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.

AGE 3 | COED BASKETBALL

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.

AGE 4 | COED BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 5-6 | COED BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 7-8 | COED BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 9-10 | GIRLS BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 9-10 | COED BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 11-12 | BOYS & GIRLS BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 13-14 | BOYS & GIRLS BASKETBALL

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.

AGES 15-17 | BOYS & GIRLS BASKETBALL

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.

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.