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How do I register for Sunday School Basketball?
To register online, go to Sunday School Basketball. Registrations are also accepted at the Welcome Center just inside the front door of the Riverside Y, 601 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502.
What are the registration fees?
Team fees are as follows: Pee Wee Team Fee $210.00. Junior/Senior Team Fee: $250.00. 2nd Team from same church fee: $225.00. Player fees are as follows: YMCA Member fees $30.00. Non-Member fees $53.00.
What types of payment are accepted?
The Cumberland Y accepts cash, check, Discover, Visa and Mastercard.
When is the payment deadline?
In order to practice or play, all players must have paid before the first team practice.
I missed the registration date. Can I still register my child?
Due to the number of participants, we need adequate time to organize the teams, schedule the games and order the t-shirts. Registrations accepted after the deadline will be taken at the discretion of the Sunday School Basketball Coordinator Julian Gates Julian@cumberlandymca.org.
How long is the season?
The Pee Wee division will be 10 weeks. The Junior and Senior divisions will be 10 weeks with playoffs and an all start game.
Where are the Sunday School basketball games held?
The Pee Wee games will be held at the Riverside YMCA located at 601 Kelly Rd. The Junior and Senior divisions will be played at the Downtown YMCA Gym which is located at 205 Baltimore Ave., Cumberland, MD 21502.
When are the Sunday School basketball games held?
The Pee Wee games will be held on Saturdays from 1:00 and 4:00 pm. The junior and senior divisions will be played on Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Can I coach my child’s team?
If you are willing to volunteer your time, we would love to have you coach! If you or your significant other would be interested in coaching a team, please email the Sunday School Basketball Coordinator Julian Gates Julian@cumberlandymca.org. Coaches are required to complete a background check at no expense to you.
How will we receive our team’s schedule?
Each player will receive a game schedule from the Y via email. Please be sure to include your email on your registration form. The entire session’s game schedules can also be located on the Y’s website, Cumberland YMCA
When will my team’s schedule be posted?
The schedule should be completed and posted on our website at least one week prior to the first day of the session. Coaches will receive a copy via email and are responsible for emailing the schedule to their team.
Can a coach reschedule a game?
If a coach knows about a particular event during the session that affects the majority of his players, he should inform the Sunday School Basketball Coordinator when submitting his team registration form. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests, however requests are not guaranteed.
Can my child play up a division?
Yes, if your child plays at an advanced skill level, he may play up.
Can my child play down a division?
No, it is against the rules to play down a division.
Are there championship games this season?
No, there will not be championship games in league play. A ninth game will be added to the indoor schedule instead of postseason play.
What is the youngest age that can play in Pee Wee division?
Your child must have turned 5 prior to 9/1/18 to play in the Pee Wee Division.
Do I need to bring a copy of my child’s birth certificate to register?
Yes, please submit a copy of your child's birth certificate if your child has not previously played at the YMCA.
How will I know if my child’s game is cancelled due to inclement weather?
The Y rarely closes for inclement weather, but it has happened on occasion. If the Y closes, all Sunday School basketball games for the remainder of the day are cancelled and will be rescheduled. Y closings are posted on our website and Facebook page, as well as, WCBC 1270 AM, Magic 100.5 FM, WFRB 105.3 FM and ROCKY 106.1 FM. If a coach chooses to cancel due to weather, the game will not be rescheduled and will be considered a forfeit. If a team forfeits due to weather, the opposing team is permitted to use the soccer arena during this time for a practice.
Is there financial assistance available?
Yes. Please go to our go Financial Assistance page for more information.
Who can I contact at the YMCA with Sunday School Basketball questions or comments?
Please contact the YMCA’s Sunday School Basketball Coordinator.