Archive for Thursday, October 25, 2007

Basketball clinics

October 25, 2007

The De Soto Parks and Recreation soon will offer age specific basketball clinics. For youngsters in kindergarten, first or second grade, the clinic will focus on the fundamentals of the game, helping to improve dribbling, passing, shooting and defense.

The fee for the clinic is $30 and the clinic runs for six practices Nov. 3, 10 and 17 and Dec. 1, 8 and 15.

There is no registration deadline for the K-2 basketball clinic.

For the older girls and boys in third through sixth grade, the parks and recreation department offer a youth basketball league. The registration deadline is Nov. 16. The parks and recreation department offers different levels to choose from: third- and fourth-grade girls, fifth- and sixth-grade girls, third- and fourth-grade boys and fifth- and sixth- grade boys.

Registration forms are available at De Soto City Hall, the De Soto Community Center and online at

For more information, call the parks and recreation office at 583-1182 extension 131.

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