From Dinky Dunkers to Champions!


The Tri-Cities Family YMCA has been proud to offer the YBL program for over 35 years, and last year more than 400 youth participated in the league. We count on volunteers to instruct the game of basketball and many are parents and past participants that simply want to give back and stay involved in this great community venture.

In YBL there are no try-outs or cuts, everyone is a valuable member of the team. The most skilled and the least skilled players are given equal attention. YMCA coaches and athletes keep winning in perspective. Trying to win is natural, but it is not the primary objective of YMCA youth leagues.

For pricing, please click HERE to view our Program Guide. 

Youth Basketball League (YBL) – 2020

Early Registration:  November 18 – December 1

Members: $75   Nonmembers:  $100

Regular Registration:  December 2 – December 31

Members: $95   Nonmembers:  $125

Registration begins in November for this popular instructional league that launches in January of 2020. Girls and boys in Young 5’s through 8th grade will be divided into teams which will have one practice during the week and one game per week. YBL runs January-March. Volunteer coaches make this league possible.

Please stop by the Welcome Center for coach packet and application.

YBL Game Schedules – Available in early January!

Division Schedules

Dinky Dunkers Y5’s and Kindergarten
Rookies (Boys) 1 & 2 1st – 2nd
Rookies (Girls) 1st – 2nd
Winners (Boys) 3rd – 4th
Winners (Girls) 3rd – 4th
Champions (Co-Ed) 5th – 8th


YBL Sponsor Information

Become a YBL Sponsor and you’ll show the community you care about keeping kids healthy and active!  Your sponsorship will purchase the team shirts for the players complete with your company’s logo/name blazoned across the back!  With over 400 youth in the league, your company will heralded as a hero for parents and kids alike. The deadline for becoming a sponsor has been extended! Please email YBL Coordinator, Allison Sides,  to learn more.

Sponsorship Levels: Our Sponsor Registration Form contains all the information for each level of sponsorship. Please complete and submit to Allison Sides.

  • Bronze – 1 Team: $200
  • Silver – 2 teams: $350
  • Gold – 3 teams: $500
  • Platinum – 4 teams, company logo on banners in both gyms, parking spot: $1000

YBL Officials

We are looking for individuals age 14 and older to help referee and teach the game of basketball to our youth. Experience as a ref is not required but basic knowledge of basketball is preferred. Please email Youth Sports if you are interested.

Spring Youth Co-ed Basketball League – Information coming this winter!

The Spring Youth Basketball Co-ed League is open to all youth in grades Young 5’s through 8th grade. All age divisions will start the night with practice and end the night with a scrimmage!

Divisions – Age Groups

Y5’s and Kindergarten  
1st – 2nd  
3rd – 4th  
5th – 8th