Prevent youth crime by providing youth between the ages of 3 to 18 with supervised athletic, and social development activities. Encourage participation and support by the community in PAL programs to help build a solid foundation for our communities' fu
Basketball is a Winter Sport. We play Jan-March. Registration starts in September
The league will have two divisions playing at the McKnight School - Beginner and Instructional. 3rd Grade through 5th Grade will play either at the McKnight or Kreps school.
The Beginner Division will be CO-ED and include players in PRE-K and K.
The Instructional Division will be broken out into a Girls and Boys Division and include players in first and second grade. If we have enough children registered. If not they will play co-ed
Games will be played three on three full court (utilizing the full length of each side court) for the beginner and instructional beginner divisions.
For the beginner beginner divisions, practice will be held before each game (20-25) minutes followed by a game. A 24-minute game for the Beginner Division - running time).
Instructional will have a practice in the evening during the week. They will have a 15 minutes practice followed by a scrimmage game of 36 minute game-running time.
Hoops will be lowered to eight feet for the Instructional Beginner Division and six feet for the Beginner Division.
The 3rd-5th Instructional division will focus on skills to play the game. They will have a practice during the week. They will play on full court and 10 ft rims.