|New Sports Officiating Clinic for Adults begins Jan. 11 at Okun Fieldhouse|
This Sports Officiating Clinic is for adults ages 15 and up and will train participants for basketball, baseball, fast pitch, flag football, slow pitch, and volleyball officiating. Designed for prospective officials, referees, and umpires, the clinic will cover the basics including what to wear, court and field positioning, conduct, rules and regulations, as well as interactions with players, teams, coaches and parents. Everyone who successfully completes this course will have the opportunity to be hired by JCPRD for seasonal positions during the upcoming sports season. Perform a catalog search for the keyword “sports” to find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities Catalog and online listings.
This program will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday beginning Jan. 11 at the Okun Fieldhouse in the Mid-America West Sports Complex, 20200 Johnson Drive, Shawnee. The cost for four two-hour sessions is $60 for Johnson County residents or $67 for nonresidents. This program will be offered again beginning Feb. 29.
For more information about this clinic, contact the JCPRD supervisor of officials at (913) 422-1618 or visit www.kcusssasports.com. The JCPRD's Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. To register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at www.jcprd.com.