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Located in Darien IL, the Darien Youth club serves young athletes from all of DuPage County. As well, DYC is a 100% VOLUNTEER ran club!

Darien Youth Club formed in 1960

DYC BASKETBALL

 

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In- house SEASON Dates
Registration is Close
First Practices
Week of Nov 4th
Season November - Feb 24





INSTRUCTIONAL
Grades K-1st
K -1st Rules
Olympic Rules

Introduction to the game of basketball.  Practices and Games are on Saturdays. Played at Concord School on 8ft rims, half court games. 
Instructional basketball will focus on basic fundamentals for your child.  These include ball handling, shooting, passing, and defense!  
The only competition will by the Olympics at the end of the season, this is a team event.

INTERMEDIATE
Grades 2nd - 3rd
2nd -3rd Rules

Olympic Rules

A step up from the Instructional Division.  1 practice per week, 1 game on Saturday. Played on 10ft rims, full-court. Intermediate basketball will build on the skills learned in Instructional basketball.  Focus will be made on fundamentals, and there will be an introduction to game play.
The only competition will by the Olympics at the end of the season, this is a team event.

ADVANCED
Grades 4th - 5th
4th - 5th Rules
Olympic Rules

Just a step below full league play.  Modified rules for this division. All players are required to attend the draft combine. All teams will be filled via a draft by coaches. To keep team fair and competitive  as possible team, coach and player request my not be filled.
This is a learning league. 1 practice per week, officiated games on Saturdays.

LEAGUE PLAY
Grades 6th - 8th
6th - 8th Rules
Skills Day Rules
(Technical foul during a game is an automatic suspension for next game)

This league is complete gameplay, with IHSA rules.  1 practice per week and officiated games on Saturdays.  All players are required to attend the draft combine. All teams will be filled via a draft by coaches. To keep team fair and competitive  as possible team, coach and player request my not be filled.


Season Timing:

All levels will start in Early November. and take a break at Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Each league is guaranteed a minimum of 10 games/practices.

Instructional (Div. I) and Intermediate (Div. II) will end with an Olympics day in February.

Advanced (Div III) and League Play (Div IV)  will end in March with Skills Day and Playoffs.


Coaching Resources

Kindergarten  Outline
1st Grade Outline
2nd Grade Outline
3rd Grade Outline
4th Grade Outline
5th Grade Outline
6th Grade Outline
7th Grade Outline
8th Grade Outline


How are Teams Formed? 


Our goal is to teach kids sportsmanship, how to play basketball, improve their skills and have fun doing it. 
All Levels will have assigned teams created by the director based on skills, past evaluations, coach requests, and player requests.  None of the requests are guaranteed.

Frequently Asked questions

Where, When and what time are Practices? All levels have one Practice a Week on Mon, Tues Weds or Thurs. Practice times will be between 6:30pm and 9pm. Teams Exact Practice day will be determined by the Coaches availability and Gym availability. 

Where, When and what time are Games? Games will be on Saturday morning/ midday. Game times will be between 9 am to 2:30pm. A formal Schedule will be sent out once registration is closed and team finalized 


Gym Locations

Eisenhower Junior High - 1410 75th St, Darien, IL 60561

Lace Elementary School - 7414 S Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561

Mark DeLay Elementary School - 6801 Wilmette Ave, Darien, IL 60561

Cass Junior High - 8502 Bailey Rd, Darien, IL 60561

Concord Elementary(primary location for K-1) -1019 Concord Pl, Darien, IL 60561




Questions?  
Contact Basketball Commissioner Chavez Epps
[email protected]
Follow DYC IG


Registration Listing

2024 DYC Basketball Summer Workouts

The 2024 Summer Workouts are hosted by the Darien Youth Club and will be focused on developing the skill sets needed in youth basketball. This program is perfect to prepare for the Winter Basketball Season with DYC. The Summer Workout clinics offer your child hands-on instruction covering all mechanics - shooting, dribbling, passing, and Defense.
Players will be divided by age groups.

Goals
  1. Fundamental Skill Development
  2. Keeping Kids Active During the Summer Months and Developing Healthy Habits
  3. Having Fun while Building Friendships and a Love for basketball

The workouts will be held on Sundays in February at the Hinsdale South Fieldhouse.
  • 3rd grade -5th grade will be held from 10:00 am to 11:30am
  • 6th -8th will be held from 11:30pm to 1:00pm

*Darien Knights Players make sure they select Knights player to receive discount
Please contact Chavez Epps at [email protected] if you have any questions.

1st Grade - 2nd Grade

Registration closes on 06/14/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/07/2024 to 08/14/2024
$100.00

3rd Grade

Registration closes on 06/14/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/07/2024 to 08/04/2024
$100.00

4th Grade

Registration closes on 06/14/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/07/2024 to 08/04/2024
$100.00

5th grade

Registration closes on 06/14/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/07/2024 to 08/04/2024
$100.00

6th Grade - 8th Grade

Registration closes on 06/14/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/07/2024 to 08/04/2024
$100.00

Registration Listing

Knights 3 on 3 Tournament

Welcome to our thrilling 3-on-3 basketball tournament! Join us for a day of fast-paced action on the court as teams compete in intense matchups. Whether you're a seasoned baller or just looking for some fun, this tournament promises excitement for players and spectators alike. Get ready to dribble, shoot, and score your way to victory in the ultimate showdown of skill and teamwork!

Levels :
3rd - 4th grade boys
3rd - 4th grade girls
5th - 6th grade boys
5th - 6th grade girls
7th - 8th grade boys
7th - 8th grade girls
High school boys
High school girls
Adults Women
Adult Men



Adult Men

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

3rd - 4th Grade Boys

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

7th - 8th Grade Boys

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

High School Boys

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

High School Girls

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

7th -8th Grade Girls

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

5th -6th Grade Girls

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

3rd - 4th Grade Girls

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

5th-6th Grade Boys

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

Adult Women

Registration closes on 06/15/2024 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 07/20/2024 to 07/29/2024
$200.00

Contact Us

Darien Youth Club (DYC)

1702 Plainfield Road 
Darien, Illinois 60561

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 630-205-0202
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