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Basketball, Youth

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Game Schedules available below in forms section.

Thompson Youth Basketball is an instructional league sponsored by Thompson Recreation. It emphasizes the development of basketball skills, good sportsmanship and leadership skills. Plus it is lots of fun!  The program is open to Thompson Elementary and Middle School students ages 6-14

All students ages 8-14 must attend the player evaluation session at TMHS gym on Wednesday, Nove
mber 20, 2019:

5:45 - 6:45pm Junior Co-ed (8-9) and Senior Boys (10-11yrs.)

7 - 8pm  Senior/WNBA Girls (Gr. 4-8) and NBA Boys (12-14 yrs.)

Fees received by November 11, 2019
$55 Rookie, Junior, Girls Senior & Girls NBA
$60 Boys Senior & Boys NBA

Fees received November 12 or later
$65  Rookie, Junior, Girls Senior & Girls NBA                    
$70  Boys Senior and Boys NBA  

School Team Note: If you are trying out for the school team but might be interested in playing in the Recreation league, sign up now!  If you then decide not to play, we can refund your money.  It is much more difficult to add players after the teams have been drafted than it is to remove a player from a team.


Payment Information
  • Early Bird prices are in effect until November 11, 2019
  • Beginning November 12, prices increase by $10 per person.
  • For 3 or more children, we offer a family discount.
  • Create a registration form for all children and then contact the office to have the discount entered prior to payment.
  • Refunds are subject to a $10 service fee.

  • The program runs for approximately eight weeks.
  • Rookies (age 6-7 boys & girls) meet once a week on Thursday's evenings at 5:30 p.m. in the Elementary School Gym beginning Dec. 5
  • Junior, Senior and NBA Divisions (Girls Gr. 3-8 and Boys ages 8-14) have one weeknight practice and a Saturday morning game.
  • Girls' divisions games are played in Thompson, Putnam, Woodstock, Pomfret and Killingly (parent transport required) Includes 6 games starting on January 4th
  • Official practices begin the week of Dec. 2, coaches may schedule pre season practices
  • Games: Saturday, Dec. 14 - Saturday Feb 22 (no scheduled games on Feb. 15)
  • February 29 & March 7th make-up games if needed
  • We are unable to grant requests for specific coaches teams or teammates (with the exception of siblings)

Coaches Needed
  • Coaches are needed for all divisions.
  • You may sign up by selecting the coach registration option below.
  • In addition to games & practices, coaches are needed on the following dates:
  • November 20 (Wednesday) Player Evaluation at TMHS gym at 5:45 p.m. (Rookie not included)
  • November 26 (Tuesday) - Mandatory Coaches Meeting at Thompson Town Hall at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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