The Gettysburg Optimist Youth Basketball Program has been conducted annually for more than 25 years and is one of the 19 youth related programs supported by the Optimist Club of Gettysburg.  The popular program will begin this Saturday, January 12, and continue through March 9.  The boys activities will begin at 9:00 am and conclude at 10:45 with the girls program getting underway at 10:30 and will finish at 11:45 am.  Both sessions will be held at the facilities located on the Middle School Campus of the Gettysburg Area School District.

Weekly Saturday morning sessions are scheduled for: January 12, January 19, January 26, February 2, February 9, February 23, March 2, and March 9th.  There will be no sessions on Presidents Day Weekend in February.  Parents who want to enroll their youngsters in this year’s Optimist of Gettysburg Youth Basketball Program may complete registration prior to the start of activities this Saturday morning.  Participation is open to all Gettysburg area boys and girls between grades 1 through 6.

Optimist Club members and interested volunteers are welcomed and encouraged to attend each session.