The Big Sky Ballin’ team is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Big Sky Ballin’ Youth League with training. This league is designed for boys and girls of any experience level from 1st- 8th grade. The league is designed to teach and reinforce the fundamentals of the game through coaching and specified training in a fun and competitive environment.

Unlike most leagues, Big Sky Ballin’ Youth Basketball League and Training is designed using a 3-prong approach:

  1. Teaching /Coaching (1 hour a weekly)
  2. Sports Specific Training (1 hour weekly)
  3. Competitive Games (1 hour weekly)

The league runs for 6 weeks, from May 15th – June 22nd. During the season, athletes will spend 3 hours a week working on their skills and improving. A typical week will consist of a 1-hour practice with an assigned coach, a 1-hour training session to teach and introduce new skills, and a 1-hour competitive game. Unless otherwise noted, ALL our activities happen during week as we do understand and try to give parents back their weekends!

The fee to be a part of the league is $175.00 and includes a full uniform and training time. The deadline to register for the league is April 20th so get your child registered as we will limit participation based on the number of coaches and staff available.

All athletes will participate in an Evaluation Day to assess their skill level. Evaluation Day will be held Saturday April 21st at Open Court Sports and Event Center. The address is 7342 Eggebrecht Lane. Grades 1-4 will be from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Grades 5th – 8th will start at 12:15 p.m. All other practices and games will be held at the Shrine Auditorium, 1125 Broadwater Ave. On game days there will be a $3.00 admission fee for all non-players. Families can also buy a league pass for $40.00 for the entire season.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Deadline to Register: April 20, 2018
  • Evaluation Date: April 21, 2018 (at Open Court Sports & Event Center)
  • Practice Begins: May 15, 2018 (at Shrine Auditorium)
  • First Games: May 24/25, 2018 (depending on grade level)
  • Last games: June 21/22, 2018 (depending on grade level)

All practices, training, and games will be held at the Shrine Auditorium. Practices and training will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, and games will be played on Thursdays/Fridays depending on the size of the league. Coaches will contact all parents with specific practice and training times once rosters are established. We are excited and looking forward to our best season yet! Get involved with Big Sky Ballin’ and watch your athlete grow!!

New This Year – Preseason Workout Week!

As a precursor to our upcoming Spring Youth Basketball League, Big Sky Ballin’ is excited to hold a three day preseason workout April 17, 18, and 19 from 6-8pm each evening. All sessions will be held at Open Court Sports & Event Center, located at 7342 Eggebrecht Lane (72nd & King Ave W). The cost to participate is $119, but if you are registered for the League the fee is only $75!  Register for preseason here.

For more information, email info@opencourtmt.com, or call Big Sky Ballin’ at (406) 694-5555.