BasketballThe City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department is accepting registrations for the upcoming summer youth basketball league for boys and girls entering the first- through eighth-grade during the 2017-2018 school year.

Youths can stay active this summer and improve their basketball skills while learning teamwork ideals during the eight-week program. Current eighth-graders may play in the Junior High Division.

Register online at www.cityofsantamaria.org/register or at the Recreation and Parks Office, 615 South McClelland Street, Santa Maria.

Separate boys and girls divisions will be offered if sufficient numbers allow, otherwise a co-ed format will be used. Registrations will be accepted through Thursday, June 8th. Practices begin the week of June 26th, with games starting Saturday, July 8th. The cost per participant is $38 for City residents/$46 Non-City Residents, and includes a team T-shirt. Recruitment for volunteer coaches is also underway.

Questions regarding the summer youth basketball league and other youth sports programming may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.