WINTER BASKETBALL TRAVEL LEAGUE (Boys and Girls)

Registration Opens: Friday, October, 7th       Registration Closes: Sunday, October, 23rd

Registration Fee: $265 (Uniform Included)
Credit Card, Check, and Cash payments are all accepted

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*Participation in the program shall be limited to boys and girls in grades 5 - 8 who are residents of Swampscott or Nahant.*

The Swampscott-Nahant Youth Basketball Association and the LVO YMCA are joining together to operate and manage the SNYB 2016-2017 Boys and Girls Winter Basketball Travel League. All boys teams grades 5-8 will participate in the 2016 Eastern Basketball Travel League and all girls teams grade 5-8 will participate in the 2016 North Shore Girls Travel Basketball League. Players are required to travel to surrounding North Shore communities for away games and a serious commitment is required.  All skill levels are welcome!

Waiting Lists:
"This is an equal play time league. When multiple teams are needed due to sufficient numbers teams will be of equal/mixed ability. There are no A/B teams at any level. In an effort to be fair and provide the best experience possible for your child(ren) SNYB will have wait-lists for the 2016-2017 season. Teams will be capped at 12 players each, with a minimum team size of 10. So, a waitlist will be created after the first 12 players sign up, then two teams will be created at 20 kids, with 4 more open spots. If we reach 30 a 3rd team will be created and again 6 more spots will be opened until we cap at 36, etc. We will notify you as soon as we have sufficient numbers for another team. If you have any questions about the process/policy please email David St. Pierre, Sports Director, stpierred@northshoreymca.org

Uniforms: Each player that registers will receive a uniform covered by the registration fee that they will keep. When registering each parent should identify both their childs anticipated jersey and short size. Uniforms will be ordered when registration closes on Sunday October 30th so please make sure you ordered the appropriate size for your child. The LvO Front Desk will have both the uniform sizing chart and a sample uniform available to try on at any time during open LvO facility hours.

Uniform Try On Date:

Monday October, 17th 6:00-7:00pm (LvO Gymnasium)

Practices: Practices will begin the week of November 14th. Each team will practice twice a week, each practice length is 1 hour. Practices will be held during week nights within 5:00-9:00pm located at either the LvO YMCA or Swampscott Middle School. Parents will be notified of the practice schedule when teams are made.
Games: All games will be played on either Saturday or Sundays throughout the season.Games per week may vary between 1-2 games per weekend. Game schedules will be provided once Eastern and North Shore Travel Basketball release them to coaches and managers.
Player Evaluation Dates: In order to assure that all talent is spread evenly across teams based on grade level, the LVO YMCA will be holding player evaluation dates for coaches to split players up amongst teams. Evaluation dates will take place at the LvO YMCA during the following times. All players registered are required to attend one of these dates and all registered players will be assigned to a team.

Monday, October 24th LvO YMCA  

  • 5th & 6th grade girls: 6pm-7pm
  • 5th & 6th grade boys: 6pm-7pm
  • 7th & 8th grade girls : 7pm-8pm
  • 7th grade boys: 7pm-8pm
  • 8th grade boys: 8pm-9pm

Saturday, October 29th LvO YMCA

  • 5th & 6th grade girls: 9am-10am
  • 5th & 6th grade boys:  9am-10am
  • 7th & 8th grade girls : 10am-11am
  • 7th grade boys: 10am-11am
  • 8th grade boys: 11am-12pm

Any questions about the SNYB program, please feel free to contact David St. Pierre, Sports Director, LvO YMCA stpierred@northshoreymca.org or  781-990-7044