Youth Basketball

The YMCA staff are available to help young athletes reach their personal potential and achieve their athletic goals.  Our coaches create individual workout programs that focus on the needs of each athlete.

  • WHO: Anyone age 7-18, boys & girls
  • WHEN: Day/time to be determined by athlete (sessions are 75 minutes in length)
  • WHERE: Peoria YMCA Gymnasium
  • COST:
    • Members:
      • 1 session = $30
      • 3 sessions = $80
      • 5 sessions = $135
      • 10 sessions = $275
    • Non Members:
      • 1 session = $40
      • 3 sessions = $100
      • 5 sessions = $200
      • 10 sessions = $400

About the Coach:

Coach Charles Gordon will teach skills that give players the EXTRA advantage on the court.  He is a former collegiate and high school basketball player from Chicago.  He has helped coach at Whittier Primary School and has experience training 1-on-1 basketball lessons with numerous athletes, boys and girls, ranging from 3rd grade all the way through college.

Sign up today to improve your game!

Contact coach Gordon at 309-692-7631, x. 237 or charles.gordon@peoriaymca.org

Click here for more information and the volunteer registration page.

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YMCA JR. NBA Basketball League Winter 2020

The Jr. NBA is the official youth basketball participation program of the NBA. The program is to help encourage and support youth basketball participation at the grassroots level and improve the overall youth basketball experience for all participants. The Y aims to develop a lifelong passion for the game of basketball in boys and girls by teaching them the fundamentals of the sport while instilling core values including teamwork, respect and sportsmanship.

Who: Co-ed, Ages 3-14

When: Saturdays, 12-4:30 pm

Where: Gymnasium, Peoria YMCA

Cost: Members: $60   Non-Members: $90

Registration: Online or with our Membership Team at the YMCA!

Program scholarships are available.

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!

We are seeking volunteers for coaches, co-coaches, referee’s, and snack extraordinaire. If you would like to help with your child’s team, you can contact me here, 309-251-1057, email Charles.gordon@peoriaymca.org

Click here for more information and the volunteer registration page.

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Little Kid Basketball –  Fall 2019

Pre-K/Kindergarten & Grades 1st/2nd Basketball Leagues

Check out the Basketball offerings at your Y and get in the game. Improve your skills, make new friends, be active with other kids and learn to love a sport at the Y.  Includes T-Shirt.

  • Ages 3-8
  • Practice and Games are Saturdays, October 19 2019 – December 15, 2019
  • All Ages: 1-2:30pm
  • Members $60  | Non Members: $90

League Overview:

Opening Day: On October 19th players will be introduced to coaches, receive t-shirts, and informed of league rules.  Players will then be placed in drills and evaluated.

Teams will have practice and play games on Saturdays from 1- 2:30pm.  Ages 3-5 yrs will play on 8ft rims.  Ages 6-8 yrs will play on 9ft rims.

We are seeking volunteers for coaches, co-coaches, referee’s, and snack extraordinaire. If you would like to help with your child’s team please fill out form and send to;  Charles Gordon

 

 

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