Welcome to Cottage Grove Basketball!
Registration for CGAA Basketball is closed, but will open on Thursday, June 15.
Basketball Evaluations will be taking place on Sept 14-17.
Girls evaluations: Afternoon/evening of Thursday, Sept 14 and Friday, Sept 15.
Boys evaluations: Saturday, Sept 16 and Sunday, Sept 17
All players will need to register for basketball by Sept 11. After evaluations, a separate Rec Basketball registration link and Traveling Basketball registration link will be sent based on evaluation results.
4th grade traveling team gets first place in North St. Paul Tournament
Cottage Grove Basketball Opportunities
Park Girls Wolfpack Summer Basketball Skills Camps
Wolfpack Boys Basketball Camp
Wolfpack Phamily Summer Hoops Basketball Camp
|Saturdays at the Park
This is a Saturday-morning event hosted by community members at Highlands Park on Idsen Ave. in Cottage Grove. They do some drills and organize pick-up games at various levels. At this time, they are planning to host 6 or 7 Saturday events.
For more info, follow them on Facebook. Group name: Saturdays at the Park
Occasionally we are contacted by other basketball organizations to spread the word about opportunities outside of our organization. Feel free to check them out:
|Macalaster College has posted their boys (grades 4-8) summer basketball camp schedule. Click here for more info and to register.|
|Registration opens||3rd-8th||June 15, 2023|
|Registration closes||3rd-8th||9/11/23 @11:59pm|
|Teams posted||3rd-8th||about a week after tryouts|
|Practices start||3rd-8th||Late October|
|District 833 Border Battle Jamboree||3rd-8th||10/28/23-10/29/23|
|Cottage Grove hosted tournament (girls)||3rd-8th||12/16/23-12/17/23|
|Cottage Grove hosted tournament (boys)||3rd-8th||2/10/24-2/11/24|
|Youth night @ Park High School game||3rd-8th||TBD|
|Girls State Tournament||3rd-8th||2/24/24-2/25/24|
|Boys State Tournament||3rd-6th||3/2/24-3/3/24|
|Boys State Tournament||7th-8th||3/9/24-3/10/24|
|Little Dribblers||Junior Wolfpack||Rec||Travel|
|Grade level||Pre-K & Kindergarten||1st-2nd||3rd-6th||3rd-8th|
|Season||Offered in fall and spring||Mid Nov-Early Feb||Early Nov-Mid Feb||Late Oct-Mid March|
|Practices||1.25 hour long||2 times per week, Practice for half hour||2 times per week (1-1.5 hours each)||2 times per week (1.5 hours)|
|Games||No actual games||On the same nights as practices (practice for half hour, then game for half hour)||1 game per Saturday||All games are part of weekend tournaments, typically 3 games per tournament|
|Team formations||N/A||Groups with some from the same elementary school, even distribution of 1st and 2nd graders on each team||Balanced teams--evaluations take place in mid-September||Evaluations take place in mid-September, divide players up by skill-level|
|Playing time||all participate in drills and games||Equal playing time||Equal playing time is required by the league||Playing time will vary|
|Uniforms||N/A||Reversible team jersey included in registration cost||Uniform included in registration cost||Uniform included in registration cost, sized by Advanced Sportswear|
|Coaches||Park High School coaching staff and volunteers||Parent volunteers||Parent volunteers||Parent volunteers selected by the traveling directors. May require interview|
|Registration||September13-October 16||Mid-July--September 16||Mid-July-Sept 16, 2022||Mid-July-Sept 16, 2022|
|Volunteer Requirements||N/A||N/A||N/A||Parent must work a shift at Cottage Grove hosted tournament|
Little Dribblers Basketball Clinic (Pre-K and K): $35 - Includes gym time, equipment & t-shirt
Jr. Wolfpack (1st -2nd grade) : $125 - Includes in-house games, gym time, equipment & t-shirt.
Practices will begin mid-November and will be twice per week at an elementary gym.
Boys: 6:30-7:30 Mondays/Wednesdays OR Tuesdays/Thursdays at Grey Cloud Elementary. Girls: 6:30-7:30 Tuesdays/Thursdays at Pine Hill Elementary
Rec (3rd -6th grade ): $260 - Includes: Season games, gym time, equipment & uniforms (Registration opens June 15-Sept 11)
Our rec teams play in a league organized by Woodbury Athletic Association. Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability. Games will be on Saturdays starting November 11-February 3, with end of the season tournament on February 10-11, 2024.
$30 is collected at registration. You will receive a link to register for Rec Basketball after evaluations, which are held on Sept 14-17.
Traveling 3rd grade: $475 - Includes: 8 tournaments (including State), gym time, & equipment. (Registration Open 6/15/23-9/11/23)
Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability. 3rd grade traveling teams play against 4th grade traveling teams in some of the tournaments.
Traveling 4th-8th grade: $575 - Includes: 10 tournaments (including State), gym time, & equipment. (Registration Open 6/15/23-9/11/23)
Practices will be twice per week, days will be dependent on coach and gym availability.
There is a 10% discount on the third registration within a family. Please register in order from oldest child to youngest child in order for the system to recognize it. All registration must be done in the same session in order to receive the discount.
If you are in need of financial aid, please contact Jamie Kieffer and provide your free/reduced lunch verification. Families receiving financial aid will have additional volunteer hours to complete.
Please contact traveling or rec directors with any questions regarding the programs.
If you are a member of another sportsengine site, such as CGAA Baseball, please login with your username and password from the other site, and then click the button on the left vertical navigation bar that says join Cottage Grove Basketball Network. You will be able to use the same password and name for all sportsengine sites. When you go to online registration, you should already see your child's information if you have used online registration in the past with an sportsengine site.