South Mountain YMCA

Youth Basketball

Spring Session: April 27- June 21
Online Registration or call (973) 762-4145

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS (Grades 3 & 4) Class #100183
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 #100124)                5:20 - 6:05pm  
Saturday (Class #100133)               10:10 - 10:55am 

Grades 3 & 4:
Thursday (Class #100125)            5:00 - 6:00pm @ Baird Courts
Saturday (Class #100132)             11:00 - 11:45am 

Grades 5 & 6:
Saturday
(Class #100120)            1:00 - 1:45pm @ Baird Courts
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). Placement evaluations are held the first week of the session. Players will practice once during the week and play game on weekends. Team t-shirt included. Participants are divided into teams at an evaluation class and games start the following weekend.

Please note: for Spring 2019, all games will be played at Baird Courts in South Orange (5 Mead Street)

Grades 1 & 2
Wednesday Practice Group (Class #100116)
Placement Evaluations: Wednesday, May 1st, 6:30-7:15pm at Y Gym and Saturday, May 4th, 2:45-3:30pm @ Baird (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Wednesday 6:30 - 7:15pm at Y Gym

Thursday Practice Group (Class #100144)
Placement Evaluations: Thursday, May 2nd, 6:00-6:45pm at Baird Courts and Saturday, May 4th, 3:35-4:20pm at Baird Courts (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Thursday 6:00 – 6:45pm at Baird Courts

Games: Saturdays at 2:45pm or 3:35pm @ Baird Courts (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 6/15; last practice will be 6/19 or 6/20). 
Location: Y Gym & Baird Courts
Fee: $165 

Grades 3 & 4
Monday Practice Group (Class #100117)
Placement Evaluations: Monday, April 29th, 6:00-6:45pm at Y Gym and Saturday, May 4th, 4:30-5:15pm at Baird (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Monday 6:00 – 6:45pm at Y Gym

Tuesday Practice Group (Class #100141)
Placement Evaluations: Tuesday, April 30th, 6:10-6:55pm at Y Gym and Saturday, May 4th, 5:15-6:00pm at Baird (children need to attend at least one of the two evaluations).
Practices:    Tuesday 6:10 – 6:55pm at Y Gym
Games: Saturdays at 4:30 or 5:15pm @ Baird Courts (Depending on the team schedule, last game will be 6/15; last practice will be 6/17 or 6/18). 
Location: Y Gym & Baird Courts
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 #100119)                   9:00 - 9:45am
Tuesday PM (Class #100142)                   4:30 - 5:15pm
Wednesday – Level 2 (Class #100121)    9:00 - 9:45am
Saturday – Level 1 (Class #100126)         8:30 - 9:15am
Saturday – Level 2 (Class #100164)         9:20 - 10:05am
Location: Y Gym
Fee: $115

Summer
Youth Basketball
Summer session: 6/29/19 – 8/23/19

 

ADVANCED BASKETBALL SKILLS (Grades 3 & 4) Class #100853
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
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.

Ages 4-6
Thursday (Class #100854)              5:00 - 5:45pm @ Baird Courts
Saturday (Class #100874)              12:00 - 12:45pm @ Baird Courts 

Ages 7-9:
Thursday (Class #100851)            6:00 - 6:45pm @ Baird Courts

Ages 10-12:
Thursday
(Class #100856)            7:00 - 7:45pm @ Baird Courts

Ages 13-15:
Saturday
(Class #100875)            6:00 - 6:45pm @ Baird Courts
Fee: $120

BASKETBALL SHOWCASE (Grades 1-6)
The South Mountain YMCA and the South Orange Recreation Department will be collaborating this Summer and offering boys and girls basketball clinics (at South Mountain YMCA Gym) and game play on the Baird courts that will be run by YMCA staff. Practices will take place on Tuesday evenings in the South Mountain YMCA Gym and games will take place at the Baird Courts on Saturdays for a total of 7 games. First practice is on June 29th and first game is on July 6th. Game shirt is provided. Age grouping are determined by grade the child is entering in Sept. 2019. Rain date TBA

Please note: all games will be played at Baird Courts in South Orange (5 Mead Street)

Grades 1 & 2 (Class #100847)
Practices:    Tuesdays, 6:15 - 7:00pm at Y Gym
Games:        Saturdays, 2:00 - 3:00pm at Baird Courts 

Grades 3 & 4 (Class #100848)
Practices:    Tuesdays, 7:00 - 7:45pm at Y Gym
Games:        Saturdays, 3:00 - 4:00pm at Baird Courts 

Grades 5 & 6 (Class #100846)
Practices:    Tuesdays, 7:45 - 8:30pm at Y Gym
Games:        Saturdays, 4:00 - 5:00pm at Baird Courts 
Fee: $155