Parks & Recreation

Youth Basketball (K-3rd Grade)

Council Bluffs Parks & Rec offers a recreational basketball league with some modified rules to make the league more enjoyable and help players learn the fundamental skills of basketball. 


  • All games are played at the Wilson Middle School, 715 N. 21st St or Kirn Middle School, 100 North Ave.
  • Games are played on six Saturdays in January and February. 
  • K-1st grades will play 5-on-5 on 7 ft hoops. 2nd-3rd grades will play 5-on-5 on 9 ft hoops. There is a girls division and boys division for each age groups. Co-ed teams, if formed, may play all boys or all girl teams.
  • Registration begins September 1 and is due December 7, 2018. Sign up individually or as a whole team. Play begins January 5, 2019. 
  • Entry fee for all players is $40 and includes shirts.

    Register online at or download the Youth Basketball Registration Form.

Youth Basketball Rulebook
Youth Basketball Schedules

Basketball Season
Council Bluffs Parks, Recreation, and Public Property Department is dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of quality of life by satisfying and responding to the needs of the community. We achieve that by providing a learning environment, safe active and passive recreational opportunities, as well as stewardship through the maintenance and preservation of natural resources, historic sites, and public facilities. We strive to serve the public by making Council Bluffs a better place to live.