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The YMCA of Lincoln offers basketball programs that help youth develop and discover their potential through relationships, teamwork, and healthy competition. Youth basketball is one of the premier youth sports programs offered by the Y.


Winter Basketball Competitive Programs

2nd - 8th Grade | Competitive, coach-select basketball program and league. Teams can register for the Spirit Basketball program which includes practice time and games in the Gatorade Winter Basketball League. The Gatorade Winter Basketball League offers teams 10 games with a season ending double elimination tournament. Coaches focus on fun and player development in a competitive basketball league. 

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Micro Basketball League

1st Grade | Micro Basketball is a great way to introduce your 1st grader to the sport of basketball. With coaches focusing on low pressure development during a seven-week season, players will participate in 25-minute practices followed by 24-minute games each week.

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Recreational Basketball League

2nd - 8th Grade | Recreational Basketball is a low pressure 5 vs. 5 basketball league with a nine-game season. This league hosts one practice and one game per week and allows for modified rules for younger grade levels.

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3v3 Basketball League

2nd - 8th Grade | 3v3 Recreational Basketball is a low pressure 3 vs. 3 basketball league that focuses on player development. Teams participate in eight games during a five-week season and are guided by volunteer coaches.


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High School Basketball League

9th - 12th Grade | The YMCA High School Basketball League is a fun, competitive league with registered referees and an eight-game season. 

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Adult Men's Basketball League

19 & Older | This league features a six-week regular season followed by a double-elimination tournament. Teams compete in multiple divisions with state-certified referees and veteran scorekeepers using NFHS rules.

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Basketball Camps & Clinics

Kindergarten - 8th Grade | YMCA Basketball Camps & Clinics provide youth with the opportunity to learn new skills, get active, gain confidence, and meet new friends. Our basketball camps are run by our qualified staff and volunteers whose goal is to give youth a truly memorable experience.

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Basketball Tournaments

2nd - 10th Grade | YMCA Basketball Tournaments provide an exciting environment for teams to display their skills and compete against teams from all over the region.

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