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2022-2023

YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Join our organized youth basketball league that grows with your child. Each year players are introduced to new rules and pieces of the game to ensure success and aid in the development of all players in the league.

Kindergarten - 6th Grade Registration & Evaluation Details

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Boys & Girls: REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Monday, November 7th

3rd - 6th Grade Boys & Girls: REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Monday, October 10th

All players (Boys - 4th Grade & up + Girls 3rd & up) must attend only one of the player evaluation (not a tryout) days.

Player Evaluation Days (Boys 4th-6th Grades  & Girls 3rd – 6th Grades)

Date - TBD OR Date - TBD
 3rd & 4th Grade Girls          3rd & 4th Grade Girls
 4th Grade Boys           4th Grade Boys
 5th & 6th Grade Girls           5th & 6th Grade Girls
 5th & 6th Grade Boys           5th & 6th Grade Boys

All Player evaluations will take place at the Rec Center Gymnasium (12015 Mill Street Huntley 60142)
Players will run through basic basketball drills and scrimmage at the end. Player evaluations should last between 30-45 minutes per group depending on the size of the group.

7th & 8th Grade Registration & Evaluation Details

7th & 8th Grade Boys & Girls: REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Monday, November 7th  

All players must attend the player evaluation day.

Player Evaluation Day (Boys 7th & 8th Grades  & Girls 7th & 8th Grades)

Date - TBD
Time TBD – 7th & 8th Grade Boys
Time TBD – 7th & 8th Grade Girls

All Player evaluations will take place at the Rec Center Gymnasium (12015 Mill Street Huntley 60142)
Players will run through basic basketball drills and scrimmage at the end. Player evaluations should last between 30-45 minutes per group depending on the size of the group.

Volunteer coaches are needed at every level

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General Info

League Rules
1st/2nd Grade
3rd Grade Boys & 3rd/4th Grade Girls
4th Grade Boys

5th/6th Grade Boys & Girls
7th/8th Grade Boys & Girls
"Rules Quick Sheet"

Kindergarten

The Kindergarten League is a great introduction to the sport of basketball. All meetings will take place on Saturdays. The first 2 meetings will be dedicated entirely to skill development. After that each meeting will have skill development along with a scrimmage with another team in the program with coaches acting as the referees. 

1st & 2nd Grade

Players will play with lower rims (8 ft.) and use a smaller basketball (Junior) promote confidence and success with every participant. Learning the basic skills of basketball, teamwork and fun are the focus for this program.

3rd & 4th Grade

Grades will be split by boys and girls. 3rd/4th Grade Girls will play at 9 ft. rims, while 4th Grade Boys will play at 10 ft. rims. Grades will be split by boys and girls. A Junior Size (27.5”) ball will be used. More game rules are enforced during scrimmages so the kids can get a better understanding of the game rules to help prepare them for older divisions. Basics skills, rules of the game, teamwork and fun are the focus for this program.

5th - 8th Grade

Grades will be split by boys and girls. This program uses 10 ft rims and a Intermediate 28.5 size or official size (7th/8th Boys only) basketball and will have little restrictions when playing the game. Further skill development to help players succeed with the sport and fun will be the focus of this program.

Junior Red Raiders Travel Basketball

Tryout to play competitive basketball through Huntley Park District’s Junior Red Raider feeder program. Designed for 5th – 8th Grade Boys & Girls who reside in Huntley School District 158.

The season runs approximately from October through Mid-March. Teams will receive 2 practices a week & play approximately 15 games. Cost per player is $650 plus additional costs for uniforms of approximately $150. Payment can be made in full or spread out over 3 payments ($250/$200/$200).

TRYOUT INFORMATION
Two (2) tryout dates will be offered for every level. Players interested in trying out must pre-register. There is no cost to tryout. Players are encouraged to attend both tryout dates for their grade level. To be eligible to be chosen for a team, players must attend at least one (1) tryout date. Specific Tryout information & how to register for tryouts will be posted by Mid-August and can be found here.

*** Volunteer coaches are needed for teams. Indicate when registering your child for tryouts if you’re interested.***

BOYS

NEW** 4th Grade

Monday, September 19 | 6:00 - 7:30p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse
AND
Wednesday, September 21 | 6:00 - 7:30p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse

5th Grade

Thursday, September 22 | 6:00 - 7:30p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse
AND
Sunday, September 25 | 5:30 - 7:00p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse

6th Grade

Thursday, September 22 | 7:30 - 9:00p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse
AND
Sunday, September 25 | 7:00 - 8:30p
@ Huntley High School Fieldhouse

7th Grade

Thursday, October 13 | 6:00 - 7:30p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym
AND
Sunday, October 16 | 5:30 - 7:00p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

8th Grade

Thursday, October 13 | 7:30 - 9:00p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym
AND
Sunday, October 16 | 7:00 - 8:30p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

GIRLS

4th/5th Grade

Thursday, October 20 | 6:00 - 7:15p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym
AND
Saturday, October 22 | 3:00 - 4:15p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

6th Grade

Thursday, October 20 | 6:00 - 7:15p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym
AND
Saturday, October 22 | 3:00 - 4:15p
Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

7th Grade

Thursday, October 20 | 7:15 - 8:30p
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym
AND
Saturday, October 22 | 4:15 - 5:30p
Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

8th Grade

Thursday, October 20 | 7:15 - 8:30p 
@ Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

AND
Saturday, October 22 | 4:15 - 5:30p
Huntley Park District REC Center Gym

 

 

 

 

 

TRYOUT RESULTS:
WILL BE DISPLAYED FOLLOWING TRYOUTS

 


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YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINICS & CAMPS

Throughout the year, we offer basketball clinics and camps for children ages 4 - 12 years old. Whether you are a beginner or are advanced and are looking to improve on your skills, our clinics and camps are the perfect way to enjoy and learn the game of basketball!
Check out the various basketball clinics and camps currently being offered:

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