Hoops Academies for Term One 2019

Registrations are now open for Hoops Academies around Canterbury

All of the Hoops Academies around Christchurch (and Selwyn) have now opened their registration portals. Hoops is a great way for Primary Aged players (and older at the YMCA and Gators) to learn and practice their basketball skills. Our dedicated Hoops page is updated each term with current dates, and any program changes.



The Cowles Stadium Hoops Academy has been up and running since the stadium re-opened late in 2012, and has had a tremendous increase in the demand. Because of this we’ve managed to increase the number of coaches we have available at the sessions, and can now enrol more interested children. This is a great opportunity for young basketball players to improve their skills with expert coaching in fun practice sessions. The Hoops academy is suitable for both beginners looking to learn, as well as basketballers looking to consolidate their skill level.

Players in Y0-9 are catered for at Cowles Stadium

Cowles Hoops begin on February 18

Click here to register for Cowles Hoops

Please complete a separate enrollment form for each child. For any enquiries regarding enrolment and administration please contact Rebecca Moon. For queries about on court coaching and the program content please contact Scott Baker.



The Pioneer Hoops After School Academy is an eight week program run by Pioneer Basketball Club on Tuesday afternoons during term at Pioneer Stadium. Players in Y0-8 are catered for at Pioneer Stadium

Pioneer Hoops Begins on February 12

Please register online for Pioneer Hoops by clicking here

Pioneer Hoops Information (online)

Please complete a separate online enrollment form for each child. If you have any questions please email pioneerbasketballclub@gmail.com



The Gators Academy has had a very successful start in Term Four 2014, and in 2019 is running sessions Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays for children in Years 2-10. All sessions are held at Action Indoor Sport Hornby (Monday and Tuesdays) or Middleton Grange (Wednesday and Fridays).

Times vary based on the day of the week – Click here for their flyer where all program times and dates are detailed.

Gators Hoops caters for players in Y2-Y10

Gators Hoops begins in the week of February 11 (or 22 for Mini Ball Hoops)

Click Here to register for Gators Hoops Academies

To enquire, please contact Faith Harrison via email wharenuigators@gmail.com



Classes are capped at 20 or 24 children, in order to maximise the amount of coaching each child receives.

Contact referees@canterbury.basketball to enquire further as to see if there is room for your child at Cowles, pioneerbasketballclub@gmail.com for Pioneer, or email wharenuigators@gmail.com to enquire about the Gators Academy.

If you wish to find out about the Bishopdale YMCA Hoops Programme, held on Mondays and Wednesdays click here

For the Rolleston Community Centre (Tuesdays), Lincoln Event Centre (Wednesdays) or West Melton (Thursdays) please enrol via the Selwyn Basketball Page.

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