Miniball is a Basketball league for children in school years Kindergarten - Year 5. It is Maitland Basketball’s first game playing experience for Primary School aged children

Players will develop their skills and confidence in a fun and supportive team environment.  Each week your team will play 2 x 15 minute halves with a 15-minute skills session at half time. Our Sporting Schools accredited coaches will assist referees and players build confidence and are responsible for the ½ time skills session. Your game of Basketball with modified rules to assist skill improvement and confidence in all players:

  • Hoops lowered to 8”6’ to allow young players to score baskets
  • No grabbing rule - When a player is holding the ball, defenders may not grab the basketball - to foster development of jump stop, pivot and footwork confidence

WHAT’S NEW IN 2018!!

  • Miniball skills fun day – every school term – all players invited at no extra cost
  • Brand new uniforms for all teams.
  • Graded groups based on age, skill level and experience.
  • Because our numbers are growing, your game time may be different each week.  It is important to check your draw


  • Ages: Kindy to Year 5
  • Cost: $90 per player per term
  • Weekly Game times - 4.30pm ; 5.20pm; 6.10PM (game times subject to change)

All players must hold a current MBA Membership - to join click here

If you are interested in joining a team, please contact Trevor Gallacher on development@maitland.basketball.net.au or on 49343503

10 Week Program – see table below for 2018 dates


Term 4 2018

Term 1 2019

Muster Day - 4.00-5.30pm


Tuesday 16th October

Tuesday 5th February

First Week

Tuesday 16th October

 Tuesday 5th February

Miniball Skills Day



Last Week

Tuesday 18th December

 Tuesday 9th April

All players must hold a current MBA Membership - Online Membership - CLICK HERE


We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers (parents, older siblings, friends and family members) to help with game coaching and substitutions each week.  If you are interested in helping with one of these roles, please contact Trevor Gallacher on 4934 3503 or email development@maitland.basketball.net.au

FREE Muster Day

The purpose of the muster day is to introduce new players to Miniball. The muster day will consist of a skills warmup, followed by a game for all players.  Come along with a group of friends to form a team OR turn up by yourself and we will help you find a team.

To register your interest in attending the Muster Day, please contact MBA.  If you are unable to attend the muster day, but would like to join a team, please call us on 49343503 or email development@maitland.basketball.net.au

Miniball Skills Days

These are an exciting new addition to our 2018 Miniball program. Our Mustangs Stable Fun Days are included in your program cost for all registered and paid Tuesday afternoon Miniball players. Other children can join in on the fun for $20.

These camps are a great chance to develop your Basketball skills, and also serve as an introduction to the basics of team play, suitable for all primary school aged players. The camps will include morning / afternoon tea, as well as a chance to meet and be coached by Mustangs rep coaches, and members of our elite men’s and women’s Mustangs players.




10 Bent Street
PO Box 300, MAITLAND, NSW, 2320
Phone: 02 49343503