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Winter Registration is Open!

Update:   The following Basketball divisions are still open for registration!  Sign up today!

  • 8U Girls
  • 11U Girls,
  • 14U Open

The following divisions are full and on a waitlist. 

  • 6U Open
  • 11U Open
  • 13U Girls
  • 16U Open
  • 18U Open 

8U Open, 12 U Open, 13U Open, 16U Girls & 18U Girls divisions are closed.  Please visit www.minneapolisparks.org/register for options at nearby parks

Hockey is still open for  registration

  • 11U Open is full  and on a waitlist.  If we get enough kids on the waitlist, we can open an additional team
  •  Polar Bear Division is closed.  Please  visit  www.minneapolisparks.org/register  for options at nearby parks

Thank you

Scroll down for information on Basketball and Hockey at Pearl Park!

register to coach

Register to coach when you register a player.  Use the link below if you will not be registering a player.

Upcoming Events at the Park:

MPRB winter activities registration opens on October 26th at noon. View the program options for Pearl and other parks at www.minneapolisparks.org/register

Program highlights include openings in:

Ballet & Creative Movement – a new session of this popular program begins on November 7th.

Precious Gems Preschool and Art Explorers Preschool programs. Openings for these classes are available in the current fall session and for the winter/spring session starting in January.

Yoga classes beginning in January.

 

 

WELCOME TO THE 2023 WINTER BASKETBALL & HOCKEY REGISTRATION!

Pearl Park offers basketball and hockey in the winter season. Registration must be completed online; payment options are credit/debit card or checking account transfer. To request and register with a need-based scholarship, please contact Pearl Park. 

Schedules will be posted under the tab for each sport once they are available.

Youth sports programs rely on volunteers. Please consider coaching or volunteering in another capacity to keep Pearl Park sports programs strong. To volunteer or for info on opportunities, complete the volunteer section on your player's registration. 


Register early! All fees increase by $10 on November 16.  *Some divisions may fill up prior to this date

Basketball Divisions

Division Ages Game Days Projected Season Dates Fee Fee after 11/16
6U Basketball: Open 9/1/15 – 9/1/17 Friday January 6 - March 10 $35 $45
8U Basketball: Open 9/1/13 – 9/1/15 Tuesday January 3 - March 7 $35 $45
8U Basketball: Girls 9/1/13 – 9/1/15 Mon/Sat January 9 - March 11 $35 $45
11U Basketball: Girls 9/1/11 - 9/1/13 Saturday December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
11U Basketball: Open 9/1/11 - 9/1/13 Saturday December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
12U Basketball: Open 9/1/10 - 9/1/11 Saturday December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
13U Basketball: Girls 9/1/09 - 9/1/11 Saturday December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
13U Basketball: Open 9/1/09 - 9/1/10 Tues - Fri or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
14U Basketball: Open 9/1/08 - 9/1/09 Tues - Fri or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
16U Basketball: Girls 9/1/06 - 9/1/09 Mon - Thurs or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
16U Basketball: Open 9/1/06 - 9/1/08 Mon - Thurs or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
18U Basketball: Girls 9/1/04 - 9/1/06 Mon - Thurs or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65
18U Basketball: Open 9/1/04 - 9/1/06 Mon - Thurs or Sat December 12 - March 11 $55 $65

Practice / Game Information:

  • Practices for 11u-18u basketball will vary based on gym availability. Gym locations include Pearl Park, Hale School and Field School.
  • Due to limited gym space, practice and game days will vary for 11U – 18U leagues. Anticipate 2-3 total team commitments per week including games and practices
  • 11-18U Games will begin the week of Jan 7.   The schedule will come out 1-2 weeks before the start
  • 6u and 8u Basketball times are 6pm or 7pm and will vary weekly based on the game schedule.

Hockey Divisions

Division Ages Game Days Projected Season Dates Fee Fee after 11/16
Fundamentals 9/1/15 – 9/1/17 Saturdays January 7 - February 18 $35 $45
Squirts 9/1/13 - 9/1/16 Monday, Saturday December 3 - February 18 $60 $70
Penguins (Girls) 9/1/09 - 9/1/13 Wednesday, Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100
Polar Bears (Girls) 9/1/06 - 9/1/09 Thursday, Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100
11u Hockey: Open 9/1/11 - 9/1/13 Tuesday, Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100
13U Hockey: Open 9/1/09 - 9/1/11 Tuesday & Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100
15U Hockey: Open 9/1/07 - 9/1/09 Thursday & Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100
18U Hockey: Open 9/1/04 - 9/1/07 Thursday & Saturday December 3 - February 18 $90 $100

Practice Information:

  • Practices for Hockey 11U – 18U leagues and Squirts  begin the week of December 3rd. Hockey practice days and times will vary based on indoor and outdoor ice availability. Locations include Parade and Northeast Arenas and Pearl and McRae Parks.
  • Due to limited ice time, practice and game days will vary for 11U – 18U leagues. Anticipate 2-3 total team commitments per week including games and practices.
  • Fundamental hockey plays on Saturdays at 10am.  While the program teaches skating, it is not a "learn to skate" program. Players should be able to skate the length of a rink without falling down. 

Registration notes

  • Birth date verification is required for all players in 11U and older leagues. 
  • Kids with summer birthdays (June 1-August 31) who did not start kindergarten until they were six years are allowed to play with their current grade. Register for the age division offered, then contact us to inquire about switching age divisions.
  • Registration refunds will be less a $5 processing fee if cancelled before the first game. Occasionally, due to low participation or coaching numbers, we may have to cancel a team. In such case, players will receive a full refund and Pearl Park will assist players in finding other parks with availability.

 

IMPORTANT COVID-19 RELATED INFORMATION

 

Upon registering for winter sports, players, coaches, parents and spectators agree to follow MPRB COVID-19 protocols and guidelines. Note: current guidelines are listed below and are subject to change. 

COVID Protocol for MPRB sports:

  • Players, coaches and spectators are asked to do a self check prior to coming to practices or games. Stay home when sick or feeling possible symptoms of COVID. Please err on the side of caution.
  • If a player tests positive for COVID, notify the park director ASAP by emailing pearl@minneapolisparks.org.  
  • If protocols change during the season, an update will be sent out.

Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding this registration to:

Pearl Park Sports Coordinator

Phone: (612) 370-4906