The YMCA Youth Basketball League that caters to players of all skill levels.

Whether they are picking up the ball for the first time or looking to perfect that killer crossover, our program will give them the opportunity to grow. Our program promises to:

  • Develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love of the game
  • Allow each player fair playing time; there are no benchwarmers in our league
  • A focus on co-operation, team work and fair play
  • Encourage positive relationships with peers
  • Be lots of fun for your son or daughter

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Registration Information

Who can play: Ages 8 to 18 years old
Where do we play: Practices take place at local Fort Erie and Ridgeway schools Monday to Thursday nights, with games running on Saturdays at the Fort Erie EJ Freeland YMCA.
How can you register: Registrations are accepted in person at the Fort Erie EJ Freeland YMCA or any other YMCA of Niagara Health, Fitness & Aquatics centre.
Basketball registration has been extended! Visit the Fort Erie YMCA for more information or to register.
Once registration closes, the league team leader and coaches will contact parents to communicate when practices and games will begin. The game schedules will be distributed during the first week of practices.
Regular seasons run for 9 weeks, followed by a season ending tournament.  As part of the registration fee each player will receive a Youth Sports League t-shirt.
Late registrations may be accommodated if space permits, please contact leagues@niagara.ymca.ca prior to visiting the branch.
Registration Fees: $82.00 Current YMCA members
$117.00 Community participants
For More Information: Contact the EJ Freeland Fort Erie YMCA
(905) 871-9622
Email us at leagues@niagara.ymca.ca

Download the Youth Sports League (ages 11 to 18) registration form >

Download the Youth Sports Development (ages 8 to 10) registration form >


A Note To Parents:
Cancellations made in person or writing 2 weeks or more before the registration deadline will be given a refund minus a $10 administrative fee. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations less than two weeks from the registration deadline.