South Mountain YMCA

Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Class Schedule

Fall 1 Session: September 7 – November 1
Fall 2 Session: November 2nd - December 23rd
Call (973) 762-4145

FALL 1

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS (Grades 3 & 4) Class #102039
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: $150

BASKETBALL CLINIC ONLY

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 In-House League program. Level 2 classes are designed for children who have already taken a level 1 class or have prior basketball experience in a group setting.

Grades 1 & 2 Level 1
Tuesday (Class #102020)                            5:20 - 6:05pm  
Saturday (Class #102026)                          10:10 - 10:55am 

Grades 1 & 2 Level 2
Wednesday (Class #102165)                      6:30 - 7:15pm
Saturday (Class #102170)                         1:00-1:45pm @ Baird Courts

 

Grades 3 & 4 Level 1:
Tuesday (Class #101986)                          6:10 - 6:55pm
Saturday (Class #102025)                         11:00 - 11:45am

Grades 3 & 4 Level 2:
Wednesday (Class #102166)                    7:20 - 8:05pm
Saturday (Class #102171)                        2:00 – 2:45pm @ Baird Courts

Grades 5 & 6:
Saturday
(Class #102048)                        3:00 - 3:45pm @ Baird Courts

Fee: $122

BASKETBALL PRESEASON CONDITIONING

Coach Fred conducts complete basketball skills training and conditioning clinics combined with training to help prepare the dedicated basketball player for the upcoming season. This class is co-ed.

Please note: All classes are held at the Baird Courts (5 Meade St, South Orange)

Grades 3-4: Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm (Class #102030)
Grades 5-6: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm (Class #102168)
Grades 7-8: Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm (Class #102169)
Location: Baird Courts, 5 Meade St, South Orange
Fee: $150

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. Level 2 class is for students who have taken a Kinder Basketball class before.

Tuesday AM (Class #102016)                    9:00 - 9:45am
Tuesday PM (Class #101987)                    4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 2 (Class #102017)     9:00 - 9:45am
Saturday – Level 1 (Class #102022)         8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday – Level 2 (Class #101976)         9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $122

FALL 2

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS (Grades 3 & 4)
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

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 In-House League program. Please observe age restrictions.

Grades 1 & 2

Tuesday                             5:20 - 6:05pm  
Thursday                           4:30 - 5:15pm
Saturday                           10:10 - 10:55am

Grades 3 & 4:
Thursday                           5:20 - 6:05pm
Saturday                            11:00 - 11:45am

Grades 5 & 6:
Saturday
                           12:00 – 12:45pm  

BASKETBALL IN-HOUSE LEAGUE & PRACTICE (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). Placement evaluations are held the first week of the session. Players will practice once during the week and play game on weekends.

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

Wednesday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Wednesday, November 6th, 630-7:15pm and Saturday, November 9th, 2:45-3:30pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15pm

Thursday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Thursday, November 7th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, November 9th, 3:35-4:20pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Thursday 6:10 - 6:55pm

Games: Saturdays at 2:45pm or 3:35pm (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 12/21; last practice will be 12/18 or 12/19). 

Location: Y Gym

Grades 3 & 4

Monday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Monday, November 4th, 6:00-6:45pm and Saturday, November 9th, 4:30-5:15pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Monday 6:00 - 6:45pm

Tuesday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Tuesday, November 5th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, November 9th, 5:15-6:00pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Tuesday 6:10 - 6:55pm

Games: Saturdays at 4:30 or 5:15pm (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 12/21; last practice will be 12/16 or 12/17). 

Location: Y Gym

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. Level 2 class is for students who have taken a Kinder Basketball class before.

Tuesday AM                                9:00 - 9:45am
Tuesday PM                                4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 2                 9:00 - 9:45am
Saturday – Level 1                     8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday – Level 2                     9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym


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