Wondering how to get the most up-to-date info on rain-out delays and cancellations? Call the M.C.R.D. rain-out line at (706) 795-6273 or register to receive a call, text, and/or email from the Madison County Emergency Alert system. Signing up is easy...Visit www.madisoncountyga.us and click on the Emergency Alerts tab. During registration, be sure to check the box to receive notifications from M.C.R.D. You will then receive a notification as soon as any rain-out decisions are made.
Youth Basketball Registration
M.C.R.D. will conduct registration for youth basketball beginning Monday, September 8 and ending Friday, October 31. The sign-up times will be Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For those parents unable to come by the office during regular business hours, we will have extended registration hours on Thursday, October 23 and Friday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All sign-ups will be held at Sammy Haggard Park, 1345 Highway 98 West in Danielsville. There will be no late sign-ups. Leagues will be offered in the following divisions:
7 & 8 Year Old Boys 7 & 8 Year Old Girls
9 & 10 Year Old Boys 9 & 10 Year Old Girls
11 & 12 Year Old Boys 11 & 12 Year Old Girls
13 & 14 Year Old Boys 13 & 14 Year Old Girls
The age control date is January 1, 2015. All players must be seven by that date and cannot turn 15 by that date. The registration fee for Madison County residents is $35. Out of county players pay an additional $25. A birth certificate is required for registration. Practices take place at the five elementary gyms. Comer Elementary and Hull Sanford Elementary gyms will be used for games.
21st Annual Christmas in Comer Reindeer Run 5k
This year's event will take place on Saturday, December 6 at Arnold Park in Comer. Entry fee is $20 for participants wanting a t-shirt, and shirt sizes are guaranteed for all entries postmarked by November 7. Runners who do not want a shirt and those registering after November 7 pay $10.***ALL entries must be received by 5 pm on Monday, December 1. NO REGISTRATION will be taken after December 1.*** For more info and an entry form, please click the Special Events tab at the top of the page.
Santa's elves will be stopping by M.C.R.D. from now until December 9 to pick up his mail. Children wishing to write Santa should address their letters to: Santa Clause, P.O. Box 248, Danielsville, GA 30633. If possible, letters should be written by children themselves. Parents are asked to include a self-addressed stamped envelope if they would like a response from Santa.
Santa has reserved Tuesday, December 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. to call boys and girls who've been especially good this year. Parents can contact M.C.R.D. at (706) 795-6270 to request a call from Santa. Please be prepared to provide a brief wish list and basic info with your request.
Basketball 101...Coming Soon!
This instructional class is designed to prepare 5 & 6 year old boys and girls for M.C.R.D.'s youth basketball league. Participants learn the fundamentals of basketball, including passing, dribbling, and shooting. Classes will be offered on Saturdays in early 2015. More details coming in December...check our website often!