YMCA OF AUBURN-LEWISTON
Hours [effective 9/3/19]
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-Fri: 5 a.m.–8 p.m. | Sat & Sun: 7 a.m.- Noon.
Notice: Tuesday 11/12/19: All programs from 12:00pm on, are running as scheduled.

YMCA Biddy Basketball


5th & 6th Grade Travel Tryouts

Team Rosters

      5th Grade Girls Roster            5th Grade Boys Roster           5th-6th Grade Boys Roster

Click on the links above to view team rosters. Coaches will connect with families this week, but please note that the League Meeting is tomorrow night, so we don't have a lot of additional information at this time. We'll try to organize a practice next week and get the kids sized for uniforms, shooting shirts etc. - Initial practices will probably take place at the Y until we can get in the schools, again, more information to follow. We will "register" the players for their respective teams next week, so be sure to let Ally know if your child no longer wishes to participate, asap [ akennedy@alymca.org ].

  • Kids playing travel are required to participate the Y’s Biddy Basketball [in-house] program to be eligible.
  • The cost for travel is $135
    • Scheduled Payments will be an option for those wanting to spread out payments [Oct., Nov., Dec., installments]
  • Kids will get a uniform that is turned in at the end of the season
    • Each player will get a Y Logo’d shooting shirt, with their name, that they will keep
  • Travel practice is once a week for about 90 minutes, typically at a local public school [days/dates/times/location TBD]
  • Travel practices will not conflict with in-house practice, though some might have travel and in-house practices back-to-back
  • Games are on the weekends and will require travel. Home play days will be local [i.e. EL, St. Dom’s, LHS – TBD]

SKILLS & DRILLS 2019-20 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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. Each class is limited to only 12 players. We will be generating a waiting list with the possibility of adding a class if needed.

WHO: Boys & Girls - Pre-K & Kindergarten

WHEN: 8 Week Sessions:

  • Pre-K: Mondays 4:15-5 p.m | October 21st- December 9th, 2019
  • Kindergarten: Tuesdays 4:15-5 p.m | October 22nd- December 10th, 2019 

WHERE: YMCA Gymnasium, 62 Turner St. 

COST: $50/ Y-Members | $70 Non-Members

On-Line Registration: Pre-K on Mondays

On-Line Registration: Kindergarten on Tuesdays 

For more information about the program, financial assistance, or how you can
volunteer, please contact Ally Kennedy at akennedy@alymca.org or 207-795-4095. 


BasketballBIDDY BASKETBALL LEAGUE- REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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: October 29th,2019 @ The YMCA                                                1st Grade: 5:15 p.m |2nd Grade: 6:30 p.m

Pee Wee Division Evaluation & Draft: November 2nd @ ELHS                                                                 3rd & 4th Grade: 8:15 a.m 

Junior Division Evaluation & Draft: November 3rd @ ELHS                                                                     5th & 6th Grade: 8:15 a.m 

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

Boys and girls in grade 1 & 2. Teams hold practice once a week at the Y (time-slots are slated for 6-7pm). Practices begin the following week of the Rookies Evaluation & Draft. Games are played Sunday mornings at the Y starting at 8am. The 13 game season comes to a close early February.

Registration Link for Rookies Division 

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 following week of the Pee Wee Evaluation & Draft. Games will be played Saturday mornings starting at 8:00am. The 13 game season comes to a close early February.

Registration Link for Pee Wee Division

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 following week of the Junior Evaluation & Draft. Games will begin Saturday afternoons, following the Pee Wee Divisional games. The 13 game season comes to a close early February.

Registration Link for Junior Division 


TRAVEL BASKETBALL

Junior Division Tryouts: October 14th @ St. Dom's from 6-8pm | Boys: 6-7pm| Girls: 7-8pm

Pee Wee Division Tryouts: November Date- TBD 

Travel Basketball is offered in addition to the Y (in-house) Biddy Basketball League for both Pee Wee and Junior Divisions for both Girls & boys[Grades 3-6]. 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. 


HOOPSTERS BASKETBALL


This new Y Basketball Program is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball in a team environment and to further develop kids' skills in dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense. Games will be 4 vs 4 and be 8 minute quarters. 

WHO: Boys & Girls in Kindergarten & First Grade

WHEN: 2020 Dates TBD 

8 Game Season
Practice once a week [Wed-Thur-Fri from 5-6 or 6-7 TBD]
Games will be on Saturday mornings
WHERE: YMCA Gymnasium

COST: 2020 Pricing TBD

Online registration for current or past members or participants will be available closer to the evaluation date.

We have needs for volunteer coaches, and team sponsors. If you are interested, or for more information, please contact Ally Kennedy at akennedy@alymca.org