Youth Basketball
Youth Basketball

Des Moines Parks and Recreation offers YOUTH BASKETBALL 
leagues that register from mid-September through mid-October each year.  Separate leagues are available for boys and girls with each offering divisions for     1st / 2nd grade, 3rd / 4th grade and 5th / 6th grade.


Leagues play either Saturday or Sunday beginning in mid-November and ending with league tournament play in March.  All games are played at either Four Mile Community Center, 3711 Easton Boulevard or Pioneer-Columbus Community Center, 2100 SE 5th Street; both gyms have excellent gym floors that have been refinished.


Team entry fee is $475.00 and allows for a team roster of approximately ten players. Individual entry fee is $65.00 per child with draft teams formed from these entries.  Entry fee provides a game shirt for each player, twelve-game schedule, end of season tournament, registered referees and game scorekeepers.  

Registration deadline is October 11; league play begins November 9.


To register, please click HERE.


Click on Sports Registration Schedule to view registration periods for all City of Des Moines league sports.


During inclement weather, please call the WEATHER HOTLINE at (515) 256-2434 before your scheduled game.

Text Alert for rainouts: Text DSMSPORTS to 84483 to receive rainout information.


Click on League Standings to view current league standings during the season of play.

For additional information, contact Tim Smith at email or call 515-237-1386.