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Youth Basketball

The YMCA offers basketball for ages 4 - 14. Teams play at YMCAs and area schools. 

YMCA youth sports provide opportunities for camaraderie, building skills and character development. We aim to keep kids moving and focus on their health and well-being. 


Teams are formed based on age. See below for details and locations. Please refer to our age chart to determine your child's age group.


All players must have sneakers with non-marking soles. Each player receives a jersey

Locations & Seasons

A.E. Finley YMCA
Fall Season: Dates coming soon
Winter Season: Dates coming soon

Alexander Family YMCA
Fall Season:
Dates coming soon
Winter Season: Dates coming soon

Chapel Hill - Carrboro YMCA
Winter Season:
Dates coming soon

Chatham YMCA
Winter Season:
Dates coming soon

Durham YMCAs:
Fall Season: Nov. 2 - Jan. 9, 2021
Winter Season: Jan. 11 - March 6, 2021

Coed: U5 - U10
Girls: U11- U14
Boys: U11 - U14

Johnston County YMCA
Winter Season:
Dates coming soon.

Kerr Family YMCA
Winter Season: Dates coming soon

Kraft Family YMCA
Fall Season:
Oct. 12 - Dec. 12
Coed: U5, U6/7
Girls: U8/9, U10/11, U12-14
Winter Season: Jan. 4 - Feb. 27, 2021
Coed: U8/9, U10/11
Boys: U12-14

Northwest Cary YMCA
Winter Season: 
Jan. 12 - March 12, 2021
Coed: U5 - U9
Girls: U11 - U14 (plays with Taylor Family YMCA)
Boys: U11 - U14

Poole Family YMCA
Winter Season:
 Dates coming soon

Southeast Raleigh YMCA
Winter Season:
 Dates coming soon

Taylor Family YMCA
Fall Season:
Oct. 10 - Dec. 12
Winter Season: Jan 12 - March 26, 2021
Coed: U5 - U9
Girls Fall Development: U11 - U14
Girls: U11 - U14 (plays with Northwest Cary YMCA)
Boys: U11 - U14

During the registration process, you will be asked about your practice night preference. As YMCA teams are coached by volunteers, specific practice nights are determined after teams form depend on coach availability


YMCA youth basketball recreational teams are led by volunteer coaches. All volunteer coaches undergo a background check and training. Opportunities are available for coaches and assistant coaches at all locations.  


YMCA youth basketball teams play in the fall and winter and registration begins in October 2020.

Fall and Winter Season
Oct. 1:  Member
Oct. 15: Participant

Sports Directors

Alexander Family  YMCA: Eric Rhinehalt
A.E. Finley YMCA: Brooke Proctor 
Chapel Hill - Carrboro YMCA: Randy Smith, Katie Holmes
Chatham YMCA: Kevin Moffitt
Downtown Durham & Lakewood YMCAs: Chuck Gordon
Johnston County & Poole Family YMCAs: Darrian Saddler
Kerr Family YMCA: Brandon Harcum
Kraft Family YMCA: Mark Simmons
Northwest Cary & Taylor Family YMCAs: Eric Santilli
Southeast Raleigh YMCA : Quintin Terry