Basketball

House Basketball



The goal of our basketball program is for the children to have fun, improve their basketball skills, learn how to work as a team, and learn how to deal with winning and losing in a positive manner that promotes good sportsmanship. The Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department offers co-ed clinics and league play for children of all ages.

Please check the online registration system or the 2020/2021 Youth Basketball Handbook for more information.

We are currently waiting for Fairfax County to make a decision on whether or not we will have access to their gyms this season. If we do not receive access to their gyms, we will need to modify the number of games and practices that each team has.

  • Practices will begin the week of December 7th.
  • We will not be having assessments and drafts to put teams together. Instead, we will be using input from coaches and data collected from prior seasons to help balance teams. We will not accept friend or coach requests.
  • Every person who enters the gym will need to complete a health check.
  • Benches will be spread apart to allow for social distancing.
  • Players and coaches must wear a mask while on the sideline, but players on the court will not be required to wear a mask.
  • The number of spectators is going to be limited for games and practices. One possible scenario is not allowing any spectators in the gym. If spectators are allowed in the gyms, all spectators will be required to wear a mask. 

Practice Schedules

Practice schedules will be released in late November

Game Schedules


Game schedules will be released in mid-December.

​Standings


Standings will be posted once games begin in January

Gym Locations


Please see the list below for the gym abbreviation and location:

2/3 Grade:
GYM-CENTR-GYM1 – This is the front half of the gym at the Falls Church Community Center. This is the side that is closest to the lobby.

GYM-CENTR-GYM2 – This is the back half of the gym at the Falls Church Community Center. Furthest away from the lobby.

4/5 Grade:
GYM-TIMBR-GYM – Timber Lane Elementary
GYM-TJEFF-GYM – TJ Elementary

6th-12th Grade
GYM-MASON-GYM1 – This is the Main Gym at George Mason High School. Often referred to as “The Pit.” Bleachers are above the court.

GYM-MASON-GYM2 – This is the Auxiliary Gym at George Mason High School. It is closest to the parking lot by the football field. 

GYM-CENTR-GYM – This is the Falls Church Community Center.

Select Basketball

 
For those basketball players interested in a more competitive and highly skilled environment, Falls Church Recreation & Parks will sponsor several teams in the FCYBL Select Basketball League. All players will be required to try out and be selected to the age-appropriate team. Teams will be formed based on need. There will not necessarily be teams in each age/gender group.

Tryout information for the 2020/2021 season has not been determined for this season. FCYBL has postponed the start of the season until further notice. 

Co-ed Youth Clinics

We are waiting for a decision from Fairfax County on gym space for this season as the majority of our clinics take place in Fairfax County gyms. We will provide updated information on clinics as soon as we hear of a decision on gym space.

1st Touch Basketball Clinic
Ages 3-4

1st Touch is a program designed to develop your young player’s love and interest in basketball by providing the FUN-damental skills and techniques needed. A six-session course open to boys and girls ages 3-4. Each 45 minute session will include station work that focuses on different skills to include shooting, dribbling, passing, and footwork. It gives parents and children the opportunity to work one-on-one and spend quality time together. Parents/guardians are encouraged to stay and participate during the clinic.  Ages are as of September 30, 2020.  

Fee: Resident $105; Non-Resident: $125

3 year old clinic:
 Activity Number  Dates
 Day  Time  Location
 621103-A TBD TBD TBD TBD


4 year old clinic:
 Activity Number  Dates  Day  Time  Location
 621103-B TBD TBD TBD TBD


Early Hoopers Basketball Clinic

Ages 5-6

The co-ed Early Hoopers Basketball Clinic is once-per-week instructional clinic that focuses on the basic fundamental skills and rules of basketball as it begins to prepare the participant for league competition. A seven-session course open to boys and girls ages 5-6. Volunteers are always welcome to assist our staff. Ages are as of September 30th, 2020. 

Fee: Resident: $105; Non-Resident: $125

5 year old clinics:
 Activity Number  Dates Day Time Location 
 621105-A
 TBD TBD TBD TBD
 621105-B
TBD TBD
TBD TBD  
 621105-C TBD TBD TBD TBD  

6 year old clinics:
 Activity Number  Dates  Day  Time  Location
621106-A  TBD TBD TBD TBD
 621106-B TBD TBD TBD TBD
 621106-C TBD TBD TBD  TBD
 621106-D TBD TBD TBD  TBD