Travel Basketball

Morton Heat Basketball provides Morton area boys and girls the opportunity to learn and practice the fundamentals of basketball in a structured setting and to experience basketball at a competitive level against other teams their age.


Morton Heat is for all boys and girls 3rd - 6th grade interested in playing travel basketball.

When -& Registration

Tryouts for Morton Heat Basketball are in September. In fact, September 9th and September 17th for the 2023-2024 season.

Practices will then be held starting the week of October 23th, 2023.

Games are then started in mid November and will run through the end of February.



All Morton Heat tryouts and practices will be held in one of the many great gymnasiums at Morton 709 School District. Of course, travel games in other communities will be held outside of Morton.


Each Morton Heat team will be scheduled for two practices a week. Dates, times and locations will be announced once we know how many teams we will be fielding this season. We do our best to accommodate all our teams as much as possible.


The amount of games each team plays will vary. Games are typically ONLY held on Saturday and Sunday's.


Each player for Morton Heat MUST purchase their own reversible travel jersey bought. Information on where and how to purchase this will be sent out soon. Also, players MAY use jersey from previous seasons, as we continue to have universal uniforms through all our teams.

Players are also asked to purchase a reversible red/white practice jersey to have available at practices.


We maintain all efforts to keep costs down to play travel basketball. For the 2023-2024 season, player fee for the season is $110/player.

Frequently Asked Questions

Winter 2023-24

Morton HEAT Travel Basketball is for boys and girls in 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade.  All participants in Morton Heat Basketball MUST live within the Morton Park District tax district.

Details: Season runs from Mid September (Tryouts) to the end of February.

Prices: $110 ($3 Credit Card Fee) Registration Fee to be paid by 9/26/20123.
New players must purchase your own UNIFORM and it is optional for returning players.  More information on uniform ordering will be provided in the season welcoming letter but this will be a separate payment that will need to be made payable to Morton HEAT and mailed to;
Morton Heat
PO Box 933
Morton IL 61550
> Uniform payments MUST be complete by November 1st, 2024.

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