YMCA Thunder Basketball

YMCA Thunder Basketball

From James Naismith’s invention of basketball at the Y in 1891 to today, the Y has a rich tradition in sports played around the globe. We nurture the potential of youth through sports programming by strengthening character, engaging families and building lasting relationships. We are pleased to partner with the Oklahoma City Thunder to further our mission within our youth basketball league, now called the YMCA Thunder Basketball League.

Our Developmental League for youth basketball will have an  emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Youth basketball officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn the rules as they play basketball games. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. The Developmental League is open for children ages 3-16. For ages 5 & up, our youth basketball league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills a place to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed, and Parents Code of Conduct. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. Both seasons include an end of season tournament. The Spirit League is open for children ages 8-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

*Additional Fees for the Spirit League.

Bethany/Rockwell Plaza

Bethany YMCA, Rockwell Plaza YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
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League Contacts

Mark Pierce- (Bethany/Rockwell Plaza) YMCA Sports Director- [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov 10th 2022 at 6:00pm at the Bethany YMCA.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by November 16th, please contact Mark Pierce- [email protected]
  • Teams will be alloted one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice Days and Times will be selected via the Head Coach. Any additional practices will be the responsiblity of the team at a non-YMCA mandated practice site/location.
  • Practices may begin as early as November 17th
  • Games will start as early as December 2 (Games played on Friday Nights & Sunday Afternoons). Sunday afternoon games may take place due to facility availablity at certain locations. Trave to other YOKC locatioms may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19 2023

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament  The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League Team and you will be notified of that occuring before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Register at
front desk

Champions League

Mitch Park YMCA, Rankin YMCA
12/13/22 - 3/5/23
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Champions League

The Champions League is our Special Needs YMCA Basketball League. It will have an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball for those children and adults with disabilities. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the participants learn. The season consists of 8 games. The Developmental League is open for children and adults ages 4-99. Games will be played at the RANKIN YMCA on Sunday Afternoons. Games will be one hour in length.

 

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues, & Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. The Age Cut Off is how old the participant was on August 31, 2022. Below are the age divisions we will have for the Champions League.

 

10 & Under Co-Ed Basketball

17& Under Co-Ed Basketball

18 & Above Co-Ed Basketball

 

Coaches Needed

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please see the attached form or contact the Sports Department for more information.

 

Important Dates

 

  • Champions League Coaches Meeting: TBD

 

  • Games: Games will begin on Sunday, January 8th, 2023

 

  • Season will end by: Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 9/28/22 12/11/22 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 65.00$ 85.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/13/22 - 03/05/23
Register  

Chickasha Area YMCA

Chickasha Area YMCA
12/3/22 - 2/11/23
VIEW
  1. From James Naismith’s invention of basketball at the Y in 1891 to today, the Y has a rich tradition in sports played around the globe. We nurture the potential of youth through sports programming by strengthening character, engaging families and building lasting relationships. We are pleased to partner with the Oklahoma City Thunder to further our mission within our youth basketball league, now called the YMCA Thunder Basketball League.

Our Developmental League for youth basketball will have an  emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Youth basketball officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn the rules as they play basketball games. The season consists of 8 games. The Developmental League is open for children ages 3-16. For ages 5 & up, our youth basketball league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills a place to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed, and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of 8 games and an end of season tournament. The Spirit League is open for children ages 8-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

*Additional $30 fee for the Spirit League.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Late Registration 10/24/22 12/2/22 Front Desk $ 30.00$ 80.00$ 100.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/03/22 - 02/11/23
Sa - 8:00 am - 1 hr
Registration
Closed
12/03/22 - 02/11/23
Sa - 8:00 am - 1 hr
Registration
Closed

Downtown YMCA

Edward L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

From James Naismith’s invention of basketball at the Y in 1891 to today, the Y has a rich tradition in sports played around the globe. We nurture the potential of youth through sports programming by strengthening character, engaging families and building lasting relationships. We are pleased to partner with the Oklahoma City Thunder to further our mission within our youth basketball league, now called the YMCA Thunder Basketball League.

