South Mountain YMCA

Youth Basketball

Winter 1 

Winter 1 Session:  January 5 - March 1
Online Registration or call (973) 762-4145

Winter 1 Class Grid

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 #98276)
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: $145

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 #98221)  5:20 - 6:05pm
Thursday (Class #98225)  4:30 - 5:15pm
Saturday (Class #98227)  10:10 - 10:55am

Grades 3 & 4:
Thursday (Class #98215)  5:20 - 6:05pm
Saturday (Class #98226)  11:00 - 11:45am
Fee: $115

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 (Class #98230)
Placement Evaluations: Wednesday, January 9th, 6:30-7:15pm and Saturday, January 12th, 2:45-3:30pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices: Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15pm

Thursday Practice Group (Class #98387)
Placement Evaluations: Thursday, January 10th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, January 12th, 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 2/23; last practice will be 2/27 or 2/28).
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $165

Grades 3 & 4
Monday Practice Group (Class #98213)
Placement Evaluations: Monday, January 7th, 6:30-7:15pm and Saturday, January 12th, 4:30-5:15pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices: Monday 6:30 - 7:15pm

Tuesday Practice Group (Class #98388)
Placement Evaluations: Tuesday, January 8th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, January 12th, 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 2/23; last practice will be 2/25 or 2/26).
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. Level 2 class is for students who have taken a Kinder Basketball class before.

Tuesday AM (Class #98216)  9:00 - 9:45am
Tuesday PM (Class #98389)  4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 2 (Class #98217)  9:00 - 9:45am
Saturday – Level 1 (Class #98218)  8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday – Level 2 (Class #98256)  9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $115

Winter 2
March 2 - April 26

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS (Grades 3 & 4) (Class #99477)
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: $145

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 (Class #99419)                  5:20 - 6:05pm  
Thursday (Class #99427)               4:30 - 5:15pm
Saturday (Class #99429)                 10:10 - 10:55am

Grades 3 & 4:
Thursday (Class #99421)             5:20 - 6:05pm
Saturday (Class #99428)                 11:00 - 11:45am 

Grades 5 & 6:
Saturday
(Class #99415)              12:00 – 12:45pm  

Fee: $115

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 (Class #99411)
Placement Evaluations: Wednesday, March 6th, 6:30-7:15pm and Saturday, March 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 (Class #99434)
Placement Evaluations: Thursday, March 7th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, March 9th, 3:35-4:20pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Thursday 6:10 – 6:55pm
Games: Sundays at 2:45pm or 3:35pm (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 4/20; last practice will be 4/24 or 4/25). 
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $165 

Grades 3 & 4
Monday Practice Group (Class #99412)
Placement Evaluations: Monday, March 4th, 6:30-7:15pm and Saturday, March 9th, 4:30-5:15pm (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Monday 6:30 - 7:15pm

Tuesday Practice Group (Class #99431)
Placement Evaluations: Tuesday, March 5th, 6:10-6:55pm and Saturday, March 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 4/20; last practice will be 4/22 or 4/23). 
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. Level 2 class is for students who have taken a Kinder Basketball class before.

Tuesday AM (Class #99414)                        9:00 - 9:45am
Tuesday PM (Class #99432)                   4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 2 (Class #99416)       9:00 - 9:45am
Saturday – Level 1 (Class #99422)            8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday – Level 2 (Class #99458)            9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $115