STEELE CREEK NEWS
Sign up for Youth
Basketball at Berewick and Winget Recreation Centers
30, 2013) Beginning October 1, the Mecklenburg County Park and
Recreation Department will be accepting registration for its
Youth Basketball season at Berewick and Winget Recreation
Youth Basketball program provides an opportunity to learn essential
skills, improve conditioning, working as a team, and having fun!
Registration: October 1-31st ;
please visit any Recreation Center, call 311 (outside of Meck County
704.336.7600), or visit
Divisions: Age as of Dec.
Coed: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16
All Girls: 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15
Fees include 1 jersey & 1 pair
$55.00 - Ages 5-6 Instructional
$65.00 - Ages 7-18 Standard League Play
of Season: 9 Games total; 3
Pre-Season games with a 6 games of Regular Season. Practices will
begin in November, Pre-season in December, and Regular Season in
How are the
Leagues are organized based on the number of teams registered within
an age division in a Recreation Center Corridor (North, Central &
South). Generally teams from each of the centers in a corridor will
participate in the regular season together.
When and where
will my child practice and play games?
During the registration process, you should locate your desired
Recreation Center and register. Ideally you want to choose a
facility that is convenient to your home or place of work for ease
of transportation to and from practices. The center staff will
communicate with you regarding the practice days and times chosen by
the volunteer coach or assigned by the facility. Practices are
typically once a week in the evening and will continue throughout
the season once games have begun.
YOUTH SPORTS PHILOSOPHY
The youth sports philosophy in Mecklenburg County is based on
three main goals.
3. Participation development based on the following:
Everyone Plays - Providing opportunities to learn skills and
improve conditioning by minimizing roster sizes and ensuring that
players play at least half of every game.
Balanced teams - Building teams that are evenly balanced with
regard to skill level and ability
Positive Coaching - Providing training and education for
coaches to assist in the development of the player's self-worth
Sportsmanship - Creating a positive environment that fosters
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