Sign ups for the Atchison Recreation Commission youth basketball program will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. now until Friday, Oct. 27 at the Recreation office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

Boys and girls in grades 3-6 are eligible to sign up for the basketball program. The boys and girls will participate in separate leagues. A $20 fee will be charged each participant and a parent or guardian must sign a permit card. Family discounts and scholarships are available. No child will be denied participation in the basketball program due to inability to pay the signup fee.

Those unable to sign up during the scheduled hours or who need more information about the basketball program should contact the Atchison Recreation Commission at 913-367-3352. Online signups for youth basketball will be accepted at There is a $2 convenience fee for online signups.

Practices will begin on Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 and games will be played starting in December. All practices and games will be held on weekdays after school at Memorial Hall.

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