YMCA youth basketball promises no try outs, no getting cut and no bench warmers! Every child plays at least half of every game while making friends and learning new techniques. Basketball at the Y provides children an opportunity to get active and play. Players have fun while developing an appreciation for basketball and physical activity.
YMCA youth basketball recreational teams are led by volunteer coaches. All volunteer coaches undergo a background check and training. Opportunities are available for coaches and assistant coaches at all locations.
Y-Ball is an opportunity for boys of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to play recreational basketball in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment. Every kid plays equally in Y-Basketball regardless of their position or individual ability.
The Valley of the Sun YMCA offers several different opportunities for youth basketball. Our recreational and competitive divisions are both run in partnership with the Phoenix Suns. Each player is required to wear a Jr. Suns jersey to participate, a ticket is given to each athlete for either a Suns or Mercury game depending on the season along with a premium gift from the Phoenix Suns. Youth learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set individual and team ...
Youth Recreational League . This program provides the opportunity to learn fundamental basketball skills. All participants are given the opportunity to play equal amounts during games. The hoop heights and basketball sizes change as the players become older, which allow for easier progression.
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.
Basketball was first invented at a YMCA in 1891. Today, our Y’s keep the game alive with youth and adult leagues, pick-up games, and open shoot-around. Our basketball gyms offer hardwood floor gymnasiums with regulation-height goals and adjustable-height children’s goals at the Cansler Y, North Side Y, West Side Y, and Downtown Y (no children’s goals at the Downtown Y).
Youth Basketball is an exciting sport that combines team play and individual skills. With youth basketball, every child has a chance to participate in practices and games! The Y utilizes volunteer coaches to focus on participation and fun!
The Y offers youth basketball programs for children in grades K–6! Bitty Basketball classes introduce children in grades K–1 to basic basketball fundamentals. Our leagues are for players in grades 2–6 and teach players basketball fundamentals and game skills in a positive team environment. Discounts are available for active Y members.
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