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2017 Fall Youth Basketball League Registration

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be opening individual and returning team registration for the 2017 Fall Youth Basketball League. The league is offered from Pre-K to 8th grade levels, as of the 2017/18 school year.

Play will depend on age division. PreK/K, 1st/2nd, and a middle school division will play on Saturdays from Oct. 14 through Dec. 9 (except Nov. 25). 3rd, 4th, 5th grade divisions will play Monday through Friday, Nov. 6 through Dec. 15 (except Nov. 10 and Nov. 20-25).

Individual Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Meerscheidt Recreation Center at 1600 E. Hadley Ave. Cost for league play is $45 per individual, due at registration, which includes a game jersey.

Returning teams must pay in full and submit a signed roster with a minimum of seven returning players. Registration for returning teams will be from 3–7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, and Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Meerscheidt Recreation Center. Returning team player cost is $35 and does not include a game jersey. Space is limited and registration is first come, first served.

All participants will be required to have a Parks & Recreation Activity ID card. For a child to obtain a card, parents or guardians, along with the child, must appear in person at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave., to fill out the permission form, provide proof of child's age and grade level, and to have the child's photo taken. Cards will be issued from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

All necessary documentation must be submitted by individual players and returning teams during the registration dates before they can be scheduled for league play.

For more information, call 575/541-2563 or by email at