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GirlsClick here to register for Girls 2nd - 8th grade House Basketball.

BoysClick here to register for Boys 2nd - 8th grade House Basketball.

House Basketball

House basketball is available for students in grades 2-12.  

Girls House runs October to December.  (Registration to Open beginning of Sept). 

Boys and Senior House (grades 9-12) runs December to March .  (Registration to Open mid October). 

House basketball is played in the north metro and will consist of 2, 1-1.5 hour practices per week and 1-2 games per weekend.  Games are played at CRMS, AMSA, and RMS (Northpoint Elementary and/or other elementary schools in Blaine and/or Spring Lake Park will be used for 2nd and 3rd grade).

Anoka Ramsey House Basketball is part of the Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) and Youth 1st Alliance.

We Put Youth 1st.

We put Youth 1st by promoting an atmosphere in communities where children have the opportunity to participate in programs that encourage them to be active, build relationships and develop into the best version of themselves.

“One of the goals within the MYAS mission is to promote sportsmanship, teamwork and cultural interaction through sporting competition.” said Dawson Black, MYAS Executive Director. “The entire MYAS team is thrilled to be able to partner with Youth 1st to help us meet those goals within our programs.  As a leader in youth sports throughout the great state of Minnesota, we want to be proactive and impact participants (youth athletes, coaches, parents, and officials) in a positive way through a Youth 1st environment at all our tournaments and events.”

Our mission is to build a multi-community recreational basketball league who primary purpose is to foster a fun environment for kids to develop their skills while increasing the participation levels for youth basketball. This translates into the following guiding principles:

  • We will provide a fun environment for our youth to play basketball with their peers.
  • We will create a positive, safe environment for basketball skill and character development.
  • We will foster good sportsmanship and a love of the sport
  • We will strive for competitive balance and fun, no stacked “all-star” teams.
  • We will place an emphasis on skill development at the second and third grade level.
  • We will foster a parent community that strives to model good sportsmanship and a positive learning environment for the players on their teams.

The Youth 1st Alliance will hold people accountable for their poor behavior via an independent committee supporting community-based associations that uphold Youth 1st standards of conduct and sportsmanship through a process of investigation, review, and accountability that is applied to incident reports filed.  Disciplinary actions will be applied through the originating state association.

Imagine 2 teams of 10- or 12-year-old kids playing a game tonight.  The cool uniforms, nice playing facilities, great equipment and the kid’s excitement to play with their friends…. One adult (parent, fan, coach) badgers the umpire about a call and one has to ask, how many of the kids playing will want to become an umpire?  According to a survey by Officially Human, only 12 percent of officials are under 34 years old. 

​Now you know why we need a Youth 1st Environment:
                                                         • Remember, it’s about the kids!
                                                         • Keep your competitive energy in check!
                                                         • Always respect officials and opponents

Youth sports done right, by putting our Youth 1st!

Agreed Upon Policies

To be part of the league your program must agree to abide by the following policies:

  1. We are actively working to build a growing rec/in-house basketball program for our community.
  2. We will have at least one representative from our board take on an active role in the board of directors for the league. We acknowledge that their role is vital to the success of the league and not fulfilling their role properly could lead to our program not being part of the league the following year.
  3. We agree that the focus of rec or in-house basketball is on player development, not championships and we agree to not use the rec program to build superstar travel teams.
  4. We agree that all board members are volunteers and while we have high expectations for all board members, we will respect them as volunteers doing their best.
  5. We agree to abide by the decision of the competition committee on all decisions made regarding players, coaches, or parents from our program. We will enforce the decisions of the league whether we agree with those decision or not.
  6. We will uphold the following policies when building teams to foster a competitive playing environment:
    1. If grades are combined, teams will be built with even or as close to even number of players from each of the combined grades.
    2. All teammate requests require a ‘matched request’ on the registration forms. For example, if player A wants to be a teammate of player B, player A must request player B AND player B must request player A on their respective registration forms.
    3. All players on team must be registered to play for your league.
  7. We agree that all coaches will have an active background check completed by a reputable provider.
  8. We agree that our players, parents, and coaches will treat referee with respect. We will abide by the ruling of the league for any inappropriate conduct related to our referees.
  9. We agree to participate in any volunteer programs (for parents of players) to help facilitate games, concessions, or other necessary activities at the sites throughout the league.