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2023 March Madness


March Madness for K - 3rd Graders

What: The March Madness program for will consist of 5 hour-long sessions of age-appropriate basketball skills and drills (15 minutes) and a scrimmage (45 minutes).  Scrimmages are designed for learning and we will not keep score.  Players are assigned to a small team of 7-8 players, typically with elementary school classmates.

Who: Children in the K - 3rd grades that live in Wellesley or attend school in Wellesley.

Where: 2nd & 3rd graders will be in the Sprague Elementary School gym. K & 1st grade in Wellesley Middle School GYM B (lower gym).

When: The program will run for 5 weeks on Saturdays, with the girls playing in the morning and the boys playing in the afternoon.  

Dates: Saturdays: March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th and April 1st

Program Fee: $100

Players Will Need: Players will be given a Wellesley Hoops pinnie for use during the season. Players should wear sneakers and bring a size 27 ½ basketball and a water bottle.

Volunteer Coaches Needed: When you register your child, please consider volunteering to be a head or assistant coach.  Simply indicate your willingness to coach on your child’s registration form.  Warm-up skills’ drills and flexible game rules will be provided to coaches to ensure player development.  

Team Placement: The March Madness commissioners will try to set up teams with at least two players from a school together. Requests cannot be made for placement with a friend or specific coach. Coaches may request to be paired together.

To register, please click HERE.

Please email   if you have any questions.