Does your child want to learn to play basketball in a fun environment? The Salvation Army Rookie Basketball Association is a youth basketball league for boys and girls in Duluth, Minn., that teaches team play and equal participation, while developing on-court skills.
The league offers seasonal sessions, plus 3-on-3 player opportunities and clinics. For information on current league events view our most recent newsletter: Summer Newsletter 2016.
Winter League: Grades K-4
Spring League: Grades 3-6
Summer Clinics: Grades K-6
Registration is now open. Download the 2016 Summer Clinic registration form.
Fall 3-on-3 Tournament: Grades K-12
Registration is now open for the 2016 event (download registration form). Games will begin at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed to set up, keep score, and fill many other roles. For more information, to participate in planning, or to volunteer email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-576-6174.
Discounts & Scholarships
Practice and Games
- The Salvation Army, 215 S. 27th Ave. W.
- Homecroft Elementary, 4784 Howard Gnesen Road
- Piedmont Elementary, 2827 Chambersburg Ave.
- Congdon Elementary, 3116 E. Superior St.
- Lowell School, 200 Rice Lake Rd.
All games are on Saturdays at either The Salvation Army, 215 S. 27th Ave. W., or The Encounter, 201 E. 1st St.
If Duluth Public Schools are closed due to a holiday or inclement weather, practices or games will be cancelled.
Coaches send players home each with with drills and skill work to practice at home. View player skill guide.
Coaches and Volunteers Needed
Parent and Player Resources
Videos: Game Footage
Videos: Testimonials & Season Highlights
These are the highlights for the 2015 Winter Season. Watch to learn what our league is about and what a typical season is like.
From the Mayor
Duluth Mayor Emily Larson congratulates players on a season well done and talks about her own children’s experience in the league.
Sponsors and Support
We also have a number of local businesses who support the program:
“Pro Team” Sponsors ($1,500+)
“Varsity Team” Sponsors ($300-$1,499)
- The Ski Hut
- New York Life
- Country Inn and Suites Duluth North
- AmericInn Hotel and Suites Duluth South – Black Woods Convention Center
- Vintage Acres (Duluth)
- Zenith Terrace
- Hubbard Broadcasting (WDIO TV)
- Kia of Duluth
- Gerlach, Beaumier, and Trogdon Attorneys at Law
- Asphalt of Duluth
- City Auto Glass
- Legacy Custom Homes
- Doty Development-TLC
- Little Caesars
For more information about the Rookie Basketball Association, please contact Coordinator Kris Mallett at 218-576-6174.