Registration is almost over for the 2016 youth basketball clinic and camp being offered by Newport’s Parks and Recreation Department. Basketball programs will run through the month of August at the Newport Recreation Center.
Our Summer Basketball Camp will be run by Coach Doug Sain and his Newport High School staff and players. The aim of the camp is to teach players the fundamentals skills of shooting, ball handling, defense and coordination through drills and game situations. The camp will be held August 22-26 at the Newport Recreation Center. Youth ages 5-9 will be from 9:00am-11:30am and ages 10-14 will be from 2:00pm-4:30pm. The camp fee is $50 per child and includes a t-shirt. Registration deadline is August 20, 2016.
We will also host a British Basketball Clinic August 8-10 at the Newport Recreation Center. British development coach Steve Pearl will travel to the Central Coast to run a clinic for ages 5-14. Coach Pearl will bring his girl players with him to act as assistant coaches. Pearl’s teams are having an outstanding season in the English National League. They are unbeaten in their respective conferences and competing competitively on England’s national stage. Youth ages 5-9 will be from 9:00am-11:00am and ages 10-14 will be from 2:00pm-4:00pm. The camp fee is $30 per child. Registration deadline is August 6, 2016.
For more information, contact the Recreation Center at 541-265-7783 or visit NewportOregon.gov.