THOMPSON YOUTH BASKETBALL
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 runs for eight weeks. For ages 6 - 14 as of 12/31/21 (no high school students).
Age 6 & 7 year olds / Rookie Co-ed
Meet Thursday night in the MRFES gym to learn basics and for skills & drills and scrimmages.
Age 8 & 9 year olds / Junior Co-ed
One weeknight practice and Saturday morning games at 9:00 a.m. Specific practice days and times TBA.
Age 10 & 11 Boys / Senior Boys
Age 12, 13 & 14 Boys/ NBA Boys
One weeknight practice and Saturday games. Specific days and times TBA.
Grades 5 & 6 Girls = Senior Girls
Grades 7 & 8 Girls = WNBA Girls
One weeknight practice in Thompson and Saturday games. Specific days and time TBA.
Thursday, Nov. 18 MANDATORY PLAYER EVALUATION
(except Rookie Age 6-7)
Note: Please do not bring personal balls, we will supply them.
This evaluation night is the last chance for registrations to be taken for the season.
Junior Co-ed (8-9 yrs.)
Senior Boys (10-11 yrs.)
NBA Boys (12-14 yrs.)
Senior/WNBA Girls (Gr. 4-8)
All youth age 8-14 must attend mandatory evaluation session at the Tourtellotte Memorial High School gym. This includes all Junior, Senior and NBA division players. We will evaluate players in order to make teams as equal as possible. Note: We are unable to grant requests for specific coaches, teams, or teammates (with the exception of immediate family members.)
COACHES CORNER - Basketball Coaches and Assistant Coaches needed! (sign up on-line as well)
Player Evaluations: Thursday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at TMHS gym
Mandatory Coaches’ Meeting: Monday November 29th, 6:30pm at the Town Hall
Northeast Opportunities for Wellness offers scholarship. Parent should call the Rec office to have your child registered and then apply for scholarship. Scholarship applications will be processed weekly and parents should expect to hear back in five days. If not approved parents are responsible for the remaining balance.
COVID - 19 Guidelines
1. Students must wear masks for practice/games.
2. Mask and water breaks given often
3. Parents/Fans/Observers will follow guidelines of TMHS
4. Coaches will wear masks throughout the practice
5. Equipment will be sanitized at the end of each practice
Scholarship Available through Northeast Opportunities for Wellness
Apply for Scholarship HERE