Instructional Development Program

Practice basketball skills with age-specific training and experienced basketball coaches.

At this time our IDP programs are closed.  Keep checking this page for updates.

IDP Basketball Overview

These instructional programs offer age specific training to those players seeking professional training once a week. Training sessions are provided on weekdays. This is a supplement program to the Recreational Program. Training provided ONCE a week – NO GAMES.

IDP Soccer Divisions

Mini-Dribblers U5-6

Players MUST be 5 years old as of the first session. U5-U6 will meet Saturday mornings. The program is a developmental program for players 6 years of age. The program introduces 6 year olds to basketball related fundamental skills, which takes into consideration specific motor skill development in a noncompetitive environment.

To learn more about Mini-Dribblers , click here!

NOTE: Teams are formed on first-come, first-served basis, so please register early! There will be no refund unless your child cannot be placed on a team. Practice days are based on your child’s volunteer Coach’s practice day selection. Special requests are not guaranteed to be honored.

Important Information

Registration is Closed at This Time

Note on Registration:

After you have registered, you will hear from your child’s coach after the coach’s meeting.

Family Fee Maximum:

Please note that the LVMSC Recreational Basketball “Family Max” does NOT apply to the LMVSC Developmental Program or to the Travel Program.


Refunds are provided only if your child could not be placed on a team. If your child is injured or is suffering from a long-term illness prior to the beginning of the season, please contact LMVSC’s Executive Director, Lula Bauer, at for any questions regarding refunds.

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IDP Basketball Links


Divisions Fee
Mini-Dribblers U5-6 $

Refund Policy:

  • Please make a note, there will be no refund unless your child could not be placed on a team.

Child Sign Up

Register for our IDP Basketball Program Here.

Financial Aide

Scholarships are available on request to players that qualify for Fairfax County Free or Reduced-price school lunches and or on Medicaid, shall pay a reduced registration fee of:

Divisions Fee
Mini Dribblers (U5-U6) $25.00

More than one child shall pay $10.00 plus $5.50 County Fees per additional child per family.


Click Here to Register as a coach.

Season Durations

Mini-Dribblers – Seven Weeks

For more information and to help answer any other questions you might have, please click on our FAQ page HERE

Inclement Weather Policy

Cancellations for inclement weather will be made when Fairfax County Public Schools close for the entire day or early due to weather.  If schools are closed on Friday, weekend use will not be automatically cancelled.  A decision concerning these activities will be made by 7:00 AM on Saturday and 7:00 AM on Sunday or as soon as possible if hazardous conditions develop.  Decisions will be broadcast on local television and radio stations.  FCPS Channel 21 on Fairfax County cable systems and the CRS Weather Line (703-324-5264).

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