Basketball

Youth Basketball Program
Ages 5-8
Lakewood Community Center

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The Youth Basketball Program is cancelled during COVID-19 restrictions.


This volunteer coach officiated league, offered in the spring/summer season, is strictly a recreation program. There are no tryouts, everyone plays regardless of ability. There are no league championships and no win-loss records kept. Focus will be on positive self-image, self confidence, sportsmanship and physical skills building.  This is not a program for highly skilled players that have previously played together.

  • For boys and girls ages 5 to 8
    Teams are divided into two age groups; ages 5-6 and ages 7-8.
  • Practices and games are played at the Lakewood Community Centergymnasium.
    • Practices are held one evening a week (Monday, Wednesday, or Fridays) at 5:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. Practices are normally scheduled to begin in April.
    • League games are usually played on Saturdays, May-June of each year.
    • Coaches will notify parents  of team practice and game schedules. 

Fee: 

  • $50 per child
  • Fee includes team t-shirt, certificate of participation, player’s basketball clinic and seven to eight games

Registration:

  • REGISTRATION IS CANCELLED FOR 2021
    • Registration will be limited to the first 240 children who sign up on a first-come first-served basis.
    • Register online

Coaches Meeting:


  • The 2021 coaches meeting has been cancelled. .

Location:

Lakewood Community Center Gym
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 (map)
253-798-4199

Program Contact:

Meredith Smith, Recreation Supervisor
(253) 798-4091  |  email