-- Recreation Roundup --


Christmas tree recycling

The city is recycling Christmas trees at the rodeo grounds from Dec. 26- Feb.1. Bring your used Christmas tree to the Payson Event Center rodeo grounds.

Fish stockings

Green Valley Park's ponds will continue to be stocked every other week throughout the winter.

Adult basketball league season begins Feb. 18

Register your basketball team Jan. 1 through Feb. 1.

Competitive, Recreational and 30 and over divisions will be offered. A four-team minimum for each division is required to make a league.

Players cannot play in more than one division, with the exception of the 30 and over division.

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school to play. A double-elimination season-ending tournament will be included.

Open gym will start Feb. 18--21 from 6-9:30 p.m. Season games will begin Feb. 25. The entry fee is $250 per team.

Women's and Men's volleyball

Look online for the season schedule.

For Adult Men's Volleyball, there are three competitive teams: Ludke Builders, Payson Eye Care and Chapman Auto Center.

For Women's Competitive league, there are five teams: Big O Tires, Cha Ching, H & H Paving, Old Hits and Serves You Right.

For Women's Recreational league, there are five teams: Bashas', GQ Builders, Off the Wall, PRMC and Skyline Tree Service.

Basketball bonanza skills competition starts Feb. 16 at 10 a.m.

Boys and girls ages 9-14 are eligible to participate in three competitions: Hot Shot, Free Throw and Three Point Shootout. Register at the Parks and Recreation office or at Rim Country Middle School gym.

First-place winners advance to compete at the state level at U.S. Airways Center and can only participate in one skill contest at the state level.

This is a free Phoenix Suns and APRA event, but registration is required. Register Jan.14-Feb.15 by 5 p.m.

Adult drop-in soccer is Wednesday nights from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Come join in on Wednesday for Adult Drop-In Soccer. Drop-in soccer lights turn on at 5:30 and go until 7:30 on the South Rumsey Soccer Field

Little Longhorn Wrestling begins Feb. 12

Little Longhorn Wrestling is for grades 3 through 3. The season begins Feb. 12.

A wrestling clinic will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5:30 in the Payson High School Wrestling Room.

Registration fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt and an end-of-season wrestling tournament in the Wilson Dome on March 8. Register Dec. 17-Feb. 1.

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