Basketball

Basketball League Play

Fall 2019 Youth Basketball League

Get ready to hit the court with SLARA, the 2019 Fall Basketball season has arrived!  Team rosters and schedules can be found in the Document Library.  Practices begin the week of September 30.  Games begin on Saturday, October 12.

Don't forget!  Picture day is Saturday, October 19!  Please see the Document Library for the picture day schedule and order form.

The 2019 Fall Basketball League is presented by Joseph Muck Realtor.  Visit them at http://www.muckmovesyou.com

Winter 2020 Youth Basketball League

SLARA's popular Winter Basketball League returns in January 2020 for Grades K-8!  Players will be divided into teams by the SLARA office to play other teams from the community.  Practices are held once a week and games are held on Saturdays. For complete information, please see page 31 of the Winter Brochure listed in the Document Library!

Rosters/Schedules distributed after the coach meeting!  Limited space is available on a first come, first serve basis.  League registration will close when all available spots are filled or when registration deadline occurs, whichever comes first.

The 2020 Winter Basketball League is presented by Vibe Credit Union.  Visit them at https://www.vibecreditunion.com/home/home

Adult Basketball

Adult Drop In

Get back in the game!  Come Join SLARA for some non-competitive basketball.  One low fee for the entire season!  You must bring your own basketball.  No showers available on site.  No on-site registration available.  You must register with the SLARA office prior to participating!

For complete information, please see page 32 of the Winter Brochure listed in the Document Library!

Looking to work? Join our team!

SLARA is seeking passionate individuals who are looking to get involved in the world of youth sports!  If you are looking to get back in the game as a youth basketball official, then join our team!  Opportunities exist for referees and scorekeepers.  Interested?  Apply below!

VOLUNTEER COACHES ARE NEEDED

No Experience Necessary!

Email mstanley@slrec.com or call 248-437-8105 for more information!

Coach Corner

Resources

Check the document library above for the official SLARA Youth Basketball Coaching Curriculum!  There is a different curriculum for different age groups.  While not mandatory, the Youth Basketball Coaching Curriculum can assist you as you plan practices and teach skills throughout the season.

http://www.basketballforcoaches.com/ - Guides, articles, and drills all are available.  Basketball For Coaches is a valuable resource for coming up with effective practice drills, top-notch game plans, and anything in between!

https://www.usab.com/youth/development/youth-development-guidebook.aspx -USA Basketball Youth Development Guide - Great guide provided by USA Basketball to aid in coaching and developing young basketball players.

https://www.usab.com/youth/development/youth-development-curriculum-introductory-level.aspx - USA Basketball Introductory Level Curriculum - For those of you coaching our younger age groups, this curriculum from USA Basketball will provide you skills, drills, and points of emphasis for introducing young players to the game of basketball.

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