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!

2023 Middle School Basketball

for 6th-8th Graders

Registration Opens February 1st @ 12pm!

INTERESTED IN COACHING?

SEASON DATES

  • The season dates for practices and games are tentatively set to be from March 20- April 22, 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.
  • Practices will not start before 5 pm.

GAMES

  • Games will be every Saturday from April 1 – April 22 at the Bellingham Clubhouse.

COVID-19

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

COST

  • $115 (plus $40 2022/2023 Membership)
  • 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.

ATHLETE 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.

SPECTATORS

  • Practices: Parents & Guardians will be able to attend the entire first practice. After the first practice day, parents & guardians will be able to come to the gym and watch the last 15 minutes of practice.
  • Games: All spectators are welcome in the gym to attend games. Spectators may only spectate from the wall with the bleachers. Any non-participating children must be with their parents/guardians at all times.

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.

2023 Winter Basketball

GAMES

  • Games will be every Saturday from February 11 to March 18.

ATHLETE 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.

SPECTATORS

  • Practices: Parents & Guardians will be able to attend the entire first practice. After the first practice day, parents & guardians will be able to come to the gym and watch the last 15 minutes of practice.
  • Games: All spectators are welcome in the gym to attend games. Spectators may only spectate from the wall with the bleachers. Any non-participating children must be with their parents/guardians at all times.

WAITLISTS

    • Are you signed up on a waitlist? We place waitlisted athletes in the order of signing up for the waitlist. We do not take requests for waitlisted athletes other than available days to practice. Waitlist closed on February 1st.

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

We are proud to partner with DICK’S Sporting Goods to bring new equipment and supplies to our teams. Thank you DICK’s for investing in our community’s youth.