Chatham Recreation basketball is offered to Chatham residents in 3rd through 8th grades. Grades 3 through 6 are coached by parents, while our combined 7th/8th grade leagues are coached by Chatham High School players. Sessions will be held on Saturdays running from December - February. The sessions will consist of a short practice followed by a game.
3rd grade is an introductory and developmental league, with the early weeks of the season heavily focused on developing important fundamental skills. Scrimmages and games will be introduced as the season progresses.
The 4th grade league will introduce more organized games but without playoffs.
The 5th/6th grade boys and girls leagues are more competitive, with standings and playoffs. There are also a few modified rules to encourage balanced participation and skill development.
The 7th/8th grade boys and girls program is our most competitive league, run by CHS head coaches Todd Ervin and Joe Gaba. Regular season games will be on Saturday mornings. Playoffs will be weeknights and weekends at the end of February. Teams will be coached by our own High School players, a Chatham tradition which is fun for everyone.