Athletics: Developmental Basketball League (D-League)

grades 1 - 2

Sec.# 01
Level: Rookie League (Grades 1 – 2)
Sunday’s (8 regular season games)
1/9 – 3/6
Tentative game times: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm

Sec.# 02
Level: Pro League (Grades 1 – 2)
Sunday’s (8 regular season games)
1/9 – 3/6
Tentative game times: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm

The D-League is the perfect program for younger boys and girls who can’t wait to jump into basketball for the first time. Participants will have fun while learning the fundamentals of the game. To help practice the basics of shooting, the baskets are lowered to eight feet. A junior size basketball (27.0”-27.5”) is used to help each player work on dribbling and passing. Man-to-Man defense is taught by using colored wristbands worn by each player. Practices are held on Saturdays; games are played on Sundays. Players should wear appropriate athletic attire (shorts and gym shoes). A game jersey and season-ending trophy will be provided to each player. Players will be assigned to teams based on the school they attend and the amount of volunteer head coaches from each school. Please indicate which school your child attends on the registration form. This is a parent-coached program; anyone interested in coaching should submit a coaching application form to Kent Hengels via email at

Rookie League (1st – 2nd Grade): for first time players or players that are new to basketball.
Pro League (1st – 2nd Grade): for players with previous instructional and/or league experience.

Levels may be combined based on enrollment. Registration deadline: 12/3 at 8:00pm.
$25 late processing fee after deadline (sorry, no exceptions).

All league schedules can be found at:

All dates below subject to change.

8/4/2021 Resident Registration Begins
8/11/2021  Non-Resident Registration Begins
11/12/2021 Registration Deadline; 3 – 8 Grade (ends at 8:00pm)
11/14/2021 Evaluation Date #1
11/21/2021 Evaluation Date #2
11/29/2021 MANDATORY Coaches’ Meeting
12/3/2021 Registration Deadline; D LEAGUE ONLY (ends at 8:00pm)
12/6/21 Practice Begins; 3 – 8 Grade (not all teams will start this week)
1/8 – 9/2022 Games Begin (Girls Interleague – 1/8/2022, all other leagues – 1/9/2022)
1/23/2022 Tentative Picture Day (Schedule will be posted closer to picture date)
3/6/2022 Tournament Date #1 (Youth league ONLY)
3/13/2022 Tournament Date #2 (Youth league ONLY)

Location: F&RC – Gym A/B; Roslyn Road – Gym

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