A six week basketball program for area 5th and 6th grade students will be held at  the Sargent Family Community Center in Presque Isle.

Registrations will be held from Monday, December 31 to Friday, January 11. Registration may be done in person at the Community Center, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or online at pirec.org.

Participants will learn game playing and team strategy along with fundamentals and, of course, fun. This program will be held weekdays after school for six weeks.

Assessment for girls will be held at 3:30 pm, January 14, at the Sargent Family Community Center with the boys assessments held the same day at 4:30.

Team rosters and schedules will be available on Friday, January 18 on Facebook and pirec.org and the season will begin on January 21.

There's a fee of $25 for residents and a $50 non-resident and family fee.

If you have questions call the Presque Isle Rec. and Parks Department at 764-2545 during regular business hours.