Youth Basketball


Our Youth Basketball program is for youth ages 4-17. This program is designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning, teamwork, strategy, and sportsmanship.  In addition to being fun, playing has many physical and mental benefits. Basketball provides a good cardiovascular workout by building endurance and increasing both speed and agility. This team sport also improves concentration and self-discipline while enhancing self-confidence.


Season Dates

Practices:  January 3 - 14

Games Start:  January 15, 2022 

*January 15th start date is for the McClung and Turner YMCA locations.  Smith Station is TBA.

End of Season:  February 26, 2022


Games will take place on Fridays and Saturdays, and start times will vary. Your team may travel between the A.J. McClung YMCA and D.A. Turner YMCA to play each other.   

A.J. McClung YMCA

1175 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Columbus, GA 31906


Juniors (Ages 6-7)

Boys 14-17

D.A. Turner YMCA

4384 Warm Springs Road
Columbus, GA 31909

Boys 8-10

Boys 11-13

Youth Sports Safety Procedures

Our Youth Sports programs are ready to provide a safe, clean, and fun environment so your family can get back to learning and doing the activities you love at the YMCA.

Uniforms and Equipment

Fees collected from registration are used to purchase player uniforms.  No additional fees are required for the program participants.  Uniforms will be distributed on or before the start of the season.  Equipment for practices and games will be supplied by the YMCA.  Again, no additional fees will be required for the program. 

Uniform colors for this year will be grey and white.  

League Basketball Schedules and Rules 

Schedules are listed below.  

Juniors (Ages 6-7)


Boys 8-10

Boys 11-13

Boys 14-17


Please contact our Director of Athletics and Recreation, Antonio Mathis.