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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 a Fall and Winter session. Participants in this program will use a 27.5 size ball and shoot at an 8 1/2 foot basket.


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

Registration Date for Fall: Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Fall Session Dates: 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/27 & 11/3 (No session on 10/20 - 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 4th, 2018

Winter Session Dates: 1/12/19, 1/19/19, 1/26/19, 2/2/19 & 2/9/19

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

Where: All Intro to Basketball sessions are held at Rush Creek Elementary School.

Cost: $70, and includes a t-shirt and a participation medal




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. You will be able to take a full group picture on the final day.

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.