Youth Basketball Programs

Jr. NBA Basketball Leagues

Our Jr. NBA League is divided into 3 divisions: Rookies 5-6 , Pro’s 7-8 & All-Stars 9-10. This is a recreational league and beginners are welcome in all divisions. Players must commit to one 60 minute practice on Mondays & one 40 minute game on Thursdays. We promote equal playing for all of our boy’s and girl’s participants. All of our participants will receive a replica NBA uniform, practice shirt, trophy and certificate!

Basketball Rim and Basketball Size Information:

  • Rookies; 8ft Rim Height and Jr.Size Basketball
  • Pros: 10ft Height and Intermediate Basketball
  • All-Stars: 10ft. Height and 28.5 Basketball

Location: UW Health Sports Factory
Dates: December - January


Jr. NBA Basketball Tots Combine

The Jr NBA Tots is designed to teach your child the necessary skills to become a better player. The latest techniques in ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, rebounding, and team play will be taught. This camp will be led by Jr. NBA certified coaches along with local high school and AAU coaches.

Location: UW Health Sports Factory
Dates: October 10, 2016 (CANCELLED)


Chicago Bulls Basketball FUNdamentals Camp

The Chicago Bulls are coming to Rockford! The Bulls/Sox Academy will be hosting a Chicago Bulls FUNdamentals camp with the Rockford Park District for boys and girls ages 5-14 (players will be split by age and ability level). 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 teach life lesson such as discipline, respect, sportsmanship, and peer pressure.

Each participant will receive a replica autographed photo of a current Chicago Bulls player and a camp t-shirt. Your child will not only have fun, but will be given important tools to become a better basketball player. To become a great basketball player, you need the fundamentals.

Ages: 5-14
Location: UW Health Sports Factory
Dates: October 15, 2016; January 16, 2017


Chicago Sky Girls Basketball Camp

The Rockford Park District will be hosting the WNBA Sky Girls Basketball Camp for youth ages 8-14. If you're looking to take your game to the next level, you definitely don't want to miss out on this camp! Registration includes: Sky t-shirt, autographed photo, and an energy snack.

Ages: 8-14
Location: UW Health Sports Factory
Dates: TBD