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Youth Basketball League

 
Aaron Desir Basketball Clinics for boys and girls ages 5+

Help your child develop and practice fundamental basketball skills including shooting, dribbling, rebounding, passing and defense.

Kindergarten
Sundays • September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 • 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
All kindergarteners participants receive a t-shirt!

Grades 1 - 2
Thursdays • September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Grades 3 - 4
Thursdays • September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Grades 5 - 8
Thursdays • September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15 • 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Please register by Tuesday, September 23.
Price: $120, Member Price: $95

Aaron Desir has coached basketball at Union Catholic High School for the past six years and also oversees their recruiting and weight training. He has sent four players on to play division basketball. Prior to that he coached at Middlesex Community College. Desir played basketball and football at Widener University in Chester, PA, before transferring to New Jersey City University where he also played basketball. 

Youth Basketball Leagues

Rookies Basketball League
Grades 1 & 2 • November - March • Sundays • 1:45 p.m.
Volunteer parent/high school student coaches will conduct practice one evening a week. Games will be played on 8-foot rims with youth-sized basketballs.  Every player will receive a t-shirt and trophy.  Aaron Desir, Union Catholic Basketball Coach, will conduct a 2-week instructional team camp prior to the first game of the season on Sunday, November 1 and 15, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  All registered players for the league are welcome to attend at no additional cost.  
Member Price: $125

JCC/YMCA League  
Grades 3 & 4 • November - March • Sunday afternoons
Volunteer parent coaches will conduct practice one evening each week and will coach games that will be played on 10-foot rims with youth-sized basketballs.  Team play and spirit will be emphasized and all teams will make the playoffs.  Every player will receive a t-shirt and trophy. Aaron Desir, Union Catholic Basketball Coach, will conduct a 2-week instructional team camp prior to the first game of the season on Sunday, November 1 and 15, 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. All registered players for the league are welcome to attend at no additional cost. 
Member Price: $175
It is recommended that all participants attend at least one evaluation which will allow us to assess abilities and select the teams accordingly.
Evaluations: Thursday, October 22, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Jersey Basketball Travel League 
Open to the Community

All participants in Grades 5 - 8 are required to attend at least one try-out within their age group, which will allow us to assess abilities and select the teams accordingly.

Two travel games will be played per week during weekday evenings and on Sundays in Union County and neighboring towns in Somerset and Morris Counties.  The league will consist of a 14-game regular season schedule beginning on Monday, December 7.  Playoffs will begin the week of Monday, February 15, 2015 with the championship weekend being held in Clark during the week of March 7, 2015.  Volunteer parent coaches will conduct practices  1 - 2 evenings each week depending on gym availability.  Practices will begin in November.  

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 5
Games - Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings 
Tryouts: Monday, October 19 • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. and Tuesday, October 27 • 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
Price: $300, Member Price: $220

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 6 
Games - Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings 
Tryouts: Monday, October 19 • 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. and Tuesday, October 27 • 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Price: $300, Member Price: $220

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 7
Games - Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings 
Tryouts: Tuesday, October 20 • 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. and Monday, October 26 • 6:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Price: $300, Member Price: $220

Boys' Jersey Basketball Travel Basketball League - Grade 8
Games - Sunday afternoons and weekday evenings 
Tryouts: Tuesday, October 20 • 8:00 - 9:15 p.m. and Monday, October 26 • 8:00 - 9:15 p.m.
Price: $300, Member Price: $220

High School Hoop Heaven Basketball League - Grades 9 - 12  
Games - Sundays • Times TBD by Hoop Heaven
Tryout Dates: JCC members have priority but must sign up by Friday, October 30 to be guaranteed a spot.  Final registration for all participants is Friday, November 13.
Price: $255, Member Price: $200

Click here for 2015-16 Youth Basketball registration forms

Please register by Friday, October 30!

Teen Open Basketball

Mondays • 8:00 – 9:45 P • Informal games played 
Price: $10/night (limit of 5 visits), Member Price: Free 

 

Upcoming Events and Dates

August 4, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
August 19, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
August 24 - September 2, 2015
September 3, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
September 4, 2015 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
September 10, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
September 13, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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