Youth Basketball

The 2021 season has been cancelled.

The Merced County Youth Basketball League is intended to encourage participation, while teaching the fundamentals of basketball, fair play, and teamwork.


League rules have been developed to provide equal playing time and to facilitate the learning of rules and techniques of basketball.  The league is co-ed and accepts players ranging from 7 to 13 years of age.


League starts Tuesday, January 4th, 2022.

Sign-up dates and locations are as follows:

Stefani Elementary
Monday, Dec. 6th
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Franklin Elementary
Tuesday, Dec. 7th
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Stefani Elementary
Thursday, Dec. 9th
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Franklin Elementary
Monday, Dec. 13th
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Stefani Elementary
Tuesday, Dec. 14th
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Franklin Elementary
Thursday, Dec. 16th
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Space is limited, so registration will be first-come, first-serve.

For more information about this league, please contact Michael Sanchez at the Merced County Recreation department at (209) 385-7426.


All league games will be played at:

Joe Stefani Elementary School
2768 Ranchero Lane
Merced, CA 95348

View on Google Maps