Instructional and Tiny Tot basketball will be offered

The basketball season is in full swing and with it comes two programs from the West Side Recreation and Park District in January.

The first one that will be offered is Tiny Tot basketball.

Tiny Tot basketball is open to boys and girls between the ages of 2-4. It is a program that will introduce boys and girls to the basics of basketball through physical play, balancing, coordination and movement. No games will be played during this time. The program runs from January 24-February 14.

Sessions take place every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. At the Aera Gym Recreation Center. The cost is $25 per person.

The second program is Instructional basketball.

Instructional basketball is for boys and girls between the ages of 4-6 years old who want to learn the fundamentals of basketball.

Practices are one day during the week on weeknights or Saturdays.

The program costs $35 per person and runs from January 22-March 2. It will be held at the Aera Gym.

The registration deadline for both programs is Thursday, Jan. 10.

For more information about either program contact the Rec at 763-4246.