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Intro to Basketball Program

Skill Based Program Open to Kindergartners

This program is a skills-based introduction to basketball. It is designed to teach the basic fundamentals and promote a love for the game! Currently OMGBA offers both Fall and Winter sessions. 


Who: Boys and Girls enrolled in Kindergarten and live in the Osseo High School or Maple Grove High School attendance areas. 

Where: All Intro to Basketball sessions are held at Rush Creek Elementary School on specified Saturday mornings.

Cost: $70, and includes a t-shirt (given on the 1st day) and a participation medal (given on the last day)

Registration Date for Fall: Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Fall Session Dates: 10/5, 10/12, 10/26, 11/2 & 11/9 (No session on 10/19 - MEA Weekend)

There will be 3 times offered for the Fall Session: 8:30-9:30, 9:45-10:45, 11:00-12:00

Registration Date for Winter: Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3th, 2019

Winter Session Dates: 1/11/20, 1/18/20, 1/25/20, 2/1/20 & 2/8/20

There will only be 2 times offered for the Winter Session: 9:45-10:45 and 11:00-12:00.



Program Overview: There are no teams in this league. The format consists of a rotation to 6 skill stations. The first four Saturdays focus on ball handling, lay-ups, short-shots, passing, defense, and game play. The final Saturday will consist of a skills competition. Participants in this program will use a 27.5 size ball and shoot at an 8 1/2 foot basket. 

Interested in Volunteering? Please include that when submitting your registration online.

In order for this program to remain successful, 6 - 12 parent/adult volunteers are needed each session. No experience necessary. All skills taught are demonstrated to parent/adult volunteers.

For more information, email the Coordinator at


**While every effort is taken to ensure correctness, this is subject to change without notice.