Youth Basketball Classes

Ages 5 - 10

The Field House facility is home to two indoor hardwood courts and offers the perfect environment for players of any level. Classes for children ages 5 - 10 years focus on developing fundamental basketball skills at the individual and team level.


CP All Team Sports 5 - 8 years

CP All Team Sports offers fundamental instruction in the sports of basketball, baseball, soccer, football, floor hockey and rock climbing. Our experienced coaches take students through the proper techniques of running, dribbling, shooting, throwing, hitting, catching, climbing and kicking. Students receive a well-rounded introduction to the wonderful world of team sports.

Saturday Clinic 5 - 10 years

Individual players are invited to join our dynamic youth basketball clinics. Through repetitive drills and individualized instruction, children learn the game and master fundamentals. Players are divided according to age and skill level (beginner or intermediate). The semester includes half-court and full-court contests showcasing each player's progress.

CP Blue Chips 6 - 8 years

This advanced level class is offered to prospective players of CP Evolution, the competitive travel team at Chelsea Piers. Players learn teamwork, fundamentals and game tactics. Coaches prepare players physically and mentally for potential placement on one of our competitive teams.

All-Star Saturday Sports Camp 6 - 11 years

At Manhattan’s most comprehensive sports facility, young athletes have the opportunity to learn a variety of sports from expert, caring instructors. The Saturday Camp curriculum focuses on teaching the fundamentals of soccer, basketball, baseball, gymnastics and rock climbing. It also encourages young athletes to develop competence, gain self-confidence and discover the fun of sports. In addition to the core curriculum, campers have the opportunity to ice skate, golf and bowl. Campers must turn 6 by start of class.

Fall Tip Off 5 - 10 years (Fall Semester Only)

This program offers players of varying levels and interests the opportunity to get a jumpstart on the coming basketball season. Classes are designed to enhance conditioning, fine-tune shooting skills and improve footwork. Specific time and care will be given to develop all areas of each individual player's game.

Additional basketball classes for ages 3-5 here.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. The Field House at Chelsea Piers reserves the right, prior to the first class or after, to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, with full refund.
  2. Class fees are non-transferable.
  3. Age determination for all Field House classes is the student's age at the time of the first class of the enrolled semester.
Fall/Spring Semesters
  1. All youth class fees at the Field House include a $75 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered through the third class of the Fall/Spring semesters. All requests must be submitted in writing. Refunds are not available after the third class or for students registering after the third class in the semester. Refund of the registration fee or classes prior to the date of notification will not be considered. If you are unsure of your enrollment, you may take a trial class when available.
Summer Semesters
  1. All summer youth class fees at the Field House include a $45 non-refundable registration fee.
  2. Requests for refund of class fees will be considered up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the class. All requests must be submitted in writing.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes are not available during the first week of any semester and trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $40-$50 depending on the specific class.

Youth Class Make-up Policy

The Field House offers two make-up classes for semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 18 times during the semester, one make-up class for classes that meet between 13 and 15 times a semester and no make-up classes for classes that meet 10 or fewer times a semester. No make-ups are available for leagues or team practices. Students are required to pre-register for make-up classes through our Registration Office and enrollment is based on availability. We are not able to reschedule a make-up or offer makeups for missed make-up classes. Make-ups must be used during the spring semester.
PLEASE NOTE: Make-up classes are not offered for the Summer Session.

School Break Camps

Full payment must be received at the time of enrollment to secure your child's place in Camp. Refunds (less a $30/day deposit) will be granted up to one week prior to the first day of camp. After that day, no refunds will be granted for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals or dismissals. No make-up sessions are offered for days missed.