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DILLON BASKETBALL
The Princeton Recreation Department is now taking registration for the 2017/2018 Dillon Youth Basketball League. The Dillon Youth Basketball League is open to boys and girls in 4th through 10th grade and is entering its 47th season.
The program is a partnership between the Princeton Recreation Department and Princeton University.  The Dillon League is recreational in nature. All players will play in every game regardless of their skill level or whether they attend the informal practice sessions. The Dillon League is about playing the game and having fun while doing it!
To register, please visit http://register.communitypass.net/princeton.  Dillon Youth Basketball is located under “2017/2018 Fall/Winter Youth Sports”.  Registration is complete once division player limits are reached or Nov. 16, whichever comes first.
More information can be found online at www.princetonrecreation.com.
FIRST AID COURSE
The Princeton Recreation Department will offer a CPR/AED/First Aid Training Course. The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies.
This course teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This program certifies participants in first aid, Adult and Child CPR and AED to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience and is offered in a traditional classroom format.
The course costs $83/person and is open to anyone who is 15 years of age and older. Course dates are Oct. 24 and Oct. 25 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Recreation Department Building at 380 Witherspoon St.
Participants must attend both sessions. Space in the program is limited. Individuals can register online at: http://register.communitypass.net/princeton. The course is located under the Tab “2017 Community Programs”.
For more information, visit www.princetonrecreation.com or call 921-9480.
LAWRENCE LAX CLINICS
The Lawrence Lacrosse Club is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2017 fall clinics.
Programs are available for boys and girls Pre-K through eighth grade from Lawrence Township and from surrounding communities that do not currently offer a lacrosse program. The fall clinics are a great opportunity for new players to try lacrosse and for experienced players to improve their skills. Scholarships and loaner equipment are available.
Programs include: Boys Clinic for 1-8 graders. Players will be grouped by grade level and will participate in one session per week on Saturday evenings. The program will run from mid-September through mid-November. For insurance purposes, a U.S. Lacrosse membership is required for this program. Players must provide their own boys lacrosse equipment, although the club offers loaner equipment on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fee is $50.
Girls Clinic for 1-8 graders. Players will be grouped by grade and participate in one session per week on Wednesday nights. The program will run from mid-September through early November. For insurance purposes, a U.S. Lacrosse membership is required for this program. Players must provide their own girls lacrosse equipment, although the club offers loaner equipment on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fee is $50.
Little Laxers for Boys and Girls in Pre-K through first grade. Little Laxers offers an introduction to the sport in a relaxed and fun environment. Participants will be taught the basics of lacrosse through fun games led by experienced coaches. This program will run from mid-September through late October on Sunday afternoons. The club will provide all necessary equipment. First graders may choose to participate in Little Laxers or the clinics. Registration fee is $30.
Space is limited. Go to www.lawrencelacrosse.com, to register.
The Lawrence Lacrosse Club is also in need of volunteers. No lacrosse experience is necessary. The club needs coaches, team parents and administrative help to support its recently expanded program offerings. If you would like to volunteer or have questions about registration, email [email protected].