as when their first meeting/practice will be.

 

PLAYER’S INFORMATION

All players should be notified by Monday, December 25th. If you have not been contacted by then please let us know! See below for first practice / game day.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

A Division may fill up before the deadline so if you are interested in playing the sooner you sign up the better! After December 1st, we will set the number of teams in each division based on gym time availability, then once we get that division full it will close. Several of the divisions are already full. Registration will stay open till each of the divisions are full. This usually takes a couple days, so please sign up ASAP if you are interested. Registration will close when divisions reach capacity.

The league runs January 2nd – March 4th.

Due to us our gym being damaged by the Hurricane, we will be limited in practices. All teams will start with 1 practice in gym and then the rest will be dependent on other gyms availability and also the use of outdoor courts.

4th-5th Grade Divisions will practice either Thursday, Jan. 4th or Friday, Jan 5th. The first game will be Sunday, January 7th.

The K-1st Division and the 2nd-3rd Grade Division will practice Saturday, January 6th. The first game for Pre-K, K-1st and 2nd-3rd Grade Divisions will be Saturday, January 13th.

The Pre-K Division will have T-shirt, Basketball and Game Schedule Pick-Up on Saturday, January 6th between 8am-1pm.

All players will receive a game T-shirt and an Official “Rock” Basketball. We will hand out the “Rock” Basketballs at your first practice so the players will be able to use them during the season. PLEASE do not bring them to Beaches Chapel Gym for games etc.. We will have plenty of basketballs for the players. This is for home use or when your coach has an outdoor practice.


Beaches Basketball League is a recreational league designed give participants an introduction to basketball in a fun and friendly environment. The goal of our league is to help kids develop basketball skills, and do so with a positive attitude. Each kid will be given an equal opportunity to participate in games.

Our youth recreational league is open to boys and girls ages 3 years old through 5th grade.

Beaches Basketball League currently offers two basketball leagues during the winter and summer seasons. Our winter league runs from January – March, and our summer league runs from June – August.

All practices and games will be at Beaches Chapel Gym, 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach, Fl. 32266


League Divisions:

Pre-K 3 – 5 years Division

This Division is for 3, 4, and 5 year old girls and boys. Meeting will be held once weekly and they will practice drills for 20 minutes, followed by a 25 minute long “game” at each meeting. Drills will consist of dribbling, passing and catching, and shooting. The “Game” will consist of each player being allowed to dribble down the court and shoot till they score. There is no defense being played by the other team. Offensive and defensive positioning is shown as is transitioning from offense to defense and vice versa. This is an instructional league for beginners!

  • Teams in this division are be co-ed.
  • Division will meet 8 times during the season.
  • Children play on adjustable 4-6 foot plastic baskets
  • Junior size basketball
  • Practices and games will be held on the same day.
  • Practice is 20 minutes & Games are 25 minutes
  • All games will be on Saturdays between 8:00am-12:30pm.
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Kindergarten – 1st Grade Division

Kindergarten and 1st graders division is aimed for beginning players and is meant to be fun. All players will get equal playing time. Scores are not kept during the games.

  • This division is co-ed
  • 8 foot baskets
  • Junior size basketballs
  • Due to our gym being destroyed in Hurricane, there will be 1 practice to start the season and the remaining practices will be determined by gym availability. We will be using outdoor courts as well!
  • This division has 8 games.
  • Games will be held on Saturdays between 8:00am-12:30pm.
  • Wristbands are worn to help players remember who they are covering, as well as allowing the officials to know who the players are supposed to be covering.
  • 4 eight minute quarters with a running clock.
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Girls 2nd-3rd Grade Division

2nd and 3rd grade girls will play in all girl’s division. All players will receive equal playing time. This is a recreational league meant to introduce players to the game of basketball in a fun environment.

  • 8 foot baskets
  • Junior size basketball
  • Due to our gym being destroyed in Hurricane,there will be 1 practice to start the season and the remaining practices will be determined by gym availability. We will be using outdoor courts as well!
  • Games will be held on Saturdays usually between 11:45am-2:00pm.
  • Wristbands are worn to help players remember who they are covering, as well as allowing the officials to know who the players are supposed to be covering.
  • Four 8 minute quarters with a running clock.
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Boys 2nd-3rd Grade Division

2nd and 3rd grade boys will play in all boy’s division. All players will receive equal playing time. This is a recreational league meant to introduce players to the game of basketball in a fun environment.

  • 8 1/2 foot baskets
  • Women’s size basketball (28.5)
  • Due to our gym being destroyed in Hurricane, there will be 1 practice to start the season and the remaining practices will be determined by gym availability. We will be using outdoor courts as well!
  • Games will be held on Saturdays.
  • Wristbands are worn to help players remember who they are covering, as well as allowing the officials to know who the players are supposed to be covering.
  • Four 8 minute quarters with a running clock.
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Girls 4th-5th Grade Division

Fourth and fifth grade girls play a full court, regulation basketball game. All players will receive equal playing time. This is a recreational basketball league officiated by F.H.S.A.A. rules. This is an ideal league for those girls interested in middle school basketball.

  • 10 foot baskets
  • Women’s size basketball (28.5)
  • Due to our gym being destroyed in Hurricane, there will be 1 practice to start the season and the remaining practices will be determined by gym availability. We will be using outdoor courts as well!
  • Summer League– games will be held on Saturdays. Winter League– games will be on Sundays.
  • Four 8 minute quarters with a running clock.
  • All practices are on a rotating basis meaning if you have a Monday practice this week you would have a Tuesday practice the following week.
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Boys 4th-5th Grade Division

4th and 5th grade boys play a full court regulation game. All players will receive equal playing time. This is a recreational basketball league officiated by F.H.S.A.A. rules. This league provides a great experience for those boys interested in middle school basketball.

  • 10 foot baskets
  • Women’s size basketball (28.5)
  • Due to our gym being destroyed in Hurricane, there will be 1 practice to start the season and the remaining practices will be determined by gym availability. We will be using outdoor courts as well!
  • Summer League– games will be held on Saturdays. Winter League– games will be held on Sundays.
  • Four 8 minute quarters with a running clock.
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