Thursday, June 23, 2011

Summer basketball starts next week.

Games start July 7, spaces still open

MILTON, Ga., June 23, 2011 - Registration is still open for the City of Milton and Up with Kids Sports (UWKS) summer basketball league, which begins practices next week.

This co-ed development summer league, the city's first, is for children ages 8 to 13 and will last from June 27 to July 30. Games will start July 7. The discounted cost for Milton residents is $115, which includes uniform. The league fee for all others is $172.50.

All games and practices will take place at Hopewell Middle School thanks to an agreement between Fulton County Schools and the City of Milton. This will also be home to a future winter league and clinics to be offered throughout the year.

Parents of children in kindergarten through eighth grade can sign up for the league by clicking here. Choose "City of Milton - UWKS Co-ed Summer League," download the registration form and mail it with payment to:

P.O. Box 1201
Alpharetta, GA 30009

For more information on Up with Kids Sports, visit its Web site,, or contact coach Samuel Hines at or 678-481-1749. You may also contact Tom Gilliam, Milton's Recreation Programs Coordinator, at 678-242-2519 or

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