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Youth Basketball

Y sports nurture the potential of your kids by emphasizing fun, skill development, sportsmanship, and teamwork in a positive environment.

Learn skills and build character while staying active, having fun, and making friends! Our programs progress with your needs and abilities, from introductory to competitive.

Boys & girls | Ages 4-12 | All YMCA locations

Fall & Winter Leagues feature:

  • 8 games per season and post-season tournament
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Focus on fundamentals and new skill development
  • All players play a minimum 1/2 of each game

Winter Registration Deadline: 12/7/15
Winter Practices Begin: Week of 1/4/16 | Season Begins: 1/16/16

Spring Registration Deadline: 3/7/16
Spring Practices Begin: Week of 3/21/16 | Season Begins: 4/2/16 | Spring '16 season will be at Garvey Sports Center ONLY


Register online | Registration form: Wichita/Andover | El Dorado

Boys & Girls | Ages 6-18 | YMCA Farha Sport Center Indoor Courts

Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer Leagues feature:

  • Competitive sports experience with 8 games
  • Certified referees
  • Sportsmanship & YMCA core values strictly enforced
  • Equal playing time encouraged
  • Teams formed by coaches. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
  • Game scores and team standings maintained

 

Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.


Winter Registration Deadline: 12/7/15. | Games Begin: 1/9/16

Spring Registration Deadline: 3/7/16. | Games Begin: 4/2/16

Summer Registration Deadline:5/9/16. | Games Begin: 6/6/16

Register online | Registration form

Coed, Men and Women | Ages 18 & older | YMCA Farha Sport Center Indoor Courts

Competitive & recreational leagues feature:

  • Teams/players divided by skill level (C - No skill req'd. Play, learn & have fun! B - Competitive former high school players. A - Highly competitive former pro or college players.)
  • 8 games per season
  • Sportsmanship & YMCA core values are strictly enforced
  • Teams formed by team captains. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
  • Certified referees

 

Winter Registration Deadline: 12/7/15 | Season Begins: 1/10/16

Spring Registration Deadline: 3/7/16 | Season Begins: 4/3/16

Summer Registration Deadline: 5/9/16 | Season Begins: 6/6/16

Register online | Registration form

Boys and Girls Ages 8-14

Give your athlete the opportunity for a more intensive practice with professional instruction to improve their league play and skills. Players are grouped according to skill level and taught by professional basketball coaches.

Focusing on skill development, sport-specific academies are seasonal and feature:
  • 8 week sessions
  • Meet 2 times/week (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • 6:00-7:30pm for ages 8-14
  • 45 minutes of clinic-style instruction
  • 45 minutes of scrimmages
  • Players are grouped according to skill level.
  • Taught by professional basketball coaches.
  • Offered in the fall, winter, spring, and summer at YMCA Farha Sport Center - Indoor Courts.

 

Register Online: 2016 academies coming soon!

Boys & Girls | Ages 6-12 | Andover, East, and North YMCAs

Clinics give athletes the opportunity to focus on improving their skills and the fundamentals of the game. Players are grouped according to skill level.

  • Meets 4 consecutive days for 2 hours
  • Opportunity to improve your game in a fun setting with a focus on fundamentals and overall game knowledge

 

Download 2015 registration form

Boys & girls | Ages 8-16 | YMCA Farha Sport Center -Indoor Courts

Whether you’re new to a sport or an elite athlete, it’s important to focus on mastering the fundamental skills. Academies give athletes the opportunity for a more intensive practice with professional instruction to improve their league play and progress their skills. Players are grouped according to skill level and taught by professional coaches.

  • Meets every day for 5 days
  • Recieve clinic-style instruction & scrimmages
  • Focus on fundamentals and new skill development
  • All academies offered June 1 - July 17

 

Download 2015 registration form