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Silver Lake Youth Basketball

Recreational Overview

The SLYB in town recreational program is for boys and girls in grades 1-8

Grades 1 and 2 are instructional and meet once per week on Saturdays.  Grades 3 through 8 involve a weekly practice and a weekly game.  Each division will have a different set of game rules designed specifically for that age group.


  • Grades 1 & 2 are instructional

    This is a recreational league for boys and girls in 1st & 2nd grade and meet once per week for 8 weeks (scheduled around holidays). Starting on Saturday mornings in December. There are boy and girl sessions. Instructional basketball will have no formal games rather emphasizes skill development, teaching the rules of the game, and having fun. The program consists of one hour and fifteen minute sessions per week. Each player will be receiving a t-shirt and basketball.

  • Grades 3/4, 5/6, & 7/8*

    All registrants will be guaranteed a spot on a team and teams will have an “equal playing” time rule. Rec practices (1 per week) & games (1 per week) begin December and concludes with a March Madness tournament in march. Jersey's are provided. Practice and games schedules will be announced when teams and coaches are allocated. Each division will have a different set of game rules designed specifically for that age group.

  • It is recommended but not required that players in our Travel program also play in our Rec program

*Due to low enrollment for 7/8th grade girls rec in 2022/23, we will not be offering a division for this age group. Those interested in playing are invited to participate in the Halifax rec league. 

The Recreational program is comprised of the following divisions: 

  • Grades 1/2 (Instructional, no formal games). Cost: $75
  • Grades 3/4. Cost: $100
  • Grades 5/6. Cost: $100
  • Grades 7/8. Cost: $100

**Family discounts are available for 3rd participant and greater

Calendar of Events for the Rec Season:
  • September: Rec Registration opens on
  • October (end):  Rec Registration closes
  • November (mid): Rec Coaches Meeting & Team selection
  • Dec (early): Rec games/practices and Instructional sessions begin
  • March: Regular season ends and playoffs start