Jr. NBA - Rookie Division - for players between the ages of 4 and 7.

Registration for Winter/Spring session is NOW FULL. NO MORE registrations will be accepted.

Next session will be Fall/Winter 2019. Registration will open on September 15, 2019. Applications sent before that date will be deleted.

This iprogram is now being run through Canada Basketball. We are fortunate to be one of the clubs who have received permission to run it.

Program has been written by Youth Sport Specialists and covers the development of all Fundamental Movement Skills (running, jumping, throwing, catching) and Basketball Skills (footwork, dribbling, passing, shooting) that are appropriate for the age level.

About Jr. NBA - Rookie Division

  • The program is 12 sessions long and will run on Saturday mornings/afternoons.
  • The sessions will run at St. Kateri CS, 560 Pioneer Drive, Kitchener
  • The sessions will run from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon or from 12:00-2:00 pm
  • The first session will be on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
  • Because of the many holidays, there will be breaks in the session. Please see the dates of the session listed below.
  • The first hour will be the predetermined practice from NBA Canada. There will then be 30 minutes of fun "basketball' games and in the final 30 minutes parents will be invited onto the court to play and work with their children in an unstructured manner.
  • This is for players between the ages of 4-7 years old.


  • Registration for this program this year will be $160 and each child will receive a Spalding basketball and a Jr. NBA T-shirt and Insurance coverage through the OBA.
  • Please make cheques payable to: "KW YBA".
  • This is a limited program (NBA Canada's rule). At this time, only 20 players/session will be registered on a first-come, first served basis. However. if we get more than 40 applications, we can open up another session running at the same time in a different location. We will not turn away interested applications.

Payment for Registration will be by mail-in or drop off only (No online payment is available). Follow the Registration steps below. 

Step 1

Access and complete the online Jr. NBA-Rookie Division Registration by clicking the link below.

Jr. NBA - Rookie Division Registration - CLICK HERE


Step 2

Access, print and complete the Jr. NBA Release and Eligibility Form by clicking the link below.

Jr. NBA - Rookie Division Release and Eligibility Form - CLICK HERE


Step 3

Pay by Cheque: Mail your cheque along with the completed Jr. NBA Release and Eligibility Form to the address below.

Pay by Cash: Place cash along with the completed Jr. NBA Release and Eligibility Form in a sealed envelope and take to the address below. (DO NOT Mail Cash)

KW YBA Jr. NBA - Rookie Division
c/o Albert McCormick Arena
500 Parkside Drive
Waterloo ON
N2L 5J4

If taking form & payment to Arena in person, know that:

We DO NOT have an office there. You will hand in your envelope to the Arena Service Counter and ask them to put it in the KW YBA mail slot. This counter is open:

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm on weekdays

9:00 am - 9:00 pm on weekends

The person working at the counter has no connection to the YBA and knows nothing about our programs.

Fee Assistance is also available for this program. Please see the Fee Assistance Applications listed under the "Registration" tab on this website.

To Apply for Fee Assisstance: CLICK HERE

Successful applicants will be notified by email with a confirmation prior to the start of the sessions.


We are looking for 2 - 4 interested volunteers for each of the sessions who would like to coach the players in these sessions. Interested parents do not need basketball experience but it would help.

You will be provided with step by step lesson plans for each of the practices.
You will have access to the Jr. NBA's Coaching website where new ideas for practices will be added throughout the year.

If you are interested, contact Mike Quigley at mike@kwyba.

DATES OF THE SESSION - Winter/Spring 2019

Feb. 2

Feb. 9

Feb. 23

March 2

March 23

March 30

Apr. 6


Apr. 27

May 4

May 11


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