The YAC Basketball Program has over 600 players participating in grades 2 through 12 in Yorktown Heights, NY.
Players are introduced to basketball through the Pee Wee Division for 2nd graders. The players participate in a clinic like environment and scrimmage at the end of each session.
3rd and 4th graders play in the Bantam Division. They practice one night a week and play one game a week on Saturdays. The games are played with smaller basketballs (28.5") on regulation 10 ft. rims.
The Junior (5th - 6th Grade) and Senior (7th - 8th Grade) Divisions are comprised of 12 to 16 teams with 10 players per team. These divisions have player evaluations as well as a player draft that is usually conducted in late October or early November. Practices are held one weeknight each week and games are played once a week on Saturdays. Standings are kept and there are playoffs at the end of the year.
The High School Division is for players in grades 9 through 12. There is one game a week played on Sunday afternoon or evening and no practices.
The YAC also sponsors Travel Basketball teams for Grades 4 through 8. Teams play in the Tri-County Basketball League (TCBL) and / or other travel league in the area and play regular season games from November through March. Teams also participate in tournaments during the season, as well as year-end playoffs. Playing time on travel teams is up to each team's coach and playing time is not guaranteed to each player.