Wilton-Lyndeborough Junior Athletic Association

Providing sports programs to the youth of Wilton and Lyndeborough New Hampshire

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The WJAA Basketball program is open to children in grades 2 through 7 living in the towns of Wilton or Lyndeborough. Children in seventh grade are permitted to play as long as they are NOT playing on a middle school team. This allows seventh graders an opportunity for an additional year of basketball instruction.  Gym rules and regulations can be found here.

 

Introduction to Basketball Clinic:

The first and second grade basketball clinic program focuses on fun skills/drills and limited scrimmages. The clinic meets one day a week at the FRES gymnasium, usually Sundays, and runs from early January until late February.

 

Junior and Senior League:

The Junior and Senior leagues consists of multiple teams at each level. Teams in these leagues practice one night during the week and usually play one game every Saturday.  The season runs approximately 12 weeks from early December until late February. Playoffs for the Junior and Senior leagues follow regular season play.

 

Attire and Equipment:

Required:

  • Non-scuffing basketball sneakers (must be carried into the gym not worn)
  • NO Jewelry or metal hair clips
  • Mouth guard required for senior division. Optional for the junior division

Recommended:

  • Mouth guard
  • Loose fitting clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Basketballs will be provided

 

Rules of Play:

Age GroupGame LengthOther
Juniors & SeniorsFour - 8 minute quarters- Foul shots are taken before each half
- Player is removed from the game after 5th foul
- No full court pressing
- All other basic basketball rules apply
 

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