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Hempstead Town, Long Island Nets to host summer youth clinics

Hempstead Town is partnering with the Long Island Nets to host free youth basketball clinics at town parks over the summer, officials said.

The clinics are for children ages 6 to 13 who are town residents, officials said in a news release.

Children are only allowed to attend one clinic.

The sessions are from 10-11:30 a.m. and will be held on July 15 at Veterans Memorial Park in East Meadow; Aug. 12 at Oceanside Park in Oceanside; and Sept. 16 at Newbridge Road Park in South Bellmore, the release said.

“Teaming up with the Long Island Nets to provide free basketball clinics for kids is a ‘slam dunk,’ ” Supervisor Anthony Santino said in the release.

The Long Island Nets will play at the NYCB Live’s Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the fall; their first season was at the Barclays Center while the coliseum was being renovated.

Registration opens June 1 at

For more information, contact Victor Sparaccio at 516-292-9000, ext. 7245 or

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