PAL Basketball (2021-2022)

Citywide Basketball Information: 

 

The Citywide Program will be available to every 4th – 8th grade boy and girl who are not playing travel basketball. This is a co-ed program that allows players to develop skills and play a game each week. It will consist of a 10-game regular season plus playoffs. Each team will practice one day a week for an hour and a half. All the games and most practices will be at Vogel Wetmore School. Games and practices will only be cancelled if schools cancel and if players go home on a half day from a weather-related cause. We will be following CIAC guidelines and Torrington Public School Policy as it pertains to Covid-19.

The fee for registration is $25.00 per athlete. Registrations need to be submitted by Sunday, November 7th.

Evaluations will begin the week of November 15th-19th. Specific dates will be determined once registrations are received and reviewed.

All citywide practices and game schedules will be posted in our team up calendar on our website (torringtonpal.org).  Any questions or concerns should be directed to our PAL staff at admin@torringtonpal.org.

Scholarship Information: To request a scholarship email chris.smedick@torringtonpal.org, include the athlete’s name and a cell phone number. A PAL staff member will contact each athlete requesting scholarship and will review each request on an individual basis.

*Registration available on Home Page*

Travel Basketball Information: 

 

The program will be offered for the following grade levels:  Boys 8th grade, Boys 7th grade, and Boys 4th/5th/6th grade; Girls 7th/8th grade and Girls 4th/5th/6th grade.

This season, all of the PAL travel teams, 4th-8th grade, will be competing in the Northstar League. Games will be played at the CT Northstar Sportsplex located in Canton, CTPractices will be held during the week, consisting of two, 1.5-hour practices per week held at the Armory in Torrington, CT. The season will consist of 12 games, 11 regular season games plus playoffs, beginning on the weekend of December 4th.

Every athlete must try out for his or her team. Tryouts will be scheduled during the week of November 5th at the Torrington Armory.  Specific dates and times for tryouts will be determined after we have received and reviewed registrations. .  

Each athlete must be registered by noon on November 5th. The fee for travel basketball will be $150.00 per athlete. We ask that the fee is paid at the first practice of the season by card, check, or cash.

We will be following all state, local and individual gym regulations pertaining to Covid-19

All travel practices and game schedules will be posted in our team up calendar on our website (torringtonpal.org). Any questions or concerns should be directed to our PAL staff at admin@torringtonpal.org

Scholarship Information: To request a scholarship email chris.smedick@torringtonpal.org, include the athlete’s name and a cell phone number. A PAL staff member will contact each athlete requesting scholarship and will review each request on an individual basis.

*Registration available on Home Page*

Basketball: Grades K-3

The Citywide Program is available to boys and girls between the grades K-3. This is a co-ed program that focuses on skill development and having fun! It will consist of meeting once a week for one hour on Saturdays starting December 11th. Grades K-1 will meet from 9am-10am and grades 2-3 will meet 10am-11am. This program will be held at Torringford Elementary School.

The registration fee is $25.00 per athlete. Registrations need to be submitted by December 8th.

We will be following CIAC guidelines and Torrington Public School Policy as it pertains to Covid-19.

The Citywide K-3 program will be posted in our team up calendar on our website (torringtonpal.org). Cancellations will also be posted on our website as soon as possible.  Any questions or concerns should be directed to our PAL staff at admin@torringtonpal.org.

*Registration available on Home Page*

Coaches & Volunteers

PAL will be returning to our traditional winter basketball season that will consist of both travel and city wide programs. We are in need of volunteers, please consider helping out. We are not sure what this year will look like until tryouts and evaluations are complete.