Youth Basketball

Registration Dates

UNTIL FULL


*Waitlist - How it works

If a spot becomes available on a team, we will pull from the waitlist in the order registered for the waitlist. We will send an email to the email address on file. You will be given a time frame to reply. If you do not respond within that time frame, you will stay on the waitlist, but we will offer the spot to the next person. Once you have accepted the spot, you will have 24 hours to pay the balance or be placed back on the waitlist at the bottom.

Eligibility

York County and non-county residents aged 5-18 as of September 30, 2022, may participate. Children currently trying out for a school sports team are encouraged to register. Refunds will be given to those children who make the school team. 

Age Grouped Leagues (ages 7-18)

The leagues will be broken down as follows - 8 & Under Girls (8u); 8 & Under Boys (8u); 10 & Under Girls (10u); 10 & Under Boys (10u); 12 & Under Girls (12u); 12 & Under Boys (12u); 14 & Under Girls (14u); 14 & Under Boys (14u); 18 & Under Girl (18u); 18 & Under Boys (18u).  Players will be assigned to a league based on their age as of September 30, 2022. This is the same date the schools use to determine "school age."

Example: Even though a child may have turned 11 years old on October 1, their league age for winter basketball would be 10 years since that was their age this past September 30. As a result, they would register to play in the 10u Winter Basketball League.
Note: Children aged 7 years old may be registered in either 8u Winter Basketball League OR the "Start Smart" Instructional Program described below.

Season - Winter

December 5 - February 25

Schedules will not be formed until after registration is complete and teams are formed. Each team will have practices/games up to two (2) weeknights after 5:30 pm and one (1) on Saturdays from 9 am - 2 pm. Games are played at elementary and middle schools throughout the county and usually last about one hour.

Fees

Residents

$60 for the first child; $55 for each additional child per family

Non-County Residents

$100 per child

Fee Waived 

Fees are waived for York County families falling within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - Federal Food Stamp) eligibility limits. Proof of eligibility and proper ID is required for registration at the Parks and Recreation office. This waiver is available for York County residents only. **Start Smart Instructional Class not included.

Equipment

Participants should wear non-skid sneakers and athletic shorts without zippers or pockets to all practices and games. All jewelry is prohibited. A Jersey is provided for league play.

Coaches Meetings

Monday, November 21 (14u & 18u)
Tuesday, November 29 (8u, 10u, & 12u)

Coaching Parents

Any parent who volunteers to coach their child will be automatically placed on their team if within the age restrictions.

This coed class is for ages 5-7 and is an instructional program with paid instructors teaching basketball skills and fundamentals. Classes meet for one hour each week. Jerseys are not provided. The program culminates with a game for the parents to see their children demonstrate what they have learned! 
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