Coach Steve Williams
Coach Steve Williams

Sly Park Fundamental Basketball School has become the most popular basketball camp in Northern California since it first opened in 1982.  For young players learning the fundamentals necessary to become successful varsity basketball players, Sly Park is the place to improve your basketball skills.  The school is designed to first evaluate each player and then provide instruction based on ability and current skill level. A handwritten evaluation is given to each player at the end of the school, which notes particular strengths and weaknesses.

The beautiful Sly Park Conference Center, located 50 miles east of Sacramento off of Hwy. 50 near Pollock Pines. The facility is surrounded by the magnificent El Dorado National Forest. School facilities include four full outdoor courts, a large air conditioned dining hall, an indoor gymnasium, spotless dorms, and plenty of trees and fresh air.

ACCOMODATIONS: There are eight cabins, with four rooms and seven beds in each cabin (28 total beds). Each cabin has bathroom facilities with showers, sinks, and toilets. Food is not permitted in these buildings. Four of the cabins are wheelchair accessible. Bedding is not supplied. All participants wil need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and toiletry articles.

STANDARD MENU EXAMPLE: (Sly Park provides all food service, cafeteria style, in our air-conditioned cafeteria. Food, drinks and other snacks are not allowed in the cabins)

Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, cereal, english muffin or biscuit, fruit or juice. Also available are Texas toast with bacon and applesauce or pancakes and sausage. All breakfasts are served with milk, hot chocolate, coffee and tea. Fruit juice is served if available.

Lunch: Cheese pizza and fruit, baked fish and tater tots, turkey, ham and cheese sandwich with soup, hamburgers and potato wedges, or turkey dogs and potato chips. All lunches are served with tossed green salad, dessert, milk, coffee and tea.

Dinner: Chicken with harvest rice, spaghetti and french bread, turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy and a dinner roll or tacos with spanish rice and refried beans. All dinners served with vegetables, tossed green salad, dessert, milk, coffee and tea.

Sly Park Basketball School is directed by Steve Williams.  Coach Williams is known throughout the Sacramento area as an excellent teacher of the fundamentals of basketball and has a great deal of experience in directing clinics and camps for young basketball players.  Coach Williams will be assisted by an outstanding group of varsity and junior varsity coaches from northern California and guest coaches from the college ranks.  In addition to the coaching staff, outstanding college players and Sly Park alumni serve as counselors.

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