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Registration now open for Mill Creek's 2014-2015 Youth Basketball League

Mill Creek Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball League sign-ups have begun and teams are being formed for the 2014-2015 season.
Mill Creek youth basketball teams playing a game. Photo courtesy of the City of Mill Creek.

Mill Creek Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball League sign-ups have begun and teams are being formed for the 2014-2015 season. The Youth Basketball Program is for boys and girls in Kindergarten to 9th grades emphasizing fun while learning the fundamentals and promoting teamwork.

Register by October 17, 2014, to avoid a $20 late registration fee!

The Mill Creek Parks and Recreation Department has offered a premier youth instructional basketball League for the families in the City of Mill Creek and surrounding areas since 1998.

One of the main focuses of the program is to provide a quality experience for girls and boys in kindergarten through ninth grade.

The league utilizes 11 local schools within the Everett School District boundaries to hold team practices, trainings, clinics and weekend games. Last year, the league served 81 teams.

The league has become one of the largest youth basketball instructional programs in the Everett School District boundaries due to its reputation for an affordable and family friendly program. 

For many of the high school students, the program offers a great opportunity for a first time work experience as a referee. Students receive compensation for their assigned duties of monitoring weekend games, score keeping and being an outstanding role model to League participants.

We are currently seeking high school and college students to add to our current outstanding youth basketball staff.  

Practices will begin in mid to late November. Practice will take place once or twice per week based on grade level and gym availability. Kindergarten will practice on Saturdays.

There will be an eight-game season for first to ninth grade teams played during the day on Saturdays, beginning in January 2014.

Kindergarten teams will play a six-game season beginning at the end of January.

Youth recreational sport programs offer a positive environment in which self-esteem grows and blossoms.  The Mill Creek Parks and Recreation Department is committed to offering quality programs at an affordable price.

The 2014-2015 registration fees are as follows (add $20 after October 17th):

Kindergarten (Co-ed teams)

  • Mill Creek resident - $124
  • Non-resident - $143

First to ninth grades (girls teams and boys teams)

  • Mill Creek resident - $127
  • Non-resident - $146

There will be a family discount for three or more siblings. Please register in Mill Creek Parks and Recreation Office for this discount.

To register or for more information, please visit the City’s web site or call the Parks and Recreation Department at (425) 745-1891.

Scholarship Information

Please contact recreation staff at 425-745-1891 or email parksandrec@cityofmillcreek.com.

WANTED! Volunteer Coaches

We rely on you, the volunteer, to ensure the success of the youth basketball program. Mill Creek Parks & Recreation is now recruiting volunteer coaches. FREE training is provided in November 2014. If you are interested in contributing to the success of this year’s basketball program, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 425-921-5736. Thank you!

WANTED! Basketball Referees

Mill Creek Parks and Recreation hires officials for the Youth Basketball Program. This is an excellent part-time employment opportunity for high school and college students age 14 and up. Referees are needed for Saturday games January through March 2015. Referee training is provided in December 2014. This is a great way to earn money while you learn and have fun! For more information about becoming a Referee please call Brian at 425-921- 5736 or email briand@cityofmillcreek.com.

Business Sponsorship Opportunity

Become a League or Team sponsor and receive outstanding benefits. Our hope is that each team will have a sponsor. Please contact recreation staff at 425-745-1891 or parksandrec@cityofmillcreek.com for a sponsorship packet. Benefits may include recognition on uniforms, website, banners at game locations and many more.

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