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Opportunities in Basketball

In addition to the clinics, classes and events detailed below, these following sites provide information about some other basketball opportunities in the Hudson Valley:


Clinics, Classes, and Various Events that we are offering during the 2017-2018 Season.

Mark your calendar for these exciting opportunities. Additionally, the Safe Environment Training is now available online. If you have any questions, contact Chris Fields (e-mail: fieldsc@optonline.net or phone: 462-8790).

Events in:


SEPTEMBER 2017

Sunday, September 10, 10:30-2:00

    First Registration

Friday, September 15, 6:00-9:00

    Second Registration

Saturday, September 16, 8:30 a.m.

    Start of High School League

Saturday, September 23

Thursday, September 28

    Playmaker Clinic with Kenney Dawson at Taconic Sports Complex

Saturday, September 30

    Girls Clinic with Al Viani, Our Lady of Lourdes Girls Head Coach.
    Location: Our Lady of Lourdes
    Audience: 3rd thru 10th Grade Girls from St. Martin CYO
    Maximum: 50 players.

OCTOBER 2017

Sunday, October 1, 1:00-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October TBD, 6:30 p.m.

    Training Clinic at Northstar Facility

Thursday, October TBD, 6:30 p.m.

    Vassar Men's Clinic with BJ Dunne, Head Coach, Vassar Men's Basketball, Plus the Vassar Men's Basketball Team

    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Audience: 3rd thru 8th Grade Boys from St. Martin CYO.
    Maximum: 50 players
    Note: 9th thru 12th graders are not allowed to participate per NCAA D3 Rules.

Thursday, October TBD, 6:30 p.m.

    Vassar College Girls' Clinic with Candice Brown, Head Coach, Vassar Women's Basketball, Plus the Vassar Women's Basketball Team

    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Audience: 3rd thru 10th Grade Girls from St. Martin CYO.
    Maximum: 50 players

Thursday, October 20 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Marist College Men's Clinic with Mike Maker, Head Coach, Marist Men's Baskeball, Plus the Marist Men's Basketball Team

    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Audience: 3rd thru 6th Grade Boys from St. Martin CYO.
    Maximum: 50 players.
    Note: 7th thru 12th graders are not allowed to participate per NCAA D1 rules.

Thursday, October 20 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Marist College Women's Clinic with Brian Giorgis, Head Coach, Marist Women's Baskeball, Plus the Marist Men's Basketball Team

    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Audience: 3rd thru 6th Grade Boys from St. Martin CYO.
    Maximum: 50 players.
    Note: 7th thru 12th graders are not allowed to participate per NCAA D1 rules.

Saturday, October TBD

    St. John's Pratice with Chris Mullin

    Includes Practice, Tour of Manhattan Churches and Dinner.

    Location: New York City.

Saturday, Late Oct / Earl Nov.

    UConn Women's Practice with Geno Auriemma, UConn Women's Head Coach

    Details to be determined by likely: Practice, Champions Practice Facility Tour, Campus Tour, Husky Heritage Sports Museum, and Dinner at Willington Pizza.

    Location: Gampel Pivilion, Storrs, CT

October TBD

    Marist Men's Open Practice

    Location: McCann Area at Marist College

October TBD

    Marist Women's Open Practice

    Location: McCann Area at Marist College

Saturday, October 28, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

    Referee Retreat and Dinner

    This clinic is run by Matt Grossman, Girls' Intramural Director & Certified High School Referee, will enable participates to referee boys 5-6 intramural games.
    Location: St. Martin Nativity Center
    Audience: All coaches, players and graduates.


NOVEMBER 2017

TBD

    New York Knicks vs. TBD at MSG Lounges

Saturday, November 11, 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    3-Point Shooting Contest
    Note: NBA Style Format
    Each division will have 3 to 4 rounds, 12 to 8 to 4 to 2, with the highest point totals moving on. 5 shots each from 5 racks (25 in total); 1 minute, 30 seconds to complete. Each shot made counts as 1 point, except the last ball, the 'money' ball, which counts for 2 points.  Competition takes place simultaneously in both half courts.   Prizes will be given to 1st and 2and place finishers in each division plus they will also receive plaques with their name on it at the year-end awards ceremony. See Photo Gallery for pictures from prior years.

    This events takes about 2 hours to complete.
    Please arrive by 6:15 p.m. to warm-up so that we can start the event promptly at 6:30 PM. 

    Audience: 5th thru 12th Grade Boys and Girls
    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Note: This event is Free.

