Wheaton Park District participates in the DYTBL (DuPage Youth Travel Basketball League), a competitive feeder/park district affiliate basketball league. This program emphasize a higher level of competitiveness. Because this is a competitive basketball program, playing time is not guaranteed. Player progress during the season is strongly affected by player attendance, therefore, all practices and games have mandatory attendance. This program is designed to help progress athletes as players and individuals. The goal of this program is development athlete’s skills, fundamentals as well as promote safety, fun, sportsmanship and honest competition.
Teams will have two 1 hour and 30 minute practices per week. Depending on the age level, teams will play between 26-35 games during a season. Teams participating in the DYTBL will play home and away games. All teams will compete in at least two tournaments and will play in the end of the season tournament for the DYTBL division they were placed in. Games and tournaments are usually on Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s. Some teams will have the occasional game during the week.
This program is offered to players in 4-8 grader who are interested in playing basketball at a competitive level. The season begins in October and runs until the beginning of March. This is a traveling program and playing time is not guaranteed. When registering for the tryouts, you are acknowledging that you read and fully understand the program requirements.