The YMCA Youth Basketball League that caters to players of all skill levels.

Whether they are picking up the ball for the first time or looking to perfect that killer crossover, our program will give them the opportunity to grow. Our program promises to:

  • Develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love of the game
  • Allow each player fair playing time; there are no benchwarmers in our league
  • A focus on co-operation, team work and fair play
  • Encourage positive relationships with peers
  • Be lots of fun for your son or daughter

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Youth Basketball League update as of November 29, 2019

Due to registration numbers, adjustments have been made to the Youth Basketball League that will begin the week of December 9, 2019. The league will run as planned for 10 to 14 year olds. Practices will take place on Monday and Tuesday evenings at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Elementary School, and games will be scheduled on Saturday mornings. Registered players will be contacted regarding their practice and game times and coach. The YMCA will be offering weekly basketball skills clinics for 8 to 9 and 15 to 18 year olds. Skills clinics will run for one hour on Saturdays for 9 weeks. For more information about skills clinics please contact the Fort Erie E.J. Freeland YMCA or email [email protected]. We appreciate the patience of those registered while we work through the options. We will continue to accept registrations until December 6 for the options described above.

Registration Information

Who can play: Ages 8 to 18 years old
Where do we play: Practices take place at local Fort Erie and Ridgeway schools Monday to Thursday nights, with games running on Saturdays at the Fort Erie EJ Freeland YMCA.
How can you register: Registrations are accepted in person at the Fort Erie EJ Freeland YMCA or any other YMCA of Niagara Health, Fitness & Aquatics centre.
Basketball registration has been extended! Visit the Fort Erie YMCA for more information or to register.
Once registration closes, the league team leader and coaches will contact parents to communicate when practices and games will begin. The game schedules will be distributed during the first week of practices.
Regular seasons run for 9 weeks, followed by a season ending tournament.  As part of the registration fee each player will receive a Youth Sports League t-shirt.
Late registrations may be accommodated if space permits, please contact [email protected] prior to visiting the branch.
Registration Fees: $92.00 Current YMCA members $127.00 Community participants
For More Information: Contact the EJ Freeland Fort Erie YMCA (905) 871-9622 Email us at [email protected]

A Note To Parents: Cancellations made in person or writing 2 weeks or more before the registration deadline will be given a refund minus a $10 administrative fee. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations less than two weeks from the registration deadline.

Leagues Schedule

Home v Away
11:30 am
Home v Away
12:45 pm
Dec 141 v 23 v 4Fort Erie YMCA
Dec 212 v 34 v 1Fort Erie YMCA
Jan 111 v 34 v 2Fort Erie International Academy
Jan 182 v 1 4 v 3Fort Erie International Academy
Jan 253 v 21 v 4Fort Erie International Academy
Feb 13 v 1 2 v 4Fort Erie International Academy
Feb 81 v 23 v 4Fort Erie International Academy
Feb 152 v 3 4 v 1Fort Erie International Academy
Feb 221 v 34 v 2Fort Erie International Academy
PlayoffsTBDTBDFort Erie International Academy
Team 1Quinn HillTeam 3 John Possler
Team 2Ray KeatingTeam 4 Ron Winger