Youth Basketball Leagues

(December 2022-March 2023)

Play basketball with this progressively organized league! Track your child’s development from the first practice to the last game.
No Games Dec. 24 and Dec. 31

Kindergarten-Grade 2 (Registration deadline Nov. 7)

Saturdays, Jan.7 – Mar. 11
$120 (R) $130 (NR)

Lower rims and smaller basketballs to ensure success for every participant. Focus on skills, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Teams are determined by gender, grade level and neighborhood zones. Special requests are not guaranteed. Practices are only once a week and begin in early/mid December. Games are played on Saturdays, starting in January with kindergarten and grade 1 playing at Central Community Center and grade 2 playing at Lions Recreation Center.

Grades 3-6 (Registration deadline Oct. 10)

Saturdays, Dec. 3 – Mar. 4
$130 (R) $140 (NR)

More aspects of the game are introduced at each grade level, playing the game with little to no limitations. Basic basketball skills, team play, sportsmanship and fun are the main focus. The 10 game regular season concludes with a single elimination playoff. All players must attend one of the player evaluation days (Tuesday, Oct. 18 or  Saturday, Oct. 22). Teams are balanced through a player draft, friend/school requests will not be honored. Practices are once a week and begin in early/mid November. Games played on Saturdays at various gyms, starting in December.

Grades 7-8 (Registration deadline Nov. 7)

Saturday and/or Sunday, Jan. 7 – Mar. 18
$140 (R) $150 (NR)

Northwest Suburban Park District Basketball Conference. We’ve teamed up with Des Plaines, River Trails, Prospect Heights, Wheeling, Elk Grove and Northbrook Park Districts to provide a Jr. High Basketball League! Games start in January after the Jr. High School season ends. All players must attend one of the player evaluation days (Wednesday, Nov. 16 or Saturday, Nov. 19). Teams are balanced through a player draft, friend/school requests will not be honored. Teams play a 12 game regular season with a single elimination playoff tournament. Practices are once a week and begin in early/mid December.


Looking to up your game?

Try out a Hot Shot Sports or We Got Game basketball class to help develop your skills!

For full program details, visit the online Program Guide