Youth Indoor Basketball
Registration for Indoor Basketball 2016 is closed.
Email the convener, Cathy, with any questions at email@example.com.
2016-2017 Fall/Winter Basketball
General League Information
Riverview Community Centre (RVCC) basketball teams will be playing in the Community Club Basketball league (Club Basketball) offered by the WMBA. The WMBA is a not-for-profit community club based basketball league located in Winnipeg (www.wmba.ca). There are presently 4 different programs offered by the WMBA:
- Junior NBA – this is an introductory program for ages 5-7, both girls and boys. There are 3 sessions per year – September to December, January to March, and April to June. Each session costs $140. The program consists of 1 practice a week, Monday evenings from 6-6:45PM at Riverview School gym, and no games. Registration info thru the WMBA website http://wmba.goalline.ca/page.php?page_id=89863
- Girls Can Play – this program is a non-competitive league for girls ages 8-12. The cost is $100/session, with 2 sessions in January and April. Registration info will be available on the WMBA website. The closest program is at Earl Grey Community Centre.
- SNYB Steve Nash Youth Ball – this is a developmental program for ages 8-10, both girls and boys. There is 1 practice and 1-2 games a week, using the 3 on 3 format. This program has 2 sessions October to March, and April to June. The cost is $250 for the first session. Registration info thru the WMBA website http://wmba.goalline.ca/page.php?page_id=89818
- Community Club Ball – this is a recreational program for ages 8-18, and has the same 2 sessions as SNYB. This program will consist of minimum 1 practice and 1 game/week. The maximum number of players per team, under WMBA rules, is 12. Players are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible, in order to ensure a spot on a team. Registration info is on the Riverview CC website. Cost is $250/player.
Once registration is over, teams will be formed and coaches confirmed. Players will be contacted by the coach, who will inform them of practice times and location. Players will be placed on the closest team possible, usually Corydon, St. Vital or Linden Woods area.
Other Basketball Programs
There is also adult 3 on 3 basketball offered on Monday nights at Riverview School gym, 7:30 to 9:30 PM. This program is not part of WMBA. Please contact the club to register. Competitive adult basketball programs are offered through Basketball Manitoba.
Games and Age Divisions
The Age Divisions are as follows:
8 Boys 9 Boys 10 Boys 11 Boys 12 Boys
13 Boys 14 Boys 15 Boys 16-18 Boys
8-9 Girls 10-11 Girls 12 Girls 13-14 Girls 15-18 Girls
Ages 8 to 12 play on Saturdays, ages 13 to 18 on Sundays. Games are played between 9 am and 6 pm, and are one hour in length.
Other Program Information
The fall/winter season runs from October to March. Practice times will not be available until coaches and gym times have been assigned. Practice times are Monday to Friday 6:00 – 10:00 pm.
Coaches and volunteers are always needed. Each team requires a volunteer coach, and if possible an assistant coach and manager. Any parent willing to volunteer should indicate so when they register their child.
Participants need to wear runners with non-marking soles and shorts with no pockets or belt loops. Jerseys will be supplied, but need to be returned to the coach after the last game of the season. There is a fee for non-returned jerseys, which varies with the club (e.g. $40 for RVCC teams, $50 for Norberry CC teams).
Fee: $140 for Junior NBA, $100 Girls Can Play, $250 SNYB and Community Club basketball teams.
Refunds will be provided if a player chooses to withdraw from the program before the first game of the season. All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee, which is deducted from the registration fee amount. To obtain a refund, email notification must be given to the Riverview basketball convener at least 48 hours before the first game of the season. There are no refunds after the first game!