Vestal Youth Basketball Organization
Game dates: Saturday January 7 - February 11, 2023
Deadline to register: Friday, November 18th. (unless the league fills first)
The Town of Vestal Recreation Department is sponsoring a youth recreational basketball league - VESTAL YOUTH BASKETBALL ORGANIZATION. VYBO is a comprehensive basketball program open to boys and girls ages 8-11 years. Every player, regardless of ability, has an opportunity to play and enjoy the game. Participants will learn a new skill each week, as well as play games.
Please note: Games are played on Saturdays. There is a possibility that a game could be played on Sunday due to the High School sports schedules. All games are played at Vestal High School Main Gym.
All teams practice once a week - starting the week of January 2 at Glenwood Elementary School. Team information will be mailed out mid-late December.
Ages & Times:
8 - 9 yr. old league: Activity #VYBO 8-9
Game time: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
10 - 11 yr. old league: Activity #VYBO 10-11
Game time: 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Cost: $55.00 Residents, $65.00 Non-Residents - includes a t-shirt and treat bag.
Director: Rob Carr, Boys Modified Basketball Coach
To Register: For immediate confirmation register online at vestalny.myrec.com or fill out a registration form from the link to the left and mail to the Rec. Dept. with fee. Team assignments and schedules will be mailed to all participants in mid-December. See registration form for T-shirt size.
Registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 18, or until the league fills.
Volunteer Coaches are needed to help run this program. Our goal is to have two coaches per team in a co-coaching situation. This league has a director running the weekly skills and games. Coaching requirements include: enjoys working with children, having fun, interest in basketball, one weekly practice and weekly game. Please join us for another fun-filled season & register online at vestalny.myrec.com or by filling out a form from the link on the left and mail it to the Rec. Dept. There is no cost to be a coach and we provide a free coach’s T-shirt. There is one important coaches meeting on Tuesday, December 13at 6pm in the Town Hall Board Room.
All coaches must sign a waiver for a background check before they are allowed to coach. The form can be found here.
8 - 9 years: Coach Code - VC 8-9
10 - 11 years: Coach Code - VC 10-11
T-Ball League - Thursdays 2023
For immediate program confirmation, register online at Vestalny.myrec.com and create new account with your household information. Credit payment is accepted online only.
This is a learning and recreational league. Participants will use T-stands to hit from and a soft rubber ball. All games are weather dependent and will be cancelled due to rain or wet conditions with no make ups. There are no practices. If your child is 6 years or older they would play Little League (See community sports leagues).
Ages: 4 & 5 years - girls and boys
Location: Arnold Park, Andrews Rd.
Time: Thursdays - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM all games
Cost: $35.00 Residents, $45.00 Non-Residents
Activity #TB-01 - Please fill in t-shirt size for your child
COACHES NEEDED TO RUN THIS LEAGUE. Please consider getting involved!
There is no cost to be a coach. All coaches get a free t-shirt. Activity code for coaches: Activity #TBC-02
A background check will be needed for all coaches. You can download the form here and return it to the Recreation Department by mail at 516 Front St, Vestal or drop it off at the office.
1. Complete a registration form from the menu on the left and mail to Recreation Dept. with fee. OR
2. Online registration with credit card is also available. Go to Vestalny.myrec.com create a new account with your household information.
For any game cancellations - Check the main Recreation page or vestalny.myrec.com OR call 607-754-3368. We will also email and text you. Make sure your account has your phone carrier and you have checked "texts allowed"
Field Hockey League - Fall 2023
Online registration with a credit card is available. Go to Vestalny.myrec.com and create a new account with your household information. Credit card payment is accepted online only.
September & October
This is an instructional program. Participants will learn different skills related to field hockey such as dribbling, passing, offensive & defensive moves and shooting through practices and games.
Practices are Wednesday in September only from 6pm - dark (usually between 7:30pm - 8pm), plus two Saturday practices from 10am - noon. Tournaments typically begin the third Saturday of the season and run 9am - 1pm. Tournments are local to Broome & Tioga County. Teams are divided based on grades.
Ages: 5 - 12 years (K - 6 grades)
Location: Vestal High School Baseball Field, Woodlawn Dr.
Cost: $40.00 residents, $50.00 non-residents
Add $35.00 - if you want a field hockey stick
Add $35.00 - if you want goggles
Cut off date for goggle and stick orders is: Monday, August 29, 2022
Director: Tracy Sephton
Assistant Director: Christy Everitt
1. Complete the registration form from the menu on the left, use Activity # FHLE, and mail with fee to Recreation Department. Be sure to fill in your T-shirt size and your stick size (if you need a stick), if you want goggles and child's grade. OR
2. Online registration with a credit card is also available for this program. Go to Vestalny.myrec.com to create a new account with your household information.
Goggles: Goggles are required for all 5th and 6th grade participants. (They are highly recommended for younger players, but not required) If you would like to order goggles through us, then add $35.00 to the program fee or you can get them on your own. One size fits all.
Stick size: The stick is a beginner's level stick. List the stick length and grade level (going into the fall) on the registration form. Deadline for stick orders is Monday, August 29.
Stick length goes by girls' height:
Under 4'2" - 28" stick
4'2" to 4'4" - 30" stick
4'5" to 4'7" - 32" stick
4'8" to 4'10" - 33" stick
4'10" to 5'0" - 34" stick
5'1" to 5'4" - 35" stick
5'5" to 5'6" - 36" stick
5'7" to 5'8" - 37" stick
5'9" & up - 38" stick
Shirt size: The games we play against other youth programs are played in October. You may want to consider a t-shirt size large enough to wear over a sweatshirt.
Volunteer coaches are needed to run this league. Coaches must be fun loving and have a good sense of humor. All coaches must pass a background check. A waiver must be signed for a background check before you are allowed to coach. You can download the form here and return it to the Recreation Department by mail at 516 Front St, Vestal or drop it off at the office. Previous Field Hockey knowledge is not necessary but is helpful. Since all participants meet together, you'll always have experience to draw upon. There is no cost to be a coach and we provide a free T-shirt and loaner stick. To register as a volunteer coach fill out a registration form from the menu on the left. Include your T-shirt size. Use Act. #FHLC.