Parks and Rec/ Youth Athletics/ Basketball Basketball Start Smart BasketballCreated by National Alliance for Youth Sports, this program helps kids get ready for sports and succeed in life. This is an educational program that focuses on teaching basketball fundamentals. You will participate with your child during this five-week program. Participants must be between 4 – 5 years of age.Youth Basketball Basketball emphasizes fundamental skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship, and positive adult participation with the goal of providing a fun and rewarding experience. Leagues:Mite (grades 2-3)Junior (grades 4-5)Senior (grades 6-8, no 14 year olds)Season InformationYou can register starting early SeptemberSeason runs from late November – February Draft night will be held before or during Thanksgiving weekPractices will begin after Thanksgiving breakGames will begin after winter break Rules and Schedules Football/Cheerleading Basketball Baseball/Softball/Fall Ball Friends of MCPR Sponsors of MCPR Field and Facility Guides Coaches Corner Register Online Football/Cheerleading Basketball Baseball/Softball/Fall Ball Friends of MCPR Sponsors of MCPR Field and Facility Guides Coaches Corner Register Online ContactMontgomery CountyGovernment Center755 Roanoke St., Ste. 1EChristiansburg, VA 24073 Phone: (540) 382-6975Fax: (540) 382-4596email | directionsHours: Mon.-Fri.,8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.