BIRMINGHAM LEAGUES

WINTER LEAGUE UPDATES: 

Unfortunately, the Pistons Academy will not be running any indoor basketball programs for the next three months.  We will continue to monitor the COVID climate and we will return as soon as possible.  Please be sure to check back at the start of the year for an update on league and clinic status.  In the meantime, we plan on delivering some new and interactive activities throughout the holidays and the winter.  If you have any questions on Pistons Academy, please contact Pistons Director of Fan Development at gthomas@pistons.com

Players register as individuals and are placed on teams through a draft.  Teams are guaranteed a minimum of six games and three practices during the season.  Boys divisions play games Friday evenings and Saturdays.  Practice days are Thursdays (but a few practices may be held on Fridays) or Saturdays before their game.   Our Girls Leagues for Grades 2-6 are Fridays only.  All of our officials are certified and all coaches receive a background check before the season.  Boys Divisions:  Grades 3-5, Grades 5-7, Grades 7-8  Girls Divisions:  Grades 2-4, Grades 4-6, Grades 6-8

Game locations:  Berkshire Middle School, Bingham Farms Elementary and Birmingham Covington School; Practice locations:  Berkshire Middle School and Quarton Elementary Gym. $155 per player

Coaching Opportunities: Are you interested in coaching a Pistons Academy Team this fall?  We are always looking for qualified coaches who want to share their knowledge and passion for the game.  We offer flexible scheduling for games and practices.  If interested, please contact our office at 313-771-7699

 

WINTER BOYS SEASON: CANCELLED

PREP DIVISION: Grades 3-4 – CANCELLED
IMG_4467The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/18). Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am-6pm.
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COLLEGE DIVISION: Grades 5-6 & beginner 7th – CANCELLED
IMG_7581The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play.  Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/18).  Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am and 6pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30pm.
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IMG_8955PRO DIVISION: Grades 7-8 & Beginner 9th – CANCELLED
The Pistons Academy League is designed to teach game strategy and team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft (1/25).  Teams are guaranteed seven games and three practices during the season. Practices are Thursdays or Fridays. Most games are Saturdays between 10am and 6pm. Some teams may have a Friday game at 7:30 or 8:30pm.
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IMG_8047WEDNESDAY POWER BASKETBALL: Grades 1-2- CANCELLED
Welcome to “Girl Power” Basketball! This eight-week instructional program is designed to empower young girls to embark on their basketball career!
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – JV:  Girls grades 3-4th – CANCELLED
JV Triple ThreatFriday Night Lights-JV is designed to teach the basics of the game through team building and competitive play.   Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft.  Teams will have three full practices to start the season and then a 20-minute practice before every game.
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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS VARSITY – CANCELLED
Varsity FT(Grades 5-6) Friday Night Lights is designed to teach game strategy & team skills through competitive play. Players register as individuals and will be placed on a team via the league draft.  Teams are guaranteed five games and three practices during the season. 
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GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL DIV:  Girls grades 6-8 – CANCELLED
IMG_6733The Pistons Academy All-Girls Middle School League is a great opportunity for girls in grades 7-8 to play basketball in a fun yet competitive environment.  Games are played every Saturday at either Berkshire Middle School or Covington School in Birmingham.  Practices are either Thursdays at 6pm, 7pm or 8pm or on Saturdays before their game. Players register as individuals and are placed on teams via a live draft.
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