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Archived News Release from 2003

For Immediate Release

Redwood City Parks & Recreation Offers Summer League Basketball for 5th – 9th Graders

Redwood City, CA - May 28, 2003 - Boys and girls in grades 5 through 9 are encouraged to sign up for Redwood City"s Summer League Basketball, and enjoy a fun-filled, action-packed learning and playing experience. The last day for registration is Friday, June 13th, so all interested kids should immediately call 650-780-7335 for a registration form, or pick one up at Red Morton Community Center.

The City offers a 5th and 6th grade co-ed league, and a 7th, 8th, and 9th grade boys" league. League games will be played twice a week from June 16 through July 31st at Red Morton Community Center. The team "draft" will be held on June 16th, followed by a two-week practice/basketball skills clinic. Then, all teams will play 10 games.

Parents looking for a great summer-time activity for their kids should consider this basketball league, which offers not only excellent exercise but also a learning experience in teamwork, cooperation, responsibility, and athletic skills. The cost is $75 per player.

The Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department provides recreational facilities and activities for all ages and interests, and supplies building and custodial services for City buildings. Redwood City Parks also operates the Fair Oaks Community Center, providing social, educational, and cultural activities, as well as information, referral, and counseling services to persons living in Redwood City and neighboring communities. Redwood City Parks is more than you think! Its website is located at www.redwoodcity.org/parks/.

Visit Redwood City"s website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, City government, and local business. Redwood City news releases are also available online, at www.redwoodcity.org/news.

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Contact: Rick Brown
Youth Sports Coordinator
(650) 780-7335


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