Registration for 7th- and 8th-grade basketball will be held Jan. 8 to 19. Entry fee is $20 per child. The fee includes a T-shirt and a team pizza party. Games will be played on Saturdays and some weeknights beginning in mid-February and ending by March 31.
Men's & Women's Basketball
Registration for men's and women's basketball leagues will be held Jan. 8 to 19. There is a four-team minimum for all divisions. Registration fee is $375 per team, which includes an end-of-season tournament. Awards will be given for the tournament only. High school players must be at least 16 years old to participate. Boys who participate in jayvee or varsity basketball may participate in the competitive division only.
35 & Over Basketball
A separate league for ages 35 & older will be offered if a minimum of four teams register. The fee is $275 per team, which includes 10 games. Sign up at Parks and Rec from Jan. 8 to 19.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Bring your tree to the designated drop-off near Rumsey Park's south entrance (near Payson Parkway). Trees must be free of all tinsel, hooks, ornaments and other decorations. Trees will be accepted until Jan. 17.
Fishing Pole Loaner Program
Fishing poles and mini tackle boxes are available at the Parks and Rec office, 1000 W. Country Club Drive. You must be 18 years and older to check out the fishing poles, but anglers of all ages may use them free of charge. The program is sponsored by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.