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Wellesley Youth Basketball Program Overview

The Wellesley Youth Basketball Association (WYBA) offers basketball programs for all levels of skill.   

WYBA PROGRAM OFFERINGS

For more details on the 2022-23 season please select Program tabs above

To register for any winter programs click on the register online tab on the left hand side of the home page.

Grades 1 & 2 Mini Raiders Program-

Overseen by Professional Coaches!

  • WHEN: 8 Saturdays Starting December 3th ---> February 11th, 2023

    • No Sessions on 12/24, 12/31, 1/14/2023

  • Registration will open in Late May

  • More Info

 

Grade 3 Hoops (Separate Teams for Girls and Boys)

Get involved - Overseen by parent coaches

  • WHEN: 10 Saturdays Starting 11/19/22 → 2/11/2023

    • Girls - Mornings at Schofield Elem. School

    • Boys - Afternoons at Schofield Elem. School

    • No Sessions on 12/24, 12/31/22

  • Parents interested in coaching should register online using the Wellesley Hoops ADULT Coach Registration form.

  • Registrations for players and coaches will open in late May

  • More Info

 

Grades 4-9 Wellesley Hoops League (Separate Teams for Girls and Boys)

Recommended League for a competitive and fun basketball experience

WHEN: Starting 11/8/22 → 2/11/23 (Playoffs can run from 2/27/22 - 3/12/23)

  • 1 week night practice (Tuesday, Thursday or Friday evenings. Practice schedule set after teams are made)  -

  • 1 Saturday game each week (no games 12/24, 12/31, 2/18, 2/25 - playoffs start 2/27)

  • ALL TEAMS make the playoffs

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  • Registration for players and coaches will in late May

  • More Info

 

Grades 5-8 Metrowest (MW) (Separate Teams for Girls and Boys)

Highly competitive travel league, Players tryout for a limited number of spots.

  • WHEN:Starting 11/2 → 2/26/23. Playoffs 2/28-3/12/23

    • Tryouts held on on various evenings from September 19th to September 30th. A detailed tryout schedule will be posted as soon as it's available in September.

    • Playoffs begin week of 3/1 and can run through March 13th, depending on how far you go

    • Practice Monday and Wednesday evenings; 8th grade practices Saturday evening

    • Games on Sundays - (including BOTH Sundays of February vacation, MLK Weekend)

    • League is for dedicated players who are committed to playing games over February break, MLK weekend and many teams also play in Thanksgiving tournaments.  

  • The schedule is designed such that players can also play Wellesley Hoops and most Metrowest players enjoy playing in both.

  • Cost:

    • Tryout fee: $25 - Registration for tryouts opens in late May

    • Program costs TBD - approx $570 for 5th-7th grade and $515 for 8th grade

    • Only be billed for the program fee if your child makes a team.

  • More Info

 

Grades 10-12 (boys and girls): ----- > Wellesley Hoops High School Rec League

  • WHEN: Sunday Games Starting 12/11/22 → 3/12/23

    • No games over Feb break.

    • No practices.

  • FOCUS:Recreational league for any Wellesley resident or student at Wellesley High School who is not participating in a high school basketball program (JV or Varsity level)

    • Refereed by certified refs but team selection and coordination is student-run

  • More Info

  • Registration opens in November

 Please don't hesitate to contact us confidentially about financial aid.

If you'd like more information or have questions about what league is best for your child please email Nancy Williamson at  WellesleyBasketball@gmail.com