March Meltdown Youth Basketball Tournament

Play in South Suburban's March Meltdown! Each team in the tournament is guaranteed 3 games.


  • Boys: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th/8th
  • Girls: K/1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Middle School (6th-8th)

Important dates

  • Feb 18:  Last Day for Early Registration
  • Feb 26:  Last Day for Registration
  • Feb 28:  Schedules will be posted for Boys and Girls Tournament by 5:00 p.m.
  • Mar 3-4: Tournament

Game locations


Early Registration: K - Grade 3: $175 per team; Grade 4 - 8: $200 per team

Late Registration: K - Grade 3 $200 per team; Grade 4 - 8: $225 per team


Contact Ryan Daberkow, at 303.798.7515 or at

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The Institute Basketball Academy Camps

Spring Break Camps

The Institute Basketball Academy and South Suburban Parks and Recreation have teamed up to offer two Spring Break basketball camps! These camps are for beginners to advanced players from Kindergarten - 8th grade. The Institute’s professional coaching staff will focus on individual skills such as shooting form and efficiency, ball handing using various tips and techniques, as well as defensive and offensive positioning. The camp will also include game play, so participants can apply all the new skills they have learned. 

Dates: March 28 - 30 
Who: K - 5th grade; boys/girls; beginners through intermediate
Sessions: K - 1st: 1:30 - 2:30 pm; 2nd - 3rd: 2:30 - 3:30 pm; 4th - 5th: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Price: $75 Resident, $85 Nonresident

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Dates: March 27 - 30 
Who: 4th - 8th grade; boys/girls; intermediate through advanced
Session: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm 
Price: $199 Resident, $210 Nonresident

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The Institue Basketball Academy

Spring Swisher Basketball Clinic

Learn the basics of the game with drills designed to teach beginners the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting and defending.

Who:  Ages 4 to 12

When:  April 7-28, Saturdays

Where:  Goodson Recreation Center

Time:  Ages 4 to 5 (9:00-9:45 a.m.)

           Ages 6 to 8 (9:50-10:45 a.m.)

           Ages 9 to 12 (10:50-11:45 a.m.)

Cost:  $36 District/$44 Non-District

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