Our coaches focus on the youth basketball players’ development of building core skills such as ball handling, defense, offense, rebounding, shooting, conditioning and more. We’re creating team players and future leaders through team sports. Your kids will learn good sportsmanship and teamwork, develop positive friendships and you’ll build ...
Youth Basketball Leagues Feature. Our Focus. YMCA Youth Basketball focuses on good sportsmanship and the YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Lessons Learned. We focus on the fundamentals and new skill development. Players receive equal playing time regardless of skill level.
Kids have been having fun learning how to play basketball at the Y since 1891. Our youth basketball leagues are a great way for kids to fine-tune their skills, practice good sportsmanship, and build teamwork. Kids in YMCA youth sports leagues learn about dribbling, shooting, and guarding.
The Mad Ants professional basketball team, owned and operated by the Indiana Pacers, is the official sponsor of youth basketball at 6 YMCAs in Allen, Whitley, and Wells counties. The sponsorship, in conjunction with the Jr. NBA program, includes clinics for youth, coaches and officials training, special Y Nights at Mad Ants home games, coaches support, and Mad Ants branded team shirts.
Players in this youth basketball league continue to build skills like dribbling, shooting, passing, and begin learning basketball plays through fun drills. Grades: 3 to 6, single-gender. Led by: Volunteer coach. Schedule: Practice once per week with games on weekends, including home games and games against other Ys in the region.
YMCA coaches care about your child’s development — creating a positive environment to build character and confidence in each player New Friendships Sports offer the perfect setting for kids to make new friends while learning the importance of teamwork and good sportsmanship.
We cannot guarantee special requests during late registration. The YMCA Youth Basketball Program relies on volunteer coaches to make the program successful. If you would like to volunteer, please indicate it on the registration form or contact the Youth Sports Director, Don Siebert at 269-324-9622 x423 or email.
Every game begins with a Youth Sports Pledge and ends with a handshake. Current Program Offerings. Basketball Academy (Spring, Summer & Fall) Ages 5-14. Recreational Basketball Leagues (Summer & Winter) Ages 5-18. Parent & Me Rookie Basketball Academy (Summer & Winter) Ages 3-4. Basketball League Skills Evaluations and Coaches' Draft Information
The YMCA of Lincoln offers basketball programs that help youth develop and discover their potential through relationships, teamwork, and healthy competition. Youth basketball is one of the premier youth sports programs offered by the Y.