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 and up 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 YMCA offers youth basketball in the Park Hill and Stapleton neighborhoods in Denver 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

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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 3v3 or 4v4 to give more touches and opportunity to players to learn the basic skills.

*First practice/game will be on Saturday, January 19th.
YMCA Member $53 / Non-Member $88

Kindergarten Coed Division

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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 19th.
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 Monday, January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 12th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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 in a weeknight and will play at least one game per week on Saturdays. League has separate girls and boys divisions.

*Practices will begin the week of January 7th and the first game will be on Saturday, January 19th.

YMCA Member $65 / Non Member $108
**Divisions that do not have enough participants for an independent league will be combined with teams from the Schlessman YMCA. Travel for teams may be necessary if this occurs.

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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