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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
The other cost(s) would be if your team decides to enter a tournament or participate in the Nova Scotia Provincial Championships. These fees must be covered by your team and range from $300-$450 per team per tournament.