Dec 13, 2007

Livingston County YMCA hosting family basketball clinic

HOWELL — The newly formed Livingston County Family YMCA is holding a family basketball clinic from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Howell National Guard Armory, 725 Isbell St.

The clinic is for all ages, and the clinic will focus on basketball fundamentals from the organization that invented basketball in 1891. The cost of the clinic is just $5 per family, and participants can call to sign up or pay at the door.

The clinic is a prelude to the Livingston County Family YMCA Youth Basketball League that will run from Jan. 12 -Feb. 23 for boys and girls ages 6-8 and 9-11. YMCA Youth Basketball is designed to focus on three things: the number one rules is Fun. Every child plays, every child wins and major goals are to foster progressive skill development and promote healthy lifestyles.

YMCA Youth Basketball League Registration Deadline is Jan. 3. You can download a registration form at click on locations, then Livingston County or you can request a form by calling (517) 540-2325.

The Livingston County Family YMCA operates as a branch of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit that serves Wayne, Macomb, Oakland and Livingston counties.

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