REC Way Basketball



Paducah Parks & Recreation is proud to offer REC Way Basketball league for boys and girls in the community. REC Way Basketball is a non-competitive basketball league for boys and girls from PreK - 5th Grade. The goals of REC Way Basketball is to teach kids the basic fundamentals, skills, and rules of basketball. Games are in January and February on Saturdays. Weekly practices will be held in addition to games. Players who sign up will be assigned teams and are provided a t-shirt uniform for games.

Coaches are volunteers so we ask all parents to consider helping to coach.

Important Dates for the 2019-2020 Season

Registration Begins: September 30. Learn how to register here. Download the REC Way Basketball Registration Form

Registration Deadline for REC Way Basketball has been extended until Thursday November 21

Clinics: Tuesdays, November 19 & 26. Tuesdays, December 3.

Weekly Practices Begin: December 9-13. The date and time of your weekly practice will be determined at a later date.

Games Schedule: Games will be on Saturdays. First games are Saturday January 11. Last games are tentatively scheduled for Saturday February 15.

REC Way Basketball Information

REC Way Basketball is for boys and girls in PreK, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and 5th Grade. Grades and genders may be combined to form divisions based on registration numbers. For PreK, players must be 3 or 4 years old at the time of the aging date on November 12, 2019.

Coaches are volunteer parents. Players should wear their own shorts, tennis shoes, and bring a water bottle. The league will provide t-shirt uniforms, basketballs, and all other equipment needed for games and practices.

More information on REC Way Basketball will be provided after the registration deadline. If you have any questions please contact the Parks & Recreation Office at 270-444-8508.


PreK & Kindergarten Schedule

1st - 3rd Grade Schedule


PreK & Kindergarten Rules

1st - 3rd Grade Rules

Clock Rules




Three clinics will be held at the Paducah Recreation Center for all registered players leading up to the season in addition to normal practices. The clinics will focus on fundamental skills of ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, and footwork. This years clinics are on:

Tuesday November 19

  • 6:00 -7:00pm: PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, & 2nd Grades
  • 7:15 - 8:15pm: 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades

Tuesday November 26 (rescheduled from November 12)

  • 6:00 -7:00pm: PreK & Kindergarten
  • 7:00 - 8:00pm: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades

Tuesday December 3

  • 6:00 -7:00pm: PreK & Kindergarten
  • 7:00 - 8:00pm: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades