...More than Basketball
Hampton Hoops promotes healthy communities and fun in a safe environment. The program aims to improve social interaction, positive character building and provides leadership opportunities. The City of Hampton, and community leaders have partnered to create the program and hope to inspire participating youth to become representatives of a safe and secure community in Hampton and throughout.
How to VolunteerWe need your partnership! We will need volunteers to support the league as coaches, team parents, advocates and of course league participants.
Volunteer head coaches must by at least 21 years old by July 1 of the current year. All other volunteers must be 18 years of age by July 1 of the current year.
- Complete online volunteer registration form
The league is open to males and females ages 11 and up who live in the City of Hampton. Participants must meet the minimum age requirement of 11 years old by July 1 of the current year. Three divisions will be created based on age; 11-14, 15-17 and 18 and up. Practice and games will be held at community centers in Hampton.
There are no fees to participate in the league. Games will be held twice a week beginning in July, and a tournament will be held in August.
For additional information about Hampton Hoops, please email Synethia White or call 727-2730.
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