South Mountain YMCA

Youth Basketball

7 Week Program 

Fall 2 Session: November 10 – January 4
Online Registration or call (973) 762-4145
Class Schedule

Our Y travel teams participate in either the NJ YMCA Basketball League or the Hoop Heaven Winter Youth League.

For information regarding any programming, contact Jason Kelly, Director of Youth Sports and Wellness (jkelly@metroymcas.org)

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS
(Grades 3 & 4) (Class #96901)
For children with higher basketball skills or have taken basketball classes and participated in game play and want to go to the next level with a high level of training.
Friday 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $140

BASKETBALL CLINIC ONLY (Grades 1-4)  
Fundamentals of basketball are taught (dribbling, passing, shooting and defense) along with the team concepts of offensive play and zone defense all done in a fun, values-oriented environment. Children new to game play must take this class before enrolling in our League/Clinic program. Only a limited number of clinic only children are allowed at each practice time.  Please observe age restrictions.

Grades 1 & 2
Tuesday (Class #96880)   5:20 - 6:05pm (no class 12/25 or 1/1)
Thursday (Class #96940)  4:30 - 5:15pm (no class 12/26)
Saturday (Class #96921)  10:10 - 10:55am

Grades 3 & 4:
Tuesday (Class #96923)   4:30 - 5:15pm (no class 12/25 or 1/1)
Thursday (Class #96927)  5:20 - 6:05 (no class 12/26)
Saturday (Class #96939)   11:00 - 11:45am
Fee: Tuesday $82 Thursday $95 Saturday $108

BASKETBALL LEAGUE & CLINIC (Grades 1-4)
This fun, low-intensity league is about team work and good sportsmanship, not competition. Everyone plays at least one half of a game and no standings are kept. Players will minimal skills should complete one Clinic Only Program first (see above). Children new to the game wishing to start off in the league need permission from the Program Director. Placement evaluations are held the first week of the session.  Evaluation schedule listed below.  After team placement, players are assigned a 45 min. practice time.  At evaluation, inform coach of any practice schedule conflicts.

No team requests taken.  Siblings are placed on the same team.  Games are on weekends.  Team shirt included. Participants are divided into teams at an evaluation class and games start the following weekend.

Grades 1 & 2 (Class #97003)
Placement Evaluations: Wednesday, November 11/14, 6:40-7:15pm and Thursday, 11/15, 6:10-6:55pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Clinics: Children are assigned to a team and practice at one of these times starting the following week (team names to be determined):
Teams A & B
:         Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15pm
Teams C & D:         Thursday 6:10 - 6:55pm
Teams E & F:          Saturday 3:30 - 4:15pm
Games: Sundays at 3:00pm, 3:45pm, or 4:30pm (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 12/30; last practice will be 12/19, 12/20, or 12/22). 
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $165

Grades 3 & 4 (Class #97004)
Placement Evaluation: Monday, 11/12 or Tuesday, 11/13, 6:30-7:15pm
Clinics: Children are assigned to a team and practice at one of these times starting the following week (team names to be determined):
Teams A & B:         Monday 6:30 - 7:15pm
Teams C & D:         Tuesday 6:10 - 6:55pm
Teams E & F:          Wednesday 7:30 - 8:15pm
Games: Saturdays 4:30pm or 5:15pm (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 12/29; last practice is 12/17, 12/18, or 12/19).
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $165

KINDER BASKETBALL (4-5 1/2 yrs)
Learn introductory basketball skills, the importance of fair play, teamwork and good sportsmanship all while having lots of fun!  Please observe age restrictions. (Class on 11/25; No class on 12/23). Level 2 class is for students who have taken a Kinder Basketball class before.
Tuesday (Class #96944)                     9:00 - 9:45am (no class 12/25 or 1/1)
Wednesday (Class #96946)                9:00 - 9:45am (no class 12/26)
Saturday  Level 1 (Class #96943)    8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday  Level 2 (Class #97005)    9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: Tuesday $82 Wednesday $95 Saturday $108