The Town basketball program runs from mid-November to February vacation. Teams will be established after the registration period is completed. Town teams practice once a week in a group style clinic per grade. For general planning purposes, weekday practices are expected to start no earlier than 5 p.m. Grades 1 through 6 will play games on Saturdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at a school in Southborough (Finn or Trottier), except if plans are made to play against other towns in particular grades.
The first day of games for the 2017-18 Town Basketball season is Saturday, December 2nd. Town Basketball ends on Saturday February 24. There is no Town Basketball between December 22, 217 and January 1, 2018.
Town Program Format:
Girls and Boys in 1st grade will play in a clinic format on Saturday mornings (no weekday practice). SYBA will provide instructions and assistance, and all interested parents should feel free to volunteer. You can do so during the registration process or by contacting
Boys and girls in grades 2 thru 8 will be divided into teams. All teams will be selected via a draft procedure. Town grade coordinators will select coaches, organize a draft, and prepare schedules for season play. Games for grades 2 through 6 will be played on Saturdays in Southborough, except if plans are made to play against other towns in particular grades. Clinic style practices will be held once a week.
Children in grades 7 and 8 are combined. Games will be at Algonquin High School on Saturday afternoons and on Tuesday nights at Trottier. Playoffs will follow the regular season.
All children of all skill levels are encouraged to learn the game, have fun and socialize with friends. All children play an equal amount in town games and practices.