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Youth Basketball

Learn the basics of the game, fine-tune your skills, plus practice teamwork and leadership, while making new friends!

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Competitive Basketball League - Grades 3-6

The Competitive Youth Basketball League for grades 3-6 can practice up to twice a week and will play one game on Saturdays at various locations.

Practice times and locations are set by coaches. Team records are kept throughout the season. The season will conclude with a tournament for the 5th & 6th Grade Divisions.

Fall Recreational Basketball League - PreK-Grade 6

Our Youth Instructional Basketball League is offered for PreK-6th Grade. 

Grades PreK-2nd will have a 1/2 practice followed immediately followed by a 1/2 hour game each Saturday at the Downtown YMCA. Times vary from week to week. Grades 3-6 will have practice throughout the week at various locations and a game on Saturdays. Game times vary from week to week.

Basketball Classes by the Session

Faith & Fundamentals - Ages 5-12

Join Jon McKanna - Gateway North Church's Worship Leader for a class that will focus on developing basketball skills and Praising and learning about Jesus Christ.

Lil’ Dribblers - Ages 3-5 years  

Developmentally appropriate introductory program for children that prepares them for organized basketball in a fun, non-threatening environment. Parents and children work one-on-one during this class.  Parents and children who are participating must bring a clean pair of tennis shoes for this program.

Rookies Basketball - Ages 6-8  

Does your son/daughter enjoy playing basketball? Enroll him or her today in our instructional youth basketball class.  This class will work with experienced coaches to develop their basketball skills in an environment that encourages praise and positive reinforcement.  Hoops will be set at 8 feet. 

Champions Basketball - Ages 9-13

Training is all about improving the skills and fundamentals of our players in a more personalized setting. The workouts are hour-long sessions dedicated to 100% skill development and typically cover shooting, ball handling, passing, athleticism, defense, and/or other important basketball skills and strategies.

Middle School Basketball Training

Improve your basketball skills and be part of a team! YMCA Middle School Basketball League means fun, fair play, good sportsmanship and respect for all and is available to boys and girls in grades 6-8 who want to further develop skills, and play more competitively. Players will participate in strength conditioning and plyometric exercises, as well as basketball workouts where players will fine tune fundamentals and learn advanced basketball techniques.

 

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