Basketball · Fall / Winter

Did you know that Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Chamique Holdsclaw, Magic Johnson, Shaq, and dozens of other NBA and WNBA  stars began playing at the Boys & Girls Club? It’s true! And The Club is a great place for players in Kindergarten through 6th grade, from lifetime hoopers to kids just learning the game. So if your youngster wants to play in the NBA, or just have a great time ballin’ with other kids, the Boys & Girls Club is the place to be!

248 Athletes & 41 volunteers Participated in our 2022 Winter Basketball season!

2022 Mini’s Basketball

For Kindergarteners & 1st-Graders

REGISTRATION

  • Registration dates tentatively are from October 1 – 20, 2022.

COST

  • $75 (plus $40 2022/2023 Membership)

DATES

  • The season will tentatively run from November 7th to December 15th, at the Bellingham Clubhouse (1715 Kentucky St.).
  • Please note there will be no practices during the week of November 21-24th.

PRACTICES

  • You will have the option to register for Monday & Wednesday practices, or Tuesday & Thursday practices.
  • 2 Sessions each day: 5:30p-6:30p & 6:40p-7:40p.
  • All practices will be at the Ferndale Boys & Girls Club.

COVID-19

  • BGCWC will follow all COVID-19 guidelines dictated by WA State & the CDC.

ATHLETIC GEAR

  • BGCWC will provide a team shirt to each athlete at the first practice. Families should provide appropriate athletic attire for practice such as athletic apparel, shoes, and a filled water bottle.

2023 Winter Basketball

DIVISIONS

  • 2nd – 3rd Grade COED
  • 4th – 5th Grade Girls
  • 4th – 5th Grade Boys
    • Players may play up a division if merited by skill. No player may play down a division without written approval from the Athletics Department. 

COST

  • $160 (plus $40 2022/2023 Membership)

REGISTRATION

  • Registration dates tentatively are from December 1 – 20, 2022.

SEASON DATES

  • The season dates for practices and games are tentatively set to be from January 25 – March 18, 2023.

PRACTICES

  • All practices will be in Bellingham at the Bellingham Clubhouse (1715 Kentucky St.)
  • You will have the option to sign-up for Monday & Wednesday practices or Tuesday & Thursday practices.
  • We cannot give exact practice times yet, but no practices will start before 5 pm.

GAMES

  • Games will be every Saturday from February 4 to March 11.

COVID-19

  • BGCWC will follow all COVID-19 guidelines dictated by WA State & the CDC.

ATHLETIC GEAR

  • BGCWC will provide a team shirt to each athlete before the first game. Families should provide appropriate athletic attire for practice such as athletic apparel, shoes, and a filled water bottle.

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • Athletes must attend at least 1 practice the week of a game to be eligible to play in that week’s upcoming game. You will be notified the Friday before your game if your child is ineligible to play in the game.

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REFUND POLICY

  • Membership fees are non-refundable and are not prorated for any reason. Athletic Fees Refunds will be given as a credit that can be used by any child in the household for one year from the date of credit and only if the participant is injured and has an excuse from a doctor stating that they are unable to participate. If the injury occurs before practices start, a 50% credit will be granted. If an injury occurs after the first practice no credit will be granted.

 

Questions?

Email us at athleticdepartment@whatcomclubs.org

or call us at (360) 738-3808