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Hello everyone,
Summer is right around the corner and so is the start of Summer Slam Basketball. Summer Slam will begin on Tuesday , July 5th at Mark Lane sports complex and go thru Tuesday, August 2nd. Please go to the River Vale All-star basketball website to register. River Vale All-star basketball. If you know someone who is interested, please forward this email to them.

Summer Slam starts, Tuesday July 5th at the Mark Lane outdoor courts

K thru 2nd grade:  6-7 PM

3rd and 4th grade: 7-8 pm

5th thru 9th grade: 8:00 -9:30 pm
 ( Grade based upon your September 2016 enrollment)


Some updates to the program:

Summer Slam basketball will begin, after the Holiday weekend, on Tuesday, July 5th. We will meet at the
Mark lane outdoor courts Monday thru Thursday ending Tuesday, August 2nd.



Children entering kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade in September will start at 6:00 PM

3rd and 4th graders will start at 7 pm.

5th grade thru 9th will meet at 8:00 pm


Schedule is subject to change based upon participation levels for each group



Frequently asked questions about Summer Slam basketball:



What is Summer Slam basketball?

It's a month long basketball program in July held at the Mark Lane outdoor courts for K thru 9th grade boys and girls from 6-9:30pm.
The program is run by RVAB (River Vale All-star Basketball).


When does it start and does my son or daughter have to be there every day for the entire 4 hours?

Program runs Monday thru Thursday only from July 5th thru August 2nd. Each age grouping will be assigned a 1-1 1/2 hour window in which they will play each night. Participation on each day is not mandatory. Just show up the days you are available to play and have fun!


What do the kids do at Summer Slam?

Basketball, basketball, and then some more basketball. The kids will do clinic style warm up drills, play basketball skill building games and play pickup games with referees.


What should the kids wear and bring with them?

Each child will receive a reversible Summer Slam Jersey at the start of the program. They should wear their Jersey to each session along with wearing appropriate athletic gear like sneakers and shorts. Each child should also bring with them a bottle of water to stay hydrated.


What is the cost to join Summer Slam?

Summer Slam program- 4 days a week for 4 weeks-1st child         $ 125

Summer Slam program- 2nd or 3rd child discounted fee                 $ 80

Above fee’s include a reversible summer slam jersey.


What if my son or daughter can only attend for a few days or only for one or two weeks? –OR-

What if your child is unsure if they want to join Summer Slam? 

Join us as much or as little at you like. We have added some pro-rated fee options based upon your anticipated
 level of participation in our program.    


Summer Slam program- 1-2 days a week for 4 weeks-                     $ 70

Summer Slam program- 1 or 2 weeks of participation                       $70

(Above options include a summer slam Jersey)


Summer Slam program- try out for a couple of days                         $30

(Bring with you a dark and light color tee shirt or Jersey)


Sign up now! Last Summer we had over 130 kids who participated....






See you on the courts!