River City Basketball

River City Basketball League has been an immensely successful Parks & Recreation program. Play is based on the child’s age.  The Fall league consists of two weeks of practice, followed by six weeks of games on Saturdays. Coaches and parents may choose one practice time per week. All participants will receive a medal there will not be a tournament for this session.


Ages 10 and Younger
Instructional and recreational league, learning the basics of basketball with volunteer NYSCA-trained coaches. Designed to teach sportsmanship and to be fun! Participants play two quarters each game.

Ages 11 - 14
Play is more competitive and all IHSAA rules apply. Each participant is guaranteed one full quarter (7 minutes) of play per game. 


Registration Location: O’Brien Recreation Center, 321 E Walter Street, South Bend, IN 46614  

Registration Dates: Begins the week of September 12th from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. 


$72.00 for the session. Scholarship rates are available.  

Age Groups: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14,  A child may play above their age level, but not below!!