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  • Youth Basketball Skills Camp

    Day-Date                             Time

    5 years – kindergarten

    M, W: 10/6-10/29             5:00-5:45 pm

    Grade 1-2

    M, W: 10/6-10/29             5:45-6:45 pm

    Grade 3-4

    M, W: 10/6-10/29             6:45-7:45 pm

    Boys and girls will learn the basics and improve their skills in this instructional program. Players will learn dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and defense, all while maintaining an emphasis on sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. Skills will be taught through drills, contests, and games. Third and fourth graders will play on a 10’ hoop. The younger age groups will play with a shorter hoop and smaller ball.

    Location: Lakeview Recreation Center

    Fee-R/NR: $29/$34

    Min/Max: 5-24

    Age: 5 years-4th Grade

    Basketball for Youth: Ages 8-12

    Day-Date                             Time

    W: 10/29-12/17                 6:20-8 pm

    Learn and practice the basic skills of basketball and play a game each class. Taught by experienced youth basketball instructor Greg Joyce, lessons emphasize individual skill development in dribbling, passing and cutting and confidence and teamwork in game play. Suitable for beginning and intermediate players. During games, players are matched by height and ability. Bring your own basketball for skill instruction and shooting practice. A limited number of basketballs will be available at class.

    Location: Kellar School

    Min/Max: 10-14

    Fee-R/NR: $34/$39

    Youth Basketball Leagues at RiverPlex

    Fall Leagues

    Min/Max: 10-60       Dates: 11/3-12/20      Registration Deadline: 10/17

    Grade               Practice Days      Skill Evaluation            PAC Meeting              Fee-R/NR

     5 years – K       M or Th, Sa            M: 11/3, 5:30 pm          Th: 11/6, 5:30 pm          $49/$54

     1st-2nd            M, Th, Sa                M: 11/3, 5:30 pm         Th: 11/6, 5:30 pm           $59/$64

      3rd – 4th          M, Th, Sa                M: 11/3, 6:15 pm         Th: 11/6, 6:15 pm           $59/$64

    Youth of all ability levels, from the first time hoopster to the backyard superstar, will learn the skills necessary to enjoy the sport of basketball for life. Under the instruction of volunteer coaches, participants will develop techniques, knowledge and strategy with emphasis on fun, sportsmanship and fair play.

    • Practices will be held for one hour (at 5:30 or 6:30 pm) beginning the second week. Practices will be held on Mondays or Thursdays for 5 year olds-kindergarteners and Mondays and Thursdays for first-fourth graders.

    • Games will be played on Saturday mornings at 9, 10 or 11 am at the RiverPlex.

    • Skills Evaluations are mandatory and take place at the RiverPlex

    • Parent-Athlete-Coach (PAC) Meetings are mandatory and take place at the RiverPlex.

    Winter Leagues

    Grade                 Practice Days            PAC Meeting                           Fee-R/NR

    5 years – K               M, Sa                  W: 1/21, 5:30 pm                        $59/$64

    1st-2nd                     M, Sa                 W: 1/21, 5:30 pm                         $59/$64

    1st-2nd                      W, Sa                 W: 1/21, 5:30 pm                         $59/$64

    3rd-4th                     M, Sa                  W: 1/21, 6:15 pm                         $59/$64

    3rd-4th                      W, Sa                  W: 1/21, 6:15 pm                         $59/$64


    Men’s Adult Basketball Leagues at Proctor Recreation Center

    Competitive men’s 18 and over basketball league. Some of the region’s best players, along with those from surrounding areas, make these some of the best leagues around. Get the best ten players on your team and join our league! Trophies awarded to the winners. Games played on Wednesday evenings.

    Age: 18+   Fee: – $200/team

    Session runs December 10 through March 11 • 6-10 pm at Proctor Center, 309 S. DuSable.
    Register online, at Noble Center or Proctor Center for this basketball league.



    Boys Middle School Basketball League

    Grades 5-6 and 7-8 boys. School or travel teams are welcome to play during this off season league. Fee: $12 per player.

    Session runs October 20 to December 8 • Monday 5-8 pm at Proctor Center, 309 S. DuSable.
    Register online, at Noble Center or Proctor Center for this basketball league.