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DeKalb sets basketball camps with Atlanta Hawks

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Basketball clinics are a hot spot for kids during the summer. The Atlanta Hawks in partnership with the DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Department and the “It’s All Good!” Basketball Training Program are hosting summer day camp basketball clinics for boys and girls ages 7-15 at most locations and ages 7-18 at the Gresham Recreation Center (No NBA prospects permitted).


The clinic begins July 7-12, 9 a.m. – noon, Monday through Friday at a charge of $15 per child. Lunch will be provided and live remote broadcasts will be conducted by V-103 FM and 92.9 FM.

Children who attend the basketball clinic will participate in a National Basketball Association Skills Challenge and experience fundamental skills clinics conducted by the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Development coaching staff. Each camper will be awarded an Atlanta Hawks ticket voucher, a Camp T-shirt and participate in a variety of contests and games.


To access online registration, visit and click the “Register Online” button on the department’s homepage, or you may register in person at the center of your choice.


Clinic dates and locations are as follows:

 July 7: Tucker High School 5036 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084

July 8: Druid Hills High School, 1798 Haygood Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

July 9: Gresham Recreation Center 3113 Gresham Road, Atlanta, GA 30316

July 10: Exchange Recreation Center 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30034

July 11: Wade Walker Park YMCA 5605 Rockbridge Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30088

July 12: Browns Mill Recreation Center 5101 Browns Mill Rd., Lithonia, GA 30038


For more information, and to learn more about summer camps in DeKalb, please contact the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs at (404)371-2711.

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