Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Youth basketball is a recreational program designed to teach fundamentals, sportsmanship, and teamwork! Youth basketball programs are offered to ages 3-18.

3&4 Year Old Pee-Wee Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
12/6/21 - 1/31/22
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A 6 week basketball clinic program to introduce kids ages 3-4 to the sport of basketball. They will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball including; running, passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00$ 60.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/06/21 - 01/31/22
Mo,We - 4:45 pm - 30 mins
Register  
12/07/21 - 01/31/22
Tu,Th - 4:45 pm - 30 mins
Register  

5&6 Year Old Biddy Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/8/21 - 2/3/22
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A 8 week basketball league for kids ages 5-6 years old. They will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball including, dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. They will meet once a week and have a 15 minute practice followed by a game each week.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
11/08/21 - 01/31/22
Mo - 5:30 pm
2 / 40 Available Register  
Closes
11/08/2021
11/10/21 - 02/02/22
We - 5:30 pm
- Session is Full
11/11/21 - 02/03/22
Th - 5:30 pm
13 / 40 Available Register  
Closes
11/11/2021

7&8 Year Old Biddy Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/8/21 - 2/4/22
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A 8 week basketball league for kids ages 7-8 years old. They will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball including, dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. They will meet once a week and have a 15 minute practice followed by a game each week.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/6/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
11/08/21 - 01/31/22
Mo - 6:30 pm
- Session is Full
11/09/21 - 02/01/22
Tu - 5:30 pm
- Session is Full
11/12/21 - 02/04/22
Fr - 5:30 pm
29 / 40 Available Register  
Closes
11/12/2021

9&10 Year Old Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/8/21 - 2/19/22
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A 8 week basketball league for kids ages 9-17 years old. This is not a coed league, boys and girls are separated. Each team will practice one day a week and then have a game on Saturday. Each league will end with a playoff at the end of the season. There will be an evaluation for this age group.

Evaluation day and time will get sent via email to participants.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/08/21 - 02/19/22
Boys
Register  
Closes
11/08/2021
11/08/21 - 02/19/22
Girls
Register  
Closes
11/08/2021

11&12 Year Old Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/1/21 - 2/19/22
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A 8 week basketball league for kids ages 11&12 years old. This is not a coed league, boys and girls are separated. Each team will practice one day a week and then have a game on Saturday. Each league will end with a playoff at the end of the season. There will be an evaluation for this age group.

Evaluation day and time will get sent via email to participants.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/01/21 - 02/19/22
Boys
Register  
11/01/21 - 02/19/22
Girls
Register  

13&14 Year Old Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/1/21 - 2/19/22
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A 8 week basketball league for kids ages 13&14 years old. This is not a coed league, boys and girls are separated. Each team will practice one day a week and then have a game on Saturday. Each league will end with a playoff at the end of the season. There will be an evaluation for this age group.

Evaluation day and time will get sent via email to participants.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/01/21 - 02/19/22
Boys
Register  
Closes
11/01/2021
11/01/21 - 02/19/22
Girls
Register  
Closes
11/01/2021

15-17 Year Old Basketball

Baxter Close YMCA
11/1/21 - 2/19/22
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A 8 week basketball league for players 15-17 years old. This is not a coed league, boys and girls are separated. Each team will practice one day a week and the boys U17 league will play on Friday nights. Each league will end with a playoff at the end of the season. There will be an evaluation for this age group.

The High School League (15-17 Year Olds), players are allowed to pick their own teams (Parent Coach Required), players not on a team will fill in holes, or make other teams.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
9/3/21 11/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
11/01/21 - 02/19/22
Boys
Register  
Closes
11/01/2021

H.O.O.P.S. Basketball Fall League

Baxter Close YMCA
9/7/21 - 10/26/21
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Join us for the 9th Annual H.O.O.P.S. Fall Basketball League!

