Boys' Basketball

Boys' Basketball

Y-Ball is an opportunity for youth of all abilities and backgrounds to play recreational basketball in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment. Every player gets equal playtime in Y-Basketball, regardless of their position or individual ability.

AGES/GRADES:

  • Boys in grades K-7.
    • Girls season will begin in January.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • A late registration fee of $30 will be added to registration fees 5 weeks prior to the start of the program.
  • Requests for coaches and players are not guaranteed after the late registration date. We will do our best to places players with teammates from their school but players will be placed on a team with space nearest to their school.
  • If your desired branch is not available for a certain age group, the teams at that branch are full and are not taking further registrations. You can continue with registration through the available branch(es) and will be placed on a team based out of that branch as close to your home school as possible.

2022 SEASON SCHEDULE INFORMATION:

  • Practices will begin the week of October 10th
  • Game dates: October 27th/28th/29th, November 3rd/4th/5th, November 10th/11th/12th, December 1st/2nd/3rd, December 8th/9th/10th, and December 15th/16th/17th

CONTACT INFORMATION:


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE. At the Y, no one is denied service due to the inability to pay. Funds for Financial Assistance are provided through the YMCA’s Annual Giving Campaign. Learn more here!

If you are pre-qualified for Financial Assistance, please note that some of our programs have minimum fees in order to cover costs of materials and supplies. This fee may be higher depending on your amount of assistance.

A SAFE PLACE FOR ALL. Keep up-to-date with our current Safety Policies.

*Kindergarten

West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
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Please note that registration for the Downtown Boise and Tomlinson South Meridian league is closed as teams are full. You can continue with registration through the West Boise leagues and will be placed on a team based out of that branch as close to your home school as possible. For questions, please contact your desired branch’s sports department; Downtown Boise 208-344-5502×292, Tomlinson South Meridian 208-331-9622×515

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • Kindergarten–3rd grade teams practice once a week for an hour.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For Kinder-2nd grade divisions, players will use a junior size ball (27.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Registration 2022 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 2022 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

1st Grade

West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

Please note that registration for Downtown Boise and Tomlinson South Meridian leagues is closed as teams are full. You can continue with registration through the West Boise league and will be placed on a team based out of that branch as close to your home school as possible. For questions, please contact your desired branch’s sports department; Downtown Boise 208-344-5502×292, Tomlinson South Meridian 208-311-9622×515

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • Kindergarten–3rd grade teams practice once a week for an hour.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For Kinder-2nd grade divisions, players will use a junior size ball (27.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

 

 

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

2nd Grade

Downtown Boise YMCA, Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA, West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

Please note that registration for all locations is closed as teams are full. You can continue with registration for the waitlist and we will contact you if a spot opens up.

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • Kindergarten–3rd grade teams practice once a week for an hour.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For Kinder-2nd grade divisions, players will use a junior size ball (27.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Waiting List  

3rd Grade

Downtown Boise YMCA, Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA, West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

Please note that registration for all locations is closed as teams are full. You can continue with registration for the waitlist and we will contact you if a spot opens up.

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • Kindergarten–3rd grade teams practice once a week for an hour.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For 3rd-7th grade divisions, players will use an intermediate size ball (28.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Waiting List  

4th Grade

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA, West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

Please note that registration for Downtown Boise league is closed as teams are full. You can continue with registration through the West Boise or Tomlinson South Meridian league and will be placed on a team based out of that branch as close to your home school as possible. For questions, please contact your desired branch’s sports department; Downtown Boise 208-344-5502×292

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • 4th–6th/7th grade teams practice twice a week for a total of two hours.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For 3rd-6th/7th grade divisions players will use a intermediate sized ball (28.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

5th Grade

Downtown Boise YMCA, Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA, West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW
  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be created 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • 4th–6th/7th grade teams practice twice a week for a total of two hours.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For 3rd-6th/7th grade divisions players will use a intermediate sized ball (28.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

6th/7th Grade

Downtown Boise YMCA, Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA, West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatics Center
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

Please note that registration for all locations is closed as teams are full. You can add your player to the waitlist or choose to register for our competitive AAU basketball league and will be placed on a team based on your payer’s current school and future high school.

  • Team formation
    • Teams are formed by the Y and will initially be started 4 weeks before the beginning of the program. Players who register before the registration deadline will be placed on their current school team unless there are too few registered players. The following criteria will be used to form teams from players that register prior to the registration deadline:
      • Coach/Teammate Request
      • Grade
      • School
      • Coach Availability (If the guardian volunteers to coach)
      • Date of Registration
  • Practice Information
    • YMCA Youth Sports Leadership will work with schools to solidify practice locations, days and times. The volunteer coach of your player’s team will choose from what practice options are available. Practices will be located at a school or Y facility that is nearest where they team is located. In divisions that are smaller, teams may be made from multiple schools, so practices may be a little further from where you are located.
      • 4th–6th/7th grade teams practice twice a week for a total of two hours.
  • Equipment
    • Players will be responsible for bringing a basketball to practice.
      • For 3rd-6th/7th grade divisions players will use a intermediate sized ball (28.5).
    • Players will wear athletic clothing that they can easily move around and be active in.
    • Athletic type shoes that are non-marking, as we don’t want to damage courts.
      • Appropriate shoes would be basketball shoes, running shoes, tennis shoes etc.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 12/1/21 9/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 115.00
Late Registration 9/12/22 11/30/22 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Waiting List  

