Youth Basketball in the Laurens and Clinton Areas Winter of 2017-18






Laurens Area: 

Youth basketball registration through the City of Laurens and the Laurens Family YMCA is now open… If your child is ages 3-6 or 13-15 they will register at the Laurens YMCA and they must do so by 1-2-2017… If you child is ages 7-12 they will register at the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation offices located at The Ridge… Registration for these ages closed Dec. 1, 2017… The fee at either facility is $40 per child… Specific information for each league will be given out at the time of registration… If you have any questions you call the City of Laurens Parks and Recreation office at 681-7275 of the Laurens YMCA at 984-2626.




The Clinton Family YMCA is offering open registration for ‘Youth Basketball’ and Cheerleading for six (6) playing divisions and Cheer through the December 12th registration deadline.

Age groups will be 5 – 6, 7 – 8, 9 – 10, 11 – 12, 13 – 15 and ages 9 – 12 for Girls in ‘Youth Basketball’ and for grades K – 6 in Cheerleading. The cut-off age for youth basketball is December 1st.  (As an example, if a youth is currently 10 years of age but turns 11 before December 1st he/she is considered a 11 year old and play in the 11  – 12 year old age group.)

Team assignment Fall-out will be on Tuesday, December 19th for all age groups and cheerleading.  Basics League ages 5 – 6 will fall-out 4:00 pm; the Mini-Mites League for ages 7 – 8 will fall-out at 4:30 pm; the Jr. Mite League for ages 9 – 10 will fall-out at 5:00 pm; Mite League for ages 11 – 12 will fall-out at 5:30 pm and the YMCA Girls League will fall-out at 6:00 pm. All cheerleaders will fall-out at 6:30 pm and the new Super Mite 13 – 15 age group will fall-out at 7:00 pm.  Teams will practice for two weeks beginning Tuesday, January 2nd and begin League play at the YMCA or Clinton Middle School for the Mite League age group on Saturday, January 13th.  League Play will be each Tuesday, Thursday evenings and/or Saturday mornings.

Players will receive the new weather wicking basketball Jerseys specifically designed for youth basketball players and Cheerleaders will receive shirts, shorts and Pom-Poms.

Registration fees are $45.00 for Y members Inside the City; $50.00 for Y members Outside the City; $60.00 for Non-members Inside the City and $65.00 for Non-members Outside the City. Financial Aid and assistance is available.

 The YMCA will not deny anyone the opportunity to participate in its youth sports activities.

Interested participants are encouraged to register well before the Tuesday, December 12th Deadline.  For additional information and interest call the Clinton YMCA at 833-1555.