For players who have played or plan on playing at the High School Level. The emphasis of this program is to develop and build on the fundamental basketball skills while working on individual defense and team offensive and defensive strategies.
Boys Travel Teams: REGISTER
U11, U12, U13 & U14 Teams. Players selected for travel teams will have practices on Saturday &/or Wednesday night and will compete in 5 one-day regional tournaments. This is a 16 week commitment: March thru June. $550 paid in three installments.
Financial Assistance is available. Please inquire at the Y Membership Services Desk for an application.
• Includes practice shirt, & five tournaments. Uniforms will be provided for use but MUST be returned at end of season. A $50 uniform deposit is due and will be returned with receipt of uniform at the end of the season.
• Practices begin on March 7 and will be held on Saturdays &/ or Wednesday nights.
• Practices are 1 1/2- 2 hours
• Practice locations: Torrington YMCA and/or Winsted YMCA.
• Medical Release Form (due at tryout)
Five (5) two-day tournaments throughout May and June. Dates & Locations TBD
Boys Teams Player Try-outs:
Saturday & Sunday: February 29 & March 1 @ Torrington YMCA
Players are eligible to attend both tryout sessions. Teams will be formed based on playing ability, age, position, athleticism and potential. Players not selected for travel teams will be offered on the practice squad. Teams will be formed following the 2rd tryout session.
Note: No one can tryout who is still participating in high school sports. Anyone unable to tryout due to participating in high school sports will be afforded an opportunity to tryout once eligible.
Prior to tryouts you will be contacted with your specific tryout session. These will include:
• Session 1: 12-1:30 pm
• Session 2: 1:30 – 3 pm
• Session 3: 3-4:40 pm
• Try-out fee: $3O (for two sessions, due before Evaluations)
Bring medical release and tryout fee paid receipt to tryouts
Age Group Definition
14 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or before August 31, 2005
13 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or before August 31, 2006
12 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or before August 31, 2007
11 and Under Division:
Players who were born on or before August 31, 2008