- Travel Basketball
- Recreational Basketball
- Travel Basketball Tournament
- Spring Boys/Girls Rec B-ball
- Youth Summer Basketball
The City of Aurora Youth Travel Basketball Program
The City of Aurora Travel Basketball Program is a partnership with the Aurora High School varsity basketball coaches for boys 3rd-6th grade and girsl 4th - 6th grade. Teams participate in the Midwest Travel League with all games at Kenston Schools in Bainbridge. The regular season consists of 8 regular season games and a double elimination tournament. The teams then participate in 4 local community team tournaments.
It is the intention to form up to 2 travel teams per grade if possible.
Cost per player is $300.
- "Aurora" reversible game jersey
- Reversible practice jersey
- Shooting shirt
- Participation in the Jr. Cavs program which include ticket to Cleveland Cavaliers game. Parents may purchase additional seats at discounted price.
2017 Tryout InformationTryouts are for Aurora residents - boys in grades 3rd - 6th & girls in grades 4th - 6th. There will be a skills evaluation session and a "simulated" game evaluation session for both boys and girls. Players will be evaluated by Aurora High School varsity coaches and players as well as coaches from other age groups. Players need only attend one of the tryout dates. We will only use the first tryout date attended for our evaluation.
Girls grades 4-5-6: Monday, Oct. 2 & Thursday, Oct. 5
Boys grades 3-4-5-6: Tuesday Oct. 3 & Wednesday, Oct. 4
High School Main/Aux gyms from 7 - 9 p.m.
- Boys 3rd & 4th @ 7pm
- Boys 5th & 6th @ 8pm
- Girls 4th & 5th @ 7pm
- Girls 6th @ 8pm
Dates and times subject to change
Players only need to register and attend one of the tryout times
The tryout selection process put together by the AYTBL advisory board is as follows:
(how well the player performed at tryouts)
Soft Skills and Hard Skills
(the “body of work” observed by coaches watching the players in past years)
Position Fit and Years of Experience
There will be pre-tryout workouts for travel players to "sharpen" their skills before evaluations. Specific dates and times to be announced.
For additional information please call Ed Poremba at 330-995-9153 .
Volunteer Coaches Application
Fall 2017 / Winter 2018
The Aurora Parks and Recreation Boys and Girls Basketball Program is once again partnering with the Cleveland Cavaliers youth basketball program, the Junior Cavaliers.
Each participant will receive:
- Cavaliers game ticket
- Additional tickets are available to family and friends
- Receive group seating for the game
- Receive an opportunity for unique on-court activities
Players are encouraged to have their own ball for practicing both with their team and outside of the scheduled team practice. K-1 players will play with 27" basketballs and grades 2-8 will play with 28.5" basketballs.
All participants that register after the registration deadline will be put on a waiting list and additional teams will be formed as late registrations are received
- K - 1st grade
- 2nd - 3rd grade
- 4th - 5th grade
- 6th - 8th grade
Registration to begin August 31, 2017
- Early Bird Deadline October 20, 2017
- Practices begin week of November 13, 2017
- Saturday games December 2, 2017 - January 27, 2018
- Picture Day December 9, 2017
- Early Bird Deadline January 12, 2018
- Practices begin week of January 29, 2018
- Saturday games February 17, 2018 - April 7, 2018
- Picture Day February 24, 2018
VIEW PICTURE SCHEDULE
- Resident: $65
- Non-resident: $75
- $20 applied after October 20 - January 12 deadlines
Solon Community Center
Kenston Gardner Center
Kenston Timmons Elementary
View practice schedule
2018 Aurora Travel Basketball Tournament
Wednesday Feb 7th - Sunday Feb 11th
- Girls Teams: 4th through 6th Grade
- Boys Teams: 4th through 6th Grade
- Registration Deadline: Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
- $210 per team
Game Admissions Fee
|| Daily Admission
|| Tournament Wristband
| Student (ages 8 -17)
| Children (ages under 7)
| Aurora Student
Tournament schedule and scores
4th Grade Boys
5th Grade Boys
5th Grade Girls
6th Grade Girls
Registration deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017.
Games will be officiated by licensed officials and follow current OSHAA rules including a maximum of 2 school varsity players per team. If insufficient numbers register, program participants will play in an open gym format.
- 4th - 5th Grade
- 6th - 8th Grade
- 9th - 12th Grade
- 4th - 5th Grade
- 6th - 8th Grade
- April 4 - May 11, 2017
- Tuesday and Thursday
- 6 - 9 p.m.
- Leighton/Harmon School (TBD)
- $60 residents
- $70 non-residents
- Fee Includes team T-shirt
Youth Co-ed Summer Basketball Open Gym
The Aurora Parks and Recreation Department will have a basketball open gym for boys and girls ages 8 - 14. All Aurora students in the third - eighth grade for the 2016/2017 school year are welcome to participate.
- Daily drop-in: $5
- 3 sessions
- June 12, 2016 - June 26, 2017
- Mondays, 6-8 p.m,
- High School Auxiliary Gym