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    ABOUT THE PROGRAM
    Rec & Ed Basketball offers adults a great opportunity to stay fit, socialize, and have fun using school facilities for adult basketball competition. All leagues are divided by skill level to maintain parity and make for more evenly balanced competition.  The season lasts 10-12 weeks and is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, November 27, 2017.

    For more information contact: Karen Draves at draves@a2schools.org

    REGISTRATION PROCEDURES


    Registration Opens 
      Final Deadline
    All Leagues  
    Wed. Oct. 11, 2017

    Fri. Nov. 3, 2017

    ONLINE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE for Sponsor/Initial registration beginning October 11, 2017.

    All registration at the Rec&Ed office will take place online or between the hours of 8:00AM - 4:30PM at the Community Education and Recreation Department, 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103.

    All registrations will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Late registrants will be awarded league placement as long as space is available.

    Download a hard copy of the Team Registration Form Here

    Returning teams find your league classification HERE

    3 Ways to send in your team’s registration form and sponsor fee before the registration period!
    1. Teams may register by mailing in their sponsor fee and completed registration form to Adult Basketball, Rec &Ed, 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103.
    2. Drop your registration form and fee off in our drop box located at 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103, between the two doors. The drop box is accessible 24 hours. Please mark your envelope with Adult Basketball.
    3. If paying by credit card,  you may scan in your registration form to draves@a2schools.org. The registration form must be filled out completely in order to be processed.

    Registrations received by mail, drop box or scan before your league’s registration, will be processed on the day of registration. Any mail-in, drop box or scanned registrations received after open registration will be processed at 4:00PM the day they are received. 

    ROSTERS AND CONTRACTS

    • Manager's packets will be mailed out within three days of the registration being processed.
    • Rosters, contracts and player fees must be submitted at the Rec&Ed Main Office.

    FEES: Sponsor and Player

      *SPONSOR FEE
    PAID BY OCT. 20, 2017
    *SPONSOR FEE    
    AFTER OCT. 20, 2017
    **PLAYER FEES
    ANN ARBOR RESIDENT
    (Due by 11/16/17)
    **PLAYER FEES
    NON-RESIDENT
    (Due by 11/16/17)
    ALL LEAGUES   $293*  $343      $85  $95

    → Teams registering on or before October 20, 2017 receive a $50 discount on their sponsor fee!   
      
    → The Sponsor Fee is the initial fee paid by all teams at registration to reserve their spot in the league.  All teams pay both the sponsor fee AND the player fees, regardless of whether or not a team has a sponsor.  Sponsor fees are due at time of team registration.  All fees (sponsor and player fees) must be paid at Rec&Ed, 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103, between the hours of 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

    **Player fees cannot be transferred from one player to another.

    Team Uniform Fee: $7.00/shirt (Optional)/ See "Uniforms" below.

    PLAYER FEE TRANSFER FOR TEAMS WITH A LARGE ROSTER
    Teams carrying MORE THAN TEN players on their roster, may replace any of their players before the final drop/transfer deadline for $5.00 per transaction as long as they submit a player release form for the player being dropped and maintain a roster size of eleven or more players. Teams carrying ten or fewer players will be required to pay a full player fee for each player they add to their roster.

    Forms of payment include: credit card, debit card, cash, certified check, money order, business checks, all made payable to AAPS.  The department also accepts checks from local businesses, major corporations, and non-profit organizations. 
    A personal check can only be written and submitted by the team coach.  If two people are running the team, it will be accepted only from the person whose name appears on the Team Registration Form as Manager/Coach.  All other individual players must pay by cash, credit or debit card, or money order.


    Information on Scholarships.


    PLAYERS

    All player contracts, rosters and fees can be submitted at Rec&Ed, 1515 S. Seventh St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103 at any time after the team registers.

     
    ANY PLAYER CONTRACT SUBMITTED AFTER 4:30PM ON THURSDAY, November 16, 2017 will be charged a $2.00 late fee per contract.  Late fees are due at time of submittal.

    PLAYER ROSTER LIMIT

    A team roster shall consist of not less than 7 or more than 15 players at any time. 

    INDIVIDUALS SEEKING A TEAM
    Men who do not have a team may register to be on a "Free Agent" team HERE. (Men's D teams only). Both male and female players may also fill out a Free Agent Player Form (download from this site).  This allows Rec&Ed Staff to release your name and phone number and playing experience to any manager who is looking for a player to fill out his/her roster.

    TEAMS LOOKING FOR PLAYERS
    In the event that a team is in need of a player(s) to fill out their roster, a team representative may come to the Rec&Ed office and request the list of players who are seeking a team. It is the responsibility of the manager to contact these players.


    SCHEDULE

    OPENING DAY
    The season will last 10-12 weeks and is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, November 27, 2017. Each team plays 10 games.


