Welcome to Recreational Basketball brought to you by Stow Parks & Recreation

  • This program is for Stow-Munroe Falls residents or those who attend Holy Family School.
  • No experience is necessary for a child to participate.
  • Each child will be taught the fundamentals of basketball and be given an opportunity to
    play in games to gain experience, confidence, and to have fun!
  • All players play at least half of the game.

Each player receives a t-shirt.    

Boys & Girls in Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades

This Training League is coed, and players are divided by grade into the following groups for the season:

Kindergarten & First Grade (K-1)
Second Grade (Gr 2)
(Your child will be placed at grade level for this program.  There is NO playing up.)

This program will provide K-2 boys and girls with the opportunity to participate in weekly sessions where they will learn and practice basic skills in a group setting. Focus will be on developing good fundamentals in a fun and supportive environment. No parent coaches for this league. Instruction will be provided by Stow Travel Basketball, under the direction of Coach Matt Spiegel with the support of Stow Travel Basketball coaches and current Stow Middle School and High School basketball coaches and players.

Weekly sessions begin October 26 through December 21 on Saturday mornings at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School.  No session on November 30.

October 26:                                                      November 23:
K-1    9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                                  K-1     9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Gr 2  10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.                             Gr 2  10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

November 2:                                                 December 7:
K-1   9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                                   K-1     9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Gr 2  10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.                          Gr  2   10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

November 9:                                                 December 14:
K-1     9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                                 K-1    9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Gr 2   10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.                         Gr 2   10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

November 16th:                                           December 21:
K-1     9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                                 K-1   9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Gr 2   10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.                         Gr 2  10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

  The first 45 minutes will be drills/skill work lead by Stow Travel Basketball coaches.  The last 45 minutes will consist of game play.  Stow Parks and Recreation will provide each player with a t-shirt. We will not keep score. Coaches will call all fouls.  Our goal during game play is to keep it fun and instructional!

REGISTER HERE

Boys in Grades 3, 4, 5 and 6

Each child will be taught the fundamentals of basketball and be given an opportunity to play in games to gain experience, confidence, and to have fun. All players play at least half of the game.

DATES: Practices begin the week of October 28 and will go through January/Feb. 2020. One practice will be held each week for one hour. Practice schedules vary for each school and will be assigned once registration is complete. Each child will be informed by their coach of his practice schedule by October 25.
Games are on Saturdays beginning November 30 at Kimpton and Lakeview.

TIMES & LOCATIONS: Times and location subject to change due to volume of registration.

DIVISIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
BOYS DIVISION – 3, 4, 5 & 6 Grade
Placed on teams according to grade. Enrollment will determine the division of boys’ teams.

REGISTER HERE

Girls in Grades 3, 4, 5 and 6

Each child will be taught the fundamentals of basketball and be given an opportunity to play in games to gain experience, confidence, and to have fun. All players play at least half of the game.

DATES: Practices begin the week of October 28 and will go through January/Feb. 2020. One practice will be held each week for one hour. Practice schedules vary for each school and will be assigned once registration is complete. Each child will be informed by their coach of her practice schedule by October 25.
Games are on Saturdays beginning November 30 at Kimpton and Lakeview.

TIMES & LOCATIONS: Times and location subject to change due to volume of registration.

DIVISIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
GIRLS DIVISION – 3, 4, 5 & 6 Grade
Placed on teams according to grade. Enrollment will determine the division of girls’ teams.

REGISTER HERE

Information regarding open school dates. – TBA
Sample Guide to Practice Plan. – TBA

Stow Parks and Recreation will work hand in hand with Stow Travel Basketball as they implement the youth travel basketball program for our community to ensure that the program fits appropriately into the bigger youth basketball picture.

Stow Travel Basketball will be offered to youth in grades 3 through 6.   Players must be registered and play in Stow Parks & Recreation to try out and be selected participate on a travel basketball team.  Once selected, the player will then register for the Travel program. Tryout dates will be set and information about this will be distributed through the schools.  Please check back with Stow Parks & Recreation or Stow Travel Basketball if you do not receive information through the schools.

7 & 8 Grade Boys Basketball & 7&8 Grade Girls Basketball (separate programs)
BOYS & GIRLS in the 7th and 8th grade who are residents of Stow and Munroe Falls are eligible for this program. Any student currently participating on any school team is not eligible for this league. The League games will begin in Dec/Jan. All games will be played on Saturdays and/or Sundays at Kimpton and Lakeview Schools, in the afternoon and early evening. Coaches are needed (21 years or over) for each team. If interested in coaching (parent, teacher, friend, etc.) please indicate when registering.

7&8 Grade Information

Registration begins November 4, 2019 at StowOhio.RecDesk.com

7 & 8 Grade Season Schedule – TBA
Playoff Schedule – TBA

High School Boy Basketball
Boys in High School who are residents of Stow and Munroe Falls are eligible for this program if NOT currently participating on a school team.

Registration
Begins: Monday, November 4th
Ends: Monday, November 25th.
Team registration only. Teams may get their own sponsor, or form their own team. Each team must have at least one parent coach (21 years or older.)
Registration will be complete when the following requirements are met:

Requirements
A) Typewritten roster of all team members with names, addresses, phone numbers, school they attend, and t-shirt sizes. (Minimum of 8 players, maximum of 12 per team.) Two divisions: 9th & 10th; 11th & 12th. (No 11th & 12th players permitted in 9th & 10th league.)

B) The coach’s name, address, home and business telephone numbers MUST appear at the top of the roster.

C) Cost: $700.00 per team, payable to City of Stow at the time of registration. Stow Parks and Recreation will provide t-shirts for all teams.
NO INDIVIDUAL PAYMENTS – one check, credit card, or cash payment ONLY for the whole team.

Games
League Play begins late December/January. Games are played on Sundays. There are no scheduled practices for this league.


11 & 12 Grade Information
9 & 10 Grade Information

TUESDAY or WEDNESDAY LEAGUES (a team may sign up for only ONE night)

Registration
Begins: Tuesday, October 1st for Stow Teams only.
Tuesday, October 8th for all other teams.
Last date for registration is Friday , Oct 25, 2019 by 4:30 pm, provided there are still openings.

Requirements
Team managers can call Stow Parks and Recreation at (330) 689-5100, to have registration information e-mailed, or visit StowOhio.RecDesk.com

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES ONLY
A Stow team is a team of which 75% of its team members are:
1) Men who are employed by a company located in Stow.
2) Men who live within the Corporation limits of Stow, or
3) Any combination of the above.

Games
Teams will play 8 games each, plus playoffs if they qualify. All games will be played at Kimpton Middle School Gym. The season will begin Tuesday, Nov. 12, or Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – Tuesday League

REGISTRATION INFORMATION – Wednesday League

STOW YOUTH TRAVEL BASKETBALL
click here for information regarding the travel program
Parks and Recreation
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Department Offices
Stow City Hall
3760 Darrow Road
Stow OH  44224
Phone: 330-689-5100
Fax:  330-689-2895
Email: Parks@stow.oh.us
Hours: 8:00a-4:30p M-F