YMCA OF AUBURN-LEWISTON
Hours
YMCA at 62 Turner St. | Mon–Fri: 4:30 a.m.–9 p.m. | Sat–Sun: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Y at CMMC | Mon-Thur: 5 a.m.–9 p.m. | Fri: 5 a.m.–8 p.m. | Sat: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. | Sun: 7 a.m.–Noon.

Over 50 Years of YMCA Biddy Basketball

If you have any questions at this time, please contact Ally at akennedy@alymca.org

Picture Day: Saturday 12/1 & Sunday 12/2   SCHEDULE

SKILLS & DRILLS

We have opened registration for another session of Skills & Drills, taking kids off the waiting list from the Oct-Dec sessions. We can take a total of 12 kids, and registration is open to any member or non-member. 

Skills & Drills Schedule:
Class 1: Wednesday, November 28th 4:15-5pm
Class 2: Thursday, Noveber 29th 4:15-5pm
Class 3: Wednesday, December 5th 4:15-5pm
Class 4: Thursday, December 6th 4:15-5pm
Class 5: Wednesday, December 12th 4:15-5pm
Class 6: Thursday, December 13th 4:15-5pm

If you are a current or past member or participant, you can register on-line. Skills & Drills On-Line Registration


DIVISIONAL GAME SCHEDULES

Rookie - Grades 1-2

Pee Wee - Grades 3-4

Junior - Grades 5-6 [revised 11.29.18]

Posting Results of 5th/6th Grade Travel Tryouts

Boys "B" Division Roster

Girls "B" Division Roster

Posting Results of 3rd-4th Grade Travel Tryouts

Boys "A" Team Roster

Boys "B" Team Roster

Girls Team Roster

TEAM COACHES WILL BE IN CONTACT SOON WITH MORE INFORMATION. Thank you.

Travel Try-Outs for Boys & Girls in grades 3-4.

We will be holding the 3rd/4th grade Travel Basketball Tryouts Wednesday, November 14th at Geiger Elementary School. We will have the girls evaluation first from 6:30-7:15pm. Then the boys evaluation to follow from 7:15-8:00pm. We have told the league that we'll submit 1 Boys Team and 1 Girls Team. Teams will be chosen after the tryouts, and Team Rosters posted on Thursday November 15th around 12:00pm on this website; Coaches will be in touch with players/families form that point on.

Please SIGN UP for tryouts. You can call the Y, email Ally, or register on-line: Boys : Girls. there is no fee associated with signing up for tryouts, but the cost for those who make the team will be $105. There will be an additional practice a week and games played on Sundays.

SKILLS & DRILLS

October 15 - December 4, 2018

(Pre-K and Kindergarten). This is an instructional program for boys and girls who are learning the game of basketball. Players will be introduced to the basic skills and rules through drills and interactive games. Any current or past members/participants can register on-line. Anyone new to the program must come into the Y to register.

Pre-K: Mondays 4:15-5:00pm. Register On-Line.
Kindergarten: Tuesdays 4:15-5:00pm. Register On-Line.

Cost
For this eight week session, the cost is $48 for members and $68 for non-members. EACH CLASS IS LIMITED TO 12 PLAYERS - We will be generating a waiting list with the possibility of adding a class if needed.

As a volunteer organization, coaches, program assistants, and officials are needed. Also, we could not exist without the generous support of local sponsors. Anyone interested in volunteering or sponsoring a team, should contact Ally Kennedy at akennedy@alymca.org  For more program information, stop by the Y at 62 Turner Street in Auburn or call the Welcome Center at 795-4095.


BasketballBIDDY BASKETBALL LEAGUE

The YMCA Co-ed Biddy Basketball League serves Auburn, Lewiston, and the surrounding communities by affording boys and girls in grades 1–6 an opportunity to participate in an organized basketball program.

This Y program is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball and to develop kids’ skills in dribbling, passing, and shooting in a team environment. The Biddy Basketball League offers three divisions: Rookie [grades 1-2], Pee Wee [grades 3-4] and Junior [grades 5-6]. Each division will conduct a player evaluation and draft, recognizing individual talent levels in order to provide the best possible scenario for equal play among teams.

Rookie Division Evaluation & Draft: Thursday November 1st: First Graders at 5:15; Second Graders at 6:30pm AT THE Y.

Pee Wee Division Evaluation & Draft: Saturday November 3rd at 8:15am at ELHS

Junior Division Evaluation & Draft: Sunday November 4th at 8:15am at ELHS

Youth Basketball at the Y is more than just learning the game. Programming is based on character development and the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. The focus of the program is to have each child gain an understanding of the game, improve skill level, learn team play, build self-esteem, show good sportsmanship, and most of all have fun! Financial Assistance is available for qualifying families.

Rookies Division

Teams hold practice once a week at the Y (time-slots are slated for 6-7pm). Practices begin the week of November 5th with games starting the weekend of November 18th. Games are played Sunday mornings at the Y starting at 8am. The 13 game season comes to a close February 3, 2019.

  • REGISTRATION OPENS 10/04/18. Rookie On-Line Registration (any current or past members/participants). Anyone new to the program must come into the Y to register.

Pee Wee Division

Boys and girls in grades 3 & 4. Pee Wee teams hold practice once a week at the Y (time-slots are slated for 5-6pm). Practices begin the week of November 5th, with games starting the weekend of November 17th. Games will be played Saturday mornings starting at 8:00am. The 13 game season comes to a close February 2, 2019.

  • REGISTRATION OPENS 10/04/18. Pee Wee On-Line Registration (any current or past members/participants). Anyone new to the program must come into the Y to register.

Junior Division

Boys and girls in grades 5 & 6. Junior teams hold practice once a week at the Y (time-slots are slated for 7-8pm). Practices begin the week of November 5th, with games starting the weekend of November 17th. Games will begin Saturday afternoon, following the Pee Wee Divisional games. The 13 game season comes to a close February 2, 2019.

  • REGISTRATION OPENS 10/04/18. Junior On-Line Registration (any current or past members/participants). Anyone new to the program must come into the Y to register.

Cost

Cost for each of the three divisions: $60 for members and $80 for non-members. Everyone who registers by Wednesday, October 31st will be placed on a team.


TRAVEL BASKETBALL

5th-6th Grade Travel Team Rosters 

Tuesday, October 16th from 6-8pm at ELHS
~ Girls: 6:00-7:00pm
~ Boys 7:00-8:00pm

Travel Basketball is offered in addition to the Y (in-house) Biddy Basketball League for both Pee Wee and Junior Divisions. Those playing travel basketball must be registered and participate in the Y Biddy Basketball League. Travel basketball requires an additional program fee, practice time and games on the weekends.

Anyone trying out for a team must “SIGN UP” so we can track #’s and gather pertinent information. There are no fees when "signing up". After tryouts, all those placed on a team will be registered and have program fees generated. 

On-Line Sign Up for Girls 5th-6th grade travel try-outs

On-Line Sign Up for Boys 5th-6th grade travel try-outs

Information on travel team tryouts for 3-4 grade boys and girls will be made available at evaluations on 11/3/18.


HOOPSTERS BASKETBALL

We are looking to form another spring league [March & April 2019] with the kids in Kindergarten from the Y's skills & drills program, and our 1st graders, who participate in the Rookie Division. The Hoopster League format will mirror what we do in the Rookies Division [rules and regulations].

Look for More Information come 2019!