Basketball

The City of Fountain Inn presents the 2021 Youth Coed Basketball Season. The Parks and Recreation Department is fortunate and excited to have your child participate with our Youth Sports Leagues!  Youth learn the fundamentals of the sport with experienced coaches & mentors. Basketball helps young athletes learn about leadership, discipline, and perseverance.  A league player enhances their physical fitness, develops resilience and strength.

 

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Registration DatesOctober 1st-November 3rd   

 

Online Registration:   You can create an account and register by clicking here.  You will be redirected to the Fountain Inn Parks & Recreation Catalog Page

 

Cost: Registration cost is $55.00 in city limits and $65.00 out of City

Payment: Credit and Debit card payments can be made through online checkout. Cash payments can be made at the Activities Center (610 Fairview Street).  Please note: registration is not counted unless you have a receipt from the CivicRec registration website before the registration deadline.  Registrations may be taken after the deadline if a spot is available otherwise a waiting list will be established

 

Duration: Practices are set to begin the week of November 8th, Games are tentative to begin the first week of January and the program end is projected to be through the last week in February

 

Location: All games and practices are currently scheduled to be at the Fountain Inn Activities Center, 610 Fairview Street, FI 29644, depending on registration numbers, a second local gym may be acquired for practices- your schedule will reflect the location 


Schedule:  Schedules are finalized after registration ends. Schedules are pending the availability of volunteer coaches and registration numbers. Each team should anticipate one session per week, i.e. one practice, one game, one game-one practice, etc. Most practices and games are approximately 1 hour.  

 

8U, 10U & 12U Evaluation & Team Selections: Evaluation Dates are Projected to be the evening of Monday 11/8 and Tuesday 11/9.   You will be scheduled on only one day.   You will receive your specified date and time after registration ends and will be notified by email.  You will also be notified of your Coach and Roster and initial practice schedule within two days after evaluations, also by email

 

Evaluations are a time for athletes to show skill level.  As a Community Recreation League, it is understood that participants have various levels of play and knowledge of each seasonal sport.  It is a priority of the Recreation department to make sure that each team is selected in a manner that is reflective of a healthy balance of seasoned players, players that may have never played, and every level in between.  

 

Volunteer Coaches, Parents & Assistants: Gratitude and thanks to our many volunteers that anchor this Recreation Department with success!!!   You are much needed and appreciated!  It is important to the Recreation Department to get to know those that are leading and facilitating within our youth leagues.   Please reach out and connect with one of our Youth Sports & Recreation Leaders if you are interested or have questions about the process to become a volunteer 

 

Recreation League Contact: 864-862-4675

Russell Haltiwanger, Parks & Director (Russell.haltiwanger@fountaininn.org), 

Chad Chandler, Recreation Manager (chad.chandler@fountaininn.org