Hereford Zone Recreation and Parks Council
Summer Boys Basketball
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Hereford Zone Recreation and Parks Council

The Hereford Zone Recreation and Parks Council serves the northern Baltimore County area with a wide variety of activities for children and adults. The HZRPC is a non-profit organization qualified under IRS section 501(c)(3).

Visit the HZRPC web site at for more information.

Contact Information
If you have any questions or comments, please contact Bill Atkins, Chairperson, at

Program Description
This is a summer basketball program serving ages 7-17 boys. Ages 7-12 participants will play inside the Pretty Boy Elementary Gym. Ages 13-17 will play outdoors on the hard courts at Sparks Elementary. Inclement weather games will be play inside the Sparks Gymnasium. All games will be played on Monday and Wednesday nights. This is a boy's league but competitive girls are allowed to play in the 7-12 age brackets. Due to facility constraints, only 28 players will be taken per age bracket and registered on a first come first serve basis. There is a possibility that some of the Sparks games may be moved to the outdoor court at Prettyboy.

League Information
Participant's age as of August 31, 2013 will determine in which age group the player is placed.

Age Group Gender Birth Date Between
Ages 7-8 Boys 09/01/2004 thru 08/31/2006
Ages 9-10 Boys 09/01/2002 thru 08/31/2004
Ages 11-12 Boys 09/01/2000 thru 08/31/2002
Ages 13-14 Boys 09/01/1998 thru 08/31/2000
Ages 15-17 Boys 09/01/1995 thru 08/31/1998

Coach and Referee Orientation Meeting
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (Hereford Library Meeting Room).

Player Evaluation
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Prettyboy Elementary Gymnasium

7-8 year olds from 6:00pm to 6:30pm
9-10 year olds from 6:30pm to 7:00pm
11-12 year olds from 7:00pm to 7:30pm
13-14 year olds from 7:30pm to 8:00pm
15-17 year olds from 8:00pm to 8:30pm

Coach's Team Assembly Meeting
Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (Prettyboy Elementary Cafeteria)

Registration Cost

The cost for participation is $75.00 per child.

Game Locations
Ages 7-12 at Prettyboy Elementary Gymnasium
Ages 13-17 at Sparks Elementary School

Prettyboy Elementary Game Days and Times
M/W: 6:00pm (7-8 age bracket)
M/W: 6:00pm (9-10 age bracket)
M/W: 7:00pm (11-12 age bracket)

Sparks Elementary Game Days and Times
M/W: 7:00pm (13-14 age bracket)
M/W: 8:00pm (15-17 age bracket)

Season Schedule
Season Runs from June 10, 2013 through July 17, 2013
Play-offs run from July 22, 2013 through July 24, 2013.

Volunteer coaches are needed for all age brackets. Coaches may e-mail Bill Atkins at Be sure to come to the orientation meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued after May 24, 2012. Any refund that is issues is subject to a $10.00 administrative fee.

Available Registrations

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