Tumwater Youth Basketball Leagues

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Tumwater Youth Basketball - 2019 / 2020 Winter Recreational League 

Boys grades 2 – 8 and girls grades 2 - 5 are eligible for play. (Out of district players are accepted; however, they will be placed on a wait list and added to teams needing players.) 

Practices are held weeknights in local gymnasiums starting in late-October. Games begin in November and are scheduled for weekend play. The focus of this league is on skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship. $100 per player through September 27. Includes team t-shirt. 

Register online or in person, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Tumwater City Hall. For in-person registration, download the Registration Packet below.

Recreational League Player Packet PDF file

Pre-Season Clinic

We offer a pre-season clinic for players who are registered in our Recreational Basketball League; no separate registration is required. We strongly encourage all players to attend, but attendance is not mandatory. At the clinic, high school coaches and players instruct participants on basketball fundamentals and skills.

 Date:  Saturday, October 19
 Time:  Girls, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
   Boys, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
 Location:  Tumwater High School

Volunteer Coaches

The Recreational League Coach's meeting will be held on Thursday, October 10 at Tumwater City Hall at 6:00 p.m. 

Tumwater's Recreational Basketball league cannot operate without volunteer involvement. Parents and interested community members are invited to get involved as a coach and create a positive experience for the youth of this community. Volunteer coaches are needed! We encourage you to contact Tumwater Parks & Recreation to be added to our mailing list to receive a coach’s packet or download the packet when it becomes available.  

Recreational League Coach's Packet PDF file

Tumwater Youth Basketball - 2019 / 2020 Winter Competitive League

Registration for Tumwater Competitive Basketball is open Tuesday, September 3 through Friday, September 27. This league is team registration only; no individual player registrations are accepted. Three divisions of play are offered for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade boys and girls. 10-game season. Teams need to be comprised of players from one high school service area only. Any exceptions must be cleared through the League Coordinator at the time of registration. $550 per team, through September 27.

Call to request a team registration packet or download the packet below when it becomes available.

Competitive League Team Packet PDF file

Adding Players to a Competitive Team: 

Coaches wishing to add an additional player after submitting their team roster may do so up until January 1. Have the new player complete the Additional Competitive Player Waiver and submit to Tumwater Parks & Recreation staff.

2019 / 2020 Tumwater Youth Basketball Game Dates

This season's proposed game dates are listed below. Please note: Tumwater School District (TSD) activities have priority over our league use. The dates are currently subject to change upon notification from TSD.

 Game Week #1  Saturday, November 9
 Game Week #2  Saturday, November 16
 Game Week #3  Saturday, November 23
 Game Week #4  Sunday, December 8 (HS Football Championships: December 7)
 Game Week #5  Saturday, December 14
 Game Week #6  Saturday, December 21 (Winter Break: December 23 - January 3)
 Game Week #7  Saturday, January 11
 Game Week #8  Saturday, January 18
 Game Week #9  Saturday, January 25


Link to Game Schedule and Competitive Standings here when available!


Tumwater Parks & Recreation at (360) 754-4160 or email tumwaterparks@ci.tumwater.wa.us.