YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston

Youth Basketball Programs

The YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston runs two separate youth basketball programs for children of different age groups:

Call for Volunteers:

Volunteer coaches, program assistants, sponsors, and officials needed! The success of these programs is dependent upon volunteers. If you would like to learn more about these opportunities and what you can do to help, contact Abby Fuller afuller@alymca.org or call 207-795-4095 ext 208.


Grades 1-6

The YMCA Biddy Basketball League, for boys and girls grades 1-6, is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball and develop skills in dribbling, passing, and shooting in a team environment. Each division will conduct a player evaluation and draft, recognizing individual talent levels to provide the best possible scenario for equal play among teams.

Rookie Division: Grades 1 & 2

  • Practice: Once per week at the YMCA.
  • Games: Saturday afternoons at the Lewiston Armory or YMCA.
  • Player Evaluations: YMCA Thursday Nov.2nd. 1st grade 5pm / 2nd grade 6pm.

Pee Wee Division: Grades 3 & 4


Junior Division: Grades 5 & 6

  • Practice: Once per week at the YMCA or Local School.
  • Games: Saturday mornings (Location TBD).
  • Player Evaluations: 8:15am Sunday Nov.5th at Edward Little High School.

$84 for Members
$99 for Non-Members

  • Practices start the week of November 6th.
  • Biddy Basketball boasts a 12 game season: Nov 18/19, 2023 to Feb 10/11, 2024.
  • Each team is limited to 9 players, and each player is guaranteed to play no less than half the game.
  • For more information about the program, financial assistance, becoming a sponsor, or how you can volunteer, please contact Abby Fuller by email afuller@alymca.org or by phone 207-795-4095 ext 208.

Travel Basketball: Grades 3-6

  • Participants must be registered and participate in the Y Biddy Basketball League to be eligible.
  • Requires an additional program fee, practice time, travel (i.e. Saco), and games on the weekends.
  • Anyone trying out for a team must SIGN UP so we can track numbers and gather pertinent information.
  • Tryout dates, times, location TBD.


Pre-K & Kindergarten

This is an instructional program for boys and girls who are learning the game of basketball. Players will be introduced to the basic skills, fundamentals, and rules through drills and interactive games. Classes are held at the Y, 62 Turner Street in Auburn.

Session 1: Pre-K

  • Wednesdays from 4:15 to 5:00 pm
  • January 17th – February 14th

Session 2: Kindergarten

  • Fridays from 4:15 to 5:00 pm
  • January 19th – February 16th

$40 for Members
$50 for Non-Members

Each session is limited to 12 players, so register today!
We will be moving our group exercise equipment at Turner St to a newly renovated space downstairs on Wednesday April 10th.

We will have regular classes Wednesday morning, but this week we're canceling Bootcamp at noon, Yoga at 1:15pm, and Group Power at 5:15pm. We will also be canceling the 5:30am Bootcamp early Thursday.

The first class in the new space downstairs will be 8am Yoga on Thursday April 11th.