Youth Basketball League (YBL)

This program is open to both boys and girls. Each player is guaranteed to play at least 1/2 of every game. Youth Basketball will run for 8 weeks with an emphasis on fundamentals through drills and scrimmages, as well as fair play, sportsmanship & FUN! It is designed to improve play through team concept drills and practices led by qualified coaches. Each weekly 5 on 5 game will be run with timed quarters and scheduled substitution times. You may now register online by clicking the ‘My Account’ box in the top left corner or you may always register at the membership desk of your local Central New York YMCA.


Elite Youth Basketball League

The Elite Youth Basketball League will be for players who are ready for some friendly competition. The program will run for 10 weeks. It will consist of a 1 evaluation week, 7 regular season games, and 2 weeks of play-offs. We will play with official rules, refs, score, and each player will receive a NBA replica reversible jersey and shorts. You may register online or at your YMCA’s membership desk.

Once all teams are formed after evaluations a roster and schedule will be emailed to all participants.

All players are invited to come participate in our youth basketball open pick up times located on our gym schedule. They may play and practice with their team for this or just play as an individual.

NOTE: Programs may vary by branch. Check with your branch to find out more information on this program.

Teen & Tween Basketball

Teens & Tweens will improve their sports skills, sportsmanship, the development of self esteem and having fun. Designed to help improve team concepts as well as teach them the core values of the YMCA: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility.

Basketball Academy

Monday 7:00p-8:00p
North Area Family YMCA
Ages 6-12
Players will participate in skills and drills to develop ball handling, shooting, conditioning, passing, offensive and defensive skills.

Members: $20, Non-Member: $75

Jersey included for first time participants