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Chelsea Piers Connecticut AAU Basketball Tryouts Announced

By Chelsea Piers Connecticut

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Stamford, CT - Chelsea Piers Connecticut is excited to announce tryout dates for boys in grades 5 – 7 interested in joining the Chelsea Piers AAU Basketball League.

The Chelsea Piers AAU Basketball League is designed specifically to help grow and develop all-around basketball players by focusing on individual offensive and defensive skill development. The curriculum also includes the teaching and developing of team concepts and overall basketball skill knowledge from multiple members of Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s experienced coaching staff during twice-weekly practices. Chelsea Piers AAU coaches Brian Bertucci, Chris Seter and Kyle Marian work one-on-one with players in order to develop player’s individual skills and ensure a positive experience for all.

Throughout the season, which runs from March to June, players will also compete in 3 to 4 regional tournaments in order to apply their practice in a more competitive environment and provide additional training and teamwork experience.

“We are thrilled to offer talented young basketball players from Fairfield and Westchester counties the instruction and training needed to advance their game to the next level,” commented Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s Basketball Director, Brian Bertucci. “The combination of our high quality coaching staff and Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s state-of-the-art facilities provides players with an unparalleled training experience.”

Tryout dates are as follows:

Date Time
Thursday, January 30 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Saturday, February 1 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Sunday, February 2 11:00am – 12:30pm

Sunday, February 9 11:00am – 12:30pm

To be eligible for the league, all players must attend at least one tryout and pay a $50 per player tryout fee. To register for tryouts, please visit

For more information, please contact Brian Bertucci at 203.989.1706 or email

About Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a 400,000-sq-ft state-of-the-art sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, CT, just off I-95 at Exit 9. Opened in July 2012, Chelsea Piers Connecticut consists of several core sports facilities encompassing more than 20 sports.

Ice Rinks - Dual rink skating facility for ice hockey and figure skating
Aquatics Center – Olympic pool, warm water instructional and exercise pool, and 6,000 sq-ft water play area featuring three giant slides
Gymnastics Training Center – 14,000 sq-ft gymnastics training space and cheerleading program
Baseball and Softball Training Facility – Indoor turf infield and five batting cages
Field House – Indoor 100-yard turf field for soccer, lacrosse, football, field hockey, softball and baseball; hardwood courts for basketball and volleyball; and a 1/5-mile track
Squash Club – 11 singles and one hardball doubles court
Tennis Club - 7 indoor hard court tennis courts
Adventure Center – 12,000 sq-ft area featuring a recreational trampoline center, a 24-foot high rock wall, and a Little Athletes gym for children 6 months to five years

Like Chelsea Piers New York, CPCT combines athletic facilities with an extensive array of professional instructors and league programs for youths, teens and adults.

In addition to these sport offerings, CPCT is also home to:

Childcare facility and preschool - Small class sizes, certified teachers and use of the sports facilities at CPCT
Just Sprouted – Healthy, and natural food café.
Top of the Game – A sit-down restaurant and bar on the mezzanine level overlooking the North Rink.
BlueStreak Sports Training – An athletic skills-development center dedicated to sport performance enhancement for dedicated athletes of every level
Stamford Hospital – An 18,500 square foot branch of Stamford Hospital focusing on orthopedic and sports medicine physicians, physical therapy services, a laboratory draw station, and imaging services.
FlyWheel Sports - An intense, incredibly inspiring and empowering cardio cycling experience led by top-notch instructors in a unique stadium style studio
Pro Shop – A Harrow pro shop featuring apparel and equipment for squash and tennis.

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