AAU 5th Grade

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

The TVAAU competitive basketball league offers players the opportunity to compete for their local high school all while learning the values of sportsmanship, effort, respect, and teamwork with a focus on maintaining healthy lifestyles and relationships. Treasure Valley AAU is committed to providing players with a positive playing experience. Through YMCA leadership, volunteer coaches as positive role models, and parents/families providing positive and continuous support Treasure Valley AAU Basketball is a platform for players to improve their game within a competitive environment and foster a lifelong pursuit of health.

HERE is a link to the homepage for the AAU league. There is a ton of information posted there.

We will not be having tryouts for this league. We will use the division that is selected on the registration to create teams. If you are unsure on whether you should select JV or Varsity, use the skills below as a guide. A Varsity level player should be able to do the following:

Skills:

  • Players need to be able to dribble with their dominant hand with complete control and vision of the court.
  • Players need to be able to pass and catch while moving with confidence and accuracy.
  • Players need to shoot the ball with confidence, proper fundamentals, and relatively high success rate with their dominant hand.
  • Players need to be aggressive and strong with the ball at all times.

Abilities:

  • Varsity players should already possess the ability to handle the ball, pass, shoot, play defense, and follow a designed offensive or defensive scheme.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of what to do on offense to get open without the ball.
  • Knowledge of how to screen and cut.
  • Knowledge of basic defensive fundamentals and positioning.
  • Knowledge of the rules of the game and where to position themselves correctly.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/24/22 10/2/22 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 155.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

AAU 6th Grade

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

The TVAAU competitive basketball league offers players the opportunity to compete for their local high school all while learning the values of sportsmanship, effort, respect, and teamwork with a focus on maintaining healthy lifestyles and relationships. Treasure Valley AAU is committed to providing players with a positive playing experience. Through YMCA leadership, volunteer coaches as positive role models, and parents/families providing positive and continuous support Treasure Valley AAU Basketball is a platform for players to improve their game within a competitive environment and foster a lifelong pursuit of health.

HERE is a link to the homepage for the AAU league. There is a ton of information posted there.

We will not be having tryouts for this league. We will use the division that is selected on the registration to create teams. If you are unsure on whether you should select JV or Varsity, use the skills below as a guide. A Varsity level player should be able to do the following:

Skills:

  • Players need to be able to dribble with their dominant hand with complete control and vision of the court.
  • Players need to be able to pass and catch while moving with confidence and accuracy.
  • Players need to shoot the ball with confidence, proper fundamentals, and relatively high success rate with their dominant hand.
  • Players need to be aggressive and strong with the ball at all times.

Abilities:

  • Varsity players should already possess the ability to handle the ball, pass, shoot, play defense, and follow a designed offensive or defensive scheme.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of what to do on offense to get open without the ball.
  • Knowledge of how to screen and cut.
  • Knowledge of basic defensive fundamentals and positioning.
  • Knowledge of the rules of the game and where to position themselves correctly.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/21/21 10/2/22 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 155.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022

AAU 7th Grade

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
VIEW

The TVAAU competitive basketball league offers players the opportunity to compete for their local high school all while learning the values of sportsmanship, effort, respect, and teamwork with a focus on maintaining healthy lifestyles and relationships. Treasure Valley AAU is committed to providing players with a positive playing experience. Through YMCA leadership, volunteer coaches as positive role models, and parents/families providing positive and continuous support Treasure Valley AAU Basketball is a platform for players to improve their game within a competitive environment and foster a lifelong pursuit of health.

HERE is a link to the homepage for the AAU league. There is a ton of information posted there.

We will not be having tryouts for this league. We will use the division that is selected on the registration to create teams. If you are unsure on whether you should select JV or Varsity, use the skills below as a guide. A Varsity level player should be able to do the following:

Skills:

  • Players need to be able to dribble with their dominant hand with complete control and vision of the court.
  • Players need to be able to pass and catch while moving with confidence and accuracy.
  • Players need to shoot the ball with confidence, proper fundamentals, and relatively high success rate with their dominant hand.
  • Players need to be aggressive and strong with the ball at all times.

Abilities:

  • Varsity players should already possess the ability to handle the ball, pass, shoot, play defense, and follow a designed offensive or defensive scheme.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of what to do on offense to get open without the ball.
  • Knowledge of how to screen and cut.
  • Knowledge of basic defensive fundamentals and positioning.
  • Knowledge of the rules of the game and where to position themselves correctly.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/24/22 10/2/22 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 155.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
10/10/22 - 12/17/22
Register  
Closes
10/03/2022