Our Developmental League for youth basketball will have an  emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Youth basketball officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn the rules as they play basketball games. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. The Developmental League is open for children ages 5-12. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills a place to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed, and Parents Code of Conduct. The winter season consists of 8 games and summer season consists of 6 games. Both seasons include an end of season tournament. The Spirit League is open for children ages 8-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration.

*Additional Fees for the Spirit League.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Register  

Earlywine Park

Earlywine Park YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Chase Arnold- Earlywine Park YMCA Sports Director- [email protected]

Blaize Driskill- Earlywine Park YMCA Sports Coordinator- [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov 10 2022 at 6:00pm at the Earlywine Park YMCA.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by November 15th, please contact either Blaize Driskill- [email protected] or Chase Arnold- [email protected]
  • Practices will start as early as November 17th (one practice per week). Each team will have their own individual practice day and time
  • Games will start as early as December 2 (Games played on Friday’s & Saturdays). Travel to other YOKC locations may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19 2023.

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 3-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

Developmental League

Early Registration Pricing (August 16th – October 16th)

Household Members: $10

Youth Members: $75

Non-Members: $100

Late Registration Pricing (October 17th – October 30th)

Household Members: $30

Youth Members: $95

Non-Members: $120

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament  The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League Team and you will be notified of that occurring before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Spirit League

Registration Pricing (August 16th – October 16th)

Household Members: $40

Youth Members: $115

Non-Members: $140

 

Late Registration Pricing (October 17th – October 30th)

Household Members: $60

Youth Members: $135

Non-Members: $160

 

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Registration
Closed

Edmond (Mitch Park/Rankin)

Mitch Park YMCA, Rankin YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Norris Williams, Edmond YMCA Sports Director; [email protected]

Ellen Mack, Edmond YMCA Sports Coordinator; [email protected]

 

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting will take place on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 6:00pm at Acts 2 United Methodist Church.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by 3pm on November 15th, please contact the Edmond YMCA Sports Department.
  • Teams will be allotted one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice Days and Times will be selected via the Head Coach via practice lottery. Any additional practices will be the responsibility of the team, at a non-YMCA mandated practice site/location.
  • Practices may begin as early as November 17th, 2022.
  • Games will start as early as December 2, 2022 (Games are played on Friday Nights, Saturday & potentially Sunday afternoons). Sunday afternoon games may take place due to facility availability at certain locations. Travel to other YOKC locations’ may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19th, 2023

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone who participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament. The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If we’re unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League team and you will be notified of that occurrence before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Waiting List  

Guthrie YMCA

Guthrie YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Ashley Sperry – Guthrie Program Director [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting November 8th 6:30 pm ACTS 2  Church on Covell Rd
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Teams will be allotted one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice Days and Times will be selected via the Head Coach. Any additional practices will be the responsibility of the team at a non-YMCA mandated practice site/location.
  • Practices may begin as early as November 17th
  • Games will start as early as December 2 (Games played on Friday Nights & Sunday Afternoons). Sunday afternoon games may take place due to facility availability at certain locations. Travel to other YOKC locations may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19 2023

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament  The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League Team and you will be notified of that occurring before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Final In-House ( if space allows) 10/31/22 11/23/22 Front Desk $ 20.00$ 95.00$ 120.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Registration
Closed

Midwest City YMCA

Midwest City YMCA
8/16/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Caleb Lundy- (Midwest City YMCA) YMCA Sports Director- [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov 10 2022 at 6:00pm at the Midwest City.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by November16th, please contact Caleb Lundy- [email protected]
  • Teams will be allotted one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice Days and Times will be selected via the Head Coach. Any additional practices will be the responsibility of the team at a non-YMCA mandated practice site/location.
  • Practices may begin as early as November 17th
  • Games will start as early as December 2 (Games played on Friday Nights & Saturday afternoons). Sunday afternoon games may take place due to facility availability at certain locations. Travel to other YOKC locations may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19 2023

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament  The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League Team and you will be notified of that occurring before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
In-House Registration 10/31/22 11/23/22 Front Desk $ 30.00$ 95.00$ 120.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/16/22 - 02/19/23
Registration
Closed

