3rd and 4th GRADE DEVELOPMENTAL BASKETBALL PROGRAM
This is a developmental, participation-based program for boys and girls grades 3-4 during the 2022-2023 school year. Practices are held once per week at local school districts or the YMCA, and games are played on Saturdays at the YMCA. Six-game schedule begins February 4th and ends March 11th. Teams will be finalized by January 21st. Kids will be grouped together according to school districts. Practices will start week of January 23rd and will be scheduled by volunteer coaches depending on participant’s availability. Coaches will contact families to set practice times. Practices will be scheduled on a weeknight. Deadline to register is January 21st. Prices are $30 Member, $50 Non-Member.
- Games will run Saturday mornings @ 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 am & 12:30 pm. Games will be 50-minutes.
5th and 6th GRADE COMPETITIVE BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Games begin January 20th. Teams will play a 6-game schedule. Divisions for boys and girls. Games will be held Friday nights (8 pm and 9:15 pm) and/or Sunday afternoons (4:30 pm, 5:45 pm & 7 pm). Official game times depend on number of teams. Teams practice on their own within their school districts. YMCA is host site of all games.
All Players must be in 5th or 6th grade to compete. Held in YMCA gymnasium. Games will be full court. Each team gets games 6 against other area schools, plus minimum of one playoff game. Games will consist of four, 13-minute quarters, running clock format. Team coach must sign the registration form, waiver, & code of conduct in order for team to be eligible to play. All participants have signed waiver and emergency contact on file with the YMCA. Games are supervised & officiated by YMCA staff. Scores kept by YMCA staff and volunteers. Teams will be asked to bring matching jerseys or light/dark colored shirts.
Deadline to register is January 16th.
7th GRADE INITIATIVE
The Clarion County YMCA will be offering free memberships to 7th Grade Students. Memberships are free during the school year. To register, student must bring proof of grade level (school ID, class roster, report card) along with a parent or guardian. After registering, 7th grade students will have the opportunity to use the YMCA facilities to swim, play in the gym, or enjoy teen activities.