Ashland Youth Basketball Association: Welcome

Welcome To The Ashland Youth Basketball Association


The Ashland Youth Basketball Association (AYBA) was created to implant the spirit of competition and the ideas of good sportmanship, honestly, loyalty, courage and respect.  We only endorse positive attitudes of all our participants, including players, coaches, parents and spectators.  The purpose of the AYBA is to organized and maintain an intergrated program of basketball activies to all boys and girls in grade three through eight in the AYBA district and to provide competent supervision for each program.  AYBA is also an organization that will work with the Ashland High School basketball programs to enhance those programs. 

The AYBA hosts a 4th to 6th grade Saturday programs which its mission is to support, teach, and develop our 4-6th graders as young basetball players.  Futhermore, we intend to offer as many young athletes as possible a chance to develop their skills, learn the basics of baskeball, learn working as a team and to enjoy the game.  As they develop their skills they will have the opportuinty to play games later in our weekly sessions. 

We also offer traveling basketball for 5th to 8th grade in both boys and girls divisions.  Tournaments are held during the months of December to mid March and each grade leval competes with teams from across northern Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Travel teams can expect to play from 3 to 5 tournaments depending on grade level.  Each tournament will consist of 4 games each day and are completed in a one day setting.  Transportation is provided by players family and is usually with in a short distance of Ashland.

 The AYBA is a volunteer association run by a Board of Directors that are basketball enthusiasts from the Ashland area that want to see kids involved in this great sport.  This board has members of the assiciation that are both appointed and elected by its members.  Representavice come from the High School Basketball program, the Middle School program, our AYBA Traveling program, parents of participants as well as the Ashland High School Athletic Director.  We encourage participation from all parents and individuals that want to see a successful basketball program in Ashland.

 For up to date information and Ashland Youth Basketball and Ashland High School basketball check back often.

Monday, September 30
Ashland Youth Basketball 4th - 6th Grade Saturday Program




Boys’ & Girls’ 4th - 6th Grades


Mission: Our mission is to support, teach, benefit, organize, manage and develop youth basketball programs specifically designed for the boys and girls of the 4th, 5th & 6th grade in the Ashland School District.


Philosophy: Our philosophy is to offer as many young athletes as possible a chance to develop their skills, learn teamwork and enjoy the game. In addition, opportunities are available for those with advanced skills to continue to enhance their skills with more competitive play.


Permission Form:

Complete and return the attached Ashland Youth Basketball Association waiver at the frist practice which will be on October 19 at the Dodd Gym.  We will be having a girls session at 9:00 - 10:30, with the boys being at 10:30 - 12:00.



October 19 -Nov. 23 Skills Camp

4th - 6th grade girls 9:00am-10:30am DoddGym

4th - 6th grade boys 10:30am-12:00pm Dodd Gym


November 30  No Basketball Holiday Weekend


December 7 – 14

Skills Camp/Games

4th - 6th grade girls 9:00am-10:30am Dodd Gym

4th-6th grade boys 10:30am-12:00pm Dodd Gym


The 5th and 6th grade boys and girls teams will be eligible for the traveling teams that will start mid-Dec and will have 3-4 tournaments.