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The Clinton YMCA is about to offer a great activity which will benefit your kids for life.

The Clinton Y is about to begin Youth Basketball on January 22nd.  According to Jann Martin, the executive director at the Y, 3 and 4 year old through 6th grade leagues play at the Y and Washington School.  Martin says that this program attempts to teach the fundamentals of playing a team sport. They adjust the rules according to the age groups.

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According to Martin, community volunteers help to make Youth Basketball what it is.  The volunteers are made up of parents, community members and schools.  The program wouldn't be as effective without their partnership.

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The deadline for registration deadline in today, according to Martin. The program is priced reasonably and the values that kids will take from it far outweigh any dollar value.

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For more information you can contact the YMCA at 217-935-8307 or at www.clintoncommymca.org.

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