Basketball

YOUTH BASKETBALL


Youth Basketball Leagues: Winter 2016-2017
Game Schedules/Tournament Bracket:
Practice Matrix:
Click here to find the practice matrix for 4th-5th teams.
Click here to find the practice matrix for 6th-High School teams.
For specific questions about practice, please contact your coach.
   
Picture Schedules:
Extra Information:
  • Seating is limited at all locations. Please bring a chair if you have one available.
  • Spectators must sit on the opposite sideline as the players and coaches.
  • Due to the size of the league and not being affiliated with any school district, we are unable to change the game schedule (including days/times) once it's posted live.
  • There is no tolerance for unsportsmanlike behavior from players, parents, or spectators.
  • Persons or players participating in activities sponsored by CARD are not covered in any way for personal liability, property damage, medical injuries, etc.

LITTLE HOOPSTERS

Little Hoopsters Basketball

This instructional league is open to all youth in K-2nd grade. Coaches will work with players the first 2-3 weeks to introduce the sport of basketball using basic skill techniques and formations. The last 2-3 weeks will be 20 minute practices and 40 minute formal games each day. Fundamentals and simple game strategy will be taught throughout the program.  Show up the first day and be ready to play! You will not be contacted by a coach for this program. General youth sports jersey is optional, but highly recommended (can be purchased at the CARD Office for $15) “Arron Ray Clark Memorial” Field House at Community Park. 

Registration deadline: Open until filled or program starts

Winter Option
 
Course # Day 
Date Time Grade Fee
 
216621
Su 1/15-2/12
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
K
$42
*1st and 2nd graders have a winter option in the basketball academy and league. See below for more information. 
 
Spring Option
 
Course # Day 
Date
*No program on 4/16
Time Grade Fee
 
216971
Su 4/2-5/7
11:15 AM-12:15 PM
K
$42
216972 Su 4/2-5/7  12:30 PM-1:30 PM 1st/2nd
$42

BASKETBALL ACADEMY

Basketball Academy: 1st-8th Grade

Do you have a player that is new to game? Do you have a player that has played before but is looking to get better? Sign them up for our basketball academy to get your child ready for the upcoming season, keep them playing more basketball, or have them try something new! Each sessions runs opposite of the division’s CARD league. This program will highlight stations each session and finish up with some kind of game play (3 on 3, Steal the Bacon, Scrimmage, etc). Stations will include specific tips and techniques on shooting, passing, dribbling, defense, basic offense, and much more! This clinic will be staffed by some of our best coaches, including seasoned coach Derrick Biley, and is guaranteed to not only make your child a better basketball player, but also give them a love of the game.

Registration deadline: Open until filled or program starts

 
1st Boys & Girls, 2nd/3rd Boys & Girls, 6th-8th Boys  
1st-3rd Grade Location:"Arron Ray Clark Memorial" Field House
6th-8th Boys Location: Chico High "Lincoln Center Auxilliary Gym"
 
Course # Day 
Date
Time Grade Fee 
 
218311
Su 1/15-2/12
12:30-1:45 PM
1st Boys & Girls
$39 
218312 Su 1/15-2/12 2:00-3:15 PM
2nd/3rd Boys & Girls
$39
218313 Su 1/15-2/12 3:30-4:45 PM 6th-8th Boys
$39 
 
 

1ST-5TH BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Elementary Basketball Leagues: 1st-3rd Grade

A special league designed just for your elementary basketball player! This 5 week league will feature one practice a week (day and time based on gym availability) and one game on Saturdays. Practice day and time is determined by your volunteer coach. All teams are guaranteed to have at least one hour of indoor practice space per week.  No score or standings are kept in order to facilitate a fun, non-competitive environment that uses basketball as a tool to promote health, confidence, teamwork, leadership and integrity. General youth sports jerseys are mandatory and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $15. Players will be emailed their team information before practices are scheduled to start.

 The registration final deadline passed on 10/13. Click here to get on the waitlist for the 1st-3rd grade league. The waitlist will be closed and no longer looked after 11/11/16.
                         

  • Practices: Practice day and times are determined by your volunteer coach and availability. Practices are dependent on available gym space.
  • Games: Saturdays, 11/5-12/17 (no games 11/12 or 11/26 if possible with game schedule)
  • Locations: Practice and game locations are dependent on available gym space. Locations will include Arron Ray Clark Memorial Field House, the Dorothy F. Johnson Center and other community gyms.
  • Team Formation: All teams will be formed using our team formation procedure. Grades will be combined if there aren’t enough players to sustain a league. This will be determined after the registration deadline. Genders will be separated.  All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff.
  • Skills Evaluation: Staff will contact participants for a skills evaluation if one is needed.
  • We Need Volunteers: Each team needs a volunteer coach. Fill out an application online at:  http://www.chicorec.com/CARD-Programs/Athletics/Coaching-Resources/index.html
1st-3rd Grade
REGISTRATION OPENS: 8/22/16
Grade 1st Grade*
2nd Grade* 3rd Grade*
Course #

 

*When you click "Register" you will be taken to the waitlist. The waitlist will be closed and no longer looked after 11/11/16.

 

Elementary Basketball Leagues: 4th-5th Grade

This 7 week league will feature one practice a week (day and time based on gym availability) and one game on Saturdays. Practice day and time is determined by your volunteer coach. All teams are guaranteed to have at least one hour of indoor practice space per week. General youth sports jerseys are mandatory and can be purchased at the CARD Office for $15. Players will be emailed their team information before practices are scheduled to start.

