Your chance to learn from the pros!

February 25, 2019


Elevate your game and meet the Y's newest basketball trainers with professional playing experience. Basketball's most elite athletes are giving back at the Y, and your child can enjoy instructional experiences for as low as $12 this spring."

Private and Small Group Basketball Skill Training (Age 6+)
Take your game to the next level.  The South Side Y is offering private, small group and team basketball training for age 6 and up.  Sessions will be designed according to players’ abilities and goals, allowing for targeted skill refinement and maximum progression.  Training sessions will be conducted by a qualified YMCA basketball trainer during open gym times upon availability.  Meet our seasoned trainers and pick the training package that is perfect for your needs.


New! $12 Drop-In Basketball Clinics
Quickly elevate your game by focusing on specific skills in 60-minute Sunday clinics lead by our elite private basketball training staff.  Specialized clinics include ball-handling, guard skills, post play,
shooting, rebounding and more.  Clinics are held every Sunday from 3:00-4:00pm for Grades 4-9.  Limit 12 participants per date.  Secure your spot online today

March skills clinic schedule:
March 3:  Shooting (Coach Paul)
March 10:  Guard skills (Coach Kemena)
March 17:  Ball-handling (Coach Charles)
March 24:  Post play (Coach Paul)
March 31:  Free throw tactics (Coach Kemena)


New!  Hoop Heaven Basketball Academy (Grades 2-9)
Lead by former NBA and European professional, Harlem Globetrotter and Chicago native, Paul McPherson equips participants with the fundamentals, footwork and basketball IQ to take their game to the next level. The small group environment (limit 12) ensures all athletes hone in on key performance aspects including dribbling, passing and shooting as well as strength and conditioning. Recommended for athletes with league experience of intermediate/advanced ability.  Read about this unique training opportunity and click here to register.