YMCA Girls’ Basketball League
The Girls’ Basketball League is for girls in kindergarten – 5th grade and is designed to get girls in the game for skill development, friendships and fun! In the girls basketball league, we offer two divisions based on your child’s grade:
Grades 2-3: One 30 minute practice, followed by a 30 minute game once a week on Wednesday at 5:30 pm. Intermediate size basketballs for small hands.
Grades 4-5 One 30 minute practice and one 30 minute game once a week on Thursdays at 5:00 pm. Intermediate size basketballs are used in a 5 v 5 game with 9 ft hoops.
Youth Basketball League
Our co-ed youth basketball league is open to girls and boys, where the focus is on skill development, teamwork and fun for all. We do not keep score or track standings in grades K-3. The 4th-5th grade division will keep scoreThe 4th-5th grade division will keep score and standings will be kept. We offer four divisions based on your child’s grade:
Kindergarten Clinic: The co-ed Kindergarten youth basketball clinic is for those new to basketball. Volunteer coaches and staff will focus on teaching the basic fundamentals of the game including dribbling, shooting, passing and defense. The program is designed to teach kids the importance of fair play, sportsmanship and safety, all while creating a fun and exciting learning environment. Each week 40 minutes will be dedicated to practice followed by a 20 minute game. The program meets on Tuesdays from 4:30-5:30pm.
Grade 1: One 55 minute practice and one game a week. Practice times available Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. Games are held on Friday evening. Youth-size basketballs for small hands. 5 v 5.
Grades 2-3: One 55 minute practice and one game a week. Practice times available Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. Games are held on Friday evening. Intermediate-size basketballs. 5 v 5.
Grades 4-5: One 55 minute practice and one game a week. Practice times available Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. Games are held on Friday evening. Official-size basketballs. 5 v 5.
Your child will be placed in a league based on his/her school grade during the 2016/17 academic year.
Team rosters, coach assignments, and game scores will be available one week before practices start. We register approximately 9 players per team based on grade and experience. Players who register before Friday, December 30 may request up to three teammates.
Registration: September 20-October 25
Program runs: October 30-December 14
Places are limited so sign up early! Refunds will only be issued if a player cancels within the first week of the program.