THE YMCA THUNDER BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Dribble, Shoot, Score! Discover the excitement of Youth Basketball at the YMCA with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Our program isn’t just about the game – it’s a slam dunk of skill-building, teamwork, and personal growth. Led by passionate coaches, young athletes learn more than just how to play; they develop confidence, leadership, and lifelong friendships. Join us on the court and be part of a winning team that equips kids with the tools they need to succeed both on and off the hardwood.
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.
Our Champions League is inclusive basketball for all abilities! Our program is a slam dunk of empowerment and personal triumph. Guided by dedicated coaches, athletes of all abilities come together to experience the joy of basketball, fostering friendships and building confidence that lasts a lifetime. From heart-pounding games to skill-building sessions, our Champions League program offers a supportive environment where participants develop basketball skills while cultivating important life skills.
REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 15
August 15 – November 5
December – February
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THUNDER BASKETBALL LEAGUE
VOLUNTEER TO BE A COACH
By giving a couple of hours each week, you have the ability to make a lifelong impact on a child. Volunteer coaches at the Y instill positive values and help kids develop healthy habits that extend far beyond the playing field.
Ask your local YMCA branch for more details about volunteering this season.