FAQs

How do I enroll my son in LifeHoops?

Currently, school staff nominates students for LifeHoops at various periods of open enrollment during the year.

What is the duration of the program?

The program will begin in February, and will continue in its current format throughout the summer. After basketball season is over, the program students will transition to fall sports.

How much does it cost?

All costs for participants are covered by the LifeHoops program. This includes food, tutoring and tournament play.

What YMCAs are participating?

Simmons YMCA – 6824 Democracy Drive, Charlotte, NC 28212
Johnston YMCA – 3025 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC 28205
McCrorey YMCA – 3801 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216
Stratford Richardson YMCA – 1946 West Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

How will LifeHoops improve academic achievement?

During this program, YMCA Community Impact and LifeHoops will provide:

  • Certified teachers as program academic liaisons
  • Tutors to provide guided tutoring
  • Collaboration with CMS to access participant data to in order to measure impact

Other questions? Email us.