When: Tuesday/Wednesday nights (8 weeks) September 7 -October 26 6pm-8pm

Week 1: Tuesday, September 7th

Week 2: Wednesday, September 15th

Week 3: Wednesday, September 22nd

Week 4: Tuesday, September 28th

Week 5: Wednesday, October 6th

Week 6: Tuesday, October 12th

Week 7: Tuesday, October 19th

Week 8: Tuesday, October 26th

Where: Baxter Close YMCA

Cost: YMCA members $175 non-members $200

Who: Boys and Girls 8-15 All Skill Levels

[email protected] or call 704 277-4777 sign up online
through the YMCA

● Experienced coaching
● Positive learning environment
● Excellent Fundamentals Skills & Drills
● Competitions
● 5 on 5 games


Available Sessions

Date(s)
09/07/21 - 10/26/21
Registration
Closed

Indian Land 3 & 4 year old

Indian Land YMCA
1/15/22 - 2/26/22
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AGE DIVISIONS

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before September 1, 2021

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • 3 & 4 and 5 & 6 age divisions will do a practice/play. They have a 20-minute practice then a game directly after the practice on Saturdays.
  • Practice/Play game times can range anywhere from 8:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Basketball Jersey & Shorts (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:00pm
  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on December 29th.
  • Other Equipment Required: Athletic, non-scuff Shoes

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • For Ages 3 & 4, Practice/Games will starts on Saturday, January 15th.

Last Games/Awards Day: February 26th

Game Schedules will be posted to our sports website, indianlandysports.com, on or before, January 8th.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children are not the only key component of YMCA Youth Sports Programs. The YMCA relies on dedicated adult volunteers to provide leadership as coaches, officials, score keepers, and team parents and assist with fund raising campaigns. Your time and talents are needed at the YMCA.

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

What to Expect:

  1. Introduction to Dribbling
  2. Introduction to Shooting
  3. Introduction to Passing

Expect to see staff and coaches having fun and trying to herd cats. The goal is to create a fun experience to the child continues to play the sport in the future. Ifs it’s not fun, kids will lose interest at this age.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director E [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/15/22 - 02/26/22
Register  
Closes
12/06/2021

Indian Land 5 & 6 year old

Indian Land YMCA
1/15/22 - 2/26/22
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AGE DIVISIONS

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before September 1, 2021

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • 5 & 6 age divisions will do a practice/play. They have a 20-minute practice then a game directly after the practice on Saturdays.
  • Practice/Play game times can range anywhere from 11:00am – 4:30pm on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Basketball Jersey & Shorts (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members $100     Non-Members $200

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:00pm
  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on December 29th.
  • Other Equipment Required: Athletic, non-scuff Shoes

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • For Ages 5 & 6, Practice/Games will starts on Saturday, January 15th.

Last Games/Awards Day: February 26th

Game Schedules will be posted to our sports website, indianlandysports.com, on or before, January 8th.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children are not the only key component of YMCA Youth Sports Programs. The YMCA relies on dedicated adult volunteers to provide leadership as coaches, officials, score keepers, and team parents and assist with fund raising campaigns. Your time and talents are needed at the YMCA.

Other Information

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

What to Expect:

  1. Introduction to Passing
  2. Introduction to Positioning & Defense
  3. Introduction to Dribbling
  4. Basic Shooting Form

Kids will start to learn fundamentals at this age level. The importance of this age is to learn. Coaches are looking to introduce all aspects of offense while promoting growth on and off the court.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director E [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/15/22 - 02/26/22
Register  
Closes
12/06/2021

Indian Land 7 & 8 year old

Indian Land YMCA
1/3/22 - 2/26/22
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AGE DIVISIONS

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before September 1, 2021

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Ages 7 & 8 will have one hour practices once during a weekday (M,T,W, or Th) between 5:30pm-6:30pm.
  • 7 & 8 age group will play games on Saturdays.
  • Game times can range anywhere from 8:00am – 12:00pm on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Basketball Jersey & Shorts (will receive before first games)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:00pm
  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on December 29th.
  • Other Equipment Required: Athletic, non-scuff Shoes

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Practices for ages 7 & 8 will start the week of January 3rd.
  • Games for Ages 7 & 8 will start January 15th.

Last Games/Awards Day: February 26th

Game Schedules will be posted to our sports website, indianlandysports.com, on or before, January 8th.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children are not the only key component of YMCA Youth Sports Programs. The YMCA relies on dedicated adult volunteers to provide leadership as coaches, officials, score keepers, and team parents and assist with fund raising campaigns. Your time and talents are needed at the YMCA.

