South Mountain YMCA

Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Winter 1 Session: January 4th - February 28th 
Winter 2 Session: February 29th - April 24th

Call: (973) 762-4145
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WINTER 1 2020

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

DUCKS 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  

DUCKS 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, January 8th, 630-7:15pm and Saturday, January 11th, 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, January 9th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, January 11th, 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 2/22; last practice will be 2/26 or 2/27). 

Location: Y Gym

Grades 3 & 4

Monday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Monday, January 6th, 6:00-6:45pm and Saturday, January 11th, 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, January 7th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, January 11th, 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 2/22; last practice will be 2/24 or 2/25). 

Location: Y Gym

“GIRL POWER” BASKETBALL (Grades 2-4)
This special basketball class is all about Girl Power! This class will focus on developing and improving basketball skills for girls in grades 2-4. The goal of this program is to grow a team that will eventually compete against other girls basketball teams in the area as well as enter girls basketball tournaments.
Saturday 11:00 - 11:45am
Location: Y Gym

KINDERDUCKS 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

WINTER 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

DUCKS 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

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

DUCKS 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, March 4th, 6:30-7:15pm and Saturday, March 7th, 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, March 5th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, March 7th, 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 4/18; last practice will be 4/22 or 4/23). 
Location: Y Gym

Grades 3 & 4

Monday Practice Group
Placement Evaluations: Monday, March 2nd, 6:00-6:45pm and Saturday, March 7th, 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, March 3rd, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, March 7th, 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 4/18; last practice will be 4/20 or 4/21). 
Location: Y Gym

“GIRL POWER” BASKETBALL (Grades 2-4)
This special basketball class is all about Girl Power! This class will focus on developing and improving basketball skills for girls in grades 2-4. The goal of this program is to grow a team that will eventually compete against other girls basketball teams in the area as well as enter girls basketball tournaments.
Saturday 11:00 - 11:45am
Location: Y Gym

KINDERDUCKS 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                                             4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 1                         9:00 - 9:45am
Friday – 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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