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Got basketball skills? Shoot some hoops at this free event

Kids interested in major sports like basketball and soccer can try them out through the Multi Mini Sports program hosted by the James City County Parks and Recreation department. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)
Kids interested in basketball and test their skills at this free event. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

Kids who love basketball might want to check out this event.

The James City County Parks and Recreation department is hosting a basketball skills event for kids on Saturday.

“The competition involves a one-minute timed drill and shots from multiple, pre-set locations around the court,” according to the JCC Parks and Recreation’s Facebook post on Monday.

The event is free and for kids ages 6 to 13 years old. You can pre-register here. 

The Jr. NBA Skills Challenge is at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Space is limited and pre-registration is suggested.

For more information or to register, call 757-259-5355 or 757-259-4200.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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