Rookies Basketball (2nd-3rd Grade)

Rookies Basketball is the next step up from Micro Basketball and is meant for kids to focus on the fundamentals. This program teaches basic skill development. Players will be introduced to the game through drills and a game each week. This program produces a safe place for kids to enhance motor skills, strengthen listening skills and build confidence.


Other specifics are:

  • The Fall season will run November 7th, 2020-December 19th, 2020. The Winter season will run January 9th, 2021-February 27th, 2021. 

  • Locations vary - we utilize Brandon public schools, Family Wellness, and our YMCA.

  • Times will vary as well but will be between 8am—4pm each Saturday.

  • Each week there will a 15-20 minute skill development practice followed by a 40-45 minute game. 

  • Players use a size 27.5 ball for these games. 

  • Your registration includes a basketball jersey.



Fall Rookies Basketball $99.00 

Fall and Winter Rookies Basketball $129.00

Winter Rookies Basketball $99.00


- Deadline for Fall and Fall and Winter is September 27th, 2020

  • Placement is not guaranteed for registrations turned in after September 27th  


- Deadline for Winter Only Rookies Basketball is December 14th.

  • YMCA Camp Leif Ericson
  • Sioux Falls YMCA
  • Sioux Falls YMCA

Contact Us

Downtown YMCA:

220 S. Minnesota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD  57104


Tel. 605.336.3190

Fax 605.336.3516

Youth Performance Center: 

2517 S Shirley Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Tel. 605.274.9622

Camp Leif Ericson: 

2301 E 26th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103


Tel. 605.336.2267

Youth Basketball:

220 S. Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104


Tel. 605.336.3190