Youth Development Basketball League

The Youth Development Basketball League is one of our fastest-growing programs! It's perfect for beginners or players with less than three years of experience. Whether new to the sport or with some camp or school play background, participants will focus on learning fundamentals, developing proper skills, playing as a team, and having fun. Our practice/play model offers high-quality experience with low commitment. Join us for one or both seasons!

Dates and Times:

Season 1
- 2nd - 4th Grade: Thursdays, December 5, 2024 - January 16, 2025
- 5th - 8th Grade: Fridays, December 6, 2024 - January 17, 2025

Season 2
- 2nd - 4th Grade: Thursdays, January 23 - February 20, 2025
- 5th - 8th Grade: Friday, January 24- February 21, 2025

Registration Fee:

Player Registration Fee TBD
Scholarships Available

Registration Period:

Season 1 - August 1, 2024 - November 19, 2024
Season 2 - August 1, 2024 - January 17, 2025


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League Information

  • Open to 2nd - 8th grade boys and girls
    • Divisions will be coed unless registration numbers allows
  • Practice/Play model, play between 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    • 90 minutes each week: 45 minutes of practice/45 minute game
  • Individual registration, Gold Crown will form teams
    • Teammate requests are accepted, but not always guaranteed
    • If you have a rec team already formed that you want to register, please contact our office first
  • December 5 & 6 (Season 1) & January 23 & 24 (Season 2): Team formation day at the Gold Crown Field House
  • Volunteer coaching needed! If interested, note on registration form

League Features

  • League will follow modified Jr. NBA guidelines based on grade
    • 2nd - 4th Graders: all practices and games will be played on 9’ baskets
  • 5-game season, 1 game and 1 practice each week (Teams will play 2 games last week of the season)
  • League Headquarters: Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood, Colo.
  • Every player receives a jersey
  • Coaching plans provided
  • One Gold Crown official will work each game

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