Port Washington Youth Activities, Inc.is pleased to announce the following winter programs for 2019-2020.
The basketball program is open to boys and girls in grades K-7. The program includes evaluations and clinics for grades K-2 assisted by the staff of Hoops 101, and is designed for all skill levels. The beginner will be introduced to the sport, taught essential fundamentals, and provided with an early opportunity to experience team play. Those players who already have developed basic skills will be offered the opportunity to enhance those skills and become more involved in the strategy and techniques of the game. All youngsters will have the chance to play in regularly scheduled games.
The program runs on weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Dec. 7, through March 15, 2020. Unless a specific age group/grade is full, sign-ups for all basketball programs are open through the end of December.
The Developmental Program registration fee for grades K-2nd is $190. The fee for grades 3rd through 7th is $230. Below are the current days and times for the various age groups. You will also be able to check updated information at the PYA website, www.pyasports.org/calendar, for exact reporting locations, dates, and times.
• Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade – with Hoops 101 (all games and practices on Saturday)
• 3rd Grade – games on Saturday afternoons and practices on Monday evenings
• 4th & 5th Grades – games on Sunday afternoons and practices on Tuesday evenings
• 6th & 7th Grades – games on Sunday afternoons and practices on Thursday evenings
• Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade – with Hoops 101 (all games and practices on Saturday mornings)
• 3rd Grade – games on Saturday mornings and practices on Thursday evenings
• 4th & 5th Grades – games on Saturday mornings/early afternoons, and practices on Wednesday evenings
• 6th & 7th Grades – games on Saturday mornings/early afternoons, and practices on Wednesday evenings
The PYA Wrestling program runs until March 12, 2020 and is held on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Port Washington high school wrestlers will also assist in running this program. Anthony Schettino, the Schreiber High School varsity wrestling coach, will be overseeing the program. While there are still openings for registration, due to the increased number of applications and limited space availability, the wrestling program is limited to 60 wrestlers on a first-come first-served basis. The fee is $240.
Martial Arts Powered by Team Tokey Hill for grades K – 12, is set up in four age groups:
• Kindergarten – Little Ninjas
• Grades 1 to 4 – Kids Martial Arts,
• Grades 5 to 9 – MMA Fitness, and
• Grades 6 and up – Adult Martial Arts
Tokey Hill Martial Arts instructors all have US Olympic coaching certification, SafeSport certification, and certified background checks from the NCSI/National Center for Safety Initiative. The program runs on Wednesdays starting January 8 through March 11, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:15pm. The fee is $215, and the program will take place at 38 Harbor Park Drive South in the industrial park off of West Shore Road.
Yoga For Athletes
PYA “Yoga For Athletes” for boys and girls in grades 3 – 8, begins January 9, 2020, and runs to March 5 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The fee is $215 and will be held on Thursdays at Yoga Life at 939 Port Washington Blvd. just north of Campus Drive.
PYA Tennis, for young and beginning players, will be held indoors at the Port Washington Tennis Academy at 100 Harbor Road. It is designed for boys and girls in grades 2 – 8, and will run on Tuesdays, from January 7 to March 3, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 pm. The fee is $175, and the program is limited to the first 20 registrants.
Applications for all the sports, with all the details including deadline information, can be picked up at Arena Sports at 52 Main Street or completed online at www.pyasports.org/programs (where you can also register and pay by credit card).
PYA is a not for profit 501(c)(3) Better Business Bureau Approved Charitable Organization whose purpose is to promote the exemplary development of local youth through the participation in sport. PYA teaches teamwork and individual responsibility in an atmosphere of respect and sportsmanship. While PYA places emphasis on the development of sports skills, its primary mission is to develop character and an understanding of how participation in sporting events can prepare one for success in all endeavors.