Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Get In The Game

Kids who play basketball and engage in healthy competition discover so much more than their athletic abilities. Our basketball programs fit the level of every athlete and provide a space where kids can improve technique and build lasting friendships! They experience a sense of belonging and learn what working together accomplishes. 

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Seasons Offered

Basketball leagues are offered in the Winter and Summer. 

WINTER SEASON
League Dates: December 4, 2023 - February 24, 2023
Registration Dates: October 9, 2023 - November 19, 2023

Check Availability and Register Today

League Details

LEAGUE AGES
Leagues are based on the child’s age at the start of the program.
   U5 (ages 3-4 years)
   U7 (5-6 years)
   U9 (7-8 years)
   U11 (9-10 years)
   U14 (11-13 years)
   U16 (14-15 years)

PRICING
U5, U7, U9 and U11 Divisions 
YMCA Member- $62
Program Participant- $88

U14 & U16 Divisions
YMCA Member- $72
Program Participant- $98

*To offer quality officiating for the U14 & U16 divisions, our YMCA provides NCHSAA certified officials. To offset our program costs, we have included a small rate increase.

LOCATIONS
Stowe Family YMCA
196 YMCA Dr, Belmont, NC 28012

Warlick Family YMCA
2221 Robinwood Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Choose your child’s practice day and time during registration. Options based on first-come-first-served.
  • Practice will take place once weekly with Saturday game schedules.
  • Players 07-15 years old will participate in a player evaluation process. Following the evaluation process, players will be drafted by coaches onto a team based off of their overall evaluation score. There are no cuts. All players will be placed on one team. Please take a moment to review the evaluation and draft process.

    Player Evaluation Times/Dates
    Monday, November 27 -U9 (07 & 08 Years Old) 5:30PM-6:30PM
    Monday, November 27-U11 (09-10) Years Old) 6:30PM-7:30PM
    Tuesday, November 28-U14 (11-13 Years Old)-5:30PM-6:30PM
    Tuesday, November 28-U16 (14-15 Years Old)-6:30PM-7:30PM
     

  • We will offer youth league practices and games at the Warlick Family YMCA as an option to choose from for the U7 and U9 Division players. Please review teams in the U7 division and choose the team day, time and location of your preferred practice choice.     

EQUIPMENT LIST FOR PLAYERS

  • Team Jersey – provided
  • Athletic Shoes

BECOME A COACH

Please consider coaching a team this season by indicating your interest in your registration or contact us and let us know. Coaches get the first choice of practice day/time. 

Let Us Know you want to be a Volunteer Coach

STAY INFORMED WITH PLAYERSPACE

Updates, highlights, and specific details are sent via email and/or text through a system called PlayerSpace. Please ensure that you register with accurate contact information to receive important program communication. We are as invested as you are in ensuring you get the details you need to make your week run smoothly. If you are not receiving emails, please check your spam or junk filter and then make “playerspace” an approved sender. Follow us on FB and Insta for special highlights.

Learn More about PlayerSpace

OUR STAFF

Every single YMCA employee is thoroughly background checked, qualified, caring, CPR Certified, and Basic Safety Certified. 

questions

QUESTIONS

Contact Danny Gathings with questions    |    704-824-1131

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