To provide competitive and recreational basketball for 1st grade to 8th grade.

Sponsored By:   LifeCare Physical Therapy
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New Parents will need to set your family’s profile and assign a password to the account. Once set up, just follow the steps for the registration – see below for details. Registration fees vary depending on grade. See below for more details. 


Key Items to Note:

  • Winter Recreation Basketball will start the week of December 2nd.

  • Travel Tryouts start the week of October 7th and will go for 2 weeks. There are 2 mandatory tryouts per grade level. Travel practices start in November.

  • Fee Schedule:

    • Winter Recreation is $80 for grades (1st & 2nd) and $130 for grades (3rd to 8th grade).

    • Travel is $275 if the player makes a team.

    • If a Player plays both Recreation and Travel then a $25 discount will be credited to their account so the total for both is $380.  The NYBA highly recommends that travel players play Recreation, but it is optional.

    • $10 Early Bird discount ends 9/20.

    • Subsequent Child Discount $10 off registration

    • NYBA Board volunteers continue to subsidize all fees by planning clinics, events, and having sponsors. We will review fees annually.

  • Apparel Store will be available in September.


*See detailed information below.


Recreation League: The league will run from 12/2 through late February or early March, 2020.


  • Boys and Girls grade levels will have separate leagues for all ages.

  • The 1st/2nd grade level program will play one “practice/game” during the week.

  • The 3rd/4th grade program will play games on Saturday plus one weekly practice. These grades will be separated, if possible - depending on numbers, for both boys and girls and each grade to allow 3rd graders to learn the new rules, etc.

  • The 5th / 6th grade programs will play games on Saturdays plus one weekly practice. These grades can be separated for each grade as well.

  • The 7th/8th Boy’s grade will play games on Saturdays; however, there will be some games in later January and February during the week. There will be one night of practice during the week. This will include a team practice or skills practice with mixed teams. There will also be playoffs this year and records will be kept.

  • The 7th/8th Girls' teams will play in a local mini-league featuring inter-town play with Westborough, Grafton, and Hopkinton.  In past seasons, games have been played either on a Saturday or on a weeknight, with one game played per team per week.

  • Individual and Team pictures will be held sometime in early December and January. The pictures are sent to our sponsors so full team attendance is greatly appreciated.

  • Recreational leagues will not play games or practice during school vacation weeks.


    Travel Team: Tryouts will begin week of October 7th and last for approximately 2 weeks. The 2 mandatory tryouts per grade schedules will be posted on the website in mid-September.

  •  We have a separate registration for the travel team.  You are required to register your child in the Recreation section as well.  Simply pick your grade on the registration tab and register. Players cannot tryout if not registered.

    The Travel League will be Metro West League. There are no gate fees at games. ( )

  • There will be a charge of $275.00 for travel team players as well as uniform costs ($45-$55). Travel apparel is also available.

  • For those trying out for Travel Teams you must be registered prior to the tryouts. There may be at least one Travel Team per grade group for boys and girls (4th -8th Grades).We will discuss adding more teams if there is sufficient tryout numbers and qualified coaches.

  • Coaches need to submit their application every year. Please check the web site “Coach Materials” section for the application form or Click Here.

  • A mandatory travel coaches meeting will take place as well.

  • For travel team tryouts, please watch the web site for information, times and locations.

  • The Travel Team Coordinator, Rich Rafferty, will coordinate the tryout schedule. He can be reached at .





  • Subsequent Child Discount $10 off registration

  • Players selected to a Travel team will pay an additional $275. This is on top of the Registration fee. If they also play recreation, a $25 discount will be applied.

  • Please submit all registrations ON-LINE.

  • Please complete a Separate registration form for EACH player.

  • There is a separate registration process for travel and recreational.

  • The On-Line Registration Deadline for Travel is October 1st, and Recreation is December 1st. Late registrations after October 11th will be charged $20.00.

    Email questions to Registrar at  .


    Annual Coaches Meeting: this meeting will be held in late October or early November at a date, time and place to be announced. 

  • We highly encourage all parents to participate in coaching. The Recreational leagues run on volunteer parent coaches so it is important you help us in any way you can.

  • Coaching is a great way to spend time with your kids and they really enjoy it! You don’t have to be an expert in basketball. Basketball is a game that they will play for the rest of their lives. As coaches, we just need to make sure the kids have fun and keep them enthusiastic about the game

  • We have practice plans, emails, and videos to assist all coaches.

  • The coaches’ meeting is a mandatory meeting for anyone who wants to coach or coordinate in our league this year. It will also be an informational meeting to learn more about our program.

  • NYBA board will assign recreational league teams so as to keep it as fair and balanced as possible.

  • We will coordinate a coaching clinic with our high school coaches and travel coaches for younger grades.

  • Every year, all coaches, and assistants, will be required to complete a basketball CORI form at this time. Please complete the form prior to this meeting.

Sponsorship Packages are available – see sponsorship page for details
on different packages.




Northborough Youth Basketball Association

PO Box 424

Northborough, MA 01532

Platinum Sponsors

5102 Shops Way Northborough Crossing, Northborough MA 01532

NYBA Mission Statement
The Northborough Youth Basketball Association, Inc. (NYBA), is a non-profit organization formed and established to provide for the advancement of amateur basketball in the Town of Northborough. Under the direction of its volunteer board of directors, coordinators, and coaches, it will arrange, promote, organize and supervise amateur basketball competition for player’s grade 1 - 8 for residents of Northborough.

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