Community Basketball For Children Aged 5 to 8
Specifically tailored: Mini Bounce is a weekly opportunity for children (Boys and Girls aged 5 to 8 to develop basketball skills, physical literacy and learn to play the game of basketball. We have invested in mini-basketball equipment including height adjustable baskets and mini basketballs to offer the best experience possible for boys and girls wishing to experience the game. Our coaches will run a blended session focusing on functional movement and basketball skills, aiding a child’s development of physical literacy, spatial awareness, throwing and catching skills and team based concepts. The duration of these sessions is usually 1 hour and our coaches’ aim is to introduce the sport to the children in a fun and engaging fashion. There are currently 60 places per week available with pay to play, termly and annual subscription options.
BOUNCE IN TO BASKETBALL
Community Basketball For Children Aged 9 to 11
The Bounce In to Basketball sessions are an open session for children (Boys and Girls) between the ages of 8 and 11. With our coaches focused on creating a fun environment where the aspects of fundamental movement are blended with activities and games with the core skills of basketball as a focus. The key areas of shooting, dribbling, passing and footwork are developed, with the children getting the opportunity to apply these skills in games. The session’s duration is usually 1 hour and 30 minutes in duration and is divided in to 3 segments focusing on skill development, small sided games and match play. Sessions are up-tempo, exciting and fun with a view to instilling a passion for the sport. There are currently 60 places per week available with pay to play, termly and annual subscription options. Children who excel and are identified as talented in these sessions, will be sign posted to our U12’s Academy the start of our junior national league pathway.
NEW HEIGHTS BASKETBALL
Community Basketball For Children Aged 12 to 15
The New Heights are dedicated sessions for young people, male and female who have a keen interest in the sport and may have had an interest sparked in a community session, at school or simply through the increasing media surrounding this exciting sport. These sessions are designed for children in the early years of secondary school between the ages of 12 and 15 who wish to develop in the game and potentially transition to a more competitive environment. There are currently 60 places per week available with pay to play, termly and annual subscription options.
RAISE YOUR GAME
Community Basketball For Children Aged 15 to 19
Raise Your Game sessions are for young people aged 15 to 19 male and female, who wish to try the sport for the first time or who are interested in developing a knowledge about the game. First and foremost we want the young people to pick a ball up and play, with sessions focused on developing players understanding of the game and strengthening their skill-set. It is our aspiration and aim to also engage young people and provide educational opportunities specific to the sport. These groups will be offered upskilling in officiating and coaching, leading to the development of a volunteer and paid workforce. Additionally, blending education with the opportunity to play recreationally we aim to target the post-16 age group to combat the drop off in sports participation. There are currently 60 places per week available with pay to play, termly and annual subscription options.