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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 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 registration form
Weeks available: 6/1-5, 6/8-12, 6/15-19, 6/22-26, 7/6-10, 7/13-17

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 or at Farha Sport Center | Download Flyer
Spring session: 3/31-5/21/15
Fees: $96 member/$116 non-member | 8-week session | meets 2x/week

Boys & girls | Ages 12 & under | All YMCA locations

Fall & Winter Leagues feature:

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

Fall Registration Deadline: 10/05/15.
Registration form: Wichita/Andover | El Dorado
Fall Practices Begin: Week of 10/19/15 | Season Begins: 10/31

Winter Registration Deadline: 12/21/15.
Registration form: Wichita/Andover | El Dorado
Winter Practices Begin: Week of 1/11/16 | Season Dates: 1/23 - 3/12/16

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

Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer Leagues feature:

  • Competitive sports experience with 8 games and pre/post tournaments
  • 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

 

Spring Registration Deadline: 3/16/15. Download registration form.
Spring Season Dates: 3/28-6/6/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $85/Y member, $135/Community Participant

Summer Registration Deadline: 4/27/15. Download registration form.
Summer Season Dates: 6/8-7/31/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $85/Y member, $135/Community Participant

Fall I Registration Deadline: 7/27/15. (12U-18U)  Download registration form.
Fall I Season Dates: 8/22-10/10/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $85/Y member, $135/Community Participant

Fall II Registration Deadline: 9/21/15. (6U-14U)  Download registration form.
Fall II Season Dates: 10/24-12/4/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $85/Y member, $135/Community Participant

Winter Registration Deadline: 11/23/15. Download registration form.
Winter Season Dates: 1/9-3/12/16
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $85/Y member, $135/Community Participant

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

 

Spring Registration Deadline: 2/16/15. Download the registration form.
Fall Season Dates: 3/21-5/16/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $30/Y member, $60/Community Participant

Winter Registration Deadline: 12/15/14. Download the registration form.
Fall Season Dates: 1/17-3/7/15
Register as a team. Free agents will be placed pending availability.
Fees: $30/Y member, $60/Community Participant

 

YMCA adaptive programs serve kids and adults with special needs. Our Special Olympics basketball team offers participants the opportunity to focus on skill development or enjoy a more competitive experience.

Ages 6 & older | Northwest YMCA
Contact Beth Albers at 316-260-9622 for details and to sign up