Grades: 5 - 8
Season: Winter (Beginning of November through End of March)
Leagues: St. Giles participates in two basketball leagues for each of our grades, 5-8. The Classic league hosts a number of other catholic elementary schools from the Chicago-land area. All Classic League home games will be played in the St. Giles Gym, and all away games will be played at any of the Classic League competitor schools. You can take a look at the Classic League website HERE.
Classic League Teams:
|St. Luke-River Forest
Boys also participate in the St. John Vianney League. The St. John Vianney League is run out of SJV and we play all of our games at their gym. SJV is located at 27 N. Lavergne Ave in Northlake, IL.
Each league will have it's own post season tournament based on regular season performance.
Practices & Games: Practice and Classic League games will be held primarily during the week (Monday through Friday) with some Saturday and/or Sunday afternoons. Participation will be 2-4 days per week. It will be at the coaches discretion to create squads for teams with a larger number of participants. Pre-season camp will begin in the beginning of November.
You can find schedules for your child's team under the "Teams" tab on the horizontal list at the top of the page. Simply scroll over "Teams," move to "Choose Team," then "winter" and select either 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade boys basketball. Along with a schedule you will find a roster of your child's team mates.
For a list of game and practice locations please take a look at the Facilities tab on the vertical list of tabs (left hand side).
Price: $220 for registration through October 20 (*beginning October 21, a $25 late fee will be added to all registrations). You will be required to be paid in full for the season before you will be permitted to play.
To Register: Please click on the RED "Register Now" button on the home page. If you do not see a Register Now button, registration has closed.
Registration Dates & Deadline: September 20 - October 20.
Uniforms: All uniforms pieces will be issued at a practice . Jerseys will need to be returned. Solid black shorts were issued during soccer and may be used for basketball as well. If you have lost your black shorts, you can purchase another pair for $10 at the online store. At the end of the season, uniforms will be collected at a uniform return night. If you cannot make this night, you must make an appointment with the Athletic Director to return your jersey (you may NOT return your jersey to the school office). *Any jersey that is not returned will be subject to a $30 replacement fee.
Volunteer Requirements: All families are required to volunteer for 4 hours during the season. Volunteer help is needed at the spring Athletic Fun Lunch, helping at concessions during the game, helping work the score board and being a team manager. You can sign up for your preferred option under the "volunteer" tab in the top horizontal menu.
If you are having financial difficulties and would like to discuss payment options, please contact Kathy Lofgren at firstname.lastname@example.org
For all other questions about St. Giles Basketball, please contact Zac Cocco, Athletic Director at