Auburn and Bear River youth recreational basketball programs join forces

By: Journal sports staff
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The Auburn and Bear River Recreation and Park Districts are trying to increase the opportunities youth in the foothills have to play in recreational basketball programs.

The two districts are merging their basketball programs in select grad levels beginning this fall.

Players will still signup within their districts and practice at their districts home gymnasiums. Teams will also be formed as they have in the fast.

The districts hope to provide a more competitive experience for the players by combining programs.

Signups for boys and girls in second through eighth grade are currently being accepted.

Teams will be formed and practices will begin in December. Games will be played on  Saturdays from January to March. 

Bear River Recreation & Park District will host its fifth annual All Rec League Basketball Tournament March 15-17.

For additional information visit or call 863-4612.

Recreation Park gym gets facelift

The Auburn Recreation District’s gymnasium at Recreation Park has a new maple floor and a shiny new coat of paint.  The well used gym recently finished getting a makeover, restoring its luster just in time for basketball season.  Regularly scheduled programs resumed in the gym Tuesday.  Those interested can check out the new gym and take the opportunity to sign up for volleyball and basketball programs.