bball_irThe Borough of Red Bank’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced a partnership with Jersey Fusion Basketball to present a Sports Performance Training (SPT) program for Red Bank boys and girls of high school and middle school ages. The free basketball training program offers an opportunity to sharpen and acquire new skills, in advance of the high school tryouts that begin November 24-26 this year.

The program is free to all Red Bank residents attending grades 7 to 12 at the following schools: Red Bank Regional High School, Red Bank Middle School, Red Bank Charter School, and St. James School. Sessions will be held from 6 to 8 pm at Red Bank Regional this Friday, November 14, and again on Friday, November 21. Red Bank residents can register in advance by simply sending a reply email to

The SPT program is also open to residents of other municipalities, at a cost of $35 per player for a two-hour session (or a discounted price of $60 to attend both sessions). Those living outside Red Bank can register directly with Jersey Fusion here, or by calling (732)707-7335.

In related news, Red Bank Parks and Rec has announced that the borough is joining, for the first time, the Mid Monmouth Basketball League for girls and boys in grades 3 and 4. Sign-ups for this program — as well as for Two River Basketball programs for grades 5-6 and 7-8 — can be made  via the borough’s website.