Benchwarmer Basketball

Benchwarmer Basketball allows players that are less athletic to have an opportunity to enjoy playing basketball with other children at a similar skill level.  There will be some skill development but mostly playing games so everyone gets to dribble, pass the ball and shoot.

Who Can Play

This program is for boys and girls in two age groups:  8-10 and 11-13.  


 Benchwarmer Basketball will take place June 7 - July 29, Monday and Wednesday mornings at the following times:

  • Ages 8-10 play at 10 a.m.
  • Ages 11-13 play at 11 a.m.


Gregory Park basketball court.


The registration and leadership for this program will be coordinated by the Brainerd Lakes YMCA. More information TBD

For rain-out and other cancellation information, check our Cancellations Page.