NEEDLES — Register girls and boys in grades three through eight for city of Needles Recreation Department youth basketball play through Nov. 19.

Sign up at the recreation center, 1705 J St. Cost is $45 for residents, $50 for non-residents; sibling discounts are available. Games are to be played Monday through Thursday nights from December to February.

Skills and Drills for the five divisions will be held at the rec center on Monday, Nov. 19.

C Division: for players in third and fourth grades born in 2009, 2010, or 2008 if not above fourth grade, begins with girls from 6 to 6:30. Boys try out from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

B Division: for players in fifth and sixth grades born in 2007-08 or 2006 if not above Grade 6, begins with girls from 7 to 7:30. Boys follow from 7:30 to 8 p.m.

A Division: a girls/boys combination league for seventh and eighth grades born in 2005-06 or 2004 if not above Grade 8, take the court from 8 to 8:30 p.m.

All are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before their start time to register and receive a player number. Parents interested in serving as a volunteer coach, or anyone with questions, may contact Recreation Manager Jennifer Valenzuela at 760-326-2814.

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