Greensboro Parks and Recreation offers the youth basketball program for ages 5 through 16; designed to create a positive environment for youth by emphasizing each individual’s right to participate, good sportsmanship, promoting skill development, and fitness and well-being. 

Our Philosophy

Although winning is important, we do not emphasize it as a priority. We measure success on the skills a player develops and the amount of fun the player is having. 
All Greensboro Parks and Recreation Athletic programs maintain a family friendly and sportsmanlike atmosphere. Review the codes of conduct for coaches, parents, and players. These guidelines extend to all who enter the playing and spectator areas.

Program Details 



5-7 years

No score kept, junior ball used, only one official

8-10 years

Score kept, 28.5-inch ball, two officials

11-13 years

Score kept, regulation size ball, two officials 

14-16 years

Score kept, regulation size ball, two officials 

Age is determined as of December 31.


$50 per child before December; $55 late-registration
No refunds will be issued after January 8.

Registration Information

~ Registration opens October 1.
~ Registration ends when teams are full or at the season's halfway point.
~ Register at your neighborhood recreation center.
~ Bring a completed registration form, PAYS card, and the child's birth certificate.
~ Full payment is due at the time of registration.

Parent Association in Youth Sports (PAYS)