What: Basketball Clinics with Ryan Theriault & Wol Maiwan
Who: Kids in 1st-6th grade
Where: YMCA [62 Turner St.]
When: Saturday, May 4th
9-10am: 1st & 2nd graders
10-11am: 3rd & 4th graders
11am-12: 5th & 6th graders
Each age group has a maximum class size of 15 kids, and its own hour session, so please register your child in the appropriate age group. Registration links are below:
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: March 2 - April 6, 2019
WHERE: YMCA Gymnasium
COST: $52 Y members; $67 Non-Members
ON-LINE REGISTRATION for current or past members or participants
Evaluation & Draft: Tuesday February 26th: First Graders at 5:00pm; Kindergarten at 5:45pm AT THE Y. Coaches will conduct the draft following evaluations.
We have needs for volunteer coaches, and team sponsors. If you are interested, or for more information, please contact Ally Kennedy at email@example.com
Registration is now open for another session of Skills & Drills. This class caps at 12 kids, and registration is open to any member or non-member.
WHO: Boys & Girls - Pre-K & Kindergarten
WHEN: This 6 week session of Skills & Drills will be offered on Wednesdays from 4:15-5pm. This class will begin March 6th running to April 10th.
WHERE: YMCA Gymnasium
COST: $48/Members & 64/Non-Members
ON-LINE REGISTRATION for current or past members or participants.
TEAM COACHES WILL BE IN CONTACT SOON WITH MORE INFORMATION. Thank you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.