Sign up now for the City of Malibu’s excellent Basketball programs, including the Youth and Middle School Girls League, Youth and Middle School Co-Ed League, and Itty Bitty Basketball.

The Co-Ed and Girls Basketball Leagues are great ways to learn the game of basketball in a friendly, supportive setting focused on recreation and sportsmanship. The registration fee is $150 per player before the registration deadline on Friday, October 11, and includes a jersey, picture package and end-of-program award. After the deadline, the fee is raised to $175 per participant, if space is available.

The Youth and Middle School Coed and Girls Basketball League participants will be divided by grade to create divisions (Youth Divisions: K-1, 2-3, 4-5, and Middle School Division: 6-8). Middle School Division games will be played on Friday evenings, December 6 through February 14. Mandatory player evaluations for the Middle School Division are scheduled for Wednesday, October 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Malibu High School. Youth division games will be held on Saturday mornings December 7 through February 15. No games will be held December 20 through January 4. The practice day and location for all teams will be selected by the volunteer parent coach.

For younger players, the City offers the Itty-Bitty Basketball program for kids ages 3-5. Children will be introduced to basketball skills through fun, age-appropriate activities and games. This weekly Parent and Me program is scheduled for Saturdays, December 7 through February 15, 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Malibu High School. No classes will be held December 21 through January 4. The registration fee is $120 per player and includes a jersey, picture package and end-of-program award.

For more information on the all of the Youth and Middle School Basketball Leagues and programs, call 310-456-2489, ext. 358 or visit MalibuCity.org/YouthSports. Parents may register their kids online at MalibuCity.org/Register or in person at Malibu Bluffs Park (24250 Pacific Coast Highway at Malibu Canyon Road) or at Malibu City Hall (located at 23825 Stuart Ranch Road).

Submitted by Matt Myerhoff, Malibu Media Information Officer

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