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1st-2nd grade practices begin the week of October 30th.  1st-2nd grade games begin Friday November 3rd.


  • 3rd/4th Grade Girls: LaVista Recreation Center – Saturday November 4th, 1:30pm. Check in begins at 1:15pm.
  • 3rd/4th Grade Boys: LaVista Recreation Center - Saturday November 4th, 2:30pm. Check in begins at 2:15pm.
  • 5th/6th Grade Boys: Sunday, November 5th, 1:30pm at LaVista Recreation Center.  Check in begins at 1:15pm.
  • 5th/6th Grade Girls: Sunday, November 5th, 2:30pm at LaVista Recreation Center. Check in begins at 2:15pm.
  • 7th/8th Grade Boys: Thursday November 9th, 7:00pm at Papillion Middle School. Check in begins at 6:45pm.

PRO Basketball Overview

PRO Basketball provides an opportunity for 1st-8th grade players of all abilities to learn and apply basketball skills. Players, coaches, referees, and parents facilitate a positive learning environment for players to have a great basketball experience. Players will respect each other, coaches, referees, and practice and game facilities. PRO Basketball places greater emphasis in learning over winning or losing. Our commitment to developing successful players is steadfast.

Success- Players improving their individual skills, learning to be part of a team, remaining humble with success, and resilient when setbacks occur.

Our Promise- PRO Basketball provides a safe, learning environment for players to improve basketball skills. PRO Basketball members will communicate clearly, listen intently, and resolve any issues to ensure all have an opportunity to learn and improve in basketball.

Player Commitment- Players are responsible for preparing for practice and games. Players will come to practice with a desire to learn and grow. Players will be good teammates. Players will respect their teammates, coaches, referees, fellow competitors, and practice/game facilities.  

Parent Commitment- Be a positive influence for your player, their teammates, coaches, referees, and competitors. Players and other attendees are watching us.  Strive to be positive and let players learn from coaches

Coach Commitment- Remain positive, Always! Balance the science of basketball with the art of teaching the game to players of various skill levels. Encourage growth and learning in players. Tailor coaching approach based on the physical, tactical, technical, and pyscho-social level of players.   



  See "Contact Us" to contact the PRO Basketball Director, Tom Slykhuis.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Byrne, PRO President at