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3rd - 8th Grade | Spirit Basketball is a competitive, coach-select basketball league. Coaches focus on fun and player development during a 12-game season. 

Spirit Basketball League

League Description

Spirit Basketball is a competitive, coach-select basketball league. Coaches focus on fun and player development during a 12-game season. Teams will be provided two hours of practice time through the YMCA Youth Sports Branch per week and no weekly admission is required to attend game sites.

 

Ages

3rd - 8th Grade.

Registration Information

The registration for Winter Spirit Basketball is now available.

Registration process for the Winter of 2022/2023 Season:

If you are an individual who is looking to be placed onto a team, the registration deadline is on October 10.

If you are a head coach or team representative, a team roster needs to be submitted by October 10. 

Once the team roster is turned in the coach will receive registration link to send to their players to register for their team. 

Players will have from October 11 - October 25 to register for their team.

Teams must have at least 8 players on the team roster.

* New options for teams to select from for the 2022/2023 Spirit Basketball season. Teams can register for additional practice time and tournaments that they would like to participate in during the season. See the league information sheet for details and options.

For the 2022/2023 Spirit Basketball League, we will have a registration option for a team fee.  The team fee will be to play games in the league.  The team registration fee option does not include practice time.

Game Days

3rd Grade on Saturdays starting November 19 through March 4  | 4th-8th Grades on Sundays starting November 20 through March 5

Game Locations

Lincoln Public Schools facilities (specific sites to be determined).

 

Uniforms

* New options for teams to select from for the 2022/2023 Spirit Basketball season. Teams can register for additional practice time and tournaments that they would like to participate in during the season. See the league information sheet for uniform details and options.

Teams may wear their own team jersey with classic Spirit Basketball option, no restrictions. Teams may wear the YMCA navy/white Recreational and Micro jersey. The cost for a YMCA Basketball jersey is $15. Jersey's can be purchased in the Youth Sports office during office hours of Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Fees

Lincoln YMCA Members $85 | Community Members $95

* New options for teams to select from for the 2022/2023 Spirit Basketball season. Teams can register for additional practice time and tournaments that they would like to participate in during the season. See the league information sheet for pricing details and options.

Other Equipment

Jewelry is not allowed to be worn during YMCA Youth Sports activities. This includes earrings (earrings cannot be taped).

Staff

Claire Cantwell, Associate Executive Director | ccantwell@ymcalincoln.org | 402-434-9216