Basketball K-5th Grade

Registration Opens September 1, 2018 

Practices begin Saturday, Nov. 3, and games begin Saturday, Dec. 1. All players are guaranteed to play a minimum of half of each game.

League information



Saturday game times

Michael Jordan


9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Kobe Bryant


11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m.

Kevin Durant


2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 pm

The cost is $80 per player fee for those who sign up by October 15  fee includes a shirt and an award at the end of the season.  All players are guaranteed to play a minimum of half of each game. Practices begin Saturday, Nov. 4 and games begin Saturday, Dec. 1. Athletes are expected to have their own athletic shorts – comfortable black athletic shorts are recommended – and basketball shoes.

Children are assigned to teams based on several criteria.
* Priority will be to balance team rosters by grade.
* Players will be placed on teams by school or ZIP code – the most frequent ZIP code on the team.
* Release from a team only happens if a team is dissolved or there are specific issues between coach and player that require a release. Ken-Rock and only Ken-Rock will then reassign that player.

For more information, contact 815-398-8864, ext. 102 or by email at


Are there any other costs? Adults pay $1 at the door for games, students are free.
Where can I find rules? Rules of each age division can be found online at
Is there an age cut-off date or grade? We go strictly by school grade in our basketball league.
Are there participation rules? All players will play half of the game. The clock will stop at the four minute mark of each quarter for substitutions.
Can my child play with his or her friends? Yes. Please place any requests on the registration form. We will try to accommodate if possible.
How can I select a coach? Returning players are placed with their coach of the previous year, unless otherwise requested not to play for that coach. If you request not to play for the coach of the previous year, one will be selected for you. This is a case by case decision. For example, if you request your child to not play for the coach of a team that finished in last place the prior year, you cannot simply request to play for the coach of the team that finished first.

No application will be complete or child will be assigned to a team until payment is made. 

  • There will be no refunds after the first practice and any player dropping from the program for any reason will be subjected to a $20 processing fee.

Be Involved

Ken-Rock Community Center is renowned for its youth recreation sports programs. Over 1,200 boys and girls participate in year round sports and recreational activities. Fun, Sportsmanship and skill development is the focus of these programs along with a stress on character development.

All of Ken-Rock's sports programs depend on volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering contact Athletic Director Ron Adams by email at or by phone at (815) 398-8864.

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