YMCA of Greater Louisville

Northeast Family YMCA

9400 Mill Brook Road, Louisville, KY 40223502 425 1271

YOUTH BASKETBALL

Y Basketball Leagues teach kids the basics of the sport while also helping them make new friends, stay active and learn new skills that will help them succeed in life. We're committed to coaching with a focus on fair play, healthy competition and parent participation.

PLAYER ITEMS

When you sign up for Y Youth Basketball Leagues, you not only learn the sport, you also get a jersey and an end-of-season award.

WINTER BASKETBALL CALENDAR (AGES 3-17)

December 2
Registration Deadline
December 30 (week of)
Rosters Distributed 
TBA
Coaches' Meeting
January 4
Orientation & Picture Day
January 18
First Game
March 15-16
Tournament (ages 11-17)
Registration has closed.

AGE 3 | WINTER COED BASKETBALL (5 GAMES)

For our youngest players, we focus on introducing the game of basketball and basic ball handling skills like passing, dribbling and shooting. Coaches and officials take an active role in teaching at this level. 6-foot goals and smaller balls are used. Teams will rotate through skill stations for approximately 30 minutes directly before each scrimmage game.

Registration has closed.

AGE 4 | WINTER COED BASKETBALL (5 GAMES)

For our youngest players, we focus on introducing the game of basketball and basic ball handling skills like passing, dribbling and shooting. Coaches and officials take an active role in teaching at this level. 6-foot goals and smaller balls are used. Teams will rotate through skill stations for approximately 30 minutes directly before each scrimmage game.

Registration has closed.

AGES 5-6 | WINTER COED BASKETBALL (7 GAMES)

Children at this level continue to develop basic skills and begin to learn the rules of the game. The primary focus is on offense and ball handling and coaches and officials emphasize learning throughout the game. One-on-one defense is introduced. 8-foot goals and 27.5 inch balls are used. In the winter, teams have one weeknight practice and one game each week.

Registration has closed.

AGES 7-8 | WINTER COED BASKETBALL (7 GAMES)

With a continued focus on fundamental skills like ball-handling and shooting technique, coaches choose their own defense at this level. We use a 27.5 in ball and teams play full court on 8 foot goals. In the winter, teams will have one weeknight practice and one game each week.

Registration has closed.

AGES 9-10 | WINTER GIRLS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

Teamwork is emphasized in this age bracket and passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened. Coaches choose their own defense with limited pressing. A 27.5 inch ball, a ten-foot goal and teams play full court. Teams will have one practice and one game each week. Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games.

Registration has closed.

AGES 9-10 | WINTER COED BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

Teamwork is emphasized in this age bracket and passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened. Coaches choose their own defense with limited pressing. A 27.5 inch ball, a ten-foot goal and teams play full court. Teams will have one practice and one game each week. Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games.

Registration has closed.

AGES 11-12 | WINTER GIRLS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

AGES 11-12 | WINTER BOYS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

AGES 13-14 | WINTER GIRLS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

AGES 13-14 | WINTER BOYS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

AGES 15-17 | WINTER GIRLS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

AGES 15-17 | WINTER BOYS BASKETBALL (8 GAMES)

We emphasize continued skill development and teamwork. Passing, shooting and defensive skills are strengthened and the importance of physical fitness and conditioning is stressed. Teams play full court with ten-foot goals and all basketball rules apply, with limited pressing. Teams have one weeknight practice and one game per week.

Teams will travel to other Ys in the area for games. Teams will participate in an end-of-season, single-elimination tournament held the final weekend of the season (March 15-16, 2014).

Registration has closed.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Chris White, the Associate Sports and Recreation Director, at cwhite@ymcalouisville.org or at 502.329.4794.
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