|Biddy Basketball Clinic & Advanced Clinic Both Begin Jan. 6|
Biddy Basketball programs for girls and boys ages five to eight are being offered in early January by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For ages five to seven, a Biddy Basketball Clinic is offered, while an Advanced Biddy Basketball Clinic is offered for ages seven and eight. Both are six-week programs which are offered beginning Jan. 6 at the Tomahawk Sports Dome, 17501 Midland Drive, Shawnee, and at the Roeland Park Sports Dome, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park.
Search for the keyword "basketball" to find these programs in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
The Biddy Basketball Clinic is for ages five to seven and provides participants with instruction in the fundamentals of basketball. Ball-handling techniques, passing, dribbling, shooting, team work, and basic concepts of team strategy are covered with emphasis on sportsmanship. Separate sessions for five- to six-year-olds are offered at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Tomahawk Dome and only at 9 a.m. at the Roeland Park Dome. Sessions for ages six- and seven-year-olds are offered at 10 a.m. and again at noon at the Tomahawk Dome and only at 10 a.m. at the Roeland Park Dome. The cost for six 50-minute sessions is $45 per person for Johnson County residents or $49 for nonresidents.
The Advanced Biddy Basketball Clinic will consist of six weeks of practices and games. Teams will be formed at the first session. This program is offered at 11 a.m. at the Roeland Park Dome and at 1 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. at the Tomahawk Dome. The cost for six 50-minute sessions is $50 per person for Johnson County residents or $55 per person for nonresidents. For more information about this program, call (913) 362-8700.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 VOICE or (913) 831-3342 TDD. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com