The YMCA’s basketball program is geared toward learning the basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense with an emphasis on team play, overall gameplay and additional basketball concepts! Our program is offered in the summer, fall and winter seasons.
PLAY BASKETBALL LIKE A PRO IN THE Y’S YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM. The Valley of the Sun YMCA offers several different opportunities for youth basketball. Our recreational and competitive divisions are both run in partnership with the Phoenix Suns. Each player is required to wear a Jr. Suns jersey to participate, a ticket is given to each athlete for either a Suns or Mercury game depending on the season along with a premium gift from the Phoenix Suns.
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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.
Basketball for Kids Classes. Select the classes you wish to register for and then click the "Add Classes To Cart" button to begin the registration process. Please note: Filter the list below by YMCA branch to see a list of classes at the YMCA nearest you. You have filtered out the available classes.
While teaching at the International YMCA Training School, James Naismith was given the challenge of creating a game that could be played indoors during the cold winter months. Hanging simple peach baskets and using a soccer ball, Naismith created the game of basketball and wrote the first 13 rules of the game.
BASKETBALL. Now more than ever kids need safe and healthy activities to relieve the stress of the past year. At the Y, our youth programs are focused on building four character values: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. Basketball programs at the Y build skills, confidence and teamwork, while allowing kids to have fun and make new friends.
Strong Communities Start Here. At the heart of the YMCA lies the power to transform?both yourself and the world around you. From our exceptional fitness, personal training, sports and aquatics programs, to our extensive preschool and school-age programs, to our fun family and community events, the Y offers an array of options focused on strengthening bodies, minds and communities.
This 8 week program is designed to take your basketball skills to the next level. Boys and girls will learn the fundamentals, enhance their skills, learn to play on a team, all while having fun and being active. MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM. This program will be a outdoor program. Please see link above for additional details. Tuesdays