Winter Basketball League
Our youth basketball league has no tryouts and everyone is welcome. Thanks to the Y’s sports philosophy and basketball rules, kids participate in every game and receive equal playing time, regardless of skill level.
Youth Basketball at the Y develops fundamental basketball skills, teaches teamwork and promotes physical activity in a team environment. This indoor basketball league is open to kids K (5 & up) to 6th grade. Leagues will be organized by 2017/18 school year grades.
||Sept 15- Nov 17
||Nov 18 - Nov 25
*All registrations received after Nov 17 will be subject to a late fee of $10.
*Late Registration does not guarantee a roster spot.
Games – Season begins on Dec 16 and lasts eight games. Games are played Saturdays and some weeknights at the Lake Highlands YMCA and/or at neighboring schools or YMCA locations.
Practices – Basketball practices are either held at the branch or at a local venue. One weeknight practice per week scheduled by the volunteer head coach.
Uniforms- Each child will be responsible for purchasing their own uniform.
Coach's Meeting - November 14, 6:30 p.m. for PreK - 2nd grade, 7:30 p.m. for grades 3 - 6 at the Lake Highlands Y.
Winter Small Fry Basketball League
Small Fry is an instructional clinic that includes fundamental drills and skills. The program consists of 45-minute sessions. The first sessions will focus on instruction with the final two sessions being scrimmage games. The small fry league is for children 3 - 4 years old (player must be 3 years of age by November 1, 2017). All sessions are 6 classes long.
Registration will be from September 15 until November 17.
||November 9-December 14
||November 11-December 16 8 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
||November 11-December 16 8:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
All sessions are at the Lake Highlands YMCA.
Holiday Basketball Sports Camps
Basketball camps are offered for boys and girls Kindergarten - 6th grade. Our basketball camps emphasize basic to advanced skills instruction and practice in the areas of shooting, dribbling, passing, rebounding and defense. Campers will learn the rules of basketball as well as team concepts and sportsmanship. This camp is ideal for any youth basketball player looking to improve their basketball skills, or a player who wants to learn the fundamentals of basketball.
||November 20 - 22, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
||December 18 - 22, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.