Basketball League Play

Winter 2019 Youth Basketball League

The 2019 Winter Basketball Season has arrived!  Practices start the week of January 14 and games start on Saturday, January 26!  Check the document library below for official team schedules and rosters!

Fall 2018 Youth Basketball League

Thank you to all of our wonderful teams and coaches for a great season!  We'll see you next time!

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Adult Basketball

30 and Over Basketball

Get back in the game!  Over 30 Basketball returns to SLARA January 8!  The season will run until May 30 and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Centennial Middle School.  For complete information, check out the Adult Sports page in the Document Library!  Get registered today!

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!

Coach Corner

Upcoming Leagues

The 2019 Winter Basketball League tips-off the week of January 14!  Coaches pick the practice day and time.  A volunteer coach meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 7 in the Sayre Elementary School Gym.

Announcements

Volunteer coaches ARE NEEDED!  No experience necessary!  Email mstanley@slrec.com or call 248-437-8105 for more information!

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.