Basketball

It’s a great way for your child to learn how to integrate spirituality and faith into every aspect of their lives, even sports!

  • Our Mission

    To build community and instill Christ-like principles, while providing an excellent athletic experience for all ability levels.

  • We Exist to:

    1. Teach respect for self and others.
    2. Teach teamwork, and responsibility.
    3. Integrate spiritual life into sports.
    4. Promote exercise and healthy living.
    5. Give families an opportunity to have a shared experience and connect with one another.
    6. Provide an activity that embraces our community and builds lasting relationships.
    7. Give back to the community through our Hoops for Charity event. In 2017 the league raised $2,500 for charity!

     

    Our staff is made up of volunteers who are screened and committed to providing a safe and positive environment for our families.

  • Leader

    Leo Adorador

  • Registration

    Helpful Information:

    • Registration fee per player is $85
    • You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration.
    • You must be registered to participate in tryouts.
    • Your registration fees pay for your child’s: league uniform, trophy, equipment, gym rental fees and officials.
    • At tryouts your child will participate in drills, which will help the league’s staff place your child on a team where he or she will have the best experience.
    • You may request to be placed with a friend and/or coach. However, we cannot promise to honor your request.

     

     

Schedule

Games are played every Sunday, January 6-March 17. 9, 10:15 & 11 am at Loma Linda Academy Campus Gyms

Half-time Devotions

It’s a great way for your child to learn how to integrate spirituality and faith into every aspect of their lives, even sports!

Devotions have been taken from The One Year Sports Devotions For Kids. Florea, Jesse, Jones, Jeremy V. and Cooley, Joshua. Carol Stream: Tyndale House, 2011. And from Heart of an Athlete: Daily Devotions for Peak Performance. Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Grand Rapids: Revell/Baker Publishing, 2014.

Division Rules

  1. Appropriate gym shoes and league uniform.
  2. Game is played with coaches on the court.
  3. Freedom is given to coaches to instruct kids on who to pass the ball to and which player is to take the shot.
  4. Equal playing time is given to each player and equal opportunity to shoot a basket.
  5. There are four, ten-minute quarters in a game.
  1. Junior size basketball (27.5″).
  2. Appropriate gym shoes and league uniform.
  3. Free throw line is at 8′.
  4. Each player is to take 2 shots per half.
  5. Two free throw shots are awarded for violation of #4.
  6. Five seconds in the key for offense players.
  7. Inbound violations are only warnings and players are given a “redo”.
  8. “Light” officiating used to keep game moving (traveling, double dribble, etc.)
  1. Intermediate basketball (28.5″).
  2. Appropriate gym shoes and league uniform.
  3. Free throw line is 10′.
  4. No full court press until the fourth quarter (half court defense).
  5. Five seconds in the key is enforced.
  1. Intermediate basketball (28.5″).
  2. Appropriate gym shoes and league uniform.
  3. Free throw line is 12′.
  4. No full court press until the fourth quarter (half court defense).
  5. Five seconds in the key is enforced.

General Rules

Uniform
All players must wear uniforms. The cost of the uniform is included in your registration fee. For your child’s safety and to help us keep the gym floors in good condition, please be sure your child has appropriate footwear for basketball.

Snacks
Most teams ask parents to volunteer to bring snacks for the team each week. Please do not distribute or eat food inside of the gym.

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