Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball registration for grades K-12th and Start Smart will begin Monday, November 29th. 

We are always in need of coaches, officials, and sponsors. If interested, please contact Erin Helms at ehelms@ci.athens.oh.us or by calling 740-592-3325.

Start Smart Basketball

Ages: 3-5 years old 

Season runs January 17th—February 14th

When: Mondays

Time: 5:30pm-6:15pm

Cost: $35 per child

Registration will run November 29th through January 7th

Start Smart Basketball prepares children and their parents for organized basketball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment is used in teaching dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility.  Parent participation required.

Instructional Basketball

Grades: K-2nd 

Program runs January 19th—February 7th

Kindergarten: Mondays 6:30-7:15pm

1st Grade: Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm

2nd Grade: Wednesdays 6:30-7:15pm

Registration runs November 29th through January 7th

This program is designed to help kids hone in on their basketball skills. There are no games played in this program rather the kids will participate in activities that will improve their dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense/agility. Parent involvement is encouraged.

Youth Basketball 

Grades 3rd—12th 

Program runs January 31st—March 5th

Registration runs November 29th through January 7th 

Cost: $35 per child


3/4th grade—Wednesdays & Saturdays

5th/6th grade—Mondays & Saturdays

7th/8th/9th grade—Tuesdays & Saturdays

10th/11th/12th grade—Thursdays & Saturdays


Times: Weekdays—5:30pm-6:30pm

Saturdays—TBD