News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Oct. 22, 2019 – Stay active through the cold winter months with sports offered through the Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR). Take it to the hoop with basketball or take it to the mat with youth wrestling.

Adult basketball is open to players ages 18 and older and excludes high school students. The team registration fee is $600 and registrants are in charge of forming their own teams of 10-15 players. Games are played at Northeast Community Center on Sundays starting Dec. 8. For a registration/roster form, please email The registration deadline is Nov. 22.

Youth basketball registration is open now through Nov. 29 or until divisions are full. Children from fourth grade to 12th grade are eligible. The cost for the first family member is $80. Each additional family member will receive a $5 discount off the registration fee. An additional $15 will be due the first week of practice if a CCPR game jersey is needed. Do not delay; youth basketball divisions fill up fast. Volunteer coaches for youth basketball are also needed in all grade divisions.

Rookie basketball registration is open to children in second and third grades to learn the fundamental skills of basketball. The program meets once a week for eight weeks beginning Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. Cost is $50 per child and games will be played at various locations throughout Calvert County. The deadline to register is Friday, Dec. 27.

Youth wrestling registration is open now through Dec. 31. Children ages 4 through 14 are eligible. Age eligibility is determined as of Nov. 11, 2019. CCPR offers youth wrestling in the southern/central part of the county. Registration is $80 for the first family member with each additional family member receiving $5 off the registration fee. Practice will be held at Patuxent High School on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Rampage Wrestling services the central/northern part of the county. Information on registration for Rampage Wrestling is available at

Winter sports registration can be submitted online or by calling 410-535-1600, ext. 2649. Please email with questions about winter sports registration.

Find information on Calvert County Government services online at

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