County operated youth basketball is geared to teaching the beginning fundamentals of basketball

Our youth basketball stresses good sportsmanship, fun, and fostering young players’ physical, mental and social growth.

Youth basketball

Get ready for a fantastic time with Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues! Our leagues are all about the joy of the game, where kids of all skill levels can have a blast while learning the fundamentals of basketball and the importance of sportsmanship. With excellent coaches and great facilities, we're here to help your kids shine both on and off the court. So, grab your sneakers and join us for some hoops action that's not just about basketball—it's about building skills, teaching teamwork, respect, making friends, and having a whole lot of fun.

Things to know

  • Youth basketball has two seasons, winter and summer
  • It is currently operated from seven locations
  • Ages: 5 - 12
  • Cost per participant: $50

Winter registration and season dates

  • Registration dates: Early November to early January
  • Season dates: Early January to early March

Summer registration and season dates

  • Registration dates: Early May to early June
  • Season dates: Early June to early August

Register to Play Youth Basketball

Note: If registration is closed, results may not show for this sport
Call the recreation center for more information

Locations and schedules

Emanuel P. Johnson Recreation Center

  • 5855 S. 78th Street in Tampa
  • Days of play: Saturdays
  • Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Gardenville Park & Recreation Center

  • 6219 Symmes Road in Gibsonton
  • Days of play: Saturdays
  • Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Jackson Springs Community Center

  • 8620 Jackson Springs Rd. in Tampa
  • Days of play: Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Times:
    • Tuesdays 6:15 to 8:15 PM
    • Saturdays 4 to 5 PM

Miller Park & Life Center

  • 6105 E. Sligh Ave. in Tampa
  • Days of play: Saturdays
  • Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Northdale Park & Recreation Center

  • 15510 Hooting Owls Place in Tampa
  • Days of play: Saturdays
  • Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Ruskin Park & Recreation Center

  • 901 6th Street S.E. in Ruskin
  • Days of play: Thursdays
  • Time: 6 to 8:30 PM

Westchase Park & Recreation Center

  • 9791 Westchase Dr. in Tampa
  • Days of play: Saturdays
  • Time: 9 AM to 1 PM

Last Modified: 2/22/2024, 3:38:19 PM

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