Basketball

 

 

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!

 

2021-2022 YOUTH PROGRAM OFFERINGS

The Y's Youth programs start in the Fall and run all year long!

Sign up at any time during the academic school year, whether that's for two sessions, five sessions, or all of them! Our sessions run month-to-month making it easy and convenient.

To explore available Youth programs, view our Program Directory. For questions about participation policies and/or registration, please contact Allison Zeimann at (908) 273-3330 Ext. 1196 or Allison.Zeimann@thesay.org, or by filling out the form below.


Youth BASKETBALL TRAINING & CLASSES

 

Our co-ed Pee Wee Basketball teams are open to all community members ages 3-5 and our Youth Basketball teams are open to community members ages 6-14.

Players will learn fundamental basketball skills, make new friends and more. Pee Wee Basketball is a beginner basketball program to develop those first ball and game skills, where Youth Basketball learn about game rules, shooting, passing and ball handling. Players will also learn offensive and defensive skills like rebounding and strategy. 

To register online, please click the program below.

 

 

PEE WEE CLINICS - SUMMIT YMCA & Berkeley heights ymca

YOUTH CLINICS - SUMMIT YMCA & BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

 

 


YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Participation in our Youth Basketball League is open to all community members ages 5-9. 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.

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TRAVEL BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Participation in our 12U Travel Basketball League (Ages 9-11) and 14U Travel Basketball League (Ages 12-14) is based on invitation from tryouts performance. The Travel Basketball League is divided by ages into two divisions, co-ed 12 & under (Youth) and Boys and Girls 14 & under (Teen). Your team will play other local YMCAs and youth leagues at Hoop Heaven from November to March. In this age group, our coaches place emphasis on advanced skills, positive competition & teamwork.

Feeling ready to join our team? Sign-up for tryouts for a chance to show us what you are made of!  

TRYOUTS - 14U Girls TRAVEL BASKETBALL - SUMMIT YMCA




 


Private YOUTH BASKETBALL TRAINING

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. Our private basketball training sessions provide participants personalized attention from our skilled basketball instructors in a small group setting. Training is based on each participants accessed skill level to further develop shooting, ball handling, speed, strategy, team play, offensive and defensive skills. Dates and times are scheduled individually per student.

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ADULT BASKETBALL

The Summit Area YMCA offers multiple sessions every week exclusively for Adult Basketball. Enjoy a few pickup games with friends or run some training drills on your own. We also host open gym at least twice a day, so you can enjoy hours of basketball, volleyball, soccer and more - everyday!

ADULT & TEEN BASKETBALL

 


ADAPTIVE PEE WEE BASKETBALL

We are excited to also offer Adaptive Pee Wee Basketball at the Summit YMCA for children ages 5-8 years old with diverse abilities. This small group training class is specifically designed for special needs youth where they will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball in a fun, safe and supportive environment.


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LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE?

The Summit Area YMCA builds stronger communities with programs and services that help all individuals learn, grow, and thrive in a welcoming, inclusive environment. In fact, the Y offers activities and programs for everyone -- every day! We have youth programs for basketball, soccer, t-ball, volleyball, tennis, martial-arts, swimming, yoga and more!

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Find the program that’s right for you by browsing our Program Guide or All Programs page.


 

interested in becoming a Volunteer BASKETBALL Coach?

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.

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