Youth Basketball

Youth Coed Basketball Youth Coed Basketball = Sportsmanship + Character! No tryouts, all kids play, and it's fun for all! Practices take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center. Games begin in January, and take place in Alachua County and the surrounding areas.  

There are only 160 spaces available, so don't wait until the last minute because teams may fill quickly. The registration fees are as follows:

  • 5-6 year olds: city residents $75*, non-city residents $111
  • 7-14 year olds: city residents $95*, non-city residents $143.25

*Proof of residency (GRU bill or voter ID card) is required for city residents. Prices effective October 1, 2017. $15 Dollar Off Scholarships are available for families that are directly certified through the School Board of Alachua County (SBAC) for free or reduced lunch. You can request proof of free or reduced lunch through your child’s school or by calling the SBAC’s Food Service Office at 352-955-7539 ext. 1566.

Important Dates:

Registration Opens: September 30th
Registration Closes: November 22nd (no more kids accepted after this date)
Parent meeting: MLK 12/6 at 7:00pm
First Day of Practice: 12/9
Player Evaluations: Dec 2nd and 3rd 6-8pm at MLK
Games start: 1/6/20
Season ends: 2/22/20

***This year all players will be drafted.  We will not accept specific requests for coaches. Player evaluations are mandatory in order to participate.***

All players will be entered into a draft after evaluations.  

*** There will be no coach requests this year. All players will be placed on teams via the draft.***

We teach our youth that character counts! We teach Fairness, Caring, Citizenship, Respect, Responsibility and Trustworthiness while focusing on academic achievement.

Be a Volunteer coach and make a positive impact in a child’s life! 

  1. To be a volunteer coach, just click on the Volunteer Application button. Please fill it out completely, sign it and email to
  2. Just click on the Background Check button fill out the confidential background form and click submit! It’s that easy!