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Pee Wee Basketball
Pee Wee Basketball

Des Moines Parks and Recreation offers COED PEE WEE BASKETBALL each year with registration in December and play beginning  in January the following year.  Two age divisions are offered at both Four Mile Community Center (3711 Easton Boulevard) and Pioneer-Columbus Community Center (2100 SE 5th Street); 3 & 4 year olds play on Tuesdays and 5 & 6 year olds play on Thursdays. Game times alternate between 6:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. game times will only be used if team numbers make it necessary.


This program introduces children to team sports, teammates, and game situations while learning the basics of basketball in a fun atmosphere. Each team has a parent-coach and will play against a different team one night per week for six weeks. All equipment, including a personal team jersey, will be provided. 

  • Registration Period: November 1 - January 1, 2018 
  • Cost: $40 per individual registration, includes a personal game jersey
  • 3/4 year old division plays Tuesdays, beginning January 17, 2017, 6-8 p.m.
  • 5/6 year old division plays Thursdays, beginning January 19, 2017, 6-8 p.m.




Register Here

Rules Here

For additional information, email dmsports@dmgov.org.

2017 Peewee basketball rosters


Peewee Basketball Schedules

3/4 4 Mile

3/4 PC Revised 2/14/17

5/6 4 Mile

5/6 PC Revised 2/14/17

Peewee Basketball Picture Schedule

2017 Peewee Basketball Picture Schedule

*"Gave everyone an opportunity to be successful no matter the skill level."  2015 Parent

Volunteer Information
 All volunteer coaches will need to fill out background check information and send it into parksvolunteer@dmgov.org. Please understand that if we do not receive these forms from the volunteer coach of a team within a week after the registration deadline, that we may have to issue refunds. Below are the forms that need to be completed and a list of offenses that will disqualify you: