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Basketball in hoop.
For this program we will only be taking 13 players/registrations for each group to follow with the guidelines of the State for indoor use.
 All players will go through the health screening process when they arrive. No kids with any sickness symptoms will be allowed that day. 

 Kids & Coaches will be scanned for temperature upon arrival.  Any person registering a temperature of 100.4 or above will not be allowed in. If your child is not feeling well this day please do not bring them to practice
     
Kids & Coaches will wear masks at all times.

Parents & Guardians must wear masks at all times when on site for drop off and pick up.

Parents & Guardians will not be allowed to stay in the building during their child's practice.
If you do not think your child is able to stay during practice by themselves without you present please do not register them

     
Any family traveling to areas not deemed "green" by the State of Vermont may be subject to a 14 day quarantine which would prevent them from attending recreation programming for 14 days after returning home.

We will have a sign in sheet for contact tracing and for emergency contact if we need to reach out to you during practice times





PHASE TWO: Effective Monday, January 18, 2021, organized youth leagues and school-based sports programs (serving individuals age 19 years and younger) may resume full team-based practices including the following activities:
• Drills involving incidental contact; and
• Team-based scrimmages.
Organized youth leagues shall:
• Require all participants to complete a health check, including temperature screening, before arriving at team-based activity.
• Require masks / cloth face coverings to be worn at all times.




  •  Anyone with a documented medical or behavioral reason for not wearing a facial covering should not be required to wear one.


  • • Sports leagues and organizations should prioritize non-contact activity, such as conditioning and drills where physical distance can be maintained, and give strong consideration to implementing modifications to reduce intensity of face-to-face contact and promote physical distancing.
    • During times when athletes are not actively participating in practice or competition, all athletes are expected to maintain a physical distance of at least six feet between individuals. Teams must ensure adequate physical distance between players on the sidelines or benches and should structure team meetings to limit congregation.
    • Prohibit spectators; only “key personnel” – players, coaches and staff – are allowed to attend team-based activities.
    o Guardians must wait in their vehicles and to avoid socializing with other guardians at practices.
    o For 10U level athletes, prior to the start of team-based activity and immediately following the team-based activity, a maximum of one guardian per participating family (masks required) is permitted to enter the practice facility briefly (15 minutes or less) in order to ensure their athlete is dressed and equipment is properly secured/removed. Guardians are encouraged to be efficient and are not permitted to remain in the facility during the practice. Six foot spacing must be maintained between members of different households. In an effort to allow coaches/instructors to maintain active management of health and safety protocols during the team-based activity, they may designate a single volunteer safety manager to stay inside the facility during practice to help with young athletes who may need extra assistance with equipment, to use the bathroom facilities or get the attention of a parent waiting outside in an emergency.
    • Prohibit congregating before, during, and after practice; promote an “arrive, play, and leave” mentality. Players and coaches should arrive for practices dressed to play to the maximum extent practicable.
    • Prohibit spitting or expulsion of bodily fluids of any sort on the playing service (field, court, ice, etc.), or anywhere in or around the playing service or in the facility.
    • Prohibit sharing of water bottles.


Itty-Bitty: (3/4 year old):
Children are introduced to beginner basketball concepts such as dribbling, passing and shooting. Hand eye coordination is developed as children burn energy becoming introduced to the sport of Basketball.

PreKindergarten/Kindergarten:
Children are introduced to various basketball fundamentals such as dribbling, passing, and shooting. Every week, coaches introduce a new skill or build upon the skill. The different type of passing is taught and various thematic, fun and silly games are played for practicing! Children are also introduced to game play, which consist of small sided games. Your children are going to work up a sweat, a great combination of fitness movements (shuffling, back pedaling, and sprint) will be focused on to build conditioning. 

Grade 1-2:
The main objective of this program is to provide 1st & 2nd grade girls and boys with an introduction to the sport of basketball. The emphasis of this program is on participation, skill development, selfesteem, confidence building and most of all, HAVING FUN! Providing an opportunity for the kids to have fun is the most important thing you can do as a parent. We must always remember whom this program is for . . . the kids!

Grade 3-4:
Objective: To build on players individual basketball skills, reinforcing fundamentals while introducing basic and simple team plays. High emphasis on simple fundamentals such as: dribbling without traveling, shooting, rebounding (boxing out), passing (different options), setting picks, how to move without the ball, how to get open on offense, how to play defense, working together as a team, the importance of sportsmanship, and most important HAVING FUN, WIN OR LOSE

Jewelry: For the safety of all involved, participants will not be permitted to wear any sort of jewelry, including earrings, rings, necklaces, watches, bracelets, hard hair barrettes or accessories. These items may NOT be taped. They must be removed in order to participate.

This program is opened up to Swanton Residents only 

For any registration cancellation there will be a $3.00 fee charged 

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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PreK/K Basketball 
N/A  PK - K  Th  02/11/2021 - 03/25/2021
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Swanton Arm National Guard Armory
$20.00 Res

• This Activity is full. No wait list available
 
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Grade 1/2 Basketball 
N/A  1 - 2  Tu  02/09/2021 - 03/23/2021
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Swanton Arm National Guard Armory
$20.00 Res

• This Activity is full. No wait list available
 
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Grade 3/4 Basketball (Girls) 
N/A  3 - 4  TuTh  02/11/2021 - 03/30/2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Swanton Arm National Guard Armory
$20.00 Res
 
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Grade 3/4 Basketball (Boys) 
N/A  3 - 4  TuTh  02/09/2021 - 03/30/2021
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Swanton Arm National Guard Armory
$20.00 Res
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