Richardson YMCA Youth Basketball Rules Playing Format Quick View Division/Grade Ball Size Goal Height Free Throw Time Outs Game Length Court Size K-2nd 27.5” 8 Feet 10 Feet 1 Per Half 8-min quarters Half Court 3rd Boys 27.5” 9 Feet 10 Feet 2 Per Half 8-min quarters Full Court
We try our best to accommodate all coach/player requests but we cannot guarantee every request will be made. Schedule requests are only accepted by YMCA Volunteer Coaches. Once rosters and schedules have been published no additional changes may occur. Hoop Height: 10 ft. | Suggested Ball Size: 28.5”. Volunteer Coaches are needed for teams.
YMCA YOUTH SPORTS PRACTICE SESSION PLANS ... hoop mounted against the wall, a bushel basketball at a low height against the wall, or a square or circle taped on the wall.
How Tall Is a Youth Basketball Hoop? For youth basketball, the hoop height varies based on the age group. The American Sport Education Program recommends 6-foot hoops for Kindergarten through 2 nd grade, 8-foot hoops for 3 rd and 4 th grade, and 9-foot hoops for 5 th grade.
U6 will play on a 7ft hoop. U8 and U10 will be played on a 9ft foot hoop. U12 will be played at 10 ft.
Learn basketball fundamentals in a positive and fun environment through the Y’s Youth Basketball program. Your child will meet new friends while learning about teamwork, focusing on sportsmanship, and building skills from age 3 on a 6-foot goal all the way up to a 10-foot goal for ages 8-13. Jerseys and socks will be provided.
For children in this age group, use the lowest setting available on the basketball hoop which should be around 6 – 7 feet. The main goal is to let the kid accustom to the sport so no need to do anything complex yet. Age 8 To 9 (3rd Grade To 4th Grade): 8 Feet.
Basketball Hoop Height for 8, 9, and 10-year-old Kids. The official recommendation stands for precisely 8 feet. We think you could go for about 6 inches up or down, but not more. The reason for this is that when the hoop is too high for them to shoot, they can’t: Hold their elbows upright. Keep eyes on the point. Keep balance.