In addition to the Primary and Middle School Leagues, there are a number of opportunities within the county to pursue varied levels of competitive basketball. Generally, registrations begin in early to mid Fall for the Winter season. There are also Summer leagues. Look out for those registrations in the Spring
The YMCA offers a developmental league beginning with Bitty Basketball. The SWISH league, while still a developmental league offers a number of divisions of varying competitiveness within each age group.
The AAU programs are designed for the more competitive athletes and include some travel. The AAU was founded in 1888 to establish standards and uniformity in amateur sports. During its early years, the AAU served as a leader in international sport representing the U.S. in the international sports federations. The AAU worked closely with the Olympic movement to prepare athletes for the Olympic games. After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978, the AAU has focused its efforts into providing sports programs for all participants of all ages beginning at the grass roots level. The philosophy of "Sports for All, Forever," is shared by over 670,000 participants and over 100,000 volunteers.