Basketball Resources

The City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation is committed to providing quality athletic programming for youth of all ages and abilities. The basic foundation of our program is to:

  • Encourage participation in physical activity.
  • Promote the development of physical skills.
  • Provide a safe place and a fun experience.

Our program is built on the principles of fair play, good sportsmanship, respect for one's self and one's opponent. It is our expectation that everyone involved in youth athletic programming will contribute in a positive manner to a healthy environment where participants will feel safe and welcome, and where they will find their athletic experience rewarding.

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Coaches Certification Training Slides

Basketball Specific Resources

Coaching Resources


7 Basketball Rule Myths 20 Techniques of Motivation Background Check Form
Basketball Catching and Passing Coaching Youth Athletics Concussion Training
Basketball Defense Expectation for Coaches Interaction with Juvenile Participants Code of Conduct
Basketball Dribbling Motivating Female Athletes Coaches Pledge
Basketball Layups Screening Checklist Volunteer Application
Basketball Rebounding Youth Athletics Policies  
Basketball Shooting    
Basketball Website Resources