Youth Basketball Programs

Jr. NBA Basketball Leagues

Players must commit to one 60-minute practice on Monday evenings and one 40-minute game on Saturday mornings. This is a co-ed league, and we promote equal playing time for all of our participants. All of our participants will receive a replica NBA uniform, trophy, and certificate!

Basketball Rim and Basketball Size Information:

  • Rookies (Ages 5-6): 8ft Rim Height and Jr.Size Basketball
  • Pros (Ages 7-8): 10ft Height and Intermediate Basketball
  • All-Stars (Ages 9-10): 10ft Height and 28.5 Basketball

Dates: October 16 - December 2, 2017



Bulls Basketball FUNdamentals Camp

The Bulls/Sox Academy is hosting a Chicago Bulls Fundamentals camp for the Rockford Park District for boys and girls ages 5-14.

This camp will teach the latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, and rebounding while also teaching children how to be student-athletes and great teammates. Every participant will receive top flight instruction from our professional Bulls/Sox Academy coaches who have learned from the Chicago Bulls coaching staff. We provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn the game, as well as life lessons such as discipline, respect, sportsmanship, and avoiding peer pressure. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.

Participants will receive high level instruction from professional Bulls Academy instructors, a camp T-shirt, and energy snack bag.

Ages: 5-14
Dates: October 21, 2017


Bulls Basketball Advanced Camp

The Bulls/Sox Academy is hosting a Chicago Bulls Advanced camp for the Rockford Park District for boys and girls ages 9-17. This camp will build on our fundamentals camp, and dive deeper into basketball skills and techniques, and team play concepts. It will be taught at a faster pace, and will be more in-depth. Campers will be grouped according to their age and skill level. Every participant will receive high-level instruction from our professional Bulls/Sox Academy coaches, a camp T-shirt, and energy snack bag.

*Prerequisite: participants must be able to dribble, and must understand basic
basketball terminology and basic basketball concepts.

Dates: October 21, 2017