Youth Basketball 2017-10-25T08:45:13+00:00

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Youth Basketball is an instructional program that focuses on skill development and an introduction to team play. The program encourages students to get active and have fun while learning basic basketball skills.

Let’s start playing!

Learn the fundamentals and skills needed to have fun playing basketball. Introduction to team play through guided drills and games. (Due to limited space, only players and coaches can be in the gym.)

This program runs on Saturday mornings for six weeks starting on November 11th.

Cost:

Age 3-5: $35 for Y Members / $55 for Community Members.
Grades 1-5: $35 for Y Members/ $55 for Community Members.
Free t-shirt and basketball for all participants! IMG_8333

Youth Basketball 2017 Schedule:

Dates: 11/11, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16.

Daily Time Slots:
9:00-9:45 am: Ages 3-5
10:00-10:45 am: 1st and 2nd Graders
11:00 am-12:00 pm: 3rd and 4th Graders

The Rules Specific to Each Division and Group

Rookies: Knee-High – Preschool Boys and Girls ages 3-5
The goal of this group is to teach fundamental basketball skills – dribbling, passing, shooting, & teamwork.

Rookies:1&2 – Boys and Girls in Grades 1 & 2
The goal of this group is to get to know the terms and rules of Basketball, learn to play offense, and learn to play defense. 8’ rim height.

  • :30 skills and drills
  • 4 minute Mini-games with available teams
    • All players get equal play time
    • Scores will not be kept
    • Man-to-man defense only
    • No pressing allowed
    • Coaches on the floor to officiate and assist

Rookies:3&4 – Boys and Girls in Grades 3 & 4
The goal of this group is to get the players to setup and run a ½ court offense, and to play defense as a team.  9’ rim height.

  • :10 skills and drills
  • 4 – 8 minute quarters w/3 min. half-time
  • Substitution horn at 4 min.
  • 1 time-out per half, per team
  • All players get equal play time
  • Fouls in the act of shooting – 1 shot
  • Clock stops for foul shots
  • Scores kept – 12 point spread max.
  • Man-to-man defense only
  • No pressing allowed
  • Coaches may be on the floor to assist