Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball is offered in the Winter for the following age groups: 12U Boys (ages 10-12), 14U Boys (ages 13-14), 16U Boys (ages 15-16), 18U Boys (ages 17-18), 12U Girls (ages 10-12), and 16U Girls (ages 13-16). Most Recreation Associations also offer leagues for youth under age 10 (called “Farm Leagues”).

Registration Information

  • 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​​

League​ Information

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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