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Basketball
The City of Madison Parks and Recreation Department invite boys and girls between the ages of 5-18 (k-12th grade) to join one of the most exciting sports that Madison has to offer.

Age Information
Age is determined as of September 1 of the current year. The player must be the age of 5 or older on September 1st.

Please bring a copy of birth certificate, military ID, etc. for verification of age. 
 
Registration Dates: 
Saturday, August 26 - 8:30am - 1:30pm 
Thursday, August 31 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm 
Tuesday, September 5 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, September 9 - 8:30am - 1:30pm  

Waiting List 
Waiting list will begin at 1:31pm on Saturday, September 9th. If/When additional coaches are found, we will bring players off the waiting list. Those on the waiting 

Registration Fees
$75.00 for players ages 5 & 6 (Developmental League) 
$150.00 for players ages 7 - 18

Cash, check, debit/credit card accepted. 
If paying by credit/debit card, a 2.49% charge will be added to the fee. 
If paying by check, please make check payable to: CITY OF MADISON.             
Your child's name along with your driver's license number are to be included on the check. 

2017-2018 Registration Form

Evaluations: 
Evaluations are usually held during the month of October for all 7U - 18U players. Those that are playing in the DBL (Developmental Basketball League) will not participate in the evaluations. 


Practices
Practice begins in late October for the 7U - 10U while the 12U - 18U will begin in late October or early November. 

Practices will be held throughout the week with the exception of Wednesday and Sunday.

Depending on gym availability will depend on the times of the practices. If playing at the middle schools or high schools, times will vary as we will work around the school basketball games/activities throughout the season. 

Before the game season begins, each team should have at least 2 practices each week. Coaches will have the opportunity to schedule additional practices if court time is available. 

All practices are held at Dublin Park and/or with the Madison City Schools. 

Developmental League (5 & 6 Year Olds) will begin in January and will end close the spring break. Detailed schedule will be sent to the players once we determine the number of teams in each league. 

Regular Season Games
Games are played throughout the week with the exception of Wednesdays and Sundays from November - February. 

All games are played in the Madison area at Dublin Park or at the Madison City Schools. 

7U-10U - once the game season begins, each team will have at least 2 activities per week. This may be 1 practice, 1 game or 2 games. 
12U-18U - Teams may be scheduled 2 -3 games per week due to the short time frame of the season for these older age groups. Coaches will have an opportunity to schedule additional practices during the week as well. 
DBL - games will be held in late February early March. 

Since we are very dependent on the school gymnasiums, game times will vary as we will work around the school activities throughout the season.  

Schedules, Standings, Scores and Tournament Brackets will be posted during each season on the City of Madison website.

Tournament Play 
Tournament play for our league will be towards the end of January/first of February. At this time, it all depends on the number of teams and the number of hours we have access to our school gymnasiums. 




Coaching Information 
In order to be considered for coaching, you must complete the Coaches Packet and submit to the City of Madison Parks and Recreation Department

Background Check Policy

Additional forms may be required by the City of Madison. 

Information concerning all our programs, field status and special events can be found on the following media outlets: 
Facebook - Madison, Alabama Parks and Recreation 
Facebook - Madison Youth Basketball 
Twitter - Madison Youth Basketball @dublinbball
Twitter - Palmer Park @palmerpark4
Twitter - Dublin Park @dublin_park 


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