Basketball leagues for ages 3-9 years.  Youth basketball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. 

YMCA youth basketball no bench warmers! Every child plays every game while making friends and learning new techniques. 

NEW! 3-v-3 Holiday Hoops Tournament

5 years/Kindergarten and Grades 1&2

Saturday, December 14 (ALL DAY)


Lynden YMCA

Players must have played at least one season of YMCA Basketball League. Kids must register with a volunteer coach.

Basketball Skills Clinics

Kids will learn dribbling, passing and shooting in this fun, supportive basketball environment.

Bellingham B'ball Skills Clinics

3-9 years


December 3 - 12


Tuesdays AND Thursdays


4:00-4:45pm (3-4 years)
4:45-5:30pm (5-6 years)
5:30-6:15pm (7-9 years)


$28 YMCA Members
$40 Program Members

Lynden B'ball Skills Clinics

3-8 years


December 9 - 12


Monday - Thursday


4:00-4:45pm (3-4 years)
4:45-5:30pm (5-8 years)


$28 YMCA Members
$40 Program Members



January Basketball Leagues

Our non-competitive basketball leagues are coached by volunteers. Games and practices are 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Bellingham League

3-4 yrs, 5-6 yrs & 7-9 yrs


January 7 - February 15


Tuesdays OR Thursdays: 4:00-7:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am-2:00pm


$53 YMCA Members
$65 Program Members
Register by December 13

Ferndale League

3-4 yrs & 5yrs/Kindergarten


January 13 - February 19


Monday AND Wednesdays  4:00-7:00pm


$53 YMCA Members
$65 Program Members
Register by December 13


Lynden League

3-4 yrs, 5 yrs/K & Grades 1-2


January 11 - February 22


Weekdays: 4:00-8:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am-6:00pm


$53 YMCA Members
$65 Program Members
Register by December 13


YMCA youth sports encourage healthy kids, families and communities by placing a priority on family involvement, positive self– image and a sense of fair play. Through our caring staff and coaches, we help your child develop the skills fundamental not only to play the sport, but also to be successful in the community such as cooperation, commitment, dedication and sportsmanship.