Richardson YMCA Youth Basketball Rules Playing Format Quick View Division/Grade Ball Size Goal Height Free Throw Time Outs Game Length Court Size K-2nd 27.5” 8 Feet 10 Feet 1 Per Half 8-min quarters Half Court 3rd Boys 27.5” 9 Feet 10 Feet 2 Per Half 8-min quarters Full Court
We try our best to accommodate all coach/player requests but we cannot guarantee every request will be made. Schedule requests are only accepted by YMCA Volunteer Coaches. Once rosters and schedules have been published no additional changes may occur. Hoop Height: 10 ft. | Suggested Ball Size: 28.5”. Volunteer Coaches are needed for teams.
8-foot rims for 3rd and 4th grades (8 to 10 year olds); 9-foot rims for 5th graders; 10-foot rims for 6th grade and above. Ten feet is what the bulk of the international and American kids shoot at, especially once they get to middle school. In setting the height of the rim, the primarily consideration is teaching kids proper shooting form.
The professional basketball hoop height is 10 feet high. For a very long time, the height of the hoop has been fixed at 10 feet since the inception of the game of basketball. A Canadian named James Naismith in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891, invented basketball for the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) training school class assignment. He, James Naismith, drafted some basic set of rules of how the game was to be played.
Youth Basketball will focus on teamwork, sportsmanship, and building skills from age 3 on a 6-foot goal all the way up to a 10-foot goal for ages 8-13. YMCA of Greater Cincinnati YMCA of
Youth Basketball League (YBL) YBL is geared for boys and girls of all skill levels. The season is packed with skills clinics, practices, games, picture day, family days, Kimball Classic/playoffs, banquet, and much more! The program teaches good sportsmanship, teamwork, and the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
More than just the Northwest's finest basketball facility. The Beaverton Hoop YMCA is a community center focused on growth, engagement and belonging for all.
Many young basketball players dream of playing like LeBron James, dunking the basketball, throwing alley-oops, swooshing 3-pointers and winning the game on a last-second shot. The problem is, with a short stature and a limited skill set, children can't live out those dreams on a 10-foot basketball rim.