Junior Basketball Registration

Brooklyn: Junior Knicks (Boys)

Please apply below if you're interested in the Junior Knicks League in Brooklyn. Registration for this program does not guarantee placement due to the high demand. Additionally, placement in the "Instructional Series" does not guarantee placement in the "Intramural League." If there is space, we will contact you with more information. Again, due to high demand, we can't guarantee placement in the program.

Age divisions:

8-11, 12-14 and 15-17

Brooklyn Weekly Game Sites:

Sunset Recreation Center, 4200 Seventh Avenue

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street

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Dates: from 12/03/2018 until 04/05/2019


Instructional Series

Monday, December 3, 2018 – Friday, January 11, 2019

Catered for boys and girls ages 5-17, our Instructional Series is a 6-week tutorial designed to teach sports to individual athletes or small groups. Trained Staff Members (“Coaches”) will implement and administrate suitable basketball training programs.For beginners, Coaches will explain the rules and regulations of basketball to participants (“students”) and assist them in developing the skills necessary to play the sport effectively. For the more advanced student, our Coaches will also work closely with the experienced student to help sharpen and improve their existing skills.

Intramural League

Monday, January 14, 2019 – Friday, April 5, 2019

Upon completion of the 6-week Instructional Series, Students will then graduate into Intramural League play. The 7-week League will not only help sharpen and improve the skills learned during the Instructional Series but more importantly help build the confidence of the student athlete during competition.

Citywide Championship Series

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Saturday, April 27, 2019

The Citywide Championship Festival will conclude the 2019 Jr Knicks season. NYC Parks Borough Champions and Runner-Up teams will participate in playoff style games on the road to claim the Citywide Championship.
Please note that the dates and times shown below are for Instructional Series play only.

Sunset Recreation Center: Saturday's | 12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m | 12-14 & 15-17 age divisions

McCarren Play Center: Saturday's | 1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m | 8-11 age division

For more information regarding sports programs specifically in the Brooklyn, please contact Edwin Llopiz by phone at 718.965.8942 or by email at Edwin.Llopiz@parks.nyc.gov.


Day of week Start time End time
Saturday 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-17

Skill Level: intermediate

Intensity: low