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  • Youth Basketball Leagues

    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.

    • 5 Years-Kindergarten: The 5-year old/kindergarten league will involve 30 minutes of practice time. Children will then be divided into teams and play a game for the final 30 minutes.
    • Grades 1-4: Practices will be held for one hour (at 5:30 or 6:30 pm) beginning the second week. Practices will be held on Mondays and Thursdays.
    • Grades 1-4: Games will be played on Saturday mornings at 9, 10 or 11 am at the RiverPlex.
    • Parent-Athlete-Coach (PAC) Meetings are mandatory and take place at the RiverPlex.

    Fall Leagues at RiverPlex

    Min/Max: 10-60 Dates: 11/2-12/19 Registration Deadline: 10/16

    Register by clicking on a league.

    Code       Grade                   Practice Days                          PAC Meeting                Fee-R/NR

    67881    5 years – K                   M, Th                               Th: 11/5, 5:30 pm               $50/$55

    67886    1st-2nd                        M, Th, Sa                         Th: 11/5, 5:30 pm               $60/$65

    67889    3rd – 4th                      M, Th, Sa                         M: 11/5, 6:15 pm                 $60/$65

    Basketball Classes

    Basketball for Youth 

    Register here.

    Learn and practice the basic skills of basketball and play a game each class. Taught by an experienced youth basketball instructor, 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. * No class 11/11, 11/25

    Location: Kellar School

    Age: 8-12 Fee-R/NR: $39/$34

    Code                   Day-Date                           Time

    66885                   W:10/21-12/2*                   6:20-8:00 pm


    Basketball at Proctor

    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: $15 per player.

    Session runs M: 10/19-12/7  NEW DATES! 10/12-11/25 5-8 pm • Monday 5-8 pm at Proctor Center, 309 S. DuSable. Register online, at Noble Center or Proctor Center for this basketball league.
    ‘I Got Game’ Youth Basketball Camp

    Sa: 10/10-11/7   Fee: $30

    This program is for boys and girls who love to play basketball and are not quite old enough to be a part of a league. Learn to dribble, pass, and shoot the basketball at an early age and as participants get older, they will be more confident with their skills to want to join a league.  The team sport of basketball also teaches sportsmanship and teamwork. The camp is taught by Jonelle Polk McCloud, former professional womens basketball player and college basketball coach. All participants will receive a t-shirt.

    Registration required – registration begins 8/24/15 at Proctor Center or online.

    67326  Ages 4-6  10-10:45 am

    67327  Ages 7-9  11-11:45 am


    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.

    Session will begin in January 2016. Look for dates coming soon!