Parks & Recreation Activities
Pre K (age 4 as of 12/1/20) & Kindergarten
Girls: 3rd – 8th Grade
Boys: 3rd - 8th Grade
Pre K & Kindergarten: Practice/play as a group for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym or Austin 17 House). The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals. The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered. The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together.
1st and 2nd graders: Play on coed teams. Practice/play for one hour Saturday mornings (Swasey gym or Austin 17 House). The first half practicing individual skills and basketball fundamentals. The second half a structured game with the hoops lowered. The goal is to introduce the game of basketball to young players, working on the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and playing together as a team. Coaches instruct players during games as well as practice time. Open gym night for additional playing time is offered twice a month and optional for players.
THE RIM RECREATION LEAGUE
For the 2020-2021 basketball season grades 3rd-8th will be playing their games at The Rim in Hampton NH. The game schedule for all levels is still being developed, but games may take place on Saturdays or Sundays. Any questions or concerns please contact the recreation department.
*All Brentwood players still need to register for basketball through the Brentwood Recreation Website or through the recreation office.
3rd-8th graders: The Rim recreation league. *Non-coed teams.
Registration: All participants must register through the Brentwood Recreation Website or by visiting the recreation office at the Brentwood Town Hall.
Practice: 1 night per week, Gym and Day/Time to be decided
Games: 1-2 games per week.
Travel Required: Hampton (The Rim)
Objective: To build on players individual basketball skills, reinforcing fundamentals while introducing basic and simple team plays. High emphasis on simple fundamentals such as: dribbling without traveling, shooting, rebounding (boxing out), passing (different options), setting picks, how to play defense, working together as a team, and the importance of sportsmanship.
Season runs approximately Dec. 1st through February 21st. Practices dates to be announced.
Registration cost: K-2nd ($50), 3rd-8th ($85)
(Families registering three or more players - first two children at regular fee, $20 for additional children...third child that receives discount must be in a lower, or equal, program than siblings)
** Additional $3 fee for online registration
Coaches Needed!!! (Coaches meeting on Monday, November 16th at 6:30pm located at the Brentwood Community Center)
***Registration Deadline is November 12th***
***Covid Update*** Please keep in mind that due to potential Covid-19 cases or another wae hitting the region that the upcoming basketball season could be cancelled at any point. Covid-19 protocols for the following season will be provided as soon as possible and families will have up until the start of the season to cancel their registration. Once the season starts or the season gets cancelled because of Covid, refund will not be guaranteed. Due to some facility restrictions, this season's practices & games will be located at The RIM and at the Austin 17 House in Brentwood. Please visit the Recreation website regularly for updated news surrounding Covid-19 protocols and the status of the upcoming basketball season. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to visit, call, or email the Recreation Department.