MSC/CJB COVID-19 Update

(Nov 30, 2020) We hope everyone continues to stay safe and healthy during this tumultuous year.  As per the governor's new order, all indoor youth & adult sports competitions and practices must stop between Dec 5, 2020 and Jan 1, 2021. All basketball and tennis programs at MSC are listed below with details about what will be happening in each program. As we are all aware, these details may be changed as new information or new guidelines become available.  

Tennis

We have been told by the government that the order does NOT apply to tennis so all tennis season courts, lessons clinics and programs are ON as scheduled with no interruption

 

Basketball

  • Basketball Classes (Small Fry, Mini MSC Hawks, Skills, Girls Skills, KBA) The new order only applies to competitions and practices so all classes will remain ON as scheduled.  Any player who would like to switch out of a class in the next few weeks and into a class in 2021 should give us a call at 609-426-4000 or email basketball@monroesportscenter.com. 

  • Basketball Rentals & Lessons: Private & Small Group Lessons as well as Gym Rentals are still permitted and will continue to be available, as long as the rental is not for an organized game or practice. Please contact MSC to lock in gym time for basketball lessons & rentals as soon as possible.

  • High School Tune Up League: Since the league was scheduled to end by Jan 3, the HS Tune Up League is officially canceled and all teams will receive a refund for all unplayed games.

  • Winter MJBL & NYOBL: The start dates of the winter season of the Mid-Jersey Basketball League and the NY Only Basketball League have been pushed back to Sat Jan 2, 2021.  All teams who are currently registered will remain registered and new teams may continue to register online or by giving us a call at 609-426-4000.  The early registration discount has been extended to end on Dec 30, 2020.  Assuming everything stays the same and games are allowed to resume on Jan 2, the first few weeks of the schedule will be posted by Dec 23.

  • Winter CJ Hawks: The winter CJ Hawks season will begin Jan 2, 2021.  All CJ Hawks practices in Nov & Dec, 2020 are off.  Assuming basketball practices are allowed to resume on Jan 2 as planned, all CJ Hawks teams will still get the full amount of practices and games as promised in the season packages. Each team's full practice schedule & tournament weekends will be posted shortly. CJ Hawks payments will not be due until the team's second practice, which will now be in early Jan for all teams. Any player who missed the tryouts and would still like to play this winter should call 609-426-4000 or email basketball@monroesportscenter.com and we will set you up with a tryout at the first practice in Jan for the team at your age group.

  • Winter MSC Hawks: MSC Hawks teams will be formed the week the week of Jan 4 and winter practices will begin the week of Jan 11.  Anyone who is currently registered for winter MSC Hawks will remain registered.  The new deadline for current and returning players to register for the winter MSC Hawks season is Sun Jan 3, 2021.

  • Winter Independent teams: Independent teams may continue to practice until Fri Dec 4, 2020.  If you would like to move your practices currently scheduled between Nov 30-Dec 4 to later in the season, please let us know.  All independent team practices currently scheduled for Dec 5-Jan 1 will be rescheduled.  New independent teams should still contact MSC as soon as possible to lock in gym time in Jan-Mar, 2021 because there is not much gym time left.

  • Winter Men's & Women's League: All games thru Fri Dec 4 are ON as scheduled.  There will be no games scheduled from Dec 5-Jan 2 and both leagues will resume Sun Jan 3.   

  • Basketball Tournaments:  The MSC Holiday Basketball Tournament previously scheduled from Dec 26-31 has been canceled. All basketball tournaments scheduled  after Jan 2 will run as scheduled.  Click Here for a list of upcoming basketball tournaments.

 

Pickleball & Badminton

All Picklebll & Badminton court time and programs are ON as scheduled with no interruption

 

Please continue to be safe and we look forward to seeing everyone back on the courts soon for full activity!

 

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