Basketball Academy (Ages 2 – 14)

– Registration for Winter Programs is Now Open!

Winter 2021 Classes, Camps & League Schedule | November 1-January 22
Fall 2021 Classes End October 30!

Girls Game Time Basketball
One of the best ways to develop your basketball game is through game play, and in Game Time you do just that. Each week, basketball players are challenged through various games including 1-on-1, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5. Coaches referee and guide the class to enhance the players understanding of the games. Girls (Ages 8-14). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1 (Ages 8-12): Monday 5:30-6:30PM $250 (No Class 12/20, 12/27)
  • Section 2 (Ages 12-14): Friday 4:25-5:25PM $225* (No Class 11/26, 12/24, 12/31)
Basketball League
November 12-February 4
In this extended version of our tradition Game Time Basketball, players receive an extra hour of practice and game time, as as a jersey. Focused solely on player development, players get as many reps as possible both in practice and during games. Gameplay includes 1-on-1, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5, and prepares players for both travel basketball and the Spring Basketball League. Teams are not locked for the season and will be altered each week by the coaches. Boys and Girls (Ages 5-12). Register by November 5 Register Online
Level 1 (Suggested Ages 5-8)
  • Friday 5:30-7:30PM $325 (No Games 11/26, 12/24, 12/31)
Level 2 (Suggested Ages 9-12)
  • Friday 5:30-7:30PM $325 (No Games 11/26, 12/24, 12/31)
Lil’ Dribblers
Children are introduced to the game of basketball in a safe, fun and exciting environment. Our curriculum uses age appropriate activities and games specifically designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills and hand eye coordination. These factors are important in the overall development of children. The Lil’ Dribblers program includes exclusively designed equipment tailored to enhance the basketball experience for each participant. The program challenges children to develop new cognitive, physical and social skills. In addition each child will experience social interaction with both children and adults in a fun environment. As children progress through the program, they acquire listening skills and have a fun introduction to following directions. These skills will benefit your child on the court, in the classroom but most importantly throughout their life! Boys and Girls (Ages 2-5). Register Online
Juniors: 2-3 Year Olds (Adult participation is required)
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Tuesday 3:40-4:25PM $250 (No Class 12/21, 12/28)
  • Section 2: Saturday 9:00-9:45AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Pros: 3-5 Year Olds
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Tuesday 3:40-4:25PM $250 (No Class 12/21, 12/28)
  • Section 2: Thursday 5:30-6:15PM $225* (No Class 11/25, 12/23, 12/30)
  • Section 3: Friday 4:30-5:15PM $225* (No Class 11/26, 12/24, 12/31)
  • Section 4: Saturday 9:00-9:45AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
  • Section 5: Saturday 9:55-10:40AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
  • Section 6: Saturday 10:50-11:35AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Note: Some age divisions may be combined if there is low enrollment in a particular section.
Basketball 101
The perfect class for young athletes who are looking to move beyond basic instruction and ready to more thoroughly understand the game. Players enhance their skills by learning more detailed offensive points of the game such as setting screens and moving without the ball. Players are also introduced to defensive aspects of the game including proper defensive stance and concepts such as zone and man to man defense. Players develop their shot using proper form and mechanics to be more effective from further distances from the basket. All instruction is game/drill oriented with scrimmages played every day. Boys and Girls (Ages 6-8). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Monday 4:25-5:25PM $250 (No Class 12/20, 12/27)
  • Section 2: Tuesday 4:25-5:25PM $250 (No Class 12/21, 12/28)
  • Section 3: Saturday 9:25-10:25AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
  • Section 4: Saturday 12:50-1:50 PM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Basketball 102
The next step in basketball instruction, this class will build upon the fundamentals taught in the 101 class. A slightly faster paced environment will be geared around competitive play, encouraging aggressive tactics such as attacking the basket, boxing out and on ball defense. Players should have a firm knowledge of the basic rules and be able to dribble comfortably in order to succeed in the class. Players will be challenged to expand their abilities and scrimmages will be held weekly. Boys and Girls (Ages 7-9). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Thursday 4:25-5:25PM $225* (No Class 11/25, 12/23, 12/30)
