Welcome to the Pistons Academy League of Monroe!  Our co-ed leagues are designed to provide a fun and rewarding basketball experience for players of all skill-levels.  Players register as individuals and are placed on teams. All of our coaches and referees have been trained by the Detroit Pistons in order to ensure the game experience is fun, safe and enjoyable for all. We have leagues available this winter for grades Pre-K thru 4. For coaching opportunities, contact Lizzy McLoud at 734.241.2606 x238 or lmcloud@ymcaofmonroe.org



Pistons Academy Jam Session:  Boys and Girls in grades 1-6
Start your new basketball year off right with this awesome and exciting event known as the “Jam Session!”  Boys and girls will receive fun and useful basketball instruction from the Pistons Academy Coaching Staff!  After the skill session, the Pistons Extreme Team will show off their amazing high-flying dunks. Players will get a chance to help the dunkers out as well by making the “Awesome Assist” mid-way through their show.  This is event is open to the public and is for league and non-league players. Sunday, Jan. 5th from 5-7pm.  Jam Session Fee: $20.00.  EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 12/22 and save 50%!
Click here to register: Monroe YMCA Jam Session


IMG_4178Beginner League:  Grades PreK – K
Welcome to the Beginner’s League!  This fun and educational league is the perfect start for your young basketball player.  All kids will have a 30-minute practice where the basics of basketball will be introduced through fun drills and contests. Immediately after the practice, kids will play in a structured game to use the new skills they have learned. Games and practices will be held every Thursday from 6-8pm.
League Fee: $90 ($105 after Feb. 6) – Winter League Dates: February 13 through March 26
Click here to register:  Monroe YMCA Beginner League

IMG_5227Intermediate League:  Grades 1-2 
Welcome to Intermediate League!  This level of play is designed to begin instituting basic skills needed to play in a league environment. Coaches will work on ball handling, passing, defense and floor positioning.  Weekday practices (days TBD) and then games on Saturdays at 8am or 8:45am. This is an instructional league designed to provide skill development and playing games in a structured environment. Games are played on 9-foot rims.
League Fee: $90 ($105 after January 11) – Winter League Dates: January 18 through March 28
Click here to register: Monroe YMCA Intermediate League


Prep League:  Grades 3-4
It’s time for some big-time basketball with the Monroe YMCA Prep League!  This new and exciting league will offer players a taste of a true basketball league.  Players will be placed on teams via a LIVE draft and begin practicing over the first few weeks of the season.  Games will be structured and will be officiated by trained referees. Fouls will be called and players will shoot free throws this year. Teams will have weekday practices through the season (days TBD) and then games on Saturdays at 9:45am or 10:45am. League Fee: $90 ($105 after January 11) – Winter League Dates: January 18 through March 28.  All players are required to attend the league evaluation days on Jan 18 & 25.
Click here to register: Monroe YMCA Prep League


Coaching Opportunities:  All Divisions
We are always looking for motivated coaches to lead our teams.  The Monroe YMCA offers a great package for all those who coach in the league, including:
*A free coaching clinic from the Detroit Pistons
*Flexible scheduling for practices
*Discount on league fee
*2 free tickets to a Detroit Pistons home game

For more information on coaching, please contact Lizzy McLoud at 734.241.2606 x238 or lmcloud@ymcaofmonroe.org