    FINAL DEADLINE FOR DROPPING, ADDING, AND TRANSFERRING PLAYERS

    Drop/Transfer Deadline      Friday, January 12, 2018
    Add Deadline                     Friday, January 19, 2018

    NIGHTS OF PLAY*

    Day             Leagues    

    Sunday        CC, C, D  
    Monday        C, D                     
    Thursday      Women                        
                               

    *No games will be scheduled during Ann Arbor Public School holidays: Winter Break (December 23 - January 7, 2018), Jan 15, 2018 (MLK) or Feb 19, 2018 (President’s Day).

    GAME TIMES
    Tentative game times are 6:45, 8:00 and 9:15PM for weeknight divisions.  On Sundays, game times range from Noon until 9:15 PM.

    PLAY OFFS

    Play offs are scheduled for all multi-division leagues, and are played on a Sunday following the end of the regular season. There is an additional charge to participate in playoffs.

    PRACTICE TIME RESERVATION
    Teams may reserve a practice gym time during the team registration period (October 12 - Nov 3).  The practice permits will be valid for a one-hour weekly practice during 10 weeks of the season starting Nov 6, 2017. A one-time fee of $30.00  will be charged for a practice gym

    Practice times will be assigned on a FIRST COME-FIRST-SERVED basis.  PRACTICE TIMES MAY BE CANCELLED due to conflicts with school functions or acts of God.  Because of the limited amount of gym space, cancelled practice times will NOT be rescheduled.  Please do not go to the gym except for your own team’s scheduled practice time, other programs will be using the facilities.  For more information on practice times and gym availability, please call 994-2300 x 53230.

    LEAGUE ORGANIZATION

    Each team will play ten games.  Tentatively, based on last year’s program, in the men’s league there will be:
    -    one “CC” division on Sundays (for players with advanced skills)
    -    two “C” divisions - one on Mondays and one on Sundays (for intermediate-level players)
    -    two “D” divisions - one on Mondays and one on Sundays (for recreational players)

    Tentatively, in the women’s program there will be:
    -    one league on Thursdays.

    LEAGUE CLASSIFICATION APPEAL
    Teams competing last season that have compiled a winning percentage of .800 and better will be moved to a higher division.  Teams with a losing percentage of .200 and below are moved to a lower division.  Team managers wishing to appeal their league classification may do so by completing the league classification appeal form.  The deadline for teams to submit their league classification appeal to the Adult Team Sport Supervisor is 5:00PM on MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2016.

    TEAM STANDINGS
    Team Standings will be available beginning the second week of the season.  Teams may contact the league statistician at 994-2300 x 53218 to verify their team’s standings. Click here for Team Standings

    AWARDS
    All division champions will receive a sponsor and individual awards.  INDIVIDUAL AWARDS WILL BE DETERMINED BY MAJORITY DECISION WITHIN EACH DIVISION.  Make sure to indicate your team’s preference on the Team Registration Form.  Leagues with two or more divisions will have a playoff.  The league playoff champions also receive a sponsor and individual awards.


    UNIFORMS

    • Uniform shirts are required.
    • Colors must be selected at team registration on a first-come, first-served basis. 
    • No two teams within a given division will be allowed to have shirts of a similar color.  We recommend that coaches order reversible shirts and that shirts not be ordered until after team registration, due to the fact that another team may already have taken your color choice.
    • Shirts must have contrasting, distinct and permanent numerals, front and back.  
    • No identical numbers are allowed on the same team. The number on the back must be at least 6”, and the front number must be at least 4”. All Arabic numerals will be legal. 
    • Team jerseys must be solid colors only.


    Purchase Your Jerseys through Rec & Ed
    Rec&Ed can purchase your jerseys for you.  We will purchase sets of tank tops for any teams that are interested.  The color options for the cotton tank tops are White, Black, Ash, Heather Grey, Red, Royal, Green, & Navy.  Team orders along with payment  in full ($7/shirt)) are due by November 6, 2017 to guarantee delivery before the start of the season.


    RULES AND GUIDELINES

    Click here for Basketball League Rules

    FLAGRANT FOUL
    Any player committing a flagrant foul will be removed from that game and will be suspended for at least one additional game.  There will be no appeal of the automatic one-game suspension.  This suspension cannot be waived by the game officials.     

    CHILDREN
    Please refrain from bringing to the gymnasium children who are not old enough to sit in the stands and enjoy watching the game.  No children will be allowed on the team bench or surrounding area.  Children must have a non-participating adult to supervise them.

    CONTROL OF SPECTATORS, USE OF ALCOHOL AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
    Any player, coach, or spectator who uses alcoholic beverages or any other controlled substance will be removed from the premises.  The Ann Arbor Rec & Ed Department reserves the right to remove any participant or spectator from school facilities for the purposes of public safety.

    Spectators will be requested to leave the facility in cases of disparaging language and other unsportsmanlike conduct which interferes with the normal and efficient progress of the game.  Please be advised that managers/coaches are held responsible for their spectator’s conduct.