Skills and Drills

Ages/Grades: 2-5 boys and girls (Co-Ed)

Dates: November 11 to Feb 8

Grade 2 Mondays, 5:30pm-6:30pm and Saturdays 8:45am-9:45am 
Grade 3 Wednesdays, 5:30pm-6:30pm and Saturdays 9:45am-10:45am
Grade 4 Fridays, 5:30pm-6:30pm and Saturdays 10:45am-12:15
Grade 5 Fridays, 6;30pm-7:30pm and Saturdays 10:45am-12:15 (with the 4th graders)
(All Saturday Sessions will be being on December 7th)


Mondays-Saturdays Weekdays 5:30pm-6:30pm 7 Saturdays 8:45am-12:15pm. Each grade will have set days during the week and time slots on Saturdays. 


Glenfield Middle school, 25 Maple Avenue

Learn the basic skills of the game, dribbling, passing, shooting and teamwork. Emphasizing on having fun and learning the game the correct way. 

Participants will receive game shirt.


Participants are to wear shorts/sweatpants, T-shirt and sneakers. 

Suburban Basketball (Recreation Travel)

The Montclair Recreation Department in collaboration with the Montclair Police Athletic League currently forming boys’ and girls’ teams for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Participants must be Montclair residents to participate. Season runs from December-Early March. The program is offering teams for the following levels

  • 6th grade girls
  • 8th grade girls
  • 5th grade boys
  • 6th grade boys
  • 7th grade boys
  • 8th grade boys

Teams will participate in the suburban basketball league (recreation level) which compiles of Recreation teams throughout Essex county. Local travel for away games, all home games will be played at Montclair high school. Teams will meet 2-3 times per week for games/practices which are held weeknights at 7pm and Saturdays (various times depending on schedules)

Walk-in registration is on Mondays/Wednesdays (5pm - 7pm) at Charles A. Bullock School gym (55 Washington Street). Participants must register to try out for teams, (no exceptions). Volunteer coaches and team managers are greatly needed. Please inquire through the PAL website. No Experience necessary, will train.

For more information please call the recreation office at 973-509-4915 during business hours 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday or log onto

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