The following release was submitted by the Wyckoff Department of Recreation and Parks:
The Wyckoff Department of Recreation and Parks will hold registration for its winter schedule in the Eisenhower cafeteria on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, and Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The wide range of basketball activities available include recreation basketball leagues for boys and girls in grades 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8, and a high school league.
And, for the first time ever, first and second graders will be able to participate in our First/Second Grade Basketball Program!
The registration fee for first through fourth grades is $55 and for fifth through eighth grade the fee is $75.
Please note that third and fourth grade boys and girls will play games this year on Saturday mornings from December through early March and our first and second graders will play on Saturday afternoons in January and February.
In addition to our elementary and middle school basketball programs, local high school boys can also join our High School Basketball League which takes place on Monday nights from December through February. The registration fee for this program is $80.
Our popular adult open gym program will begin on Monday, Nov. 26 at Eisenhower School with pre-registration during the above dates required. Space in this program is limited to the first 100 Wyckoff residents who register on a first come, first served basis. The registration fee is $65.
Besides the extensive basketball programs, Wyckoff Recreation also offers traveling basketball cheerleading squads, wrestling for grades 2-8, and an indoor soft-stick lacrosse program for boys and girls in grades 1-2, which takes place on Saturday mornings. The registration fees are $55 for the first and second grade lacrosse program, and $75 for wrestling and cheerleading.
Finally, our very popular Roller Hockey Program will be accepting registrations on the dates above. Children in grades 2 and 3 will learn the game in our fun Roller Hockey Clinic on Monday nights and weekend afternoons from December through February and children in grades four through 12 (ages 9-17) will participate on our Wyckoff teams in the North Jersey Youth Roller Hockey League.
Practices will begin in November and continue with games through mid-March. The fees for this program are $55 for second and third graders and $75 for grades 4-12.
All Wyckoff residents are urged to join in the fun this winter. To ensure your placement in the program of your choice, be sure to sign up on Sept. 22 or 25.
For more information, please call the Recreation Office at 891-3350.
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