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Sparta PAL Travel Basketball

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Sparta PAL Basketball
It's all about the kids...

Tryouts for 2017/2018 Travel Teams: To be announced shortly. 
The goal of Sparta PAL Basketball is to provide 4th-8th grade Sparta boys and girls a positive environment to learn and apply the principles of teamwork, discipline, dedication and sportsmanship. 
Sparta PAL welcomes all boys and girls, grades 4-8, to come out and join in the fun. It’s all about the kids…





Frequently asked questions about tryouts


*Does my son or daughter have to be at both tryout days? No, however it is better for them if they can make both and increase their chances of being noticed.
*If my son or daughter makes one of the teams will it conflict with soccer, football, cheerleading etc? No, our policy is that the sports that are currently in season take priority. PAL basketball practice will start prior to Fall sports completion and players participating in a Fall sport are expected to come to practice only on their days off from that sport.

*What is the time commitment if my son or daughter makes one of the travel teams? Time commitments will vary depending on the age level. 
*How many players will be on each team and will each player receive even playing time? Sparta PAL has a 10 player maximum per team, but there are exceptions to this rule. Each league has different rules regarding play time- generally the younger levels are equal for the first 3 quarters (5 players on, 5 players off) and coaches decision in the fourth. By eight grade it becomes coaches decision for all but the first quarter. 
*How are the teams picked? Our tryout is both run by & evaluated by a panel of independent evaluators.  At the tryout the kids are assigned a number (on their jersey), the evaluators are given an evaluation sheet with the jersey numbers on it (no names) to use for their evaluations. The teams are picked by the panel, 10 players on each team. We feel that this system gives equal opportunity for all. After the teams are picked coaches are assigned based on their qualifications & experience with youth sports.






Fencing at Sparta PAL

Fencing training is now being offered at Sparta PAL. Contact Head Coach Maestro Trudnos of National Fencing - NFA at 973-823-1764 or via email at






We are very excited all that is happening at the new Sparta PAL Center. We have now been open over two years and have added many great new programs. The PAL building is located off Station Road on property adjacent to Station Park. This building is a great addition to the already outstanding recreational opportunities available in Sparta Township.

In addition to a full size basketball/volleyball gymnasium we also have a meeting room that can be rented for meetings, parties, etc.

Please contact if you are interested in renting the gym or meeting room. Standard fee is $75.00hr for the gym and $25.00hr for the meeting room (discounts are available for frequent users)





All Star Sports Camp

A fun all sports camp for ages 6-10, See HANDOUTS on left side of screen for camp form.