Summer Youth Basketball Programs

Summer Youth Basketball Program and Day Camp

Parks & Rec. and the Blount County African-American Youth Council (BCAYC) is sponsoring a free 1-week summer basketball day camp and a 3-week summer league for Boys/Girls (co-ed teams, Ages: 9-14).

Basketball Day Camp: June 22-25 (Monday-Thursday) 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Springbrook Gym located at 1537 Dalton Street in Alcoa. Van transportation will be provided for those needing a ride to Springbrook Gym. Pick-up time will be 5:40 p.m. each day at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center located 209 E. Franklin Street in Alcoa. Return time will be approximately 7:45 p.m. Fellowship service, cook-out and skills competition: June 26th (Friday) 6:00 p.m. at the basketball courts by the MLK Center.

Basketball League Games: 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Springbrook Gym, Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 30th, July 2nd, July 7th, July 9th, July 14th & final games and cook-out at Springbrook Pavilion on July 16th. Van transportation will be provided for those needing a ride to Springbrook Gym. Pick-up time will be 5:40 p.m. each day at the MLK Center. Return time will be approximately 8:15 p.m.

Sign-up at the MLK Center, Boys & Girls Club or Parks & Rec. or CLICK HERE for a registration form.

For more information, contact Rev. Bill Dickerson (724-7191) or Chianti Woodlee (789-2711). 

Marsh Madness Basketball Camp

For Boys & Girls Ages 6-13

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Campers will learn valuable skills at their respective positions and basic fundamentals of the game of basketball.  Boys and girls will be instructed separately. Campers should bring lunch or may purchase something from the concession stand.

Dates: June 22-25  (4 days – Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Alcoa High School
Cost: $80.00 (includes camp T-shirt & basketball)
Camp Directors:
Former Lady Vol Dawn Marsh & Micah Marsh, former Alcoa High School player and coach


Basketball for Fun for 5 Year-Olds

Basketball for Fun is a low-key, non-competitive approach to the game of basketball. Available to boys and girls 5 years old, this is a great introductory approach to learn the fundamentals of the game. The program meets for one hour on Saturdays for six (6) weeks.

Youth Basketball

Rules for Ages 6-12

  • Teams will play an 8–game season with games being played on Saturdays.
  • Children will practice 1 time per week on a rotating schedule, which tentatively begins several weeks prior to the season.
  • Children are placed on teams through a draft.
  • Children Ages 6-12 will be placed on an all-boys/all-girls team. Ages 13-16 play co-ed. Children are place in age groups based on age as of September 1.

Registration will begin the last of September and will continue through the end of October (TBA), with the season beginning in early December.