Basketball Training for Beginners

Monroe Sports Center's Small Fry Basketball is perfect for youngsters looking to be active and have fun, while learning the basic fundamentals of basketball. For one hour each week, boys & girls have the opportunity to engage in fun activities and games that teach coordination, footwork, teamwork and other skills instrumental to basketball as well as other sports. Small Fry Basketball players will learn dribbling, passing, shooting and more as part of a progressive curriculum designed to develop each player's game over the course of the 10 week season.  

Small Fry Program:
  • Week 1:  Ball Handling
  • Week 2:  Dribbling
  • Week 3:  Footwork, Body Control
  • Week 4:  Layups
  • Week 5:  Passing & Receiving
  • Week 6:  Rebounding
  • Week 7:  Defense
  • Week 8:  Shooting
  • Week 9:  Offensive Concepts
  • Week 10:  Intro to Game Play

WINTER 2019-20
Day Time Class Dates
Tuesdays 4-5pm

Nov 12 - Jan 28*

Fridays 5-6pm Nov 15 - Jan 17
Saturdays 11am - 12pm Nov 16 - Feb 15**
Sundays 10 - 11am Nov 24 - Feb 9***
*NO Tuesday Classes Dec 24 & 31
**NO Saturday Classes Jan 4 18 25 or Feb 8
***NO Sunday Classes Jan 19 or 26
Scroll to the bottom of this page for the complete Winter 2019-20 Small Fry Schedule


Single Class Rate: $20/class
Register for 10 or More Classes: $15/class

Players will be asked to select the specific dates you would like to attend.  So if you know in advance that you will have to miss a class, you can just not select those dates and select your makeups (if you want) on other days of the week.  You will only be charged for the classes you select.  If you select less than 10 total classes, you will be charged the single class rate ($20/class).  If you register for 10 or more total classes, you will be charged the discounted full season rate ($15/class). 



Make-up Policy: Thank you for being a valued customer here at Monroe Sports Center, we do appreciate it and want you to ensure you get the full value for all programs you register for.  In order for us to staff our classes properly you MUST notify the club at 24 hours in advance to receive a make-up. Make-ups may be used at any time(space permitting) and players MUST be registered in advance for all make-up classes, no walk-ins permitted

MSC offers rolling admissions so you can register your child at any time during the session (space permitting). Click register next to the class below. If the class has already started already, the price will automatically be pro-rated. 


Winter Schedule

Tuesday Friday Saturday Sunday
Nov 12 Nov 15 Nov 16 Nov 24
Nov 19 Nov 22 Nov 23 Dec 1
Nov 26 Nov 29 Nov 30 Dec 8
Dec 3 Dec 6 Dec 7 Dec 15
Dec 10 Dec 13 Dec 14 Dec 22
Dec 17 Dec 20 Dec 21 Dec 29
Jan 7 Dec 27 Dec 28 Jan 5
Jan 14 Jan 3 Jan 11 Jan 12
Jan 21 Jan 10 Feb 1 Feb 2
Jan 28 Jan 17 Feb 15 Feb 9