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Athletes for Christ Recreational Basketball Information

Kinder Basketball Program
The Kinder Basketball Program is designed for children ages 4 and 5 to be introduced to the game of basketball through various skills and drills sessions.  The basketball session lasts one hour, and Athletes for Christ creates a fun atmosphere where the kids can learn about Jesus Christ and basketball.  Basketball Sessions are once a week on a Saturday Morning at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church in Allentown or Ebenezer Bible Fellowship Church in Bethlehem.

1st and 2nd Grade Program
The 1st and 2nd Grade Program is designed for children in those grades.  These children are taught the basics of basketball as well as some advanced skills that will allow them to progress as basketball players.  They are also taught about Jesus Christ in everything they do.  The 1st and 2nd grade Teams practice once a week and have one game on Saturdays at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church.

3rd and 4th Grade Program
The 3rd and 4th Grade Program is desgined for children in those grades.  These children are taught the basics of basketball, but they are also taught some advanced skills that will help them when the play games against local youth associations and in tournaments (if that opportunity presents itself).  The 3rd and 4th Grade Teams practice at least once a week, and may have up to as many as two games a week depending on the schedule and the number of teams that AFC Basketball will play against.  Games will be played at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and other local gyms as deemed by the schedule.  

5th and 6th Grade Program
The 5th and 6th Grade Program is designed for children in those grades.  These childen are taught advanced skills that will help them when these teams play in their league games.  These teams compete against various local youth associations and in tournaments (if that opportunity presents itself).  The 5th and 6th Grade Teams practice at least once a week, and may have up to as many as two games a week depending on the schedule and the number of teams that AFC Basketball will play against.  Games will be played at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and other local gyms as deemed by the schedule.

Middle School Team Information
A Middle School Team will form this year if we get enough sign ups. That team will compete in a local league that will compete against other youth associations and/or basketball clubs.

The High School Team Information
The High School Teams will compete in the South Parkland Youth Association Basketball League.  Their games will be against other teams from 9th and 10th Grade.  They will play games against Parkland, Northwestern, Allentown, and Emmaus.  Their schedule is created by SPYA and will be available soon.

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Volunteer Coaching Positions

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The Athletes for Christ Sports Ministry is always looking for volunteer coaches for each sport. Please read the descriptions below as to what the duties are for each position.

Head Coach

This person is responsible for the team which includes running practices, attending league meetings, leading the team at games, and reporting to the Director on the weekly basis as to the progress of your team.

Assistant Coach

This person is responsible for helping the head coach with the duties of running. This person works side by side with the head coach to ensure a positive experience for the team.

Spiritual Leader

This person is responsible for reading the Bible Devotions to the team at their practices and reviewing the lesson with them at their game. This person also helps lead the team in prayer before each game.

If any of the above is of interest to you, please fill out the online form. Part of the online form is a "Statement of Faith". That statement is how Christ has changed your life, and how you are living for Him, because of the relationship you have with Him.

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Travel Basketball Coming to Athletes for Christ

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The Athletes for Christ Basketball Program is going to have Travel Basketball this year for the following age groups: 3rd and 4th Grade 5th and 6th Grade Attached is the Registration Form which includes details for the Tryouts.

TRAVEL TRYOUT DATES ARE SEPTEMBER 11 AND SEPTEMBER 18 FROM 6:00-7:15 at Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church located at 1151 South Cedar Crest Blvd. Allentown, Pa. 18103.

Fall Recreational Soccer

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u4 Soccer

This developmental program's main focus is to make sure these youngsters have a great time while learning the game of soccer. The sessions are on Saturday Mornings from the beginning of September through the beginning of November. The sessions run from 10:15 - 11:15. The Allentown Location is Macungie Church of the Nazarene. Easton and Bethlehem Locations TBD. Child must be 3 years old by July 31, 2014. No exceptions.

u6 Soccer

This developmental program's main focus is to make sure these kids have a great time while learning the game of soccer. The sessions are on Saturdays Mornings from the beginning of September through the beginning of November. The sessions are from 9:00 - 10:00. The Allentown Location is Macungie Church of the Nazarene. Easton and Bethlehem Locations TBD. Child must be 4 years old by July 31, 2014. No exceptions.

u7 Soccer

This program is designed for children to be introduced to soccer through different skill sets, and to learn to work together as a team. At this age level, the kids practice once a week, and they play one game on the weekends against other youth associations and soccer clubs. Practice schedule is determined by the coach, and the game schedule is dictated by the league in which we play. The children are placed on teams that are gendered based. Child must be 6 years old by July 31, 2014.

u8 Soccer

This program is designed for children who have at least one season of soccer experience. These children play in local leagues. Their team practices at least once a week, and they have one game on the weekends. Practice schedule is determined by the coach, and the game schedule is dictated by the league in which we play. Child must be 7 years old by July 31, 2014.

u10 and up Soccer

This program is designed for kids who have at least two years of soccer experience. These kids play games in various leagues against local soccer clubs and youth associations. Practice schedule is determined by the coach, and the game schedule is dictated by the league in which we play. Child must be 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, or 13 years old as of July 31, 2014.

Athletes for Christ Flag Football

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The AFC Flag Football Program is a program that continues to grow each season. The program is designed for children ages 5 - 18 with kids being broken into teams based on their age.

  • Pee Wee Division - 5 thru 8 year olds
  • Junior Division - 9 thru 12 year olds
  • Senior Division - 13 thru 17 year olds

These divisions are set up through the league in which we currently play.

The practice schedule is determined by the coaching staff, and the game schedule is dictated by Team X Sports (the teams that we are currently play against).

The purpose of this program is to teach kids the basics of football in a setting that is encouraging and supportive while teaching about having a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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