Youth Basketball

Battle Creek Recreation league are designed to be safe, educational, and to create a place for athletes to have fun while building important social skills such as self confidence, sportsmanship, and teamwork. Programs include:


Cereal City Hoopsters
The Cereal City Hoopsters program is a summer instructional program with high school aged basketball leagues for all youth in the Battle Creek area at Claude Evans Park. The program includes basic instruction in basketball. Experienced coaches teach fundamentals, and specific skills utilizing a variety of drills and game play throughout an eight week program. Lunch will be provided Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 12:45PM. 
For more information, please contact Fred Jones at 269.274.9002 or Greg Williams at 269.274.0978.

City Basketball Team League (BOYS Grades 3rd-6th) TEAM REGISTRATION ONLY!


NEW! Is your basketball team looking to join a league to play in for the months of November - December? Sign Up Today!

Youth Basketball (Grades 3rd-6th)


The sport of basketball is designed to help develop interest for the youngsters. Join our basketball program partnered with Spartan Elite to maintain physical activity and fun this sport brings.

Start Smart Basketball (Ages 3-6)


Start Smart Basketball prepares your child for organized basketball in a fun, safe environment. It allows children to work one-on-one with a parent and learn a variety of basketball skills including: passing, dribbling, ball handling, shooting, catching, running, and agility. Participants, with their parents, will engage in several stations to teach the fundamentals of basketball. A parent/guardian is required to participate at each class. 

Please note: Youth Sports opportunities vary throughout the year. Check back for current offerings or view our online Program Guide for this season's programs, camps, and leagues. 

All Youth Sports coaches must complete a background check.

Contact Us

  1. Danielle Richardson
    Recreation Services Manager
    Email: derichardson@battlecreekmi.gov
    Ph: 269.966.3431
  1. Recreation Department
    35 Hamblin Avenue
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
    Email: bcrecreation@battlecreekmi.gov
    Ph: 269.966.3431