Youth Basketball

Our Youth Basketball program is offered in in the following age groups: Boys 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U and Girls 12U and 16U. Recreation Associations may offer additional leagues for younger participants.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Winter Youth Basketball​

  • Registration: October 15-31 (in person registration locations vary by association).​​ Online registration also available for most Recreation Associations. ​​​
  • ​Practice Starts: December 1
  • Season (approximate): First or second Saturday in January to mid-March​​

The city is divided in​to 13​ geographic areas for Parks and Recreation youth sports. Each area has a volunteer Area Chairperson and Community Recreation Association that organizes programs in conjunction with Sports Management​. The city offers leagues for youth age 10 through 18. Most Recreation Associations also offer leagues for youth under age 10 called "farm leagues.​" 

Recreation Associations will charge a player registration fee. Fees charged and sports/age groups offered vary by area. Players must attend school (K-12) to be eligible. High school varsity and junior varsity players are not eligible for the same community league sport.​​​​​​

Find Your Community Recreation Association


​​​A map and website links for each area are provided b​elow. The City of Virginia Beac​h is not responsible for content on these sites. The map files are large and recommended for viewing only (not printing). 

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