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Welcome to the St Patrick in Armonk, NY website !

The purpose of CYO basketball is to provide children with a positive, character-building experience through the vehicle of sports.  Children have the opportunity to practice Christian attitudes and responsibilities, build confidence, have fun, and make friends. 

 

CYO – Not Just Basketball!

Final Call - CYO Registration Ends Wed Sept 28

St. Patrick’s in Armonk -Basketball Program 2022-2023

Welcome to All New and Returning Families!

REMINDER - Registration Deadline - Sept 28.   See Club News for Information.  Team Practices begin next week.

Registration 2022-23 Season for 3 - HS Ends Wed Sept 28.

 

 


by posted 09/26/2022
2022/2023 CYO Registration is NOW OPEN

St. Patrick’s in Armonk
Basketball Program 2022-2023

Welcome to All New and Returning Families! 

The dedication of our players, parents, volunteers and unsung heroes drives our parish success across grades during the basketball regular season, playoffs and spring season, along with much charitable involvement – we’re so proud of everyone’s accomplishments and look forward to wonderful season together. Our facility is a favorite destination of teams and families throughout the diocese thanks to our collective efforts. Registration is NOW OPEN - we look to begin practices as soon as teams / coaches are ready.  

Together, we had a successful winter-spring 2022 for all 3-HS grades. St Francis Hall has remained open with proper safety protocols for basketball and extracurricular activities these past two years.  We are excited to welcome our returning and next generation of player and families! We expect to begin practices as soon as teams / coaches are ready.  FYI to newer parish families, there are also young adult, men’s and women’s games available – contact CYO Board.

Registration 2022-23 Season 

·       NEW Players will create a login / password to begin the registration process. This site will contain team schedule, directions, official rules, etc.  RETURNING player(s) families should check/update pre-populated information. 

·       Make sure all requested fields are completed, including checkout process/payment >>> input information will be deleted if not fully completed.

Registration Fees 

·       Registration is now open with early registration period closing Sept 10th. During this time period, player eligibility is limited to parishioner (i) enrolled in CCD, (ii) attending Catholic School, or (iii) has celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation.  

·       Eligible participants will be charged a registration fee of $425 for 1st Child and $225 for additional siblings.  

·       In addition to the Archdiocese of NY eligibility rules, our parish has resource/capacity constraints. Players who don’t meet aforementioned criteria (“non-parishioners”), may only register if approved by the CYO Board this season and the registration fee will be $850. 

·       Late Registration runs between Sept 11th – Sept 30th, and will increase the above registration fee an additional $150 per late registrant. 

Uniforms 

·       ALL Players receive new uniform, important to complete registration ASAP.  We must order right away Sept 15.

·       We will attempt to assign same number to existing players, so please let us know when registering. 

Family Pass 

·       $40, One-time fee for entry to all games at St. Patrick’s in Armonk. 

·       Facility entry is subject to prevailing Dept of Health regulations.

Tryouts 

·       All parishioners, regardless of skill level or ability, are welcome! 

·       Grades 3-5 have balanced teams – NO tryouts.

·       Presently, Optional Tryouts may be necessary in some grades depending on registration numbers.  

·       A child will not be allowed to participate in tryout unless he/she is fully registered prior to tryout date.   

·       Players are not required to tryout. Tryouts are only necessary if the player wants to try and make a competitive team to be placed in B Division or above. Players not wishing to tryout will automatically be placed on a C Division Team.
 

General Information

·       One scheduled team practice per week - day/times will be announced asap.  Coaches may seek additional practice times based upon availability.  Official practice times for each grade to be confirmed asap with our volunteer coaches.

-       Message fbo newer families re practice times - we work closely every year with parent coaches / team managers to determine appropriate day/time based on gym availability and will advise official information asap.  It all works out!!!

·       CYO season begins Nov 5th weekend througb Sunday, Feb 5, 2023.  Winter season is typically minimum 12 game regular season.   Playoffs Feb 11-12 and 25-26 weekends.  Archdiocese A Divison playoffs continue into March.  Games are typically played Saturdays and Sundays with one game per weekend unless makeups/byes/holiday.  Critical for everyone to register asap early.

·       ALL teams are assigned a Team Day to manage the door/kitchen/clock during the regular season with participation from all team families.  

