Basketball | Denver YMCA
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From dribbling, to lay-ups, to free throws, YMCA youth basketball teaches the fundamentals of basketball and provides kids ages 3 to 18 with a positive basketball experience. Through regular practices and games, teammates gain a strong knowledge of basketball, from shooting, to passing, to blocking and more. Plus they have fun and learn teamwork, which leads to a lifelong love of basketball.

The Schlessman YMCA will offer basketball during the following seasons:

  • Fall 2 2018 Registration: August 20 - September 21 Online registration closed. Contact the sports department to register.
  • Fall 2 2018 Season: October 15 - December 15

 

 

  • Spring 2019 Registration: January 14th - February 15th
  • Spring 2019 Season: March 11th - May 11th

 

  • Fall 1 2019 Registration: June 17 - July 19
  • Fall 1 2019 Season: August 12 - October 5

Sponsored By:

  • Sponsored By: Credit Union of Colorado
  • Sponsored By: United Medical Resources

Pre-k Hoopsters - 3 and 4 year olds COED

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams will have a 20 minute practice followed immediately by a 20 minute game on Saturdays. There are no practices/games during the week. League is coed. NEW - Games will now be played 4v4 to give more touches and opportunity to players to learn the basic skills.

*First practice/game will be on Saturday, January 12th.

Rosters Emailed to Teams by December 21st.
Game Schedule Posted by January 4th.
YMCA Member $53 / Non Member $88

Kindergarten Hoopsters - COED

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams will have a 30 minute practice followed immediately by a 30 minute game on Saturdays. There are no practices/games during the week. League is coed. NEW - Games will now be played 4v4 to give more touches and opportunity to players to learn the basic skills.

*First practice/game will be on Saturday, January 12th.

Rosters Emailed to Teams by December 21st.
Game Schedule Posted by January 4th.
YMCA Member $53 / Non Member $88

1st and 2nd Grade COED Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League is coed for this division!

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 12th.

*Game times/locations are subject to change*

(In some instances, we may combine with a neighboring YMCA to run a league, in which case game times and locations may vary.)

Rosters Emailed to Teams by December 21st.
Game Schedule Posted by January 4th.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

3rd and 4th grade BOYS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

3rd and 4th grade GIRLS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

5th and 6th grade BOYS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

5th and 6th grade GIRLS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

7th and 8th grade BOYS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

7th and 8th grade GIRLS Division

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Our basketball program focuses on teaching fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through games and drills. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. Practice nights vary by team, but will be on the same night every week.
YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108

High School Co-ed Games Only Division

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A Sunday, games only league designed for high school age basketball players who want to participate on a basketball team. 7 games guaranteed. Season Ending Tournament. No practices - teams will play only games. Registration deadline 11/16. Season 12/2-2/10

5th/6th, 7th/8th BOYS COMPETITIVE Leagues

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The YMCA Competitive Basketball division is designed to give teams the opportunity to play other teams who are similarly skilled. Teams practice once a week and will play at least one game per week. All teams play in an end of season tournament.

*Some travel for teams in this division will be required.
**Players may register as a free agent, however if there is not an open spot on a team for free agents that player will be moved to the recreational division.

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