18 01, 2021

What if I have a problem with the coach or Club?


Dispute Resolution Policy - - It is the policy of Community Y Panthers Basketball Program that, in the event of a dispute (e.g., between a parent and a coach), the matter be treated according to our "24-72 hour rule". This rule dictates that, provided the incident is not an emergency, the complainant wait 24 hours [...]

What if I have a problem with the coach or Club?2021-01-18T18:15:53+00:00
18 01, 2021

Playing in age group


All Panthers players will play in their age group. No exceptions. Players are not allowed to play down an age group, regardless of their grade, as per MBANS rules. Players that have completed 2 years of the skills and drills program OR the Jr. NBA program will be allowed to enter the U10 program early [...]

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18 01, 2021

How long does the season last?


The season extends into February with the MBA playoffs wrapping-up around the third week in February. However, after the MBA playoffs are complete, many teams will continue to practice into March if they will be entering Basketball Nova Scotia's Provincial tournament or the U10 Jamboree. Dates of Play are available on MBANS.ca and Provincial dates [...]

How long does the season last?2021-01-18T18:14:31+00:00
18 01, 2021

When can I expect practices and games to begin?


After evaluations are complete, teams are assembled and coaches assigned, you can expect to receive an email from your coach notifying you of the date and time they have chosen to run their practices. Practices to begin the week of October 15th, 2019 for U10, U12 and U14. Practices for U16 and U18 will be [...]

When can I expect practices and games to begin?2021-01-18T18:14:00+00:00
18 01, 2021

When are evaluations held?


Assessments normally begin mid-September. There will be a detailed schedule on our website regarding evaluation date and times as soon as gym time is confirmed.

When are evaluations held?2021-01-18T18:13:25+00:00
18 01, 2021

Are uniforms provided?


Uniforms are provided once teams are set. They stay with your child throughout the season and must be returned to your coach at the end of the year. We will be collecting a uniform deposit post dated cheque of $50.00 from all players. If you return your uniform, the cheque will NOT be cashed.

Are uniforms provided?2021-01-18T18:13:04+00:00
18 01, 2021

What is the Jr. NBA Program?


Jr. NBA is the nationally recognized introductory basketball “skills and drills” program for our youngest players. The program is geared towards the Grade 1- 2 age group (ages 5-7). Practices will be 45 minutes long starting on Mondays or Tuesdays late October and will run for 10 weeks. All of our coaches will be trained [...]

What is the Jr. NBA Program?2021-01-18T18:12:36+00:00
18 01, 2021

Financial Assistance Program at the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth


Our goal is to eliminate financial barriers and provide as many people as possible with the opportunity to participate in YMCA programs and services that help make life healthier and happier. As a charity, the YMCA raises money year-round to help those who may be unable to participate in YMCA life-enhancing programs and services for [...]

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18 01, 2021

What is the refund policy?


Refunds will be provided for withdrawals prior to October 10, 2019 for U10, U12, U14, U16, U18. All requests must be made in writing (by email) to the YMCA Registrar. Once a player is registered and attends a practice or game, they are considered to be a member of the Community Y Panthers Basketball Program. [...]

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