·       Charitable Activities – Food Drive, Angel Bundle, as well as Teen Life activities.  Each team / grade is encouraged to become participate and let us know about additional opportunities for the program.

·       Team Picture Day – TBA.  Typically, same day as Food Drive prior to regular season start.

·       Preseason, holiday, and post-season tournaments are optional entries for every team.  Information is posted for coach and team families when available.

·       The Spring season is optional entry for every team, as well.

·       All Team Coaches must complete certain requisites, including safety and archdiocese requirements - no exceptions.  

·       A preseason Coaches and Team Meeting will be held for benefit of all teams – Day/Times TBA.

·       Many “off campus” opportunities become available throughout year, such as attending local HS and College games, clinics, charitable events, etc.  A dedicated Team Manager supporting our Team Coach(es) makes stronger experience for everyone.

·       The Westchester Putnam CYO (WPCYO) and Archdiocese of NY CYO are constantly conducting review of rules and regulations related to competitive balance, eligibility, etc. that may result in some updates for the upcoming season.

 

COVID Requirements – TO BE UPDATED AS NECESSARY

·       In order to stay open, we must adhere to all safety guidance and follow tracking and screening protocols for COVID-19 as designated by CDC, Federal, NYS and Westchester County Departments of Health.  SO.....THERE ARE COUPLE STEPS NECESSARY...Easy as 1-2-3..

1 - Complete Program registration online.  

2 - Complete Daily Screening Form. Forms available on parish website.  Bring to each session.

3 - The Westchester County Health Dept. Code of Conduct must be completed. Bring to first session.

·       COVID-related requirements will be updated as necessary to maintain compliance.

If you have any questions, please contact a St Patrick CYO Basketball coordinator. We look forward to another successful season. 

CYO...Not Just Basketball!!! 

The CYO Board 


by posted 08/16/2022
CYO News

Hello CYO Families!

2022-2023 WPCYO Basketball is Back to "Normal" !   Important News and Dates >>>

CYO Registration Aug 21 - Sept 12 for Grades 3-12.  

Uniforms must be ordered asap. Late registration starts Sept 13.

Regular Season Dates:  Sat Nov 5, 2022 - Sun Feb 5, 2023.  12 game regular season.  

Playoffs and Championship Dates:  Feb 11-12 ans 25-26.  Diocesan A Div in early March.

Returning CYO Coaches - confirm ASAP with Mike Corelli.  Team Practices may begin asap based on availability.  Offical team practice schedules will be announced and set asap/early October.

 

2021-2022 RECAP

Thanks to our team families and volunteers pulling together to enable practices and games for eveyrone, St Patrick in Armonk held three successful seasons - a pre-holiday season with several parishes,  a modified winter CYO season + playoffs, as well as spring season.  Many parish teams managed to play 12 games or more!

The CYO winter season was an incredible success - 19 teams / 8 playoff teams / 4 finalists / 3 champions raising banners.

St Francis Hall reinforced itself as the prime WPCYO destination as a host site for the preseason along with the Arch Playoffs- 27 games, including 8 championships and countless happy memories. The active involvement of our team families brings the gym to life every weekend.

Our players and teams participated in multiple volunteer and Teen Life activities throughout the year.

The K-2 spring basketball clinic was an incredible success led by dedicated adult and HS volunteers.

The parish golf outing in June was sold out again with many incredible sponsors on gorgeous afternoon.  Last year, the scoreboard, cetner table and padding were upgraded. Planning underway for next improvements.

2022 - 2023 BACK TO NORMAL !

WPCYO is starting regular season first weekend in November aligning all parishes throughout the Archdiocese of NY. 

What that means for St Patrick in Armonk - we really need everyone across all grades to register asap to complete planning, team formations, establish practice schedules and games to minimize conflicts etc.

All parish families grades 3-8 should also complete CCD Registration prior to Aug 31 >> www.stpatrickinarmonk.org/religiouseducation  - to avoid late fees.  CCD begins Oct 2.

Parishioners registered for CCD grades 3-8 opens later this week.

HS (Grades 9-12) should register as well.  Freshman and JV may play CYO HS.  If player registers and then makes the Varsity HS team, then registration will be reimbursed.   

Any questions, contact CYO Board.

Pictured - Happy faces from the K-2 Basketball Clinic...

 

 


by posted 08/14/2022
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