University of Manitoba Basketball Leagues (UMBL)The UMBL is a men’s recreational, competitive basketball league. Open to all members of the University of Manitoba community, including students, staff and alumni, with or without a membership with Recreation Services. The league is open to those 18 years old, and older. Registration is accepted on a team basis only.  The season runs Sundays, from September to April, with a 20 game regular season, and a minimum of 2 playoff games. Games are played out of the New Gym at the Frank Kennedy Centre, with Basketball Manitoba certified officials. There is FREE parking evenings and weekends at the Fort Garry Campus.

University of Manitoba Basketball League (UMBL)


Mission Statement

To provide an enjoyable atmosphere for basketball that fosters good sportsmanship, and allows players to compete in a safe, recreational league.

Registration Information

We are accepting new teams! Registration opens August 9, 2012 at 10:00 am for new teams which are accepted on a first come basis.

Early Registration – Wednesday August 8 from 10am to 8:00pm

Early registration is for teams that have previously played with the UMBL. Team captains from those teams were contacted specifically about their registration period and the registration process. Any registrations received after this period by returning teams, will be counted in the open registration period and considered on a first-come, first-served basis.Only returning teams are allowed to register online during their registration period. However, teams still must complete and submit a copy of the team registration form. For assistance with the online registration process, contact the League Coordinator or (204)474-6100 to speak to our customer service team.

Open Registration – Thursday August 9 starting at 10:00am

Open registration is for all new teams to the UMBL for the 2012-2013. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis, until the league has reached capacity.

How do I register my team?

Print off the team registration form and bring it with payment to the customer service desk at the Frank Kennedy Centre during normal hours of operation. Payment is accepted by cash, debit, credit card and only cheques made out to the University of Manitoba. Confirmation of successful registration and next steps will be sent to the team captains. Registrations will not be considered complete without the team registration form, located in the registration information package as a pdf link on the right.

In addition, all teams must pay a Team Default Deposit in the amount of $200. This deposit acts as a performance bond against team behaviour and ensuring all league requirements are met. These requirements include: attendance at team captain's meeting, attending all scheduled games, and no performance or sportsmanship issues.

Registration Barcodes

Team Default Deposit ($200) 15143
Full league fees ($2310) 14892
1st Installment ($1180) (includes a $25 administration fee) 14893
2nd Installment ($1155) (due January 2013) 14948

League Information

All team captains must attend the Captain’s Meeting on Thursday September 6th at 7pm. The UMBL will start league play on Sunday September, 16th.

For more information, contact:

Emily George

League Coordinator

Bison Recreation Services

University of Manitoba

145 Frank Kennedy Centre

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

T: (204) 474-7062 

F: (204) 474-7503

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