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Youth Basketball Fall 2016

YMCA team sports are a great way for youth to stay active and healthy, but also gain confidence and develop social and leadership skills. Dedicated volunteer coaches are trained to set expectations, and help kids find their strengths and advance their skills.  The Y accepts individual and team registrations.

Player Evaluations

  • Kindergarten: players will not have an evaluation. Instead they will have two skills nights on Thursday, Oct. 27 and Tuesday, Nov. 1, both beginning at 5 p.m.
  • 1st – 6th Grades: players will be evaluated before being placed on teams. Evaluation dates and times are as follows:

Monday, October 24

  • 5:30 P.M. – 1st & 2nd grade boys
  • 6:30 P.M. – 3rd through 6th grade boys

Tuesday, October 25

  • 5:30 P.M. – 1st & 2nd grade girls
  • 6:30 P.M. – 3rd through 6th grade girls

Games: Held at the Osage Prairie YMCA, Saturdays Nov 5– Dec 17

Practices: Players will hear from coaches Oct. 26 – 28 when they will have a minimum of 2 team practices before the first game. Designated weeknights and times will be made available for coach’s to choose a regular practice time.

Skills Night: Offered for all boys Mondays, beginning Nov 7 and girls and Kindergarten players on Tuesdays beginning Nov 8 at the following times.

Mondays (starting Nov. 7)

  • 5:30 P.M. – 1st & 2nd grade boys
  • 6:30 P.M. – 3rd through 6th grade boys

Tuesdays (starting Nov. 8)

  • 5:00 P.M. – Kindergarten
  • 6:00 P.M. – 1st & 2nd grade girls
  • 7:00 P.M. – 3rd through 6th grade girls

Coaches: Parent volunteers are needed to help coach. A coach’s meeting will be held October 26 at 6 P.M. to hand out rosters and decide practice times. All coaches will be expected to contact their team players that evening at the meeting. Phones will be available for use.

Other Info: All participants will receive a game jersey and an end of season game ball.

Age Divisions: Boys and girls leagues will be formed for Kindergarten – 6th grades. Age divisions will be dependent on enrollment.

Bitty Basketball is offered for children ages 3-5 years. Click here to learn more about our Bitty Sports.

Non-Member Rate: $45 Y Member Rate: $30

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, Register online using the link below.

COACH’S MEETING: October 26

Download the 2016 Youth Basketball Registration form.

*Calendar is subject to change.

Download Youth Basketball Rules

Register Online!