Basketball

1st & 2nd Grade Registration Information

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Basketballers from all area schools are welcome to sign up for our 1st & 2nd grade league! 

This is a seven week program for youth in the Wooster and surrounding area. There will be three pre-season clinics taking place on either Tuesday or Thursday evenings. Parents have the opportunity to chooses either Tuesday or Thursday evening at the time of registration. All registered individuals will be placed on teams and then get to participate in four league games.

These games will be scheduled on either Tuesday or Thursday evenings regardless of which clinic times you chose, a schedule will be provided to all registered individuals prior to the first games beginning on 1/24/2023.

There are no practices after games start. The league consists of 3 on 3 games, 8 1/2 foot baskets, smaller balls and courts, instructional officiating will take place by the program instructors and no score is kept. Girls and boys may be placed on separate teams or together, depending on the number of registrations.

3rd - 6th Grade Youth Basketball League

League Dates: January 7th - February 25th

Registration Deadlines: 

Wooster Student Registration Deadline - Friday, October 21st at 4:00 p.m.  

County Team Registration Deadline - Monday, November 7th at 4:00 p.m. 

Registration Fee: 
3rd and 4th Grade A & B Teams $490.00
5th and 6th Grade A, B & Open Teams $510.00

League Information: 

If a school/organization has 2 teams in the same division, teams should be divided equally by skill.

Play begins January 7th and ends February 25th.

All games will be played on Saturdays between 8a.m. and 6p.m. at the Gault Recreation Center, Edgewood Middle School, Cornerstone Elementary, Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club or another local gym location. 

The maximum number of coaches allowed per team will be 2.

Payment: 
Please mail or drop off payment for all registered teams to: 
Wooster Recreation and Community Center 
241 S. Bever Street
Wooster, OH 44691

Once teams are finalized you will be contacted by the Recreation Coordinator with your final amount due. Checks should be made payable to the "City Of Wooster".

Credit/Debit card payments can also be accepted over the phone.

Questions can be directed to the Recreation Coordinator in charge of Basketball via email recreation@woosteroh.com or by phone (330) 263-5207.

3rd - 6th Grade Registration Information

WOOSTER STUDENT - Registration is OPEN!

Wooster City Schools, Wooster Christian, Montessori of Wooster, St. Mary's or Wooster homeschooled students can sign up to be placed on a team.

COUNTY SCHOOL TEAM -  Registration Opens Monday, October 3rd

2023 team registration links will be provided to school representatives to sign up and enter rosters. The deadline for registration will be Monday, November 7th.

If your child attends a school other than Wooster City Schools, Wooster Christian, Montessori of Wooster, St. Mary's or Wooster homeschooled, sign ups take place with your school representative.

Game Day Gym Locations
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Gault Recreation and Fitness Center

Located at Wooster High School

515 Oldman Road. Wooster, OH 44691

Please plan on extra time for parking.

Edgewood Middle School

2695 Graustark Path. Wooster, OH 44691

Cornerstone Elementary

101 W. Bowman St. Wooster, OH 44691.

Use Grant Street entrance and enter building under the "GYMNASIUM" sign.  Accessible entry is available at this location.  To arrange entry, please call Michele at the Recreation office, 330-263-5207 Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

Orrville Area Boys and Girls Club

820 N Ella St, Orrville, OH 44667

The Wooster Recreation Department reserves the right to CLOSE registration and put individuals on a waitlist based on totals in each age group at any time before or after the registration deadline. Any individuals added to a roster will be taken from the waitlist in the order they were placed on it. If minimum enrollment is not met in any one age group those registered may be refunded and the program may not be offered in that age group