North Side

North Side YMCA
12/2/22 - 2/19/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Mucio Macedo, North Side YMCA Sports Director, [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Winter League Coaches Meeting will be Virtually or in person at  YMCA as needed.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by November 15th please contact Sports director Mucio Macedo at – [email protected]
  • Teams will be allotted one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice Days and Times will be selected via the Head Coach. Any additional practices will be the responsibility of the team at a non-YMCA mandated practice site/location.
  • Practices may begin as early as November 17th
  • Games will start as early as December 2 (Games played on Friday Nights & Saturdays Afternoons). Sunday afternoon games may take place due to facility availability at certain locations. Travel to other YMCA locations may be required due to registration numbers.
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games. Spirit League will play 8 regular season games plus a single elimination tournament at the end of the season.
  • Season will end by February 19 2023.

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-16. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at multiple locations throughout the local YMCA area. Game days will vary by branch.

SPIRIT LEAGUE

The Spirit League has been developed to provide a place for players and teams with advanced skills to play at the YMCA against competition of the same development. This league will be closely officiated by certified referees. We will continue to hold everyone whom participates to the highest character standards as outlined in the Players Pledge, Coaches Creed and Parents Code of Conduct. The season consists of eight games and a single elimination end of season tournament  The Spirit League is open for children ages 7-12. This league is gender specific. Age groups may be combined, depending on registration. If unable to place a child on a Spirit League Team, they will be added to a Developmental League Team and you will be notified of that occurring before a move is made. Game days will vary by branch.

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

League.

Developmental League Spirit League
4U Coed 8U
6U 10U
8U 12U
10U
12U
14U
16U

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Available Sessions

Date(s)
12/02/22 - 02/19/23
Registration
Closed

Stillwater

Stillwater YMCA
1/7/23 - 2/25/23
VIEW

League Contacts

Josh Jaramillo – Stillwater YMCA Program Director – [email protected]

Uniforms

All players will be required to have the official YMCA Thunder Basketball League jersey. The jersey is available for purchase ($20) at the front desk of your local YMCA or the online store http://www.quickscores.com/ymcaokc.

Important Information

  • Coaches Meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov 17 2022 at 6:00pm at the Stillwater YMCA.
  • Online Parents Orientation is video available on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • If you have not heard from a coach by December 12th, please contact Josh Jaramillo – [email protected]
  • Teams will be given one practice per week by the YMCA. Practice days and times will be selected via the Head Coach.
  • Practices may begin as early as December 12th
  • Games will start as early as January 7th, 2022 (Games played on Saturdays)
  • Game Schedules will be released at least one week prior to the start of games on quickscores.com/ymcaokc
  • Developmental League will play 8 game regular season games.
  • Season will end by February 25th, 2023

DEVELOPMENTAL LEAGUE

The Developmental League is the standard YMCA League with an emphasis on the development and understanding of the game of basketball. Officials will be more lenient and assist in helping the child learn. The season consists of eight games. The Developmental League is open to children ages 4-12. For ages 5 & up, the league is gender specific. The genders may be combined, depending on registration. Practices will take place at the

Age Cut Off, Gender Specific Leagues and Divisions

YMCA sports leagues are divided by the age of the participants. A valid birth certificate may be required for tournament play. The age cut off is how old the child was on August 31, 2022. For ages 5 & above, divisions will be gender specific if numbers allow. Below is a list of available divisions for the Winter League.

Developmental League:

4U Coed, 6U Coed, 8U Coed, 10U Boys & Girls, 12U  Boys & Girls

COACHES NEEDED

The YMCA uses volunteer coaches to provide leadership to the community through structured athletic activities. If you are interested in coaching, please contact the Sports Department for more information.

YMCA MISSION

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It is the policy of the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City that no person be denied membership or program participation due to the inability to pay. Funds for financial assistance are provided through the United Way and the YMCA’s Annual Support Campaign.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Household MemberIndividual/Youth MemberNon-Member
Early Registration 8/16/22 11/6/22 Online / Front Desk $ 10.00$ 75.00$ 100.00
Final Registration 11/7/22 11/13/22 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 95.00$ 120.00
Final In-House Registration 11/14/22 1/29/23 Front Desk $ 30.00$ 95.00$ 120.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
01/07/23 - 02/25/23
Register at
front desk