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Buddy Basketball League Oakland County

Buddy Basketball is a basketball league for Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan special needs children ages 7-14 hosted by Independence Township Parks and Recreation. This league is for both male and female players.


Buddy Basketball is a non-competitive, recreational league for boys and girls with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Each player is paired with a “buddy” to assist them on the court.

Buddy Basketball league is 6 weeks long and held on Mondays at Everest Academy Gym in Clarkston, Michigan. League Play is in January 22 through March 4 of 2024. Games are played on Monday nights beginning January 22, 2024

The fee for the league is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents and $10 for buddies (kids ages 10-17 who want to help).

Registration for Buddy Basketball 2024 season begins Late August of 2023 and ends December 8, 2023. After December 30, 2023, there will be a $10 late fee assessed pending availability.

For more info on Buddy Basketball for special needs children, call 248-625-8223, e-mail or log on to

Evererst Academy Gym
5935 Clarkston Rd
Clarkston, MI 48348

See related posts below for more resources for adults and children with special needs in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan.

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Mondays from January 22 through March 4 from 6p-7p
Buddy Basketball League
Everest Academy Gym (5935 Clarkston Rd)
7 week (6 games) basketball league for boys and girls ages 7-13 with cognitive disabilities with or without physical impairments. Each player will be paired with a buddy, ages 10-17, to assist as needed. Minimum of 10 players/buddies. Hosted by

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