The Westford Youth Basketball Association is an organization composed of volunteers who are committed to teaching the skills of basketball to children while ensuring a safe and fun atmosphere and helping every player achieve their individual levels of suc

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2021-2022 Programs

We are happy to offer the following programs opens to students in grades 1st-12th who are either enrolled in the Westford pubilc school system or who are Westford residents enrolled in an accredited public, private, or home schooled program.

Recreational

These are meant to be fun and competitive recreational leagues for those interested in playing basketball with and against their friends. These leagues are open to boys and girls that live in Westford and/or go to Westford schools. Everyone interested will be placed on a team.

Boys Girls

1st Grade Boys Shooting Stars

1st Grade Girls Shooting Stars

2nd Grade Boys Instructional (IB)

2nd & 3rd Grade Girls Instructional (IG)

3rd & 4th Grade Boys Recreational (ELB)

4th & 5th Grade Girls Recreational (JRG)

‚Äč5th & 6th Grade Boys Recreational (JRB)

6th, 7th, 8th Grade Girls Recreational (MSG)

7th & 8th Grade Boys Recreatoinal (MSB)

9th-12th Grade Girls Recreational (HSG)

9th & 10th Grade Boys Recreational (IHSB)

 

11th-12th Grade Boys Recreational (HSB)

 

* From more information please contact the division directors

Travel

These are meant to be competitive teams that play against other area towns in the River League (girls) and Merrimack Valley League (boys). These teams are chosen through an evaluation process that takes place in September and October. 

*You must either live in Westford or go to school in Westford and have a parent that works for Westford schools to be eligible to play on a travel team(this is a travel league rule not a WYBA rule).

Boys Girls

Boys Travel 4th-8th (for each grade) 

Girls Travel 4th-8th (for each grade) 

* From more information please contact the travel directors


Recreational Program Descriptions

1st Grade Boys and Girls Shooting Stars

Who: Boys and Girls in 1st Grade

When: Sundays (1 hour)

Where: Nab

Length: 8 weeks starting in December and ending in February

This program is meant to introduce the game of basketball and begin to teach the skills needed to enjoy the game.  As the session progresses, short games will be introduced.

2nd & 3rd Grade Girls Instructional League

Who: Girls in 2nd and 3rd Grade

When: Sundays (1 hour)

Where: Miller

Length: 10 weeks starting in December and ending in February.

Players will be placed on teams.  A portion of the time will be used for instructional skills and drills followed by a game each week. (Note: 3rd grade girls who have some basketball experience and want to play up in the Junior Girls (4th-5th grade) division may do so by registering in JRG.)

2nd Grade Boys Instructional League

Who: Boys in 2nd Grade

When: Saturdays (1 hour)

Where: Miller

Length: 10 weeks starting in December and ending in February.

Players will be placed on teams.  A portion of the time will be used for instructional skills and drills followed by a game each week.

Elementary Boys (EB)

Who: Boys in 3rd & 4th Grade

When: 1 Saturday game (1 hour), 1 practice per week (1 hour)

Where: Abbot (games only)

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announced in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no practices or games during winter break.  There will be no practices during February break and no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Junior Girls (JRG)

Who: Girls in 4th and 5th Grade

When: 1 Saturday morning game (1 hour), 1 weekday practice (1 hour)

Where: Crisafulli (games only)

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announce in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March. 

*There will be no practices or games during winter break.  There will be no practices during February break and no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Junior Boys (JRB)

Who: Boys in 5th and 6th Grade

When: 1 Sunday game (1 hour), 1 weekday practice (1 hour)

Where: Abbot (games only)

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announce in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no practices or games during winter break.  There will be no practices during February break and no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Middle School Girls (MSG)

Who: Girls in 6th,7th,8th Grade

When: 1 Saturday morning game (1 hour), 1 weekday practice (1 hour)

Where: Blanchard (games only)

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announce in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no practices or games during winter break.  There will be no practices during February break and no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Middle School Boys (MSB)

Who: Boys in 7th and 8th Grade

When: 1 Saturday game (1 hour), 1 weekday practice (1 hour)

Where: Miller (games only)

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announce in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no practices or games during winter break.  There will be no practices during February break and no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Intermediate High School Boys (IHSB)

Who: Boys in 9th and 10th Grade

When: 1 Saturday game (1 hour)

Where: Crisafulli 

Length: December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announce in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no games during winter break.  There will be no game the first weekend of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

High School Girls (HSG)

Who: Girls in 9th,10th,11th,12th Grade

When: Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday night game (1 hour once per week occasionally twice per week)

Where: Blanchard

Length:  December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announced in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no games during winter break.  There will be no games during February break.

High School Boys (HSB)

Who: Boys in 11th,12th Grade

When: Sundays (1 hour) and Monday (1 hour every x weeks, depending upon the number of teams) 

Where: Stony Brook on Sundays

Length:  December to early March

Players will be placed on a team.  Teams will be formed after evaluations.  Evaluation nights will be in November.  Teams will be announced in late November/early December with games starting thereafter.  The season ends in early March.  

*There will be no games during winter break.  There will be no games the first weekend or week of February break (but there are games the second weekend of February break.

Travel Program Desciptions

Girls Travel

*1-2 teams per grade level

Who: Girls in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade

When: Practices Monday through Friday evenings (1 1/2 hours, 2x per week).  Games usually Saturday and/or Sunday

Where: Practices are usually at Crisafulli or Blanchard.  Home games are usually at Blanchard.  Away games are within 30 minutes of Westford.

Length: October to March

Travel tryouts are held in September.  There are a limited number of travel spots.  Players are asked to register for tryouts (no charge).  There may be several tryout dates and callbacks before the final team is assembled.  Teams are finalized in mid October and practices begin.  Games run from November to March.

Boys Travel

*1-2 teams per grade level

Who: Boys in 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade

When: Practices Monday through Friday evenings (1 1/2 hours, 2x per week).  Games usually Saturday and/or Sunday

Where: Practices and games are usually at Stony Brook.  Away games are within 30 minutes of Westford.

Length: October to March

Travel tryouts are held in September.  There are a limited number of travel spots.  Players are asked to register for tryouts (no charge).  There may be several tryout dates and callbacks before the final team is assembled.  Teams are finalized in mid October and practices begin.  Games run from November to March.