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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) Spring League ('20) Summer League ('20)
Combine Day 11/9/19 2/8/20 7/11/20
Program Dates 11/9/2019 - 2/8/2020 2/8/20 - 4/4/20 7/11/20 - 8/29/20
Registration Deadline 11/2/19 2/1/20 7/5/20

 

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
THE JR. NBA, NBA, AND NBA PROPERTIES DO NOT IN ANY WAY CONTROL OR OPERATE THE ACTIVITIES OF ANY JR. NBA LEAGUE OR TEAM