Kindergarten to Grade 1

No experience required! This entry-level program introduces children in Kindergarten and Grade 1 to the sport of basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. The Jr. YMCA Basketball program offers 10 sessions of FUNdamental basketball skills development through modified games with an emphasis on fun! The program strives to teach children the values of participating in sport for life.

Weekly sessions are 45 minutes in duration and follow a specific curriculum focussing on continual development of the fundamental basketball skills. All participants are provided with an age-appropriate basketball and jersey to keep! 

Note: For the Winter 2020 session, this program will be run at the following elementary schools in Surrey and North Delta.

Location and Zone

Session Day and Time

Cost

Richardson Elementary, North Delta

Thursdays, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $115
Georges Vanier Elementary, Newton Thursdays, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm $115
Semiahmoo Trail Elementary, South Surrey Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm $115

Jr. YMCA Basketball Winter 2020 Session Timelines

The session runs from January 9, 2020 to March 12, 2020

  • First Session: Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Last Session: Thursday, March 12, 2020

NOTE: Further cancellations may occur at the discretion of the Surrey and Delta School Districts due to school functions that receive priority on the space. Should there be cancellations, every attempt will be made to secure a secondary location to continue the session.


Registration: Surrey & North Delta 

Registration for the Winter 2020 session will open on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.
Please register by one of the following options:

  1. Online: Registration is available 24 hours a day. Visit myymca.ca to register and use the following bar codes to find your desired location:
    • North Delta, Richardson Elementary: 87584
    • Newton, Georges Vanier Elementary: 87583
    • South Surrey, Semiahmoo Trail Elementary: 88046
  2. By phone:  Please call 604.631.5525. Representatives are available Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm
  3. In person:  Come visit us in the Community Sports Office at the Tong Louie Family YMCA, located at 14988 57th Avenue, Surrey, Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm.
Financial assistance is available; please contact us prior to registering to learn more.

Participants register for a zone and are placed on a team within that zone. In the event that there are not enough players or coaches for a particular zone, we will offer a spot in another zone or issue a refund. A team can only run with two volunteer coaches in place along with a minimum of 8 participants. Please consider volunteering if you have a passion helping children and youth develop in a positive environment.

Refund Policy

Refunds must be requested in writing to sportsleagues@gv.ymca.ca with supporting documentation where necessary.

There will be a $25 withdrawal fee from the time of registration to Thursday, January 30, 2020. There will be NO refunds issued after January 30, 2020.


Volunteer Instructors Needed! 

We are looking forward to another Fall/Winter 2019/2020 season. Join us and make a difference for children and youth through sports and recreation. All volunteers receive training free of charge — including manuals and resources provided by the Coaching Association of Canada in collaboration with Canada Basketball. Volunteers will also be provided opportunities for professional development in physical education and/or coaching through the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).

We need your help! Email sportsleagues@gv.ymca.ca or visit our web page to learn more about volunteering with the YMCA Youth Basketball League today!

Thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers who make our programs possible. With your help we are able to run basketball leagues across the lower mainland. As a charity, we are dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, and your involvement has a direct impact on the children and youth of the future.



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