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Below is the info for the upcoming 2020-21 Basketball Season. All programs are now open. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we work through COVID restrictions and changes in the SAU39 school schedules. 

Travel Basketball League Info (Grades 5-8):

These teams play in the Manchester Suburban Basketball League. Players can expect 2 practices per week with 1-2 games per week on weeknights and weekends. Travel to various towns throughout southern NH is required. There will be one team per age division and a mandatory try-out. Not all players are guaranteed to make the team. Program cost: $250R, $280NR
 
Travel Basketball Season Dates:
Oct 19th - Try-Out Registration Closes (registration is required to participate in try-outs)
Oct 20th – Coaches Meeting 
Oct 24th – Mandatory Try-Outs  at AMS (2pm 5/6 Girls; 3:30pm 5/6 Boys; 5:00pm 7/8 Girls; 6:30pm 7/8 Boys)
Oct 28th – Teams Announced
Nov 8th – Practices Begin
Dec 4th - Games Begin

Hoops Recreational League Info (Grades 3-6):
Teams in this league play in the Souhegan Valley Basketball League. Players can expect 1-2 practices per week with 1 game on weekends. Travel to surrounding towns is required. There will be a screening to help create even teams and all players who sign up before the registration close date will be allowed to participate. Program cost: $80R, $95NR
 
Hoops Basketball Season Dates:
Nov 6th – Screenings at AMS (9am 5/6 Girls; 10:30am 5/6 Boys; 12pm 3/4 Girls; 1:30pm 3/4 Boys)
Nov 11th – Registration Closes

Nov 10th – Coaches Meeting
Nov 29th – Practices Begin
Dec 11th – Games Begin
 

1st and 2nd Grade Basketball Info
Basketball for 1st and 2nd graders is a Saturday-only program designed to introduce the sport of basketball. Each session will consist of a 30-minute team practice, followed by a 30-minute scrimmage against another team. There will be no additional practice days at this level and all teams are co-ed. All sessions will be at Wilkins Elementary school. Program cost: $42R, $52NR
 
1st & 2nd Grade Season Dates:
Dec 2nd – Registration Closes
Jan 8th – First Session
Feb 12th – Last Session (Make Up Date Feb 19)


COVID Policies: Please be aware that each league and each gym teams travel to may have mask policies for spectators, players and coaches. Once teams are sorted, families will be notified of the specific policies for their season. 

COVID Update: Masks will be required for everyone, including players, and regardless of vaccination status anytime inside SAU 39 schools. 

Volunteers Needed: All basketball teams are coached by volunteer coaches and need volunteers to help with book keeping and scoreboards. Please consider signing up to volunteer when registering your child. Feel free to reach out to the Rec Dept with any questions about coaching.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Hoops Rec Basketball: 1/2 Graders 
N/A 1 - 2   01/08/2022 - 02/12/2022

$42.00 R, $52.00 NR
 
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Hoops Rec Basketball: 3/4 Boys 
N/A 3 - 4   11/29/2021 - 02/20/2022

$80.00 R, $95.00 NR
 
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Hoops Rec Basketball: 3/4 Girls 
N/A 3 - 4   11/29/2021 - 02/20/2022

$80.00 R, $95.00 NR
 
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Hoops Rec Basketball: 5/6 Boys 
N/A 5 - 6   11/29/2021 - 02/20/2022

$80.00 R, $95.00 NR
 
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Hoops Rec Basketball: 5/6 Girls 
N/A 5 - 6   11/29/2021 - 02/20/2022

$80.00 R, $95.00 NR
 
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Travel Basketball Try-Out: 5/6 Boys 
N/A 5 - 6   10/24/2021

$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
 
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Travel Basketball Try-Out: 5/6 Girls 
N/A 5 - 6   10/24/2021

$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
 
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Travel Basketball Try-Out: 7/8 Boys 
N/A 7 - 8   10/24/2021

$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
 
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Travel Basketball Try-Out: 7/8 Girls 
N/A 7 - 8   10/24/2021

$0.00 R, $0.00 NR
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