Announcing the 2013-2014 Basketball Season!

The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA and the Wyoming Valley JCC have once again joined forces to offer this great basketball leauge for children ages 5-13.

JCA/YMCA Northampton Street Basketball League is Back!!!

All children ages 5 through 13 are welcome to play regardless of your skill level.
Sign up at the JCC or YMCA. 

Age groups are: 


8-10 (junior Varsity) 

11-13 (Varsity) 

Fee is $35 for the clinic and $65 for JV/Varsity league, $50 for all siblings.

Please contact Bill Buzza at 824-4646 with any questions.

Northampton Street Basketball League hires 

Wilkes-Barre PSU Coach as New Basketball Director


       The JCA/YMCA Northampton Street Basketball Committee is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Miner as its new Basketball Director.  Scott has 28 years of experience coaching on both the high school and college levels, and has accumulated over 200 career wins.  He has coached in over 750 games throughout his career.  His resume includes developing five Division I players, five Division II and III All-Americans, along with four Academic All-Americans.  Scott has also coached over 15-1,000 point scorers and 50 All Conference players.

“I am very excited to begin working, as another season approaches at the Northampton Street Basketball League.  I have always enjoyed working with young people, trying to develop their skills as they learn to play basketball.  I feel it will be an exciting season as we move forward and develop and organize the league, the coaches, and the players” stated Miner.  Basketball Commissioner Bruce Weinstock added, “We welcome Scott and his wealth of basketball knowledge and leadership skills to our program.  Coach Miner will be having a preseason workout for all interested athletes ages eight through 13 years old on Sunday, October 27th   at the YMCA.  Times will be as follows:  8,9,10 year olds 1:00pm – 2:30pm; 11, 12, and 13 year olds 2:30pm-4:30pm.  Registration forms can be picked up at this time or at the JCC, 60 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre.  Look for information on the JCA website and Face book.  Any questions, please call Bill Buzza, Fitness/Recreation Director at 824-4646.