Youth Basketball

2019 - 2020 Youth Basketball Season

Durham Parks and Recreation offers a youth individual league for any players without a team as well as a team league for already organized teams.

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

Boys rebounding a free throw ball

Volunteers Needed
DPR is looking for volunteer head coaches and assistant coaches for the 2019 season! Please fill out the Volunteer Application Form and an Athletics staff member will be in touch. Please review the Coach Expectations for more information.

Individual League

2019 - 2020 Individual League Basketball Schedule

Youth Basketball Individual League is for youth ages 5-12 who want to compete in organized games against their peers. Each child will be placed on a team which is led by a volunteer coach. Returning players may elect to stay with their coach from last season or to enter the assessment process.

  • Age Groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12
  • Register Online: September 1 - November 1
  • $28 City Resident | $43 Non-City Resident
  • Assessments: First time players and players moving up to a different age bracket are to attend one (and only one) of our player assessments. Assessments will be held at Walltown Park Recreation Center on November 5 and 6. You must attend with your age group. 
    • Tuesday, November 5
      • 5-6 years olds: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      • 9-10 year olds: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, November 6
      • 7-8 year olds: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      • 11-12 year olds: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Practice will begin on November 18
  • Games will begin on December 14
  • Game Locations are at Walltown Park Recreation Center, Edison Johnson Recreation Center, Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park, W.D. Hill Recreation Center and Holton Career & Resource Center