Basketball: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten, grades 1-2 and grades 3-4 once a week from January to early March in the Kent Center School gym. Registration information is emailed to families. The programs feature drills to learn basic skills and game development. The cost is $5/participant for kindergarten and grades 1-2; $10/participants for grades 3/4. The 2020-21 programs will be announced in the fall Park and Recreation sponsors a Northwest Rec 5/6 boys' team, which practices 1-2 evenings/week and plays weekend games. Registration cost is $30/player; $5 discount for additional players in the same family. The NW Rec program focuses on skill refinement and game situations. Registration for NW Rec basketball team runs from October to early November.
Soccer: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten and grade 1 once a week from early September through October in the late afternoon at the playing fields adjacent Kent Center School. Registration information is emailed home to families. The cost is $5/player. Park and Recreation participates in the Northwest Soccer League, offering travel teams: U8 coed; U10 boys; U10 girls; U12 Boys; U12 girls. The registration fee is $30; registration runs from early June to mid-August. The teams practice Tuesday afternoons, and games are played Saturdays, September through October.
PLEASE NOTE THE START OF 2020 BASEBALL PROGRAMS WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN THIS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
Baseball: Kent Park and Recreation offers instructional programs for kindergarten and grade 1 once a week from mid-April to early June in the late afternoon at the playing fields adjacent Kent Center School. Registration information for 2020 programs will be emailed home to Kent Center School families and wil be available on the website. The cost is $10/player. Park and Recreation sponsors the coed Farm League baseball program for grades 2-3; weeknight practice and Saturday games. This program features pitching by the coaches and introduces game situations. Cost is $30/player; practice dates to be announced. Little League program is open to youngsters ages 9-12 (born between September 2007 and August 2011): Major League is a tryout team for the more skilled players, team roster limited to 12, typically a co-op team with Cornwall and Sharon; team practices during week and games are Tuesday and Friday, details to be announced; cost is $50/player; Minor League team for players who are not interested in trying out for the other team; typically is a Kent team; features one or two weeknight practices and Saturday games, dates to be announced. Cost is $40/player. New for 2020: regional chartered Little League team for Little League-age 10-12 year olds (born between September 2007 and August 2010). Tryouts will be announced. Registration flyer and form on website under "Forms." Registration form for all programs will be available on the website under "Forms."