The NGBA season kicks off on November 27 and ends March 10. If there is a snow day, the season will be extended to March 17. There are no games during school vacations (12/23, 12/30, 2/17, and 2/24).
2017 – 2018 Game Times and Locations
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- Grade 2 – Saturdays at 9:00 am, 10:00 am and 11:00 am at Oak Hill Middle School
- Grade 3 – Saturdays at 9:00 am and 10:00 am at Day Middle School
- Grade 4 – Saturdays at 11:00 am at Day Middle School
- Grade 5/6 – Saturdays at 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm at Bigelow Middle School
- Grade 7/8 – Saturdays at 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm at Bigelow Middle School
2017 – 2018 Practice Times
Teams practice for one hour per week. Practices are at Bigelow, Day or Oak Hill Middle Schools. Teams do not practice during school vacation weeks or holidays.
- Grade 2 – No practices
- Grade 3 – 6:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
- Grade 4 – 6:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
- Grade 5/6 – 7:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
- Grade 7/8 – 6:00 pm on Mondays; 8:00 pm on Wednesdays or Thursdays
Reminders: Jewelry, Food & Beverages, Uniforms, Playing Time
- No jewelry may be worn to games or practices. This includes string bracelets, hard barrettes or beads in hair, earrings, etc. Girls wearing earrings will not be allowed to play.
- Absolutely no food is allowed in the gyms.
- Uniforms should be worn to both games and practices. For games, the team listed first on the schedule is the home team and should wear the white side of the uniform. The other team should wear green. The uniforms should survive well if washed in cold water and line-dried.
- For player safety, street shoes should not be worn in the gym on wet or snowy days.
- Coaches will ensure that all players receive equal playing time.
For weather-related gym closings, call the School Department Hotline at (617) 559-9020. Last minute closings are at the discretion of school personnel.