Youth Basketball & Cheerleading

YOUTH BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING

REGISTRATON FOR THE 2023-2024 YOUTH BASKETBALL OPENS AUGUST 16!

Registration for ALL LEAGUES WILL OPEN AUGUST 16th! If you have questions about our leagues, many answers are available in our Frequently Asked Questions document. For information on each layout on the leagues, please look at the drop down box below. For information on our Start Smart basketball program, please click here. To register online for any basketball program click here, or you can fill out the Youth Basketball Registration Form and email it to Larry.

CURRENT LEAGUE INFO IS POSTED BELOW AND IN THE SIDEBAR TO THE LEFT.

League Demographics: 

  • NON-COMPETITIVE LEAGUE:
    • Micro-Mites (4yrs& Kindergarten)
    • Rookie League (1st&2nd Grade co-ed)
  • COMPETITIVE LEAGUES
    • Pee Wee Girls (3rd-5th Grade)
    • Pee Wee Boys (3rd-4th Grade)
    • JV Boys (5th-6th Grade)
    • Varsity Boys (7th-8th Grade)
    • High School Silver (9th-10th Grade)
    • High School Gold (11th-12th Grade)

League Format: 

  • Micro-Mites
    • 9 week program. Meets on Saturdays
    • Open to ages 4- Kindergarten (must have reached 4th birthday prior to October 21, 2023)
    • Program begins with Skills and Drills Clinic on October 14.
  • Rookie League
    • 8 week program
    • Will practice twice a week until the week games start.
    • Will practice once a week (Saturday) once games begin.
    • Games will be Tuesday or Thursday Night beginning November 14. We will also play Saturday, Dec 16th so there are 6 total games.
  • Competitive Leagues (Pee Wee Girls, Pee Wee Boys, JV Boys, Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, HS Silver, and HS Gold)
    • 8 game regular season. 
    • Skill Assessments will take place October 23- October 25 (see details here) 
    • Practices projected to begin November 8.
    • One practice a week, dependent upon coach availability (NO PRACTICES December 18-January 2)
    • Games projected to begin the weekend of January 12. (NO GAMES WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 2)

NON-COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS

ROOKIE LEAGUE INFO

  • MICRO-MITES DETAILS
    • 8 week program
    • Meets Saturday mornings
    • Open to ages 4 through Kindergarten (must have reached 4th birthday prior to October 22, 2023)
    • $80/Player
    • Deadline: October 13 ($10 late fee applies after posted deadlines)

GENERAL STRUCTURE & TIMELINE:

  • Program begins with 2 of Skills and Drills Clinic (October 14 & 28) and players should arrive as follows:
    • Players with last names A-J:     9:00-9:50 AM
    • Players with last names K-Z:    10:00-10:50 AM
  • On October 21st, we plan to offer a team practice. Times are TBD, if you would like to coach please contact Larry at lhellard@vwcparksrec.com
  • Game schedules will be created and distributed at practices on November 6
  • Games begin week 5 (November 11) and run through December 16. (No games will be played Thanksgiving weekend).
  • Games are structured with 20 minutes of practice followed by a game. 
  • ROOKIE LEAGUE DETAILS:
    • 8 week program
    • Program is a practice/play format (practices will be on Tuesdays or Thursdays and Saturday prior to games starting. Once games begin practices will take place on Saturday mornings.)
    • Open to players in 1st & 2nd grades
    • $85/Player
    • Deadline: October 13 ($10 late fee applies after posted deadlines)

GENERAL STRUCTURE & TIME LINE:

  • Teams will be formed & posted by the end of business on October 18.
  • Practices will be held Tuesday or Thursday evenings and on Saturdays beginning October 21.
  • Teams will play one day a week on Tuesdays* or Thursdays* beginning November 14. Last game of the year will be played on Saturday, December 16th.
    • *Games will be played on Monday & Tuesday of Thanksgiving week
  • Season ends December 16. 

COMPETITIVE LEAGUES

PEEWEE BOYS INFO

PEEWEE GIRLS INFO

JV BOYS INFO

VARSITY BOYS INFO

HIGH SCHOOL SILVER INFO

HIGH SCHOOL GOLD INFO

CHEERLEADING

This 6 week instructional clinic is for girls & boys in K thru 2nd grades. Participants will learn cheer basics in a fun setting & cheer at select rec league flag football games (most likely on Tuesday evenings).
$70/participant.

DEADLINE: APRIL 8

April 15 – June 4 

PRACTICES= MONDAY EVENINGS

CHEER @ GAMES= TUESDAY EVENINGS                 

ADDITIONAL GROUPS MAY BE ADDED BASED ON INTEREST & INSTRUCTOR AVAILABILITY!