YMCA Youth Basketball programs are focused on skill development and teamwork to build well-rounded players at all levels. Youth in the basketball programs can expect to learn and grow as a group with encouragement from coaches and peers.
The Harrisburg Area YMCA offers a variety of basketball programs from leagues to clinics. Whether your child is a beginner or an all-star, there are a variety of program levels for children of all ages and abilities!
Camp Curtin YMCA - Travel Basketball Try-Outs
The Camp Curtin YMCA is NEWLY presenting the 6th Grade Boys Travel Basketball Tryouts, brought to us by the Keystone Elite! They will be hosting 3 FREE tryout sessions starting on December 1st. For more information, please contact Coach Frank at 717-343-9365.
Friday, December 1, 2017
Camp Curtin YMCA
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Berryhill Boys and Girls Club
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Southside Boys and Girls Club
Camp Curtin YMCA - Winter Basketball League
The Camp Curtin YMCA is offering a Basketball League this winter for youth ages 5-13! We have slots open for Pee-wee, Pony, and Midgets! Registration ends November 24, 2017!
Practices will start November 27th with the following days & times:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5pm – 6pm (Pee-Wee)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm – 7:30pm (Pony)
Mondays 6pm – 7:30pm (Midget)
Wednesdays 5pm – 6:15pm
*Also Mandatory Parents Meeting Saturday, November 25th @ 1:00pm at the Camp Curtin YMCA
*Starting December 29th, on Fridays, we will be hosting Developmental League Games for the individuals that are still learning and aren’t as advanced. (No parents allowed in the gym during practice)
Rates: FREE with Camp Curtin YMCA Membership
Age: 7 and Under/8 – 10/11 – 13
Contact Coach Frank with any questions:
Frank.Wilson@YMCAHarrisburg.org or 717-238-9622 x103
Camp Curtin YMCA - Skills and Drills Basketball Clinic
Join us on September 19th, 2017 for our Skills and Drills Basketball Clinic at the Camp Curtin YMCA! Learn basic basketball skills, make friends, and have fun! Open to youth ages 18 and under.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Ages 10 & Under)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(Ages 11 & Older)
Participants in this program will learn:
Cost: FREE for Members
For more information or to register, contact Coach Frank at 717.343.9365
Camp Curtin YMCA – Youth Basketball League
Pee-Wee (7* & Under)
Youth 12 & Under – $20
Fees include a Camp Curtin YMCA Membership! Youth Basketball is FREE for YMCA members!
WE INVITE YOUR TEAM TO PLAY IN OUR LEAGUE!
Pee-Wee Teams (7 & Under*) – $150
Pony Teams (8-10*) – $250
Midget Teams (11-13*) – $300
*Age at start of season. Proof of ages for all players must be provided before the first game of the season*
8 Game Season plus Play-offs! PIAA Officials!
Winter Basketball League
Registration: August 14th, 2017 – November 24th, 2017
Camp Curtin Branch YMCA Rates:
East Shore YMCA – Youth Basketball League
Interested in trying a new sport? Our Youth Basketball program is perfect for your young player!
Our YMCA Youth Basketball Leagues are designed to teach players the basic skills of the sport while introducing them to healthy competition. Dribbling, shooting, scrimmages, and more await each player. Through weekly practices and games we help players develop skills, learn teamwork, and build self-confidence. The 2017 Youth Basketball League Rookie Division is open to youth ages 5-8!
All players must be either a YMCA Facility Member or Program Member to participate! ($10 yearly fee)
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Lockers and showers are available.
All Youth Basketball Players:
Northern Dauphin County YMCA – Youth Basketball League
The Northern Dauphin County YMCA Youth Basketball League is open to boys and girls of all skill levels! League runs from November 18, 2017-February 24, 2018 on Saturdays. League practices and games are held at Grace United Methodist Church, 982 Evelyn Drive, Millersburg, PA 17061 (except for November 18th, December 2nd, January 20th & 27th) and the league emphasizes teamwork, skill development, and fun! All Youth Basketball Players will receive a team shirt and every player will play at least ½ of each game.
