Raytown’s Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing the citizens of Raytown with a variety of recreational facilities and programs at a reasonable cost. Residents of Raytown can now explore the range of benefits the city has to offer through our new web site. Please visit each section of our site and find out what we have to offer you!

          Raytown Youth Basketball League - 2021-2022             

Raytown Youth Basketball League was established for the purpose of providing a healthy, recreational program for young boys and girls interested in basketball.  The League seeks to teach fundamental basketball skills and techniques, provide fun, enjoyment and game competition with responsible adult leadership; teach sportsmanship under all conditions, build minds and bodies through good, clean, sportsmanlike play and vigorous exercise, teach kids the importance of teamwork, and encourage all participants to complete what they start.

Practices start November 8th (Monday-Thursday evenings).  Coaches will notify you near the end of October with day, time and location of practice.  Games will be on Saturdays starting December 4, 11, 18, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5 and 12.  Make-up snow date will be February 26.

Cost:  $56.00 per player Kindergarten through 3rd Grade (Co-Ed Teams)
           $66.00 per player 4th Grade though 6th Grade (Boys & Girls Teams)
           Additional $10.00 for Non-Raytown School District students

Each player will receive a Team T-shirt and an Award at the end of the season. Please indicate child's shirt size on registration form.  Please.note, if you order the wrong size shirt, there will be a $10 reorder charge.  

Scholarships:  The Raytown Educational Foundation provides partial registration fee scholarships to eligible Raytown Youth Basketball League participants.  To be eligible for a scholarship:  your child must be currently receiving Free or Reduced School Lunches for the 2021-22 school year.  You will need to fill out the Scholarship Form (see below), attach a copy of the letter from the Raytown Food Services office showing your child is participating in the program for the 2021-22 school year and also fill out the Basketball Registration Form (see below) and bring all to the Raytown Parks office at 5912 Lane Avenue in Colman Park.  The scholarship is 50% off registration price.

Registration & Payment:  Registration Deadline extended until October 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
In Person:
  Bring registration form and scholarship form (if eligible) to the Raytown Parks office, 5912 Lane Ave., Raytown. We accept cash, check, debit/credit.  All debit/credit card payments are subject to processing fees (in person or online).
Online:  Follow link below and pay with debit/credit card only through Stripe.  No scholarships are permitted online.

Print Registration Form (Pdf).

Print Scholarship Form (Pdf).

Once you have registered, your child's coach will notify you near the end of October with day, time and location of practice.

For league updates, game cancellations or weather updates, etc. call 816-545-4272.  We will be following Jackson County COVID-19 mandates during practices and games.


Mission Statement

The Raytown Parks & Recreation Department was established under its own Board of Directors for the following purposes:

1.  To serve the residents of Raytown and the general public by providing:
a.  A pleasant, safe, and well-maintained parks, recreational facilities, and equipment at a reasonable cost to the participant.
     b.  A variety of recreational programs that are designed, scheduled and staffed to maximize accessibility.
2.  To provide a working environment for its staff that promotes safety, open communication, and fair treatment.
3.  To provide the City of Raytown and it's taxpayers a department that effectively and efficiently uses its funding and resources to generate a sense of pride in the community.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Raytown Parks and Recreation Department, an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information, or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to all groups.

ADA Compliance

The City of Raytown acknowledges its responsibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Thus, in order to assist individuals with disabilities who require special services (i.e. sign interpretative services, alternative audio/visual devices, and amanuenses) for participation in or access to the City of Raytown sponsored public programs, services and/or meetings, the City requests that individuals make requests for these services forty-eight (48) hours ahead of the scheduled program, service and or meeting.  To make arrangements, contact Raytown Parks and Recreation at 816-358-4100.

Bids in Progress

None at this time.

Contact Information

For address, phone numbers and e-mail addresses see the "Links & Helpful Information".