MARA Basketball is the place to play basketball in South Charlotte. Boys and Girls ages 5-15 enjoy competitive basketball in a great learning and game environment. As we have for many years, we will compete in the “Mecklenburg Youth Basketball League".
Registration for Mara Winter Basketball 2015-2016
Is Now Open
Why MARA Basketball?
Maximum court time and game opportunities: -As many as 3 practices per week. Practices typically run 1 hour on a weeknight, 1.5 - 2.0 hours every Saturday AND Sunday.
-Once games start on Saturdays, weeknight and Sunday practices continue.
-10 Games Regular season schedule(32 minute games, no running clock-rare for a rec league)
-Must play rules in effect - (very helpful on teams of 8 or 9 players)
-All teams play in the Pre-Season NIT tournament in November.
-All teams make the end of season "Tournament of Champions".
-All-Star teams named by season end for MARA all-star game - two optional All-Star tournaments
A Great Value and a great way to become a better ballplayer.
The MARA boys' and girls' teams aged 7-15 (girls 7-13) often compete with the South Charlotte, Mint Hill, Indian Trail, Waxhaw and Porter Ridge Athletic Associations.
MARA basketball is a true “Teaching League” with strong coaching staffs and plenty of gym time for players to hone their skills. Our 10 game schedule features venues made up of the local Middle and High Schools. Professional referees, scoreboards and fans make for an environment that is equal to Middle or High School games.
Starting with our 5-6 year old 4 vs. 4 coed short court league through our 13-15 year old Middle School/High School League, you're bound to find your self learning the game and being part of a team you’ll never forget.