New sports committee for West Bay

| 07/01/2010

Cayman Islands news, Cayman sports news, West Bay(CNS): Private citizens in West Bay have teamed up with the Department of Sports to form the district’s first Community Sports Committee. In an effort to promote community spirit through sport and following on from its motto – "Communities That Play Together, Stay Together", the WBCSC intends to map out leagues for various sports that will appeal to the appetite of West Bay residents, young and old. Each league is expected to run a maximum of 6 weeks, a release from the organisation says. The first item on the agenda is the formation of a co-ed Volleyball League for ages 10 and up, which will be split into specific age groups based on interest.

Adult teams can be registered at a cost of CI$60 with a maximum of 10 players, while Youth teams are free.

The Volleyball League will commence Jan 23rd, 2010 at 6:30pm and run until Mar 13th 2010. Games will be played at the John A. Cumber Primary School hard court and indoor school hall. An open-rec and tryout session will be held at the same venue on Jan 16th, 2010 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm.

Team Registration & Waiver Forms and can be downloaded from the Department of Sports website or collected from J&M Electronics at the 4-way stop in West Bay.

Deadline for registration is Jan 15th 2010. Completed registration forms may be returned via email to; dropped off at J&M Electronics; or faxed to 947-9198.

The West Bay Community Sports Committee will bring other sports leagues online throughout the year with plans to start Basketball, Badminton & Table Tennis leagues among others.

Anyone interested in coaching a youth team is encouraged to contact Amy Burke at or by phoning 916-1902. Persons interested in officiating may contact Dion Brandon at

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