Registration Opens: 8/22

The registration final deadline passed on 10/16. Click here to get on the waitlist for the 4th-5th grade league.

  • Practices: Practice day and times are determined by your volunteer coach and availability. Practices are dependent on available gym space.
  • Games: Saturdays, 1/14-3/4
  • Locations: Practice and game locations are dependent on available gym space. Locations will include Arron Ray Clark Memorial Field House, the Dorothy F. Johnson Center and other community gyms.
  • Team Formation: All teams will be formed using our team formation procedure. Grades will be combined if there aren’t enough players to sustain a league. This will be determined after the registration deadline. Genders will be separated. All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff.
  • Skills Evaluation: Staff will contact participants for a skills evaluation if one is needed.
  • We Need Volunteers: Each team needs a volunteer coach. Fill out an application online at:  http://www.chicorec.com/CARD-Programs/Athletics/Coaching-Resources/index.html
 
4th-5th Grade
REGISTRATION OPENS: 8/22/16
Grade 4th Grade
5th Grade
Course #

The registration final deadline passed on 10/16. Click here to get on the waitlist for the 4th-5th grade league.

6TH-8TH BASKETBALL LEAGUES

Jr. High Basketball Leagues: 6th-8th Grade

Whether your child is new to basketball or a seasoned player…they will have fun in our jr. high basketball league. Paid coaches will help your player grow their fundamentals and teach them game strategies throughout the season. Teams will practice once per week. Reversible jersey with number, is included in the registration cost. Jerseys will be distributed at the first game. Players will be emailed their team information before practices are scheduled to start.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
 
GIRLS LEAGUE: Final Registration Deadline: The registration final deadline passed.. Click here to get on the waitlist for the jr. high girls league.
 
GIRLS LEAGUE: Early Bird Registration Deadline: 12/7 ($85)
GIRLS LEAGUE: Final Registration Deadline: 12/14 ($95)
 
  • Practices: Practice day and times are determined by gym availability.
  • Games: Wednesdays and/or Fridays between 4-8pm, based on the number of teams in the league.
BOYS LEAGUE: November through mid-January
GIRLS LEAGUE: Mid-January through March
 
  • Locations: Practice and game locations are dependent on available gym space. Locations will include Arron Ray Clark Memorial Field House, the Dorothy F. Johnson Center and other community gyms.
  • Team Formation: All teams will be formed using our team formation procedure. Grades will be separated if there are enough players to sustain a league- otherwise they will be combined. This will be determined after the registration deadline.  All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff.
  • Skills Evaluation: Staff will contact participants for a skills evaluation if one is needed.
6th-8th Grade
Grade 6th Grade
7th Grade
8th Grade
BOYS League*: 

 
GIRLS League:      
  *The registration final deadline  for the boys league passed on 10/19. Click here to get on the waitlist for the jr. high boys league.

9TH-12TH BASKETBALL LEAGUES

High School Basketball Leagues: 9th-12th Grade

This league is perfect for players who love the game of basketball.  CARD coaches will conduct practice one time per week with games once a week.  This will be a competitive league with all participants receiving playing time. Teams will practice once per week. Reversible jersey with number, is included in the registration cost. Jerseys will be distributed at the first game. Players will be emailed their team information before practices are scheduled to start.

The registration final deadline passed on 11/30. Click here to get on the waitlist for the High School league. The waitlist will be closed and no longer looked after 1/20/17. Until that point, we will look at the waitlist daily.
 
  • Practices: Practice day and times are determined by gym availability.
  • Games: NEW START! Games will now run January through March (instead of November-February). Wednesdays and/or Fridays between 5-9pm, based on the number of teams in the league.
  • Locations: Practice and game locations are dependent on available gym space. Locations will include Arron Ray Clark Memorial Field House, the Dorothy F. Johnson Center and other community gyms.
  • Team Formation: All teams will be formed using our team formation procedure. Grades will be separated if there are enough players to sustain a league- otherwise they will be combined. This will be determined after the registration deadline.  All team formation is at the discretion of the Recreation staff.
  • Skills Evaluation: Staff will contact participants for a skills evaluation if one is needed.
9th-12th Grade
REGISTRATION OPENS 8/22/16
 
Grade 9th Grade
10th Grade
11th Grade
12th Grade
 

   
The registration final deadline passed on 11/30. When you click the "Register" button, you will be taken to the waitlist. The waitlist will be closed and no longer looked after 1/20/17. Until that point, we will look at the waitlist daily.
 
 
Adult Spring League (5 on 5, NON-Officiated)
Course #: 15049
Early Registration Deadline:                                                                       
2/24
Late Registration Deadline: 3/3
League Dates: 3/20-5/25

OPEN GYM

Adult Open Gym Basketball 

Come out and get some time on the courts in our Open Gym Basketball. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. $3.00 at the door or purchase a 10 Punch Pass for $25.00. Each Punch Pass has 10 punches, good for use at any open gym session.  No expiration on the Punch Pass. If purchased on-line, card will be sent out to the Field House for pick-up the following scheduled open gym.
 

18+ Adult Basketball

Sunday 9am-11am @ Community Park Field House

 

50+ Adult Basketball

Tuesday 7:00pm-9:00pm @ Pleasant Valley High, East Gym