2022-23 Winter Season Tryout Information
Madison Area YMCA’s Gators, a very successful and competitive travel basketball program, is excited to offer tryouts for our the upcoming winter season for grades 5-8.
U12: Grades 5-6
U14: Grades 7-8
Madison Area YMCA; 111 Kings Road, Madison, NJ 07940
12U (Grades 5 & 6)
Tuesday, October 25; 6 - 7:30PM
Thursday, October 27; 6 - 7:30PM
Tuesday, November 1; 6 - 7:30PM
Thursday, November 3; 6 - 7:30PM
14U (Grades 7 & 8)
Tuesday, October 25; 7:30 - 9PM
Thursday, October 27; 7:30 - 9PM
Tuesday, November 1; 7:30 - 9PM
Thursday, November 3; 7:30 - 9PM
All must register online or at the Welcome Center prior to the first tryout. The max amount of players per tryout is 60. For families that have a current YMCA membership, tryouts are NO FEE. For Non-Members there is a $10 fee per tryout. Spectators are not permitted. Tryout registration opens for Members on Monday, August 22 and on Friday, August 26 for Non-Members.
Sports Program Director Shaun Hawkins at 973-822-9622 x2246
ABOUT THE GATORS
Teams play in the New Jersey YMCA Basketball League and Tournament. Regular season practices will be held on Tuesday & Thursday nights with one additional practice day held for grades 7 & 8. The Y focuses on skill development, team work, fair play, and fun.
- Players learn and develop skills for the game along with game strategies and competition.
- Our youth basketball league is designed for children to play the game of basketball while learning teamwork and sportsmanship.
- Teams will practice two nights a week and play games are held during the week and on weekends at the Madison Area YMCA basketball gym, other local Ys or outside organizations.