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Teaching children the basics of sports fundamentals

Registration for Spring Outdoor Tot Soccer & Tot Tee Ball is postponed.

Tot Basketball

馃弨Tot Basketball has been designed to introduce children ages 3-6 to the game of basketball in a non-competitive environment through repetition and teamwork in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Age appropriate safety equipment is used to include 3ft - 7ft hoops and mini-basketballs.    You do NOT need to be a resident of Avon Lake to participate. 

Additional intellectual and social skills/tools to be developed

  • Listening
  • Following Directions
  • Forming Lines
  • Taking Turn
  • Confidence
  • Self Esteem Building

Each child should come with a change of shoes to reduce water on the court and eliminate slips and falls.

Classes run for 60 minutes each week, for five (5) week per session.

In unexpected instances where there are less than 10 tots enrolled in a time slot, classes may be combined. Parents will be contacted and notified at the close of Open Enrollment if this issue arises.

About the Basketball Program:

Program goals for your children;

路馃弨      Learn to do a catch and pass!

路馃弨     Learn defense

路馃弨   Learn shooting form

路馃弨     Learn dribbling

路馃弨      Have FUN


 Equipment: For this age group, safety and learning comes first! For Tot Basketball class we will use mini basketballs and will have hoops that adjust 3 陆 to 8ft.  These will be weighted down with 25 鈥 50lbs salt bags  please do not let any of your children attempt to dunk, pull on the next and lean on the hoop standard..

Coaches Responsibilities:

 Those parents who can volunteer and help coach, Thank You.  Coaches will work  along side my staff.   During Basketball  Stations you will assist in moving your team from station to station and assist your team at each drill station. 

My staff and I always coach on the field when we practice/play. So during this time things maybe slowed down a bit, but we want to start coaching your child on the spot. One field maybe done before the other is completed. If it鈥檚 possible please stay until everyone is finished

**Homework assigned 鈥 The children will receive a hand stamp, than be asked to go to their parents, grandparents etc. after 鈥淗uddle Time鈥 and give them a HUG, KISS and say THANK YOU for bringing them.  If they forget, please send them back to see a coach.

 Social Media:

I am a big social media person, so if you are on Instagram or Facebook please friend me. If you鈥檙e on Facebook, go to Preschool Sports and like the page. Why you ask, this will be the just one way of finding out about upcoming programs or class cancelations due to unforeseen weather.  

As all of you are taking such great pictures and videos with your cameras/phones, if you would be willing to share them by tagging me (Craig Collins) or post them to the Preschool Sports FB page.  OR if you could hash tag "#Preschoolsports鈥 I would appreciate it. Thanks for sharing!

Facebook @ www.facebook.com/preschoolsports 

Instagram @ www.instagram.com/preschool_sports

Twitter.     @ CoachCraigPSS

****The day of class, you won鈥檛 be able to reach me via email or phone 45 mins before and during class.  Please see me in person after class or I will try to return your message after class or the next morning.

Sample Basketball Practice Schedule:

10:00am 鈥 10:10am 鈥 (Family Time)

(For those who can arrive at this time, you and your child can work on their basketball skills.)

10:10am 鈥 10:20am- Introductions

Staff, Coaches, Teams, Uniforms, Safety & Housekeeping

(Anyone who has signed up late will have to wait till the following week for a shirt)

10:20am 鈥 10:30am 鈥 Stretching / Conditioning / Defense

10:30am 鈥 10:55am - "Teams" break off into stations (Approximately 10 mins each) and work on the drills.                    

 10:55am - Bring all the teams together.  We do a hand stamp and assign them their "homework".  Their "homework" will be to give mom and dad, grandma and grandpa or whoever is there that week supporting them a "Hug and say Thank You"!

 For additional updates, go to Preschool Sports on FB and select 鈥淟ike鈥 and go to www.preschoolsports.org than on the Navigation bar select Home and read information under 鈥淎bout Our Club鈥.  

 Picture Day: 

 Saturday鈥檚 class / TBA/  During Class will also include picture day! 
 

Please make sure your child's wearing their colored team shirt for pictures.  Picture forms will be available on site.  Our photographers will be C&S Photography. Individual pictures will be taken during and after class. Team pictures will begin during class time   Once we begin, we will be pulling each team off separately for their team picture.  Once they are finished, they will go back to their field and resume their practice/game.  Checks can be made payable to C&S Photography. Issues with photographs, Contact Sandy Herman at (440)989-6589..  If you are unable to attend the class when pictures are distributed, you have till the last class of the session to pick them up during class or you will have to make arrangements to pick them up at my house.  The address is 217 Moore Rd.

For the safety of all the children participating;

路      Players should carry their shoes into facility and change in the hallway or corner of the gym. This will prevent water and dirt from getting onto the basketball playing surface so players don鈥檛 trip and fall.

路      Families are asked NOT to bring basketballs with them to class.(Balls will be provided).

路      Please make sure to assist in keeping the facilities cleaner than when you leave them!

路      Participants need to be supervised at all times. 

  All food and drink should stay in the commons area or outside of the gym



Sessions:

Fall II

Saturdays / November 2nd through Dec 7th (Registration opens September 23rd, 2019) 
(No class November 30th / Thanksgiving weekend)

 *(Santa Clause visits a class in December 7th)

Tot Basketball Class 

Class / 10:00am - 10:55am

Enrollment: 50 kids 

Location: Learwood Middle School Gym

Costs: $65

Winter I

Saturdays / January 18th through March 1st, 2020 / (5  week session) 

Tot Basketball Class

Class / 10:00am - 10:55am

Class Schedule:

 Saturday / January 18th

Saturday / February 1st

Sunday / February 9th / 12 noon

Saturday / February 15th

Sunday / March 1st / 12 noon

 

*Saturday / January 25th (No Class / Rec Basketball)

*Saturday / February 22nd (No Class / Rec Basketball)

*Saturday / February 29th (No Class / Rec Basketball)

Enrollment: up to 50 kids per hour

Location: Learwood Middle School Gym

Cost: $68



 
REGISTRATION FEE: $68 per child, per session / 5 weeks 

A $5 discount for two (2) or more children in the same family is $5 per child.

LATE FEE: $5.00 will be charged for payments received later than 7 days before 1st class.

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340 Lear Rd. Avon Lake Ohio United States 44012

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Preschool Sports & K4 Athletics / LC Sports Clinics

217 Moore Rd 
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

Phone: 216-256-0310
Email: [email protected]

Preschool Sports & K4 Athletics / LC Sports Clinics

217 Moore Rd 
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

Phone: 216-256-0310
Email: [email protected]
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