FALL YOUTH BASKETBALL
The YMCA basketball program will be concentrating 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. Registration deadline for both leagues is Friday, November 6th. Cost to register is $20 for YMCA members and $40 for non-members.
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. Practices for Mighty Mites begin on Tuesday, November 10th and are held at the Fort Madison YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:15pm to 6:00pm.
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. Practices for the 1st & 2nd Grade League begin on Tuesday, November 10th and are also held at the Fort Madison YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:15pm to 7:00pm.
Online registration is available for this program by clicking the button below. Forms are available at the front desk at the Fort Madison YMCA at 220 26th St. Fort Madison or print and complete the pdf form found here and return to the Y prior to deadline. Early registration is encouraged prior to initial deadlines to ensure a shirt for your player and to avoid the late registration fee of $10.
Click here for the registration form.