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Youth Basketball


The YMCA Youth Basketball League is a recreational program for ages 4-17 that focuses on giving all youth an opportunity to play team sports.  The Y is more about developing young athletes in being their very best rather than focusing on winning.  Program games are played from January through March and in July.  The program is designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning, TEAMWORK, STRATEGY, and SPORTSMANSHIP

January 2023 - March 2023

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Practices are held during the week and games are played on Friday or Saturday.
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To register for the program, complete the registration form and take it to your local Y branch, or register here.

Program Equipment

Program participants should wear sneakers for practice and gameplay.  Each player will receive a uniform that consists of a jersey and shorts.  Program participants are not required to have a basketball.  Basketballs for practice and games will be supplied by the YMCA.

Game Rules

For youth ages 8 and up, Georgia High School Basketball rules are used by league officials.

Program Coaches

Youth basketball coaches are volunteers of the Y.  Volunteer coaches undergo a background check and training to ensure they are fully knowledgable of the YMCA's coaching expectations. 

Opportunities to coach are available at all locations.  Interested individuals are encouraged to inquire about coaching before the end of the registration period.  For more information, contact
Antonio Mathis for details.  


Contact the YMCA Sports Department at or call (706) 563-7001.
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