In-person registration for Grove City Parks and Recreation K-12 youth basketball is offered during October at the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave. The office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays, with extended hours until 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29. The registration fee is $83 for Grove City residents, $88 for non-residents and a team jersey is included.

Boys and girls play in separate leagues, practicing one evening during the week with games on Saturdays. Practices start the week of Dec. 2 and the season opens Saturday, Jan. 11. Season-ending tournaments for grades three through 12 are held in early March. There are no games or practices when the South-Western City School District is closed for scheduled days off and inclement weather.

Volunteer coaches are needed to teach basic basketball skills and sportsmanship in a fun, positive environment. No prior coaching experience is required, just patience and an encouraging manner. Background checks are required for all coaches.

For more information, download the Youth Basketball Frequently Asked Questions or visit the Grove City Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball page  or call 614-277-3050.