Youth Basketball Leagues

Basketball leagues are offered in the summer, fall and winter. During the fall and winter Leagues, an eight-week season is played on weekend mornings at the Recreation Center. Practices are held once a week at a District 58 school for one hour. During the summer season, two weeks of practice are followed by games on Wednesday nights only. Our goal is to keep players from the same school on the same team. Should enrollment and roster numbers not accommodate this, then players from different schools may be combined to form teams. Divisions are divided by grades ranging from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Check the seasonal guide for early registration dates.


fall 2021 Youth Basketball

  • Registration Begins: July 19
  • Registration Deadline: September 7
  • League Start & End Date: October 16- December 11
  • Information
    • Volunteer coaches introduce participants to the fundamentals of playing basketball through practices and weekend games. The league emphasizes proper techniques, knowledge of the rules, team strategy, participation and fun! Enrollment in the basketball league is limited, so please register early. The Park District Youth Basketball League relies on volunteer coaches and every team must have a coach. Anyone interested in coaching for the 2021 season should complete a Volunteer Coaches form at dgparks.org/youth-basketball and email Josh Williams at jwilliams@dgparks.org.
    • TEAM ASSIGNMENT NOTE Teams are created according to the following criteria:
      1. School Attended
      2. Grade
      3. Mutual Friend Request*
      4. Balance of Gender
      5. Roster Size
      *A non-mutual friend request or coach request will not be guaranteed. In general, our goal is to keep players from the same school on the same team. Should enrollment numbers and roster maximums not accommodate this practice, schools may be combined to form teams. Team maximums are based on enrollment numbers at the time of the registration deadline. Leagues may be combined or split by gender depending on enrollment numbers at the registration deadline.
  • Registration takes place online only


Information for all Basketball Divisions

Volunteer coaches introduce participants to the fundamentals of playing basketball through practices and weekend games. The league emphasizes proper techniques, knowledge of the rules, team strategy, participation and fun!

The Park District Youth Basketball League relies on volunteer coaches and every team must have a coach. Anyone interested in coaching should fill out the above Volunteer Coaches form and email to Josh Williams at jwilliams@dgparks.org. *Both new and returning coaches need to fill out the form*

VOLUNTEER COACH FORM


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