Youth Basketball

Boys rebounding a free throw ball

2020-2021 Youth Basketball Academy

Durham Parks and Recreation is unable to offer our traditional youth basketball league this year. As a replacement we have created the Youth Basketball Academy which will meet November through February.

Please note that all participants, including spectators, will be held to the standards listed in our code of conduct.

For information for the Individual League, email Jonathan Ray or call 919-560-4355, ext. 27221

Weather cancellation information: 919-560-4636 Press 9

Program Information

Join DPR Athletics in cooperation with Coach to Inspire for a season-long basketball training program. Teams of 8 will be paired with a coach for the duration of the program. 

The focus will be on skill development, fundamentals, and improvement. This program is non-competitive and no-contact; teams will not play games against one another. 

All participants and spectators (one per child) must wear a facemask and follow social distancing guidelines for the duration of the program. All other safety precautions will be communicated prior to our first meeting.

  • Age Groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12
  • November 9, 2020 – February 28, 2021 (Youth Basketball Academy will not be held November 23-December 11, December 14-18, December 21-January 23)
  • Walltown Park Recreation Center, Edison Johnson Recreation Center, and Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park
  • Registration will be held online through November 5, 2020. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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Athletics Safety Precautions

As always our main goal is to provide our participants with a safe environment to play and have social experiences. Visit our Athletics page to learn more about the safety protocols and modifications that have been put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.