Vandalia-Butler Optimist Youth Basketball

Vandalia Butler Optimist Club

2023 - 2024 Season

Vandalia Butler Optimist Basketball Leagues

Teams are drawn in late October and practice begins in early November.   Participants are notified of team placement in late October/early November.  The first games are scheduled for early December and the last games are scheduled for early March.   Practices are held at Vandalia- Butler City Schools.  Games are played at the VRC/ Englewood (all grades).

Registration Information

  • Save $10 by registering on-line at by using coupon code BSKTBALL at checkout.  To guarantee your spot register before October 11.  After October 11, walk-in registration is available until leagues are full. 

Fees:  $45 Resident / VRC Member; $55 Non-Resident

Activity#                 Day             Date (Games)                    Time                                       Grade

380400-00               SAT             12/9 – 03/9                          9:00am - 5:00pm                     Boys 2nd / Girls 2nd

380400-01               SAT             12/9 – 03/9                          9:00am - 5:00pm                     Boys 3RD / Boys 4th  

380400-02               SAT             12/9 – 03/9                          9:00am - 5:00pm                     Girls 3rd / Girls 4th 

380400-03               SAT             12/9 – 03/9                          9:00am - 5:00pm                     Boys 5th / Boys 6th

380400-04               SAT             12/9 – 03/9                          9:00am - 5:00pm                     Girls 5th / Girls 6th


Kindergarten – 1st Grade Instructional Basketball

Participants practice skills and learn the rules of the game for the first 30 minutes, and participate in a non-competitive recreational game for the last 30 minutes.   

Grades:  K-1st 

Fees:  $20 Resident / VRC Member; $25 Non-Resident

Location:  VRC Gymnasium

Activity #                Day                         Date                        Time

380413-00               SAT                         01/06 - 02/3             10:30 – 11:30 am


Register online

Youth Athletics Scholarship

The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department administers a Youth Scholarship Fund for Vandalia-Butler students who may need financial assistance to access programs such as Youth Sports Athletic Leagues, CampREC Summer Camp, and a Youth Membership at the Vandalia Recreation Center.  Click here for more information.

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