Recreation Department Offers Top-Notch Opportunity for Basketball Enthusiasts

Published on May 30, 2017 at 11:11a.m.

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is proud to announce  Carol Blazejowski, one of the most legendary trailblazers in women’s basketball will be instructing this 4 day Basketball Clinic from July 31 – August 3, 2017.  Blazejowski’s athletic accomplishments are numerous. She was named an All-American in 1976, 1977, and 1978, and won the first Wade Trophy for the Women’s Basketball Player of the Year in 1978.  She was the U.S. Olympic team women’s basketball captain in 1980 and holds the men’s and women’s collegiate single game scoring record in Madison Square Garden with 52 points.  She was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999, the James A. Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame in 1994, and the Montclair State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.

Two sessions will be available for Nutley residents to enjoy.  Session 1 will be available for grades 3-5 from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.  Session 2 will be available for grades 6-8 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  This clinic will be held at the Parks and Recreation Department located at 44 Park Ave.  The fee for this program is $60.00 per participant.

  If you need further information please contact 973-284-4966 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

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