Elite Basketball

Elite Basketball

YMCA Elite basketball is one of the largest competitive basketball leagues in the Portland area. Tryout for the YMCA Elite teams and compete against the top teams from Vancouver, Portland, Mt Hood, Clackamas and Beaverton. YMCA coaches and Directors are the best in the business and are dedicated to giving our players a top quality experience.

Spring Elite Basketball
Summer Elite Basketball




Elite coaches are paid staff, not volunteers and will go through an interview process before being hired.

Elite Basketball

We place individuals with skill appropriate squads so that each player gets the opportunity to contribute to the team’s success. Whether it’s your first competitive experience or you already play at a high level we have the coaches and players that are the right fit.

Practices are held locally and games will be played in Gresham, Clackamas, Vancouver and The Beaverton Hoop YMCA.

Tryouts
Winter Tryouts are on December 6 and 7. It is required that each participant attend to potentially make the team. Tryouts will run from 4pm – 9:30 PM. Please arrive early to check in and be ready to play at your designated time. Registration is required to tryout. Walk-ins are welcome as long as they register before entering tryout.

Tryout Times: 12/6/2016 and 12/7/2016 (both days)
· 3rd – 4th Grade: 4:00 – 5:15 PM
· 5th – 6th Grade: 5:30 – 6:45 PM
· 7th – 8th Grade: 7:00 – 8:15 PM
· 9th – 12th Grade: 8:30 – 9:45 PM

Teams
YMCA coaches will create teams based on ability. Coach and player requests are not taken for Elite basketball.

Practices
Practices are at the Clark YMCA or nearby evergreen school twice per week for 1.5 hours each.

Games
January 14 – February 12, 2017

Winter Shootout Tournament: January 14 – 15
League: January 21 – 22, January 28 – 29, February 4 – 5
Make It Rain Classic: February 11 – 12

Games will be played at the Beavorton Hoop YMCA and at the Clark County Family YMCA. High school division’s play on Saturdays and grade school/middle school on Sundays. Game weekends are double headers usually with no more than an hour break if any at all.

Registration
Register Online or at 360.258.3811.
$240
Pre-Registration deadline is December 5 (walk-ins welcome days of tryouts)
A $30 late fee will be applied to late registrations.

At the time of registration a $40 tryout fee will be charged (not the entire $240). The fee will be applied to the $240 league fee once you are placed on a team. If you are not selected for an elite team, your tryout fee can be applied toward the current season of the rec league. If you are selected for a team and choose not to participate for any reason, your tryout fee will not be refunded.

Check out our Skill Development page for more basketball opportunities!

Spring Elite Basketball
Spring Important Dates
• Tryouts: March 21st & 23rd (Both days highly recommended!)
3rd-4th Grade: 4:30pm – 5:45pm
5th-6th Grade: 5:45pm – 7pm
7th-8th Grade: 7pm – 8:15pm
9th-12th Grade: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

• Practice Begins: Week of 3/27/2017
• Game Dates: April 8 – 9, April 22 – 23, May 6 – 7, May 13 – 14, May 20 – 21

Spring Program Fees
• $250
• Additional Fees may occur if more tournaments come up!

Summer Elite Basketball
Summer Important Dates
• Tryouts: June 6th & 8th (Both days highly recommended!)
3rd-4th Grade: 4:30pm – 5:45pm
5th-6th Grade: 5:45pm – 7pm
7th-8th Grade: 7pm – 8:15pm
9th-12th Grade: 8:15pm – 9:30pm

• Practice Begins: Week of 6/12/2017 (***No practice July 3rd & 4th ***)
• Game Dates: June 17 – 18; June 24 – 25; July 1 – 2; July 8 – 9; July 15 – 16

Summer Program Fees
• $250
• Additional Fees may occur if more tournaments come up!