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

What to Expect:

  1. Proper Passing Techniques
  2. Development of Positions
  3. Introduction to One on One Defense
  4. Ball Control & Dribbling

The U8 program encourages movement through basketball related children’s games. A young player’s basketball experience should be a positive and fun one. Competitive pressures should be discouraged and players should be focused on the “everyone wins” theory. U8 players will be expected to be able to dribble with both hands and become comfortable with shooting and passing. More importantly, they will have fun and develop a love for the game.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director E [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/03/22 - 02/26/22
Register  
Closes
12/06/2021

Indian Land 9-11 year old

Indian Land YMCA
1/3/22 - 2/26/22
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AGE DIVISIONS

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before September 1, 2021

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Ages 9-11 will have one hour practices once during a weekday (M,T,W, or Th) between 6:30pm-8:00pm.
  • Age groups 9-11 will play games on Saturdays.
  • Game times can range anywhere from 10:00am – 4:00pm on Saturday mornings depending on the amount of teams and players signed up.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Basketball Jersey & Shorts (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:00pm
  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on December 29th.
  • Other Equipment Required: Athletic, non-scuff Shoes

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Practices for ages 9-11 will start the week of January 3rd.
  • Games for Ages 9-11 will start January 15th.

Last Games/Awards Day: February 26th

Game Schedules will be posted to our sports website, indianlandysports.com, on or before, January 8th.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children are not the only key component of YMCA Youth Sports Programs. The YMCA relies on dedicated adult volunteers to provide leadership as coaches, officials, score keepers, and team parents and assist with fund raising campaigns. Your time and talents are needed at the YMCA.

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

What to Expect:

  1. Introduction to Zone Defense
  2. Passing & Movement
  3. Finishing & Shooting
  4. Defensive schemes
  5. Learning to move their feet on defense
  6. Double dribbling & Traveling will be called

This is where motor skills are more refined. More fouls happen here. Children now have the ability now to think in advance and begin to anticipate where the ball will be, as well as have the ability to stay at tasks longer. Children can identify with a team and begin to make friends. Socialization becomes very important. This is where “traditional” basketball is being played. Repetition of skills becomes very important and rules are more defined at this level.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director E [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/03/22 - 02/26/22
Register  
Closes
12/06/2021

Indian Land 12-14 year old

Indian Land YMCA
1/3/22 - 2/26/22
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AGE DIVISIONS

Age determination is based on the age of the participant on or before September 1, 2021

PRACTICES AND GAMES

  • Ages 12-14 will have one hour practices once during a weekday (M,T,W, or Th) between 7:30pm-9:00pm starting the week of January 3rd.
  • Ages 12-14 will play games on Friday evenings starting January 14th.
  • Game times can range anywhere from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

YMCA-PROVIDED EQUIPMENT

Basketball Jersey & Shorts (will receive before first games)

REGISTRATION FEE

Members: $100 Non-Member: $200

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Coaches Meeting: Tuesday, December 28th @ 6:00pm
  • Team/Coach info will be EMAILED on December 29th.
  • Other Equipment Required: Athletic, non-scuff Shoes

Last Games/Awards Day: February 25th

Game Schedules will be posted to our sports website, indianlandysports.com, on or before, January 8th.

Volunteer Opportunities

Children are not the only key component of YMCA Youth Sports Programs. The YMCA relies on dedicated adult volunteers to provide leadership as coaches, officials, score keepers, and team parents and assist with fund raising campaigns. Your time and talents are needed at the YMCA.

Sick Policy: If you child is showing any flu like symptoms, please do not attend practice or games. Your child may return to practice and games when there are no symptoms.

What to Expect:

  1. Advanced Schemes and Plays
  2. Introduction to Full Court play
  3. Intermediate Passing & Ball Movement
  4. Advanced One on One Defense, Zone defense, Press Defense
  5. Basic Team Tactics
  6. Double dribbling & Traveling will be called

This is where a child experience a full game like situation.  Children begin to develop complex coordination skill sequences. Can fully appreciate the approach to the basket and understands combination play can be a way of getting there quicker. Full understanding of the rules are important, as this is where traditional basketball is played. Fouls will be called, and that is fine for the growth and knowledge of players and coaches.  More importantly, the coach is a role model and should encourage sportsmanship and fair play.

Contact Information : Troy Love, Program Director E [email protected]


Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/03/22 - 02/26/22
Register  
Closes
12/06/2021