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The YMCA basketball program concentrates on the fundamentals of basketball: passing, dribbling, shooting, and defense, along with other necessary skills needed to become good basketball players. This exciting program will be a great way for youth to learn and develop their basketball skills.

Fall Youth Basketball League registration is now open at the Fort Madison Family YMCA. The Y’s Youth Basketball Program is broken into two leagues, Mighty Mites and 1st/2nd Grade.  Both leagues are designed to prepare and instruct players on the fundamentals of the sport while playing in game situations. Practices held Tuesdays for Mighty Mites and Thursdays for 1st & 2nd Grade with all games held on Saturdays.

Mighty Mites Fall Youth League – Available to girls and boys 5 & 6 years of age. This league emphasizes on fun, with players having the opportunity to learn the basic skills of basketball while preparing them for the next level through game situations. The importance of teamwork, fair play, sportsmanship and cooperation are emphasized in this league.

• Registration ends Friday, October 27th
• Fees: $25 for Members, $45 for Non-Members
Mighty Mites practice begins Tuesday, November 7th
• Practices will be on Tuesdays between 5:15-5:45 and 6:00-6:30 at The Y

1st & 2nd Grade Fall Youth League – Available to 1st and 2nd grade boys and girls. This league focuses on the fundamentals of the game of basketball giving players the ability to expand on skills all while continuing to build positive sportsmanship to their foundation. 

• Registration ends Friday, October 27th
• Fees: $25 for Members, $45 for Non-Members
• Youth League practice begins Thursday, November 9th (Thursday, November 23rd practice will moved to Wednesday, November 22nd)
• Practices will be on Thursday between 5:15-5:45 and 6:00-6:30 at The Y

November 11th, 18th, and 25th
December 2nd, 9th, and 16th