This league for grades 2 - 8 focuses on basketball skill development, teamwork and having fun as well as broadens 'winning' to include enjoyment of the sport, creating friendships and learning new skills.
Boys play in the winter (registration deadline is Jan 1)
The league begins with the skills evaluation:
Grade 2: Wed, Jan 22 at 5pm at SW Primary School Gym (this is a fun group practice.)
Grade 3/4: Thu, Jan 9 at 5pm at Langley Middle School Auxiliary Gym
Grade 5/6: Thu, Jan 9 at 6pm at Langley Middle School Auxiliary Gym
Grade 7/8: Thu, Jan 9 at 7pm at Langley Middle School Auxiliary Gym
Fees for Boys' Basketball
$70* early registration fee (registrations received by Dec 18)
$80* late registration fee (registrations received after Dec 18)
* These are the Winter 2014 fees and include sales tax and provide equipment and team shirts. Early registration fee applies up to two weeks before registration deadline. Registration after deadline will be accepted on a space available basis.
Boys' Basketball League Information
The season begins with a brief skills night, then teams are assigned. Coaches will contact players by phone a week prior to beginning practices. The coach will provide you with information about your practice times and location, which vary based on gym availability and coach schedule. Games begin after two weeks of practice.
Click here to view the Frequently Asked Questions for Boys' Basketball.
Girls play in the fall -
Q. When will games be?
A. Grade 2/3: Click here to view the schedule for Grades 2-3.
Grades 4/5: Click here to view the schedule for Grades 4-5.
Grades 6/7/8: Click here to view the schedule for Grades 6-8.
Q. Where will games and practices take place?
A. Games & practices will take place at the following locations:
Grade 2/3: Primary School gym, 5476 S. Maxwelton Road, Langley
Grades 4/5: Elementary School gym, 5380 S. Maxwelton Road, Langley
Grades 6/7/8: Langley Middle School gyms, 723 Camano Avenue, Langley.
Q. When will the season end?
A. The season will tentatively conclude the week of December 16– 20.
Click here to view all the Frequently Asked Questions about Girls' Basketball.
New Basketball Coordinator
Welcome to the New Basketball Coordinator!
We just hired Erin Mackie and we're excited about her energy & passion for basketball and youth. To reach Erin, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at the SWPRD office at (360)221-6798 - keeping in mind that she will only be a the office a few days a week. For those of you who knew Skye, he is pursuing another great (full time) opportunity, and we wish him the best. Thanks to him for his service here with the kids.
A note from Erin: "I am pleased to be the new Basketball Coordinator for SWPRD. I am a lifelong South Whidbey resident, proud wife, and mother to four beautiful children. Over the years I have played rec league sports (SWBA), played high school basketball, and coached my children in a variety of sports including soccer, softball and my favorite basketball (I've coached basketball through SWPR for the past 4 years). My goals for the upcoming year include having great communication and coordination between parents, coaches and children, and creating a fun and healthy environment for our children to grow as athletes and people. I couldn't be happier to be in this position, and I look forward to getting to know all of you better and making you and your children's basketball experience all the more enjoyable. :)"
Volunteer Coaches Needed
coaches are needed for each team in the league. Volunteer coach applications will be accepted beginning September 1. No prior basketball coaching experience is necessary. Priority is given to early applications - getting your application turned in ASAP is crucial! All coaches must pass a background check. If no one volunteers to coach your team then SWPRD staff will contact individual parents from your team roster to recruit a coach.
Click here for the Coach's Application and Contract.
Click here for a Background Report Consent Form.
Please register online or in person at SWPRD headquarters, 5475 Maxwelton Road in Langley.
Click here for the letter to the sponsors.
A first shot at basketball!
For boys & girls in first grade
Little Dribblers focuses on the basics of
basketball and is a fun first introduction
to the game. Players will learn passing,shooting, dribbling, and game play,
focusing on respect, teamwork and
responsibility. Coach Erin is an energetic and fun leader, and looking forward
to sharing her passion for the game of
basketball. Kids are sure to learn to love
this great lifetime sport. Min 6/Max 20
Bonus! Those who register by Jan 21
will receive a 27.5” ball to keep.
Bring clean court shoes and gym clothes,
after-school snack, & a water bottle.
Coach can meet students at the SWES
flagpole after school to walk them to
class. Please indicate this at registration
if desired, and give school a permission
Dates/Time: Tue/Thu | Feb 4–20 | 3:45–4:30PM
Instructor: Coach Erin: email@example.com
Location: SW Primary School Gym
Fee: $50 (Includes size-appropriate ball if registered by Jan 21)
Start Smart Sports
For boys & girls ages 3 – 5 with an adult
This fun sports development program
prepares children for the world of
organized sports. Parent and child work
together to learn throwing, catching,
kicking, batting, and more! Sports
covered will include basketball, soccer & t-ball.
Coach Erin is an energetic and
fun leader, looking forward to sharing her
passion for sports. Burn off some energy
this winter with us! Min 6/Max 20
Dates/Time: Sat | Feb 22–Mar 29 | 9:30–10:15am
Instructor: Erin Mackie: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: LMS Auxiliary Gym
Come out and play a pick-up game of basketball with your peers.
Refine your skills, get in shape, and
Hoop It Up!! These programs are
free, but donations are appreciated
and support our Youth Basketball
Scholarship fund. Participation
is at-your-own-risk, and by
participating you consent to our
waiver/release of liability.
Coordinator: Louis Muniz (360)969-1028
Dates: Mon/Wed, Jan 13 - Jun 18*
Location: SW High School Main Gym
Coordinator: Jeff Charizio (360)331-5545
Dates: Mon/Wed, Jan 13 – Jun 18*
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: SW High School Auxiliary Gym
* Schedule may vary on South Whidbey School District early release or non-school days. Please check with your coordinator for schedule updates.