Youth Basketball

The 2021 season has been cancelled.

The Merced County Youth Basketball League is intended to encourage participation, while teaching the fundamentals of basketball, fair play, and teamwork.


League rules have been developed to provide equal playing time and to facilitate the learning of rules and techniques of basketball.  The league is co-ed and accepts players ranging from 7 to 13 years of age.


League starts: January 9, 2023.

Sign-up dates and locations are as follows:

Stefani Elementary
Tue., Nov. 29th, 2022
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Franklin Elementary
Wed., Dec. 7th, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Stefani Elementary
Thu., Dec. 8th, 2022
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Franklin Elementary
Mon., Dec. 12th, 2022
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Stefani Elementary
Tue., Dec. 13th, 2022
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Franklin Elementary
Wed., Dec. 14th, 2022
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Space is limited, so registration will be first-come, first-serve.

For more information about this league, please contact Michael Sanchez at the Merced County Recreation department at (209) 385-7426.


All league games will be played at:

Joe Stefani Elementary School
2768 Ranchero Lane
Merced, CA 95348

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