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Youth Basketball League Boys and Girls
Now accepting registrations for the 2023-2024 season.
Residents and Non-Resident children in grades 2 through 8.
2nd – 3rd grade November 2023 – February 2024
- Practice starts week of November 6
4th thru 8th grade November 2023 – March 2024
- Practice starts week of November 13
- 6th – 8th grade draft information below
Mt. Lebanon School District Gyms
Mt. Lebanon Recreation Office
900 Cedar Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Early Bird Fees
Resident 2nd-3rd Grade $84 / Non-Res $99 – Regular fee starts 10/9/23
Resident 4th-8th Grade $94 / Non-Res $109 – Regular fee starts 10/16/23
PARENT COACHES ARE NEEDED
Volunteer coaches must submit clearances to the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Office prior to approval to coach. Click here to view Mt. Lebanon Municipality’s policy regarding volunteer background clearances which are mandatory for anyone having contact with children. For more information, contact the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Department at (412)-343-3409.
2nd – 3rd grades – October 15
4th – 8th grades – October 22
Teams will be formed based on the number of participants and volunteer coaches. Some grades may have to be combined. Every effort will be made to form teams according to neighborhood schools for 2nd – 5th grades only. We cannot guarantee that special requests will be honored for friends, coaches and carpools or that all players will be from the same school. 6th – 8th grade teams are formed by a draft system of which every player makes it on a team.
Each team will have one practice and one game per week. Coaches will choose their teams practice day and time at the coaches meeting. Practices are typically 50 minutes long between 6-9pm. Games will be played on Friday evenings between 6-9pm or Saturdays between 8am and 6pm and last one hour.
For 2nd and 3rd grade divisions: Lower 8 1/2 foot baskets are used. Ball size is 27.5″ Junior ball.
For 4th through 8th grade divisions: 10 foot baskets are used. 4th – 8th grade girls and 4th and 5th grade boys use a 28.5″ ball. 6th – 8th boys use official size 29.5″ ball.
DRAFT DAY: For participants in 6th – 8th grade only. This is not a try out. All registrants are drafted and make a team. Participants attend the draft and go through some drills and scrimmaging. Coaches meet immediately after the session to pick teams. An email will be sent with details regarding the draft, confirming date, time and location.
DRAFT DAY SCHEDULE
6th-8th Grade Girls – Sat Nov. 11 (12:15pm – 1:00pm)
6th Grade Boys – Sat Nov. 11 (1:30pm – 2:15pm)
7th-8th Grade Boys – Sat. Nov. 11 (2:45pm – 3:30pm)
If you do not hear from a coach by the start date, contact the Recreation Department at (412) 343-3409.
An end of season tournament will be held for 4th-8th grade teams.
Additional registration information:
Online – Register for as many programs as you like with a MasterCard or Visa. Save time by registering online today! You also may register in the office during business hours, 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Cash or Check.
For program cancellations or other important information, sign up for LeboALERT on the myLebo platform and receive text and email notifications. Ensure you select the “cancellations” category. The Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center provides free LeboNet WiFi.