Sunday, November 19, All Day

    Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors at Barclays Center

    * Note: following details are subject to change *

    7:30 a.m. - bus leaves St. Martin's.
    10 a.m. - meet in front of the Barclays Center
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - kids get to use the Barclays Center court for shooting lines and 5-on-5 games in each half court.
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - 50 kids get to serve a team captain, man hi-5 lines for the Nets, stand with the Nets and Trail Blazers players for the national anthem and participate in the t-shirt toss.
    3:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Game
    6:30 p.m. - bus departs from Barclays Center

TBD

    2nd Brooklyn Nets Event; Brooklyn Nets vs. TBD at Barclays Center

    * Note: following details are subject to change *

    7:30 a.m. - bus leaves St. Martin's.
    10 a.m. - meet in front of the Barclays Center
    10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - kids get to use the Barclays Center court for shooting lines and 5-on-5 games in each half court.
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - 50 kids get to serve a team captain, man hi-5 lines for the Nets, stand with the Nets and Trail Blazers players for the national anthem and participate in the t-shirt toss.
    3:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Game
    6:30 p.m. - bus departs from Barclays Center

November TBD at 6:00

    Coach's Retreat and Dinner

    Location: St. Martin Nativity Center


DECEMBER 2017
Friday, December 1 at 5:45 p.m.
    Vassar Men's and Women's CYO Night at Vassar's Athletic & Fitness Center

Sunday, December 3, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    Boys 5th - 6th Grade Open Gym and Pizza Party
    Maximum 30 players.

Sunday, December 17, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    Boys 7th - 9th Grade Open Gym and Pizza Party
    Maximum 30 players.

Saturday, December 9, Sunday, December 10, Saturday, December 16, and Sunday, December 17

    10th Annual St. Martin CYO Basketball Tournament.
    Round Robin Games

    Location:

      The Culinary Institute of America
      Oakwood Friends School
      St. Martin de Porres
      Athletic & Fitness Center at Vassar College
      Walker Field House at Vassar College
      McCann Center at Marist College

    Tournament will provide more details.

TBD

    Marist Men's and Women's CYO Night at McCann Arena

JANUARY 2018

Friday, January 5, Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7

    10th Annual St. Martin CYO Basketball Tournament.
    Round Robin Games

    Location:

      The Culinary Institute of America
      Oakwood Friends School
      St. Martin de Porres
      Athletic & Fitness Center at Vassar College
      Walker Field House at Vassar College
      McCann Center at Marist College

    Tournament will provide more details.

Saturday, January 13

    10th Annual St. Martin CYO Basketball Tournament.
    Round Robin Games

    Location:

      The Culinary Institute of America
      Oakwood Friends School
      St. Martin de Porres
      Athletic & Fitness Center at Vassar College
      Walker Field House at Vassar College
      McCann Center at Marist College

    Tournament will provide more details.

Monday, January 15, 3:00

    Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks at Barclays Center

Monday, January 15, 6:30 p.m.

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest

TBD

    CYO Picture Night
    For Sports Journal photo information, see: Sports Journal Photos
    Location: Nativity Center at St. Martin de Porres

FEBRUARY 2018

Saturday, February 3

    SSt. John's vs. Duke at Madison Square Garden
    Details TBD

Sunday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.

    10th Annual Super Bowl Sunday Mass
    Players are encouraged to wear their CYO uniforms for this special Mass dedicated to sportsmanship and the CYO spirit. Please seat yourselves to the far right of the church as you face the alter. Players will serve as collectors and bring up the gifts.

    Audience: All are invited to participate.

Sunday, February 11 at 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    9thHot Shots Contest
    All intramural and travel teams will have their team hot-shot contents during December and January. The top two from each team will be invited to participate in this event. Winners advance to county contest held on Friday, 2/24.

    Note: The instructional league will have their own contest. B3-4 contest will be held on a date TBD.

    Location: St. Martin Gym
    Audience: 3th - 9th Grade Boys and 4th - 10th Grade Girls

Sunday, February 18, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    Girls Open Gym and Pizza Party

    Maximum: 30 players

Sunday, February 25 at 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    Boys 3rd-4th Grade Open Gym and Pizza Party
    Maximum: 30 players

MARCH 2018

Sunday, March 25 at 1:00 p.m.

    Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers at Barclays Center
    Details TBD

APRIL 2018

Events this month TBD.


MAY 2018

Thursday, May 3 at 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    Instructional League, Girls Intramural and Travel Teams Awards Ceremony

    A barbecue and open basketball (bring your own ball) will be held behind St. Martin's school. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this nice social evening.

    Please feel free to bring desserts to share.

    Thanks to Knights of Columbus for grilling hot dogs, hamburgers and for providing drinks.

    All participants will receive a yearbook and trophy except travel players and intramural players grades 7-10 will receive yearbooks only.   The funds not spent on trophies will be donated to Charities of Dutchess County.

Friday, May 4 at 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

    Boys Intramural and Travel Awards Ceremony

    A barbecue and open basketball (bring your own ball) will be held behind St. Martin's school. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy this nice social evening.

    Please feel free to bring desserts to share.

    Thanks to Knights of Columbus for grilling hot dogs, hamburgers and for providing drinks.

    Camp Veritas will be on site to answer any questions you have about traditional Camp Veritas and the new Catholic Basketball Camp.

    All participants will receive a yearbook and trophy except travel players and intramural players grades 7-9 will receive yearbooks only.   The funds not spent on trophies will be donated to Charities of Dutchess County.


SEPTEMBER 2018

Sunday, TBD

    First Registration for 2017-2018 Season

Friday, TBD

    Second Registration for 2017-2018 Season