Youth Basketball

SCHOOL VACATIONS - OPEN COURT TIME

Over the school vacations (December and February), the Connie Bean Recreation Center Gym with be open daily for open court play.  Vacation hours will be: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday 10:00am-7:00pm, Saturday 12noon-4:00pm and Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm.  If any hours on a specific date are used for an event in the gym, it will be posted for the public in advance.  Any questions on open court hours can be directed to the Recreation Center at (603) 427-1547.

 

BOYS/GIRLS YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Registration: Connie Bean Center Beginning October 23-27  4:00-7:00 pm

Length: November 2017-February 2018

SEPARATE DIVISIONS

Games played:  
Grades 1 & 2 Boys play Tuesdays Grades 1 & 2 Girls play Tuesdays
Grades 3 & 4 Boys play Saturdays Grades 3 & 4 Girls play Saturdays

 

Location: Connie Bean Center  

Grades:  1-4  

Fee:  Residents $40, Eligible Non-residents $60, Fee includes shirt

MUST PAY IN FULL AT REGISTRATION

Brief Description:  Program is designed to teach children the fundamentals of basketball at an early age.  All children must play a minimum of one half game.

For further information:  Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547

Note:  Parents will be asked to stop by the Connie Bean Center beginning Thursday, November 2 at 4:00 pm to pick up players packets.  Included will be team rosters, practice times and game schedules.

 

BOYS’ JUNIOR RECREATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Registration:  Connie Bean Center Beginning Monday, Nov 27 - Dec 1 4:00-8:00 pm

Tryouts: Wed, December 6, 6:00pm

Failure to attend tryouts:  Suspension from the first game of the season.

Length: December 2017-February 2018

Location: Connie Bean Center

Days/Time:  Most games are scheduled for Saturday afternoons.

Grades:  7-8

Fee: Residents $40,  Eligible Non-residents $60,  Fee includes shirt and shorts

MUST PAY IN FULL AT REGISTRATION

Brief Description:  Play in a league with one practice and one game a week.  NO ONE added after tryouts are over.  Everyone who registers will be placed on a team.  All players are required to play a minimum of 9 minutes per game.

For further information:  Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547.

Note:  Players currently playing for their Jr. High School team are not eligible to participate in this league.

 

GIRLS’ JUNIOR RECREATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Registration:  Connie Bean Center Beginning Monday, Nov 28 - Dec 2 4:00-8:00 pm

Tryouts:  Wednesday, December 7 at 4:30 pm at the Connie Bean Center

Failure to attend tryouts:  Suspension from the first game of the season.

Length: December 2016-February 2017

Location: Connie Bean Center

Days/Time: Saturdays with limited travel and a few evening games possible

Grades:  7-8

Fee: Residents $40, Eligible Non-residents $60, Fee includes shirt and shorts

MUST PAY IN FULL AT REGISTRATION

Brief Description:  Sign up to play in an organized league with your friends! Everyone who registers will be placed on a team. Everyone must tryout! NO ONE added after tryouts are over.  All players are required to play a minimum of 9 minutes per game.

For further information:  Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547.

Note:  Players currently playing for their Jr. High school team are not eligible to play.

 

BOYS’ SENIOR RECREATION BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Registration:  Connie Bean Center Beginning Monday, December 4-8 4:00-8:00 pm

Tryouts: Sunday, December 10 at 4:00pm for grades 9-10 and Monday, December 11 at 6:00 pm for grades 11-12. Failure to attend tryouts:  Suspension from the first game of the season.

Tryout date and times may change.  Any changes will be announced during the week of registration.

Length: December 2017-March 2018

Location: Connie Bean Center

Days/Time: Mon/Wed/Thur evenings

Grades:  9-12

Fee: Residents $40  Eligible Non-residents $60  Fee includes shirt and shorts

MUST PAY IN FULL AT REGISTRATION

Brief Description: Play in a league against other local high school boys.  Everyone who registers will be placed on a team.  The NHIAA 2017 Handbook governs league eligibility.

Everyone must tryout. NO EXCEPTIONS!  NO ONE added after tryouts are over.

All players are required to play a minimum of 12 minutes per game.

For further information:  Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547.

Note:  You must be enrolled in school at the time of registration and attending classes in order to play in this league.  Players currently playing for their high school team are not eligible to participate.

 

VACATION BASKETBALL CAMPS 2017

The Portsmouth Recreation Department will be offering a fun, non-competitive basketball camp for boys and girls in grades 1-4 at the Connie Bean Center.

Days: Wednesday/Thursday, December 27/28  

Fee:  $10 includes instruction and snack

Girls only camp:  9:00-10:30 am

Boys only camp:  11:00-12:30 pm

Each day basic fundamentals will be taught along with a variety of fun contests.  Each session will conclude with a scrimmage game.

Registration:  Beginning Monday, November 27 at the Connie Bean Center at 4:00 pm, ending when camp is full. Non-residents are welcome.

Each camp is limited to 25 children.

For further information: Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547.

 

KINDERGARTEN-HIGH SCHOOL OPEN GYM

Registration: None!  Just come and play.

Length: Weekends beginning October 7 through April 2018

Open gym times:   Saturdays will vary from week to week depending on scheduled games/activities in the gym.  Please visit cityofportsmouth.com/recreation/connie-bean for the weekday and Saturday schedule.  Sundays will always be 10:00-4:00 pm

Note: A few baskets will be lowered to age appropriate height, if needed.

Location: Connie Bean Center

Fee: Free!

Brief Description:  Boys and girls can come down to practice and play basketball in an informal atmosphere.  We will provide the supervision.  All levels are welcome!

For further information:  Please call Portsmouth Recreation @ (603) 427-1547.

 

LOOKING TO COACH? BE A VOLUNTEER!

The Portsmouth Recreation Department depends solely on volunteer coaches for all youth and adult programs and leagues.  If you are interested in adult programs please contact Tim Bailey. For all youth leagues please contact Barry Foley.  The Portsmouth Recreation Department appreciates all of those who make our programs successful by volunteering their time.

THANKS FOR HELPING AND CARING!