Signups are on now for YMCA’s KIM League basketball and cheerleading

Lillian Winter drives up the court during a December 2018 KIM League game at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Registration is open now until Oct. 13.
Lillian Winter drives up the court during a December 2018 KIM League game at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Registration is open now until Oct. 13. Photo provided.

This is the 55th year of KIM League Basketball and YMCA Cheerleading, and registrations are wrapping up soon.

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA KIM League basketball registration for boys and girls ages 3 through fifth grade divisions and cheerleading for third through fifth grades will close on Oct. 13.

The youngest basketball league for Pre-K (ages 3 to 5) and kindergarten practice and play on Saturday mornings at the YMCA. First and second grade is coed with practices one time per week and Saturday morning games at the Y.

Third through fifth grade boys leagues and girls leagues play for their respective elementary school having weekly practices at their school and Saturday games at various locations around the county. There are both girls’ teams and boys’ teams for the various third through fifth grade divisions.

Cheerleaders will practice one time per week at the YMCA and cheer for players during Saturday games. Cheer uniforms and poms are included in registration fees. T-shirts are included with registrations for the basketball leagues.

Cost of the leagues vary and all KIM league basketball and cheerleading are open to all community members. Financial assistance is available to help offset the cost of program.

Families may sign up for cheerleading and Pre-K through grade 5 basketball by calling the YMCA at 359-9622 or may visit the website, www.huntingtony.org, to sign up and to read more information about the leagues, fees and programming.

Registration for middle school basketball divisions will open Jan. 6, 2020.

For questions and more information contact Mariah Town, youth and family director, at Mariah.town@
huntingtony.org.