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Basketball Teams in Bay Ridge and the Surrounding Areas

Basketball Teams for Children in Bay Ridge
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Updated: November  2018 – Basketball season is beginning so you haven’t missed all the signups yet!


I love basketball – doesn’t everyone?

CYO stands  Catholic Youth Organization. Your child does not need to attend these schools to play on these teams. CYO teams are parish teams and they are run by wonderful volunteers. Please try to understand that children from the parish are meant to fill these teams first.


1) St. Pats CYO Basketball    Twitter 

For children in Pre-K to 8th grade (grades 3-8 play against other CYO teams in Brooklyn and Queens)

Season: November to March. Registration in August (practice begins in October)

Cost: Around $150

  • Clinic (PreK-2) – fundamentals/simulated games on Saturday mornings only

Grades 3-8 have weekly practices AND  game days. All have playoff games, but 3rd graders

  • Sub Novice (3rd Grade) – No scores or standings are kept.  No playoffs. 3rd graders also participate in intramurals.
  • Pee Wee (4th Grade) – Games have a referee and scoring. Weekly practices AND games. 
  • Novice (5th Grade) 
  • Bantam (6th Grade) – Games have two referees 
  • Rookie (7th Grade) 
  • Intermediate (8th Grade)

St. Pat’s team is in white and green.


2) Saint Andrew’s Basketball  – since basketball is a Winter sport, the registration is available online in the late Fall.


3) Our Lady of Angels – OLA Basketball   7320 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209



For girls and boys in Pre-K to 8th Grade

Season: January to March – Saturday morning

Fee includes reversible OLA mesh basketball jersey

  • Clinic – Pre K to 1st Grade  learn dribbling, passing and shooting.  
  • Intramurals (2nd – 8th Grade) play games held one night per week at the OLA gym
  • BCBA Travel Team  boys and girls – grades 3 through 8 – competitive league, Tryouts are held for this team. Registration fee does not include uniform, which must be purchased separately.


4) Saint Anselm Basketball 365 83rd Street Brooklyn 11209   718-745-2027  

Intramural Basketball

  • Season: November through March
  • Grades: 1-8
  • Boys & Girls
  • Schedules will be communicated on TeamSnap and on this website
  • $155 early bird fee / $165 after Nov. 1 (does not includes cost of the uniform)

Travel Basketball

Season: November through March

  • Grades: 2-8 (depending on number of participants)
  • Boys and Girls teams
  • Mandatory Intramurals sign-up (if you plan to play Travel, you must also register for Intramurals)
  • Tryout required – A coach will contact you with tryout date and time
  • Practices required
  • $155 early bird fee / $165 after Nov. 1 (does not include cost of uniform, which will be collected after Registration)

Bill Harner Clinic

Description: Includes fundamental skills training and scrimmages for grades 1-4.

  • Grades: 1-4
  • Boys & Girls
  • (4) one-hour sessions on Saturday mornings
  • Dates: Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27
  • Time: 10-11am
  • $55 total fee

Brooklyn’s Finest Basketball Training Session

Description: Training sessions designed to ensure your children are working on the fundamental skills that will help elevate their game.

  • Grades 4-8
  • Boys & Girls
  • (4) one-hour training sessions on Wednesday nights
  • Dates: Sept. 19, Sept. 26, Oct. 3, Oct. 10
  • Time: 6:30-7:30pm
  • Directors: Brian Nigro (Men’s Head Basketball coach, Medgar Evers College) & Danny Nigro (Men’s Head Basketball coach, College of New Rochelle)
  • For more info, contact Brian Nigro @ brian.nigro1978@gmail.com; 347-404-3657 / 201-600-6621
  • $100 total fee


5)  Super League Athletic Academy – SLAA– they meet at DGK. Check their site for basketball clinics during the year when there are school holidays


Little Dribblers for 5-7 year olds starts November 2018 at DKG School  $60 (early bird) $65 regular


6) St. Ephrem Basketball for Girls and Boys   7415 Fort Hamilton Parkway.  Registration for 2018 is open!

The price is good – $110 for registration and $30 for uniforms.

You do not have to go to this school to sign up.  See the flyer below for the little kids.  

Contact:   Brian Cassidy  (he’s awesome)   917-803-8176   BJC1031@aol.com


saint ephrem basketball




7) Dyker Heights Athletic Association (DHAA) & St. Bernadette’s Basketball  

Girls and boys age 5-13    

Season: Last September to November (ends with a dinner and awards night)

Cost: $250     Registration

DHAA Travel team – 450.00 to 500.00 depending on leagues entered. Contact Bob Tarallo at tree1561@aol.com




8) Saint Athanasius Basketball – 6120 Bay Parkway Brooklyn 11204     718-331-8811   $150 Basketball registration started on October 13th. Kids start playing on November  16th.  Register here





St. A’s  Facebook is alive and well though



9) Aviator’s Basketball Inhouse League     718 758-7547     Brendan@aviatorsports.com

For children Age 5-16 – Games played on Sunday



9)  New: November 2018  Coney Island Basketball League





10) Kingsborough College 4 Kids  has a class to learn to play basketball on Saturday




Summer Basketball Camps in Our Area




1) The Salvation Army Basketball Clinic   252 -86th Street Brooklyn

Free three week summer basketball camp  in July for children ages 8-14. You have to stop in to the office to sign up. See video below:



2) Xaverian Basketball Camp 

For boys and girls in grades 1-8

Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM–3:00 PM     $300 Per Week 
Lunch Plan (Optional): $9 Per Day includes Sandwich, Snack and Drink. Free Pizza for All Campers on Fridays!


3) Fontbonne Hall Academy Boys and Girls Basketball Camp for Boys and Girls ages 6-15  


4) Poly Prep Basketball Camp – 2 sessions available


5)  Brooklyn USA Basketball Camp   at Seth Low Park – West 12th and Avenue P   718-751-6931 brooklynusabasketball@gmail.com
Ten-week basketball camp. Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM – early dropoff and late pickup as well.Boys and Girls age 3-19

You can purchase lunch from them or bring your own  – 




Other Sports & Activities for Children  in Bay Ridge