Basketball

YMCA Sports Complex

Basketball

Did you know that Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men’s Christian Association Training School invented the game of Basketball 125 years ago at the YMCA? We are proud of our history and would like you to help us celebrate this beautiful game this winter.

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Dates:

2018 Winter Season: January 6th – February 24th 

Registration Deadline: November 18th 

Coaches

At the YMCA, all of our youth sports coaches are volunteers. If you would like to make a positive impact in a young persons life, please consider volunteering. Prior to coaching for the YMCA, you must fill out a volunteer application and agree to a background check. As as a coach, you would have the ability to choose the day, time and location of practices as well as make requests regarding game schedules. If you have any questions about volunteering please contact the YMCA Sports Complex. Click HERE to download the volunteer application now.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download our Winter Basketball FAQ! 

For more information regarding Basketball please contact the YMCA Sports Complex at 682-841-1592 or Huston Mgbemena at hmgbemena@ymcafw.org 

Required Equipment

-Ball and Water Bottle 

*This equipment will need to be purchased in addition to the registration fee*

Ball Size

3-4 year olds 5-6 year olds 7-8 year olds 9-10 year olds 11-12 year olds 13-15 year olds
Mini Junior 27.5 Woman’s 28.5 Woman’s 28.5 Gender Specific Gender Specific

Player Eligibility

Age divisions are determined by the age of the player on September 1, 2017. Players can play up a division but they can’t play down.

Example: If your child turns 7 on September 1st he/she would play in the 7/8 age division, if your child turns 7 on September 2nd or later, he/she can play in the 5/6 division or the 7/8 division.

Possible Game Locations

Benbrook YMCA Benbrook Methodist Christ Lutheran Genesis Methodist 
OD Wyatt High School Rosemont Middle  South Hills High School White Settlement 
*Other Possible Game Locations in Area*

Practice

Coaches are responsible for scheduling their own practice time, days and locations.

Schedules

www.teamsideline.com/fwysportscomplex

 

Interested In Sponsoring A Team?

Each season the YMCA Sports Complex has sponsorship opportunities for businesses interested in localized marketing with an impact.  If your business would be interested in sponsoring a team, please contact Kendell Keeter at 817-292-9612 or email kkeeter@ymcafw.org