Locations & Dates

Our Partnerships

LifeHoops is looking to grow to more YMCAs in under-served areas of Charlotte in the Fall of 2017 and is looking to expand its current relationship with the Simmons YMCA and Albemarle Road Middle School.

YMCA Locations

  • Simmons YMCA – Democract Drive, Charlotte
  • Johnston YMCA – North Davidson Street, Charlotte


  • Albemarle Road Middle School
  • Reid Park Academy

Upcoming: We plan to expand LifeHoops to Johnston YMCA in partnership with Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in 2017.

Kicking Things Off

LifeHoops is a year-round program, coupling different sports throughout the year with a focus on academic achievement and LifeSkills. Here’s a peek into the timeline of the first few months of the LifeHoops program.

  • Jan 2017


    Patricipant and parent information sessions at local middle schools and YMCAs.

  • Feb 2017


    Invitations sent to participants and preseason clinics.

  • Mar 2017


    The LifeHoops program begins!

  • Apr 2017


    Tournament play begins.

  • Oct 2017


    LifeHoops expands to Stratford Richardson YMCA in partnership with Reid Park Academy.


April 8th, 2017 – First LifeHoops tournament

April 9th, 2017 – LifeHoops participating in the Spectrum Center takeover, sponsored by Red Ventures

October 16th, 2017 – LifeHoops expands to Stratford Richardson YMCA and Reid Park Academy