Youth Winter Basketball

Youth Winter Basketball

Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Our RECREATIONAL* basketball league teaches players basketball fundamentals and game skills in a positive team environment.  All teams are coached by volunteer coaches – please sign up if you’d like to coach!

*NEW: Member Priority Registration: Nov. 8th – Nov. 10th.  Open Registration for All: Nov. 11th – Jan 15th

Season dates: January 30th – March 11th

**No practices on Monday 2/20 for President’s Day**

Cost: $85 for community. $75 for YMCA members. Membership not required to play, but Helena Family YMCA members with a Family Membership get Member Priority (early) Registration.

Financial assistance is available at: Financial Aid – Helena Family YMCA (

Equipment: Bring your own basketball (with your name on it). Registration cost includes a jersey for all players. Ball sizes needed will be in registration confirmation email.

Practices: Start the week of January 30th. Teams have one hour-long practice per week. Practices take place at various local school gyms (see selections below when registering) on a weeknight between 5-8pm.

Games: First game day Saturday, February 4th. Teams have one hour-long game per week, 5-6 total games per season. Games take place Saturdays at various local gyms between 9am-2pm.

Kindergarten-2nd grade games could be at Broadwater, Hawthorne, or the YMCA.

3rd-5th grade games could be at Kessler, Smith, Central, or Bryant.

COACHES NEEDED: All teams are coached by volunteer coaches. Parents, family members, high school students, college students, or community members are welcome to coach. Coaches will receive 1 FULL REFUND of their child’s registration fee at the start of the season.

Indicate during registration that you are interested in coaching!


Questions? Reach out to [email protected]