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Youth Sport Leagues & Teams

Basketball

Our sport programs offer a fun and unique aspect to youth development. The leagues will offer a mix of fun, instruction, skills and drills that have been proven successful. These co-ed leagues will require parental volunteers in helping run drills and games.

Youth JR. NBA Basketball League  (Ages 5-12.5)

This co-ed league runs for 15 weeks during multiple seasons. We use Jr. NBA Youth Basketball guidelines for our rules. We focus on developing skills and physical fitness with practical learning in a game setting.

Season Winter League ('19)
Combine Day TBD
Program Dates 11/9/2019 - 2/8/2020
Registration Deadline 11/2

 

BASIC JR. NBA BASKETBALL INFORMATION

  • Co-ed, all abilities and skill levels welcome
  • Ages 5-12.5, see age range/grade scale (5 year olds must be enrolled in Kindergarten)
  • This is first and foremost an instructional league, the main focus of practice, drills, and games will be on skill development
  • Children will be split into three divisions—Grades K-1 | 2-3 | 4-6
  • All games are played on Saturdays and are played with Jr. NBA rules, guidelines, and standards. See the rule book for a complete listing of all of the rules
  • All participants, coaches, parents, and guardians will be held to the OCYs code of conduct

 

PRACTICES

All practices will be held for approximately 45 minutes during the week at branch-specific locations.

  • Practice Attire: T-shirt, shorts or sweats (no jeans) and sneakers
  • Days of practices will be weekday evenings depending on team. Additional practice times may be added depending on size of league.
  • Practices are 45 minutes and focus on skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship. They’re led by a volunteer coach and/or a YMCA staff member.

 

GAMES

Games will be played Saturdays on the hour with a variable schedule, younger teams usually play earlier games

  • Game Schedule: Games will run between 9:00am-1:00pm on Saturdays. The final schedule will be released before the first week of practices. The amount of games will be dependent upon enrollment. Games approximately 40min
  • Game Locations: Games location will differ by branch and will be communicated before the start of the season.
  • Game Attire: Team-Jersey* (see below,) shorts/sweats (no jeans) & sneakers
    Uniforms will be available for purchase through our OCY uniform store—You’ll receive an email with instructions
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THE JR. NBA, NBA, AND NBA PROPERTIES DO NOT IN ANY WAY CONTROL OR OPERATE THE ACTIVITIES OF ANY JR. NBA LEAGUE OR TEAM