SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD, NJ - South Orange and Maplewood boys in grades 4 through 8 are able to attend free basketball workouts this fall, to help prepare them for the upcoming travel team tryouts.

Workouts will focus on drills that develop players ball handling and shooting abilities. There will also be an emphasis on conditioning within each drill. 

Workout dates are September 8, 10 17, 22, 24 and 29 at Maplewood Middle School.

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Boys should attend the time slot for their current grade:
Grades 4 to 6: 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Grades 7 and 8: 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Workouts are free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Players can register online at or by calling the Maplewood Recreation Department at (973) 763-4202

For more information contact Coach Eddie Starzynski, Basketball Programs Coordinator, at

There are also free basketball workouts for girls, more information is available here.