Youth Basketball Practice/League
: Ryan Shoop (717) 743-9822 or
Fees:(Financial aid is available to those who qualify.)
$5 sibling discount will be applied.
Be a Volunteer! Volunteers are needed to Coach and Referee. All volunteers must pass a criminal record check.
Draft: Date TBD
Northern York Location – Youth Basketball League
Please note the registration deadline for Kindergarten Grade is November 24, 2017 for the Northern York Basketball League. Any registration accepted after November 24 will be charged a $10 late fee.
Kindergarten: Teams will be co-ed. Court time is 1 hour and will include instructional teaching of basic skills and playing 3v3. This is a Saturday only program, beginning December 2, 2017. Teams will be scheduled between 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. T-shirt provided!
Registration Fee: $80
Kindergarten – No Assessments
Grades 1 and 2: Teams will be Co-ed. Court time is 1 hour and will include instructional teaching of basic skills and playing games. This is a Saturday only program, beginning December 2, 2017. These teams will begin playing 3v3 and move to 5v5. T-shirt provided.
Registration Fee: $80
Grades 1-2 Assessments: Friday, Nov. 17
1st Grade – 6-7PM
2nd Grade – 7-8PM
Grades 3 thru 6: The Youth Basketball League will be participating in a local mini-league with Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, and East Pennsboro. There will be a girl’s 3rd/4th Grade Team and a 5th/6th Grade Team. The boys will have a 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, and a 5th/6th Grade Team. Everyone that registers is placed on a team through assessments. Team t-shirts will be provided!
Registration Fee: $90
Team Assessments/Selections: Grades 3-6, Assessments will be held at South Mountain Elementary School.
Assessment Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017.
3rd Grade Boys – 8:30AM
4th Grade Boys – 9:45AM
3rd/4th Grade Girls – 11:00AM
5th/6th Grade Girls – 12:15PM
5th/6th Grade Boys – 1:15PM
West Shore YMCA – Youth Basketball League
This co-ed basketball league will offer a 3 vs. 3 format and will emphasize basic skill development, game play concepts, teamwork, and fun. Participants will meet a total of 6 sessions. Teams will be established prior to the first practice and parents will be made notified via e-mail.
Registration: Begins Sept. 26
Session Dates: November 4-December 16 (Saturdays Only)
Times: 10:30-11:30 AM and/or 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Ages: Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Location: WSY Gym
Facility Members: $50
Program Members: $70
Contact Bryan Chittester for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be a Volunteer! Volunteers are needed to Coach. All volunteers must pass a criminal record check.
For boys and girls of all abilities and levels with the focus on skill development, game knowledge, teamwork and sportsmanship. All age levels will be mixed & balanced. All participants will play 50% of the game. All games will be played at the West Shore Y (this is not a travel league). There will be 4 scheduled practices and 4-5 games.
Dates: December 2, 2017 – February 3, 2018
Ages: Grades 7-10
Facility Members: $70
Program Members: $90
Northern York Location - Central Penn Travel League
Participants must be enrolled in the Northern School District.
Girls 5th/6th team – Max 10 players per team
Boys 5th team – Max 10 players per team
Boys 6th team – Max 10 players per team
Two practices will be offered each week with games played on Saturdays.
5th/6th Girls tryouts: Oct 6, 5:30 pm & Oct 14, 4:00 pm
5th Boys tryouts: Oct 6, 7:00 pm & Oct 14, 6:00 pm
6th Boys tryouts: Oct 15, 6:00 pm & Oct 23, 6:00 pm
Practice Days and times will be determined.
Registration: Due Oct 4, 2017
Location: Games TBD
Practices held at South Mountain Elementary
Season Dates: End of October to February 2018
If have any questions please contact: Eric Ondecko at