Basketball Skills Clinic for ages 6-13 in Marietta

The City of Marietta released what follows on their website, announcing that Marietta Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for a basketball skills clinic for residents ages 6-13:

Marietta Parks, Recreation & Facilities is proud to announce that registration is open for the Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center Basketball Skills Clinic. The Basketball Skills Clinic aims to teach children between the ages of 6 and 13 the basics of basketball through various training. The overall goals of The Basketball Skills Clinic are to improve the quality of their game through skill development, teach the basics of basketball, and further prepare them to play in official basketball games.

The clinic, at Custer Park Sports & Fitness Center, 545 Kenneth E Marcus Way, will run from March 10 through April 16 with workouts Thursdays and Saturdays. Children ages 6 to 9 will attend the clinic on Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. While young people aged 10 to 13 will be present on Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. $80 per child for City of Marietta residents and $100 per non-city resident child.

**Please note this is a skills clinic and not a basketball league. There will be no official matches played during the session**

For more information or to register, go to website.

About the Town of Marietta

The town of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the city’s population at 60,867, making it the largest city in Cobb County by population.

However, the city is in a neck and neck race with fast-growing Smyrna, whose population was last estimated at 56,666.

Here are some fast facts from the Census Bureau

City of Marietta, Georgia

Population estimates 2019 60,867

Source: Population estimates for the 2019 vintage

Median household income $57,452

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

People living in poverty, percentage 14.0%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Level of education: Percentage of secondary school graduates or more 87.7%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

People without health insurance, percentage 18.1%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Median home value $287,600

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Total housing units 26,878

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Number of companies 10,501

Source: 2012 Business Owner Survey: Company Summary

Male median income $36,894

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Median income of women $29,239

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Veterans 3,132

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates

Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription 84.9%

Source: American Community Survey 2015-2019, 5-year estimates