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Kindergarten & 1st Grade

    Boys FUNdamental Program Information:

    The Blaine Boys basketball K-1 FUNdamental program is designed to provide boys with the opportunity to learn and practice basketball fundamentals in a fun environment. There are no "league games", although the kids will be involved in team and individual skills competitions.

    Kids will learn the following skills:

    Right & Left hand dribbling
    Right & Left hand lay ups
    Proper shooting form
    Chest pass
    Bounce pass
    Proper Defensive stance & movement

    We encourage Athletes to bring their own basketball (27.5) inch, and Athletes must wear athletic shoes and gym clothes

    Exciting Opportunities for Young Basketball Players this 2023-2024 Season!

    Session 2 (1/7-2/11) - K-1 Boys and K-2 Girls Team Practice/Game Play

    WHAT: An opportunity for K-1 boys & K-2 girls* to take the next step building off of skills to game play.
    *This session occurs during the boys grade 2 In-House season and only offered to K-1 boys.  It is available for K-1 girls and as a follow-up for post-season 2nd grade girls who want to continue to play.

    • 6 weeks of combined practice & game play
    • Volunteer parent coaches needed, 1 Hr commitment (up to 50% Session 2 Fee refunded)
    • Teams will have 1 hr for some initial practice, then game play, and end with team skill based contests
      • Entire time will be guided for coach support!
    • 8 ft hoops, smaller court size to get the feel of a game

    WHERE: Sunrise Elementary Gymnasium

    WHEN: Sunday Afternoons 2024 (1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11)

    Division Times:

    • K-2 Girls (12:40-1:40pm)
    • K Boys (1:50-2:50pm)
    • 1st Boys (3-4pm)

    COST: $100, Jersey Provided!


    Get the SportsEngine App for K-1 Session 2 Schedules!

    Parents and care-givers can use the SportsEngine App for schedule updates* and RSVPs.  A direct feed is also available to import events into your electronic calendar.  For more information on how to find and use this App on iOS or Android, please click here.

    *Schedules and age groupings will appear in the app by December 31, 2023.

    Session 1 - Fall 2023

    WHAT: Great introduction and FUNdamentals for K-1 boys & girls

    Also Skills Prep Session for 2nd Grade Boys to get ready for the upcoming In-House season!  See division times below.

    • 4 weeks of skills focused on ball handling, dribbling, passing, defense, shooting, games!
    • Experienced Coaches provided for all drills & sessions
    • 8 ft hoops

    WHERE: Sunrise Elementary Gymnasium

    WHEN: Saturday Mornings 2023 (10/28, 11/4 [no session - site unavailable], 11/11, 11/18, new date 12/2)

    Division Times:

    • K-1 Girls (8:40 - 9:40 AM) Girls Make-up date TBD
    • K-1 Boys (9:50 - 10:50 AM)
    • 2nd Grade Boys (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)


    COST: $80, Bengals Swag included


    K-2 Boys & Girls Crunch Academy Skills Night Details

    What: Join CRUNCH and the Timberwolves Skills Academy team in a fun night kicking off the upcoming BYB Basketball season. Kids will be introduced and given the opportunity to develop all the basic fundamentals of basketball such as dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense all while being along side CRUNCH! 

    This event comes with a photo opportunity with Crunch, a T-shirt, AND a great environment to introduce or continue your child’s experience with basketball!  

    There will be additional registration information available for all BYB season offerings that night as well.

    Who: Blaine Boys and Girls in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade

    Where: Blaine High School Gym

    When: Friday, October 13th, 2023

    Time: 6-7 PM Skills, Photo w/ Crunch after!

    Cost: $35 per child

    What to Bring: 27.5 size basketball!


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