What is Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops?

 

Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops is a series of structured programs explicitly developed for new children wanting to play the sport of basketball. It is designed for players aged between 4 and 11 years who have zero experience with organised games. Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops teaches the rules and skills associated with playing basketball in a safe and fun environment. Players are taught how to enjoy the sport and play the game fairly, preparing them for a team in our organised club competition. Brisbane Basketball Inc. (BBI) offers the following Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops activities:

 

Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops - ROOKIES (4 - 7 years)

For our youngest players, this is a fun program which introduces children aged between 4 and 7 years to bouncing, throwing, shooting and teamwork activities on a modified court. The program is delivered at multiple venues in the after school timeslot. It runs during the school term but not during school holidays. All NEW participants will recieve the Aussie Hoops pack with basketball, singlet and bag.

Contacts/Information: Lucian 0419 724 392 or aussiehoops@brisbanebasketball.com.au

For times and dates or to register please click on the Rookies tab

 

Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops - STARTERS (7 - 11 years)

This introduction to basketball program aims to teach children aged between 7 and 11 years the skills and rules of the game. Players will have fun learning how to shoot, dribble and pass as they begin to play actual games of basketball. The program is delivered at multiple venues in the after school timeslot. It runs during the school term but not during school holidays. All NEW participants will recieve the Aussie Hoops pack with basketball, singlet and bag.

Contacts/Information: Lucian 0419 724 392 or aussiehoops@brisbanebasketball.com.au

For times and dates or to register please click on the Starters tab

 

Vicinity Centres Aussie Hoops - ALL-STAR Competition (6 - 11 years)

The All-Star Competition is an opportunity for kids to play in organised games as they continue to learn and prepare for joining our club competition. Games are held at NAB Stadium, Auchenflower, on Saturday mornings from 7:30am. Players are placed into teams each Saturday for 30 mins of skills training followed by a 30 minute game of basketball. There are no ladders, no score sheets, no grand finals..... just a social environment for kids to learn the game.

Contacts/Information: Lucian 0419 724 392 or aussiehoops@brisbanebasketball.com.au

For times and dates or to register please click on the All-Stars tab

 

Holiday Hoops Camps (7 - 15 years)

BBI's Holiday Hoops Camps occur over two days every school holidays. The children are supervised and looked after by our trained staff. Both days are packed with games, skills and physical activity, ensuring the kids both improve their basketball skills and their physical fitness by the end.

Contacts/Information: Lucian 0419 724 392 or aussiehoops@brisbanebasketball.com.au

For times and dates or to register please click on the Camps link when it becomes available.