The Summit Area YMCA has basketball programs for all ages and levels. We teach the basic skills and rules of the sport, while also focusing on the important values of sportsmanship, teamwork and more. Join a clinic and improve your skills, join a league to compete and unleash the basketball star inside you or shoot some hoops and enjoy a friendly game with other members during open gym!
Participation in our co-ed Pee Wee Basketball is open to all community members ages 4-6. Players will learn fundamental basketball skills, make new friends and more. For this age group, our coaches place emphasis on structured drills and fun games. Pee Wee Basketball runs all year in the Hubbard Gym at the Summit YMCA.
Participation in our Youth Basketball League is open to all community members ages 5-9. Players must meet the grade/age requirement for their division by October 1. Players learn the fundamentals of basketball, make new friends, grow self-confidence and more, in a safe and fun environment. Each player received guaranteed playing time to promote fair play. In this age group, our coaches place emphasis on structured drills, positive competition, sportsmanship & teamwork.
Youth Basketball League runs every year during the late Fall and early Winter, in the Summit YMCA Hubbard Gym.
Participation in our co-ed travel basketball league (Ages 8-14) is based on invitation from tryouts performance. The travel league is divided by ages into two teams, 12 & under and 14 & under. Your team will play other local YMCAs and youth leagues at Hoop Heaven. In this age group, our coaches place emphasis on advanced skills, positive competition & teamwork.
Tryouts for the 2019-2020 Travel League occur on October 12 & October 19. Click on a link below to register for tryouts.
Our basketball clinics are designed to develop fundamental basketball skills while learning, teamwork, strategy and sportsmanship. Children will learn basketball rules, shooting, passing and ball handling. They will also learn offensive and defensive skills like rebounding and team play. We also offer private and small group basketball training sessions that provides your child with one-on-one personalized attention with our skilled basketball instructors.
The Summit Area YMCA offers 4 sessions a week exclusively for Adult Basketball and we host open gym at least twice a day, where you can enjoy hours of basketball, volleyball, soccer and more - everyday!
We'd love to have you! The Summit Area YMCA is a cause-driven, volunteer-led organization. Our volunteers are advocates for a better tomorrow. We view them as shining examples of social responsibility selflessly sharing their time, talent and treasure to advance the Y’s cause and to make a meaningful difference in the lives of individuals and families locally.
All interested volunteers will be asked to fill out an application. Once your application is received, it will be forwarded to the Branch Volunteer Coordinator at your preferred location who will contact you within 48 hours to discuss your interests and schedule an interview.
To ensure the highest level of safety for our members and children, we are very careful with our employee and volunteer selection. Most volunteer positions will require your completion of new volunteer paperwork and online training, along with reference checks and your approval for a criminal background check. Please contact us directly for more information.