Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball

Whether you’re just starting out or sharpening your skills, the Y is the place for many of our youth to learn about becoming better players, staying active, and developing life-long skills.  The benefits are far greater than a win or loss. 

Whether it’s gaining confidence from learning a new skill or building relationships that lead to good sportsmanship and team work, participating in sports at the Y is for development on and off the court!

MORE INFORMATION:

Marc McCulley

843-449-9622

[email protected]

 

AGES:                          5-12year olds

REGISTRATION:            Oct. 1 – Dec.15 (late registration after Dec. 15) coastalcarolinaymca.org/programs

OFFICIAL PRACTICES:   Begin week of Jan. 4

GAMES:                       Saturday Mornings beginning Jan. 9

SEASON FEE                Y Member – $75             Future Y Member—$95
                                            ($20 late fee after Dec.15th)

                                 *Financial Assistance is made available through the YMCA Open Doors Campaign

FAQ

U6 practices and games will be held on Saturdays. U6 groups will an hour time period scheduled. They will practice 30 mins prior to a 30 min game. All other age groups will have practices held Monday thru Thursday. Games will all be scheduled on Saturday.

You can request a specific coach. However, there is no guarantee that the coach you request will be your child’s coach.

You can request a certain day/time. However, there is no guarantee that your child will be scheduled for that time. Also, all U6 groups will be practicing on Saturday.

U6 will play on a 7ft hoop. U8 and U10 will be played on a 9ft foot hoop. U12 will be played at 10 ft.

U6 and U8 will play with a youth ball which is a 27.5 inch ball. U10 and U12 will be using a regulation sized ball which is a 29.5 inch ball.

U6/8 will play four 8 minute quarters with a running clock. U10/12 will play four 8 minute quarters with a non-running clock.

All games will be scheduled on Saturdays and games will all be held at the Y. The schedule has not been determined yet.

COVID-19 UPDATE

  • Masks are required in our facility, in common spaces and spectator spaces. Please ask parents/spectators to bring a mask(MASKS ARE NOT PROVIDED BY THE YMCA) 
  • Coaches – we ask that you, as leaders of team, wear a mask while coaching on the sideline since you will be in close proximity with children 
  • Spectators – due to facility capacities, the gymnasium can only hold so many people in it at one time. We are asking you to help with following: 
    • Please do not enter the gym until the previous game ends and the space is cleared
    •  Please limit your team’s spectators to 2 people per child on your team 
    • Seating is very limited inside the gym and nearly impossible to social distance like outdoor sports 
    • Spectators, while watching, will be asked to wear masks
    • Players/Coaches bench area will be isolated on the opposite side of all spectators