  • Section 2: Saturday 10:30-11:30AM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Basketball 201
Athletes develop current basic skills. Players work on various guard/post-work techniques to develop proper passing, shooting and dribbling mechanics. Defensive instruction includes man to man, denying the ball, help-line, and boxing out. Scrimmages are played every week. Boys and Girls (Ages 8-10). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Wednesday 5:30-6:30PM $225* (No Class 11/24, 12/22, 12/29)
  • Section 2: Saturday 11:40AM-12:40PM $205* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Basketball 202
Athletes develop existing skills and achieving personal goals. Classes concentrate on improving dribbling in game situations, passing and shooting techniques. Different defensive strategies are taught including man to man, zone and trapping the ball. Scrimmages are played every week along with specialized instruction. Boys and Girls (Ages 9-12). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Tuesday 5:30-6:30PM $250 (No Class 12/21, 12/28)
Game Time Basketball
One of the best ways to develop your basketball game is through game play, and in Game Time you do just that. Each week, basketball players are challenged through various games including 1-on-1, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5. Coaches referee and guide the class to enhance the players understanding of the games. Boys and Girls (Ages 8-12). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Saturday 12:50-1:50PM $225* (No Class 11/27, 12/25, 1/1)
Redhawks Advanced Basketball Training
Players play a variety of full court games from 3-on-3 to 5-on-5, helping them excel at game concepts such as transition, marking up, and fast break offense.  Each week, players start with skill and technique development followed by game play.  This course is designed to prep athletes for travel basketball. Boys (Ages 8-13). Register Online
Winter Classes: November 1-January 22
  • Section 1: Monday 5:30-6:30PM $300 (No Class 12/20, 12/27)
  • Section 2: Thursday 5:30-6:30PM $270* (No Class 11/25, 12/23, 12/30)
Redhawks Travel Basketball League 2021-2022 – Teams Full for this season
September 27 - March 5 (Try outs September 11) Ready to take your game to the next level? Tryout for WCSA’s Travel Basketball team, the fastest growing program in the city. With innovative training methods, players learn high level basketball concepts while also improving individual skill sets. Multiple offensive and defensive systems are implemented. Coaches provide the highest quality instruction concentrating on developing the player socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. Players are trained to compete at the highest level with a focus on discipline, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Games are held on weekends between October and February.  Game times and dates will vary.  Participants who make the team are expected to attend every practice and every game.  Boys (3rd - 8th Grade) Register Online
Tryouts: Saturday, September 11  - $15
  • 3rd and 4th Grade: 9:30-10:30AM
  • 5th and 6th Grade: 10:30AM-11:30AM
  • 7th and 8th Grade: 11:30AM-12:30PM
Practices:
  • Once a week for 2 hours beginning September 27th
  • Days and times are TBD and will be determined after tryouts and final team selection
  • Practices are mandatory for all team members. Players are also encouraged to attend the 1 hour training session.
Team Fee:
  • 3rd and 4th Grade: $1,150* (7 Tournaments)
  • 5th Grade: $1,250* (8 Tournaments)
  • 6th, 7th and 8th Grade: $1,450* (10 Tournaments)
*An additioal $275 gear package fee will be applied for all new team members (includes bag, shooting shirt, game and practice jersey, and shorts). Returning players who need to reorder gear may do so at the respective fees. Additional fees may apply for select tournaments (maximum $50 in additional fees). All participants are responsible for travel to and from games. Payment plans are available.
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*9 Week Class. All other classes without an asterisk are 10 weeks.

MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN A WAIVER IN ORDER TO BE REGISTERED IN ANY CLASS. WAIVERS ARE AVAILABLE DURING ONLINE REGISTRATION OR VIA PDF FROM THE WCF WEBSITE. ALL CLASS TIMES AND HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CANCELLATIONS PRIOR TO THE SESSION WILL BE ISSUED ACCOUNT CREDITS ONLY (LESS A 10%ADMINISTRATIVE FEE IF CANCELLING WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE START OF THE SESSION). NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING VIRUS OR PANDEMIC RELATED CANCELLATIONS. NO MAKE-UP CLASSES OR REFUNDS OFFERED FOR MISSED CLASSES. OPEN REGISTRATION FOR ALL PROGRAMS STARTS 3 WEEKS BEFORE CLASSES BEGIN.

Trial classes are available by appointment only and subject to availability. For more information click here.

For more information on this program, please submit a proposal online or call WCF at 773.486.7423

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