The Department of Parks and Recreation offers many opportunities to learn and play the game of basketball. Introduce your child to the game, play the game in one of our recreational leagues or attend a fun-filled Summer Day Camp.


Classes are offered for children from ages 3 to 12 at some of our community center facilities. Certified instructors lead lessons to teach the skills necessary to learn the game. Here are the classes we have to offer:

Basketball Skills for ages 3 to 5. These classes are designed to introduce the elements of the game of basketball to your child. Students will learn to develop discipline, enjoy teamwork and improve coordination. These 30-45 minute classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • Baden CC 301-888-1500
  • Cedar Heights CC 301-773-8881
  • College Park CC 301-441-2647
  • Deerfield Run CC 301-953-7882
  • Fort Washington CC 301-292-4300
  • Good Luck CC 301-552-1093
  • Hillcrest Heights CC 301-505-0897

Basketball Skills (Children) for ages 6 to 12. These classes are designed to teach the skills of the game; dribbling, shooting and passing. Students will learn to develop discipline, enjoy teamwork, build a good work ethic and develop mental/physical toughness. Classes have historically been held at these sites:

  • Oakcrest CC – 301-736-5355
Five young men playing basketball together on an indoor basketball court.
girls playing basketball

Our basketball Skills Challenge for ages 9+ is a fun, fast-paced experience to see how many points you can score in 60-seconds. Revive your love for the sport in a safe, exciting environment. Enroll now to build endurance, maintain wellness, and to ‘keep balling’.

LocationDateTimeActivity Code
Glenarden Community Park4/24/2111:00 am - 2:00 pmYCSD-SPEC-GA-20210424
Lakeland Community Park5/8/2111:00 am - 2:00 pmYCSD-SPEC-GA-20210508
Southern Area Aquatics & Recreation Complex5/15/2111:00 am - 2:00 pmYCSD-SPEC-GA-20210515

Adult Leagues

Our year-round leagues are offered based on teams available. For questions or more information, please call 301-446-6800, or TTY 301-699-2544.

Team Registration for Leagues

    •    Team registration required
    •    Must have a PARKS DIRECT account to register

The Prince George’s County Boys & Girls Club Basketball League

The Department of Parks and Recreation supports this league. Basketball games are play in the Winter from January through March. Youth sports clubs are located all throughout the county. Leagues are set-up f the following age groups (i.e. 8u, 9u, 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u, 15/16u & 17/18u). League age is based on your child’s age as of January 1 of the current year. Prices vary from team to team. To get league details or find a team near you, go to Links to your local club are listed on the right side of the home page. (On a hand-held device, you will need to scroll down to see the list of cities.)

We are always looking for Coaches and Referees. If you are interested in coaching or refereeing please call 301-446-6800 or email