FIRST GRADE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
CYA Basketball offers a program for first graders that is strictly instructional. This means that each week the coaches work on different skills (shooting, passing, ball handling, rebounding, teamwork, etc.). Several exhibition game is played, in Late February and Early-March. Generally first grade instructional sessions are held once a week for one hour between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM Monday to Friday. The first grade sessions are held in local elementary school gyms (for example, Lees Corner or Navy).
First grade teams (usually 10 players) are formed by the league administrator based on school and neighborhood in mid-November. First grade instructional sessions start in mid-November and run through early March.