Sterling House Community Center, a Stratford Youth Sports Association (SYSA) member, is currently accepting registrations for recreational basketball programs. The programs stress participation, development of skills and enjoyment of the sport, good sportsmanship and fair
play, with opportunities for youth to be involved in instructional activities and league play. The program uses numerous school gyms in Stratford in conjunction with the Stratford Recreation Department and the Board of
Education. The following programs are accepting registrations:
Indoor Instructional Basketball – For boys and
girls in grades K to 2, meets once a week for six weeks on Saturday mornings beginning January 5th at Center School. All players will receive a T-shirt, a
basketball and participation awards.
Fee: $75 plus a Sterling House membership of $13/year for individual, $30/year for family.
Youth Basketball League – For boys in
grades 2-8, teams and divisions are formed according to the following grade divisions: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th &
6th, and 7th/8th. Fee: $100 plus Sterling House membership with reduction in fee for 2nd and 3rd players in family. We do not keep standings or official
records and all players must play at least half of each game. Practice begins the week of December 3rd & games begin the week of January 1st.
High School Basketball League – For boys in grades 9 through 12. Must be in high school during season and must not be 19 years old before June 30, 2013.
Members of any high school basketball team are ineligible for this league due to CIAC state rules. Players
are encouraged to form their own teams and must have a Sterling House approved adult coach. Individuals will be put on a waiting list for teams that need additional players. Maximum number of players allowed on a roster is twelve with a minimum of eight. Dates and times for games will be announced. Practice time will be available in December at Flood Middle School for teams registered
by November 30th. Fee: $100/player plus a Sterling House membership. Registrations accepted until full. Official standings are kept and an end of season tournament is held for all teams, regardless of record.
Register at Sterling House, 2283 Main Street during normal business hours. Registrations are also accepted online for the Youth and High School leagues at www.quickscores.com/sterlinghouse
or at www.sterlinghousecc.org. There is no fee reduction for multiple children if registering on-line. A $10 administrative fee will charged for cancellations in all programs. Contact Bill O’Brien by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-378-2606, x106 for additional information or to volunteer as a coach.