Congratulations to the NCC Boys 8B Runners Up - Bucket Squad
They fell to Stafford in the NCC Championship game at Stafford Middle School on 3/2/2013 by a score of 69-64. The Bucket Squad was 16-4 on the season and averaged over 63 points per game this season.
Get to know and play basketball with players from other teams in the club!
The Master’s School
Friday, February 21st
5th & 6th Grades 5:30-7:15
7th & 8th Grades 7:15-9:00
Coaches will assign players to teams with players from other Simsbury Travel Basketball teams, trying to keep the teams as even as possible. These teams will play each other with the format to be determined depending on how many players participate.
Players will meet with their new team and warm up for approximately ten minutes. There will be a short skills competition among winner from each team that were decided in Travel Team practices and then games will be played.
Parents are encouraged to volunteer to referee, keep the scorebook, run the clock or help with coaching.
Cost: $5 at the door
Players can meet at Attilio’s after the games (details to follow).
Simsbury Culture, Parks and Recreation
Family Open Gym Basketball Program
HJMS Gym on Sundays from December 8 - March 23
$2 per person, max $5 per family. There will be no Open Gym on 12/22 or 12/29.
The Simsbury Travel Basketball Club provides an organized youth basketball program for Simsbury residents in grades 5 through 8. Teams compete against teams from towns in the Hartford, CT area with most games scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays. Teams are formed in the fall based on tryouts. Practice usually begins in November. Games usually begin in December and continue into late February or early March.
Teach players the basic skills of basketball
Build confidence in each player and to bring out their individual talent for the game
Teach sportsmanship and fair play through a team sport
Provide an opportunity for each player to participate and have fun
Enforce team concepts and to enhance knowledge of the sport
Teach players the responsibility of each team member to try their best and to encourage their teammates to do the same
Prepare players for a higher level of competition and commitment to continue to play the sport at the next level.
Check the Weekly Schedule menu item on the left for weekly games and practice times. During the season, teams typically practice twice a week on week nights for 90 minutes. Games are usually on weekends.
More infomation about Simsbury Travel Basketball Expectations and Tryouts can be found in the Parents tab. Online Registration for tryouts opens up in August, tryouts take place in October. There is no fee to try out.
The cost to participate on a team is $280 per player. Costs include gym rental & custodial fees, game officials, league fees, website fees and team equipment. The fee does not include the cost of a uniform - approximately $40. Individual teams may choose to participate in activities that could require additional costs.