Basketball

Basketball

From building stronger skills to gaining self-confidence, our youth basketball program is about more than just the game. It is about building the whole child from the inside out. Our coaches focus on the youth basketball players’ development of building core skills such as ball handling, defense, offense, rebounding, shooting, conditioning and more. We’re creating team players and future leaders through team sports. Your kids will learn good sportsmanship and teamwork, develop positive friendships and you’ll build a network of like-minded parents.

Volunteer Coaching Opportunities

We’re seeking volunteers interested in coaching youth sports. Our coaches make YMCA youth sports possible and create a lifelong impact on children by encouraging participation and emphasizing sportsmanship and strong character while they are learning basic sport skills. When you become a volunteer, the Y will introduce you to coaching and provide specific resources to the sport you coach. If your child is a player, getting involved at their practices can help them feel comfortable to practice with you outside of official practice time. Apply today!

PLAY 2.0 - Grade 1-2 Co-Ed - INDIVIDUAL Registration

Glenwood Park
4/10/24 - 5/29/24
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This league is co-ed and is for boys and girls that are currently in Grades 1-2. The players registering for this division will be placed on YMCA House teams and be coached by a volunteer. (typically a parent)

All YMCA House teams will be scheduled for 1 practice weekly at the YMCA. Coaches are welcome to add in extra practices if you choose and are able to secure an off-site location.

This league is 5v5 full court and has a PIAA official and score keeper assigned to each game.

A scorekeeper is assigned to keep score and clock for each game.

*All divisions of PLAY League consist of YMCA House teams and school teams that are organized/ran by the school coordinator/school designated coach.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
04/10/24 - 05/29/24
Grades 1-2 at Glenwood Park YMCA - We - 1 hr
Registration
Closed

PLAY 2.0 - Grade 3-4 Boys - INDIVIDUAL Registration

Eastside Family Y
4/12/24 - 5/31/24
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This league is for boys that are currently in Grades 3-4. The players registering for this division will be placed on YMCA House teams and be coached by a volunteer. (typically a parent)

All YMCA House teams will be scheduled for 1 practice weekly at the YMCA. Coaches are welcome to add in extra practices if you choose are able to secure an off-site location.

This league is 5v5 full court and has two PIAA officials and score keeper assigned to each game.

A scorekeeper is assigned to keep score and clock for each game.

*All divisions of PLAY League consist of YMCA House teams and school teams that are organized/ran by the school coordinator/school designated coach.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
04/12/24 - 05/31/24
Grades 3-4 Boys at Eastside YMCA - Fr - 1 hr
Registration
Closed

PLAY 2.0 - Grade 3-4 Girls - INDIVIDUAL Registration

Eastside Family Y
4/12/24 - 5/31/24
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This league is for girls that are currently in Grades 3-4. The players registering for this division will be placed on YMCA House teams and be coached by a volunteer. (typically a parent)

All YMCA House teams will be scheduled for 1 practice weekly at the YMCA. Coaches are welcome to add in extra practices if you choose and are able to secure an off-site location.

This league is 5v5 full court and has two PIAA officials and score keeper assigned to each game.

A scorekeeper is assigned to keep score and clock for each game.

*All divisions of PLAY League consist of YMCA House teams and school teams that are organized/ran by the school coordinator/school designated coach.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
04/12/24 - 05/31/24
Grades 3-4 Girls at Eastside YMCA - Fr - 1 hr
Registration
Closed

PLAY 2.0 - Kindergarten Co-Ed - INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION

Glenwood Park
4/12/24 - 5/31/24
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This league is co-ed and is for boys and girls that are currently in Kindergarten. The players registering for this division will be placed on YMCA House teams and be coached by a volunteer. (typically a parent)

All YMCA House teams will be scheduled for 1 practice weekly at the YMCA. Coaches are welcome to add in extra practices if you choose and are able to secure an off-site location.

This league is 3v3 full court and is officiated by the coaches of the teams.

A scorekeeper is assigned to keep score and clock for each game.  Coaches are responsible for officiating their games.

*All divisions of PLAY League consist of YMCA House teams and school teams that are organized/ran by the school coordinator or school designated coach.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
04/12/24 - 05/31/24
Kindergarten at Glenwood Park YMCA - Fr - 1 hr
Registration
Closed

School Age Clinic: Ages 8-12

Eastside Family Y
6/25/24 - 6/27/24
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You don’t have to be the biggest or the fastest ball player, it’s the players with the skills who excel at basketball. We can help you get those skills. Join us at Eastside Y’s co-ed Basketball Clinic, where you can learn skills and strategy from Division 3 Athlete David Gibson. Kids will work on skills, drills, and strategy. Bring your own ball, limited balls available at the desk. Space is limited, register soon!

To learn more, contact Karen.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
5/27/24 6/17/24 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 50.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/25/24 - 06/27/24
Ages 8 - 9 - Tu,We,Th - 2:00 pm - 1 hr, 30 mins
13 / 15 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 05/27/24
06/25/24 - 06/27/24
Ages 10 - 12 - Tu,We,Th - 4:00 pm - 1 hr, 30 mins
15 / 15 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 05/27/24

School Age Skills Development: Ages 9-13

County
8/5/24 - 8/28/24
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This program consists of 8 sessions (2 days a week for 4 weeks) focusing on the overall growth of the participant looking to develop and fine-tune basic Basketball skills. These skills include shooting, dribbling, defending, rebounding, and passing.

Join former Division 2 athlete and Assistant Coach at Edinboro University, Alex Jay to learn, develop, and sharpen these techniques and strategies.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
Early (Members Only) 5/28/24 6/2/24 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00-
Open (Members & Community) 6/3/24 7/20/24 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 45.00
Late 7/21/24 7/27/24 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 55.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
08/05/24 - 08/28/24
Mo,We - 6:00 pm - 1 hr, 30 mins
14 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
Opens on 05/28/24