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

 

 

  • Winter 2020 Registration: November 4 - December 6
  • Winter 2020 Season: January 6 - February 29

 

Sponsored By:

  • Sponsored By: Credit Union of Colorado

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. Games will be played 4v4 to give more touches and opportunity to players to learn the basic skills.

*First practice/game will be on Saturday, October 19th.

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 Co-ed. Games are played 4v4 to give more touches and opportunity to players to learn the basic skills.

*First practice/game will be on Saturday, October 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 October 14th.

*No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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.

No practices or games the week of Thanksgiving
YMCA Member $70 / Non Member $118

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 11/22. Season 12/7-2/22

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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