MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (November 29, 2016) -
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is calling all senior basketball players, ages 50 and up, to join their Senior Basketball League. Players meet on Saturday mornings for 3 vs. 3 pick-up games from 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. at Park West Gym. The league runs from Dec. 3 – February 18, and the season will culminate with the Jim Ryckman 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, February 25.
The Mount Pleasant Senior Primetimers, a highly active group of seniors, is made up of basketball players from the league who compete in the end-of-league tournament. Tony Butler, Senior Primetimer, has been playing in the league and tournament for 10 years. His love for the game and the opportunity to live young again keeps him coming back each year. “It’s fun to act like a 19-year-old again, or think you can”. Butler, encourages seniors to join the league because it’s great exercise and everyone has a lot of fun. “If we can do it, you can do it.”
How to Register for the Senior 50 Basketball League: You must fill out an application at the Mount Pleasant Senior Center and make out a check for $25.00 payable to MPRD (Mount Pleasant Recreation Department) on or before December 1, 2016. Mail registration to Mount Pleasant Senior Center, 840 Von Kolnitz Rd., Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. All checks must include driver’s license number and date of birth. Fee includes: League play, Tournament registration and team t-shirt.
Contact: Sherrie Pompeii
Mount Pleasant Rec Dept./Senior Center Coordinator
(843) 856- 2166