Office of Community Recreation

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The Fall 2018 Island Tide: Programs inside for registration!

Registration is now open for programs. This publication covers a variety of program offerings and City Information current through December 31, 2018. Download a copy now. Mailing to each household is coming soon.

Youth Basketball League

Season Runs Early December           2018–Early March 2019  Boys and Girls       Ages 6-18           

Registration Deadline:  NOVEMBER 16, 2018  Program  #300                          Registration Fee $80 Residents/ $90 Non-residents Players  MUST REGISTER by the deadline to be guaranteed a spot for team placement.

Volunteer coaches are needed for the league in all age divisions.  Coaches may only have 1 assistant per team.Players will be taken first come, first paid, as they register. Participation numbers are limited to the number of coaches available, and available gym space.   The season runs from mid-December thru early March. Games begin in early January. Practices begin in early December following evaluations and team placement. Coaches will set practice times for teams.  Practice nights and time requests  will not be considered for team placement. Requests for specific practice times and/or coaches will not be honored. No special request for team placements are accepted- (carpools, friends, coaches, etc.)

Age Divisions within the League:

HOT SHOTS: Ages 6, 7 & 8 co-ed not yet 9 as of March 1, 2019. (Lowered hoops)       (Minimum age –must be 6 by 3/1/19; no younger players accepted)

Ages 9 & 10 not yet 11 as of March 1, 2019   Boys & Girls

Ages 11 & 12 not yet 13 as of March 1, 2019 Boys & Girls Ages

13 & 14 not yet 15 as of March 1, 2019 Boys & Girls   

Ages 15 thru those in 12th grade at Poquoson High School (with high school playing eligibility remaining)

Boys & Girls *JV and Varsity High School basketball players are not permitted to play in the recreation basketball league.To play above your respective age division: Players may move up an age division only at the request of the parent. To play above your appropriate age group, an Age Waiver must be completed at the time of registration. You may only play above your age group by one year.  There are no exceptions to this rule. No player may play below their respective age division-unless there are special accommodations requested.  In order to conduct  each age division, a minimum number of participants must enroll on time. Each age division is not guaranteed and holding divisions is based on enrollment numbers. No call-in registration is accepted.  No registration is complete until the registration form is received and fee is paid in full. All registrations are taken at Poquoson Community Recreation. Registration forms and procedures are available within this guide,  on our website, or at the Community Recreation Office.   Cost per player: $80, non-resident: $90  ($5 discount for siblings).No refunds for Basketball will be granted for any reason after December 1,  2018.Note: Late registration after December 1 will not be available.

Kids Love to Sew 101 Ages 7 and Up          

Gain basic sewing skills from selecting a pattern, cutting and piecing to create an awesome project.  This course is 4 weeks long  and participants are encouraged to bring a portable sewing machine  if you have one.    Cost: $45 residents/$55 non-residents                                                                  Class meets Wednesdays November 7, 14, December 5 and 12.                Time: 6:00-7:30pm at Municipal Building.

A materials list will be provided following registration.                          Deadline to register: November 1 Instructor: Lisa Robbins Program #127


Fall 2018 Island Tide Program Guide