The Philomath Youth Activities Club is accepting registrations for the upcoming basketball season for students in grades 1 through 6, the organization announced.
The deadline to ensure a spot and avoid a late fee is Tuesday, Nov. 15.
The following programs are available:
• Grades 1-2: Boys and girls in the first and second grades all play together. They will have one weeknight practice and games will be played in Philomath and the surrounding areas on Saturdays. Coaches will notify players of practice schedules in late December. The season willstart in January.
• Grades 3-4: Boys and girls play on separate teams. Teams practice twice a week and games are held on Saturdays in Philomath and the surrounding areas. Coaches will notify players of practice schedules in late December. The season will start in January.
• Grades 5-6: Boys and girls play on separate teams. It is possible that teams may be skill divided at this level, depending on several factors. Teams play in the Valley League (Corvallis, Albany and surrounding areas). Practice starts after Thanksgiving. Games are held in the evenings from early January through early March. The team placement clinic for grades 5-6 will be Nov. 19 (10:45-noon for girls; 12:30-2 p.m. for boys).
Teams for students in grades 7 and 8 will be organized through Philomath Middle School.
The cost is $80 for grades 1-4 and $100 for grades 5-6. Registrations after Nov. 15 will pay a $5 late fee.