Youth Basketball


Chester Basketball is open to al Chester girls and boys grades K-12

Grades K –1 – 2

This coed instructional basketball program is held on Saturday mornings beginning  mid-late November in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR).  This program is designed to instruct players in the fundamental aspects of the sport, while encouraging them to enjoy themselves and make new friends.  This program does not stress competition, but recreation and good sportsmanship.

Grades 3 – 4

This is a team-based program with separate teams for boys and girls.  This division continues to be an instructional program and will participate in the Lamprey River Basketball League with games against surrounding communities.  This division begins practice mid-late November, has a Jamboree scheduled for December 8th and games begin in January.  Games are mostly held on Saturdays.

Grades 5 – 6 and 7 – 8

This is a more competitive program with separate teams for boys and girls.  Pre-season skills and drills for this division will begin Wednesday, October 17th at 6:30 PM at Chester Academy.  These teams will also participate in the Lamprey River Basketball League with games against other surrounding southern New Hampshire teams ranging from neighboring Candia  and Raymond to teams from the seacoast. Games are held over the weekend.  Home games are held on Saturdays at Chester Academy.  Games begin December 1st for this division.

Grades 9 – 12

New this year is a High School program run through the Lamprey River Basketball League with games agains other surrounding recreational teams.


Registration Fee is $65.00.  Multi-child discounts are $65.00 for 1-2 children and $60.00 for 3+ children.  Deadline to register is Friday, November 8th. Register online by clicking the Online Registraiton tab on the left.

Coaching basketball is a rewarding task.  WE NEED YOUR HELP! Coaches, Assistants, Referees, Time Clock, Scorebook & More –  BE PART OF THE TEAM! Recreation volunteers bring a wealth of skills, knowledge and experience that support our programs and events. Volunteers help provide opportunities for our youth to play, learn and grow.  Please contact Recreation at 887-3636 Ext. 100 or e-mail [email protected]

Visit the Lamprey River Basketball League Website for schedules, rules and game locations for the 5/6, 7/8 and High School Divisions:

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