Kids Get a Jump on Basketball with Mini-Dribbler League

New Sports Program Photo Opportunity July 26 at 6pm

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department invites the media to its Summer 2017 Mini Dribbler Co-Ed Basketball League games for a photo opportunity.  

WHAT:         The basketball league is for youth ages 3-5. This program helps spark children’s interest basketball. Participants will learn basic rules and beginner skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting. Modifications to the court have been made including shorter basketball hoops and smaller basketballs to support these pint-size players.

WHO:           48 boys and girls are participating in the league.

WHERE:       Corpus Christi Gym, 3202 Cabaniss Parkway

WHEN:         Best time for this photo opportunity is on Wednesday, July 26 from 6–7pm.

WHY:            The league is an early-start program that encourages children to work together as a team, build friendships and have fun learning about basketball.
Sports is a great way for youth to begin living active and healthy lives.

CONTACT:  Recreation Coordinator II Martin Huerta at (361) 826-3478 or (361) 826-1726.