AUSSIE HOOPS is perfect for anyone who wants to participate in basketball between the ages 5 and 10. It is an introductory program to basketball to help teach kids our great game!

For details on what this program is about and how it can help your child out scroll down for more details.

TERM 1 2019 Sessions will commence on the following dates;

April 29th Start // Monday Nights at Ballarat Arch From 4:15pm - 5 pm

April 30th Start // Tuesday at Phoenix College From 4:15pm - 5pm

May 1st Start //Wednesday at the MARS Minerdome From 4:15pm - 5pm


Term 1 Programs:

Click one of the below buttons to register your kids today! PLEASE NOTE we do offer the first session as a come and try to ensure it's right for your child before signing up. If you want to "come and try" please ensure you contact Ryan McKew to add you to the list!

Arch starts April 29th

Phoenix  starts April 30th

Minerdome starts May 1st

What is Aussie Hoops all about?

Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Basketball experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game. In addition to promoting healthy and active lifestyles, the program serves as a platform for social development and inclusion - fostering stronger and more vibrant communities and individuals.

Benefits for children

• Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation;
• Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, muscle management and well-being;
• Children learn the importance of health and nutrition;
• Important physiological and mental skills are nurtured;
• Respect for others as well as social, team work and cooperation skills are developed;
• Contact with coaches, ambassadors, older children and parents provides valuable role modelling;
• Children are exposed to multi-functional environments creating greater self-confidence;
• Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory and better problem solving skills;
• Children are coached and encouraged by accredited and periodically assessed coaches;
• Children are exposed to the Australian Basketball pathway from Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops through to the elite level; and
• Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops provides a structured and federally endorsed program for children to participate in over a five year period.

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