Jr. Celtics Y-Madness League
Jr. Celtics Y-Madness is a first of its kind. A travel basketball program provided by the 17-Time World Champion Boston Celtics in partnership with the YMCA of Greater Boston for children ages 5-13. A healthy, positive, and fun youth basketball tournament will take place over the span of 7 weeks at four regional YMCA branches. Participants will experience structured gameplay and competitive format teaching teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership.
The Madness Begins
March 5– April 16, 2022
After 3 weeks of skills and drills practices, players will join teams for the next 4 weeks of league gameplay! Each branch will have a regional hub location for all practices and games weeks 1-6 and will travel and play another regional hub week 7!
Each participant will receive a YMCA and Celtics co-branded jersey! Additional opportunities for our participants include: “media day” photos, special guest appearances from the Celtics, and end of season awards. Parents are welcome to participate in a parent forum and coach training session!
Please review the Regional Hubs and their associated branches below:
North Suburban YMCA
Oak Square YMCA
East Boston YMCA (Ashley Street)
BECOME A PARENT COACH!
They grow up so fast! Do not let this time slip away by sitting on the sidelines. We invite all parents and guardians to volunteer as coaches for our preschool leagues. Join in the fun and create memories while engaging in the development of your little one. Coaching is one of the most rewarding jobs and we will give you all the tools necessary to succeed and be a positive role model.
League capacity is limited, and advanced registration is required. Depending on the location, programs will be held either indoors or outdoors following strict safety guidelines to ensure the safety of everyone. All YMCA of Greater Boston “Safe for You, Safe for Us” protocols apply. Before visiting our facilities, please review our new member safety agreement, as well as our policies and procedures.
JR. CELTICS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
This program teaches the value of Celtics basketball and healthy player development along with basketball skills and drills. Kids can become a Jr. Celtics “Player of the Week,” participate in our pre-season Draft, and sign their contract as a “Jr. Celtic.” The whole season ends with a group chat/webinar with a Celtics VIP!
November 7, 2022 – February 23, 2023