Youth Basketball

2018 - 2019 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.

Athletics' Rules of Conduct

Boys rebounding a free throw ball

Individual League

  • Volunteer coaches needed!
  • Register online
  • City Resident Fee: $28
  • Non-City Resident Fee: $43
  • Age Groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12
  • Registration September 1 - November 1 in person or online
  • Practice will begin on November 26
  • Games will begin on December 8
  • Game Locations are at Walltown Park Recreation Center, Edison Johnson Recreation Center and Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park
  • Parent Information Sheet (PDF)

Your child will practice one night per week at one of the following locations: Club Boulevard Elementary, WG Pearson Elementary, Walltown Park Recreation Center, Edison Johnson Recreation Center, and Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park. Your coach may also elect to practice on one or more Saturdays at an alternate location on dates in which we do not have games scheduled.

Cancellation Line: Call 919-560-4636, and select 9 to find out game/practice status in case of inclement weather

For information on the individual league, email Jonathan Ray or call 919-560-4355, ext. 27221.

Team League

The DPR Youth Basketball Team League is for already organized area teams looking for a competitive youth basketball league. Practices will start in October, with games beginning in November and running through February. Uniforms/jerseys will not be provided for teams.

  • 7/8 Division Schedule
  • 9/10 Division Schedule
  • 11/12 Division Schedule
  • Age Groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12
  • Registration: September 1 - October 7 in person or online
  • Team Fee: $336 per team
  • Non-City Resident Fee: $12 per person
  • All Teams must complete and submit a team roster upon registering for this league. Contact the league coordinator to receive this document.
  • Game Locations are at I.R. Holmes, Sr. Recreation Center at Campus Hills, W.D. Hill Recreation Center, and Holton Career and Resource Center
    • The volunteer form / link and background check form for each coach, both head and assistant, for each team must be submitted to Abby Brown by September 14.
    • The background check form cannot be processed by DPR unless accompanied by the volunteer form and/or the confirmation form that says you have completed it online.
    • Rosters (PDF) are to be completed and submitted to Abby Brown, in full, with a minimum of 8 players by October 5.
    • Rosters must contain both the head coach and assistant coaches information in order to be accepted and considered valid.

Cancellation Line: Call 919-560-4636, and select 9 to find out game/practice status in case of inclement weather

For information on the team league, email Abby Brown or call 919-560-4355, ext. 27239.