Tillsonburg Youth Basketball

Youth Basketball Registration

Purpose of Tillsonburg Youth Basketball

The primary goal of Tillsonburg Youth Basketball is to keep kids active while having fun.  Children enrolled in the program will learn the basics in:

  • Body motion, 
  • Basketball skills and 
  • Basketball rules 

While enrolled each child will be provided a team shirt and appropriately sized basketball.


This program is fueled by hard work from volunteers in the Tillsonburg and area community.  The coordinators of the Tillsonburg Youth Basketball program are Jesse Goossens and Lance Mackenzie.


We are always looking for additional volunteers to help coach.  We encourage parents to get involved by helping coach a team.  Our general approach is to have multiple coaches for each team to provide flexibility with regards to attendance.  Multiple coaches also helps when demonstrating basketball skills.  

If you are interest in becoming a volunteer we do require a police check to be in compliance with the Ontario Basketball Associations insurance policy.


The program begins with registration on Sunday, September 30th, 2018. After registering, there will be an open gym for athletes to shoot around, practice basketball skills and meet potential teammates and coaches. 

Our season officially kicks off on Sunday, October 7th, running every Sunday until December 16th. After a short break for the holidays, we return January 6th and finish the season on March 10th.  Each age group will play for 1 hour and 15 minutes on Sunday afternoon.


Tillsonburg Youth Basketball is operated out of the Annandale School Gym.

Age Groups

Grades 1-4 will start at 1:00 pm on Sunday afternoon and will play basketball from 1:00pm to 2:15pm.


The registration cost for each child will be $100.


During a typical Sunday the following will occur

1. Arrive and shoot around

2. Warm up - each team's coach will lead dynamic stretching exercises teaching kids how to properly warm up before exercise

3. Skills Training - teaching children basic athletic maneuvers and basketball skills

4. Scrimmage - with the overall goal of having fun and keeping active the kids will learn the rules of basketball as well as how to work as a team.