Current Rules

Summer 2023 Recreation Basketball Rules


  1. during all time outs
  2. on every whistle during the last two minutes of the game **Exception** If point differential is 15 or greater during last two minutes the clock will not stop except for timeouts or injuries
  3. on ALL foul shots….the clock will then be re-started when foul shot is rebounded if missed, or is put back into play if it is made.  The 6 players lined up for the foul shot may enter lane to rebound on the shooter’s release.  All other players must be lined up outside of the 3-point line, above the foul line extended and may not enter until the ball hits the rim.  Shooter may not enter until the ball hits the rim.
  4. the clock will stop for 20 seconds during substitutions at the 14 minute and 7 minute marks of each half.
    1. This is not a time out and the clock re-starts after 20 seconds.
    2. If a team needs more time they must call a time out.