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Indiana Swish summer basketball

Indiana Swish is a “start-up” travel basketball group being created to develop young boys and girls in both the game of basketball and life. Our goal is to create teams based out of Marion, but not limited to players just from Marion area. We seek players who want to develop skills and growth over primarily the spring, summer, and fall months with a team first concept.

Activities this summer include:

A 3-on-3 league starting in July to help kids get more court time. The league will last 4 weeks and be played during the weeknights. Each team will play a minimum of 8 games including a tournament the final week.

Indiana Swish Tournament Team. Tryouts will be Saturday June 9. The foocus is to develop basketball skills, life lessons and athleticism in players. Coaches will go through constant internal training and AAU “Double Goal” certification to make sure that all of our players get the best results from our program.

Teams will play in six tournaments and will have a minimum of four games per weekend in Marion. The first tournament starts on July 20 with the last tournament scheduled for Sept. 28-30. All divisions are based on 2018-19 grade.

For more information and to register for league, tournaments and tryouts visit www.indianaswish.com.

YMCA summer programs

The Grant County YMCA has several summer youth programs now open for registration.

Youth Track & Field: Price: $35 member & $55 non-members.

Practices will be Tuesdays starting at 5 p.m. and meets will be Thursdays starting at 5 p.m.

Everything will be at Marion High School. Program will start June 5.

Junior Golf: June 4-6 at Arbor Trace. TIME: TBD. Price: $10/$15

Summer Sports Camps: Multiple camps available, including: Soccer, basketball, cheer, volleyball, wrestling, and Bitty Sports. There are day camps and evening camps this year.

For more information stop in the YMCA or go to gcymca.org.

Marion to offer free athletics physicals

Marion High School will be offering athletic physicals free to any Marion Community Schools students on May 23.

Physicals will be done on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5 p.m. in Bill Green Arena (enter Door 16 on the west side of the arena).

Any current fourth through 11th-grader who plans to participate in school sports next school year needs to have a physical and a physical form on file with the school before the sports season begins.

The required forms are available at MarionGiantsSports.com, and parent signature is required. Those interested are encouraged to have all but the physical form completed before arriving on May 23.

IWU basketball camp registration

Reigning national champion Indiana Wesleyan University men’s basketball has announced their camp schedule for the summer of 2018.

Four different camps will be held beginning in June. The camp schedule is as follows: Mini Fun & Skills Camp June 4-7 for kids that will be in kindergarten through second next fall; Basketball Academy, June 4-7 for third through ninth graders; Advanced Shooting Camp, July 16-18, for fourth grade through 12th grade; and Prospect Camp, August 25 for ninth through 12th grades. Online registration is currently open and closes two days before the camp begins.

However, campers are still able to register in person on the day of the camp.

For all camp information, please visit iwucamps.com.