BASKETBALL

The YMCA invented basketball. In fact, the first game was played in 1891 in a YMCA gym thanks to the imagination of James Naismith, a Y PE teacher.

Jr. Buffs BasketballYMCA JR. BUFFS BASKETBALL

YMCA and CU Athletics are pleased to team up to offer YMCA Jr. Buffs Basketball. Participants of the YMCA Jr. Buffs sports programs will receive the benefit of the expertise of both organizations. For each YMCA Jr. Buffs sport, CU has a team, so you can be sure to get the best youth sports experience possible.

Support the CU Buffs during YMCA Jr. Buffs Days. Get free and discounted tickets to select CU basketball games. 

DETAILS

SUMMER BASKETBALL

Jr. Buffs Basketball Black and Gold League (Entering 5th-6th Grade)

The Y’s Black and Gold League inspires young basketball players to advance their knowledge of the game and expand their abilities in a fun, exciting full-season league. Players should have intermediate to advanced basketball skills and understanding of the rules. Specific practice times will be determined by coaches. 

  • Member: $125
  • Non-member: $165

Plus uniform fee. $20 waitlist fee as of June 1.

Mapleton Y

Practices: Begins week of June 1. Monday-Wednesday, 5:00-9:00pm

Games: Thursdays, June 10-July 21, 5:00-9:00pm

No practices or games July 2-6.

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Summer 3v3 Basketball League (Entering 5th-10th Grade)

This fast-paced fun-filled summer league is designed for middle school players who want to grow and develop their skills in the 3v3 format. Passing, spacing and ball movement are key! Teams will play multiple games per weekly session.

  • Member: $50
  • Non-member: $75

$20 waitlist fee as of June 1.

Mapleton Y

7TH-10TH GRADE

Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 7:15-8:30pm

No games July 4.

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Longmont Y

5TH-6TH GRADE

Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 5:00-6:00pm

No games July 4.

7TH-8TH GRADE

Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 6:15-7:15pm

No games July 4.

9TH-10TH GRADE

Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 7:30-8:30pm

No games July 4.

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Summer Girls Basketball Scrimmage & Skills (Entering 5th-7th Grade)

You know what they say… Girls just wanna have fundamental basketball skills! The YMCA Summer Girls Basketball Scrimmage and Skills Program is an opportunity for young ladies to get an introduction to the sport or to further their basketball abilities. Players will work on skill development, including ball-handling, shooting and passing, during drills and scrimmages. All abilities are welcome. The program is led by experienced basketball staff in a relaxed format that will be structured weekly based on participants’ skill set.

  • Member: $75
  • Non-member: $100

$20 waitlist fee as of June 1.

Arapahoe or Mapleton Y

Wednesdays, June 13-July 25, 6:00-7:15pm

No games July 4.

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Review our basketball rules for everything from playing time and policies to tournaments and traveling. 

Basketball Rules

Sports Department: Basketball

303-443-4474 ext. 6100
basketball@ymcabv.org