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Aussie Hoops at MBBI

Aussie Hoops is Basketball Australia and Moreton Bay Basketball’s development program for children aged 5 – 11 years. It’s a great opportunity to acquire and develop new skills. Most of All Aussie Hoops is about having FUN…!

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What do you get?

Every new participant in the Aussie Hoops Program receives an Aussie Hoops Pack. In the Aussie Hoops Pack participants get:

  • Size 4 Spalding Basketball– Modified to suit smaller hands and modelled on Basketball Australia’s official game ball.

  • Personalise Aussie Hoops singlet– With your child’s name and Local Aussie Hoops delivery centre logo.

  • Aussie Hoops Backpack– Because every young baller needs something to carry their basketball gear in!

  • Sticker Sheet – Featuring all 8 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) teams. 

How long does it go for?

Each session  runs for around 1 hour and will be taken by one of our accredited Aussie Hoops Coaches. There will be 8 or 10 weeks of 1 session per week in a school term.

Visit the Aussie Hoops website for more details:

Aussie Hoops - FAQ

Q) What experience does my child need to participate in Aussie Hoops?

A) No prior experience with basketball or sport is required. 

 

Q) Where can my child participate in Aussie Hoops?

A) We have several programs at various schools.

 

Q) When do Aussie Hoops programs run?

A) All year round. Programs are typically in conjunction with the applicable school terms in your State or Territory.

 

Q) How long does an Aussie Hoops program run for?

A) Dependent on the local centre, programs run for between 5 and 10 weeks.

 

Q) How long does an Aussie Hoops session run for?

A) Dependent on the local centre, sessions are delivered each week for between 45 and 75 minutes.

 

Q) What does my child receive as a Aussie Hoops participant?

A) Upon successful online registration and payment for new participant, an Aussie Hoops participant receives a Participant Pack which contains a Aussie Hoops backpack, reversible singlet and basketball. Pack must be chosen at checkout.

 

Q) How do I register my child to participate in a Aussie Hoops program?

A) Participants can only be registered for Aussie Hoops programs online. Visit the Aussie Hoops website or our website  and follow the prompts to registration and payment. Registration and payment should take no longer than 5 minutes.

 

Q) What equipment does my child need to participate?

A) Participants are required to bring their basketball provided in their Participant Pack and encouraged to wear the reversible singlet at session delivery. We also recommend participants bring a water bottle and wear suitable footwear for participation such as standard school sport shoes or basketball shoes.

 

Q) Does my child need protective equipment?

A) Basketball is considered a limited-contact sport and Aussie Hoops is delivered in a controlled environment. With this said a small percentage of participants wear mouth guards as a point of safety and No wearing of jewelry, new piercing's can be taped.

 

Q) Who runs an Aussie Hoops local centre?

A) Aussie Hoop is an Australian Basketball Association program delivered by tour local club, Moreton Bay Basketball Inc.

 

Q) As a parent or caregiver, how can I get involved?

A) There are a variety of ways to become involved in Aussie Hoops. Basketball Australia recommends reaching out to your Local Centre Coordinator in the first instance.  At MBBI we welcome parental involvement during sessions.  

 

Q) How much does Aussie Hoops cost?

A) $110 for new players and $80 for return players.

 

Q) Registered, but don't have a pack? 

A) For New participants that did not order a pack at checkout.

Aussie Hoops MBBI Participant Pack

This link will get you to the shop, you will just need to change association to Moreton Bay Basketball Inc. as shown below:

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Please choose pack 1 or 4..

 

Upcoming Sessions

 

  • Girls - 8 weeks commencing Saturday 27/04/2024, 9:00am - 10:00am, at Burpengary State School.

  • Boys - 8 weeks commencing Saturday 27/04/2024, 8:00am - 9:00am, at Burpengary State School.

  • Boys 4 - 6-year-old - 8 weeks commencing Saturday 27/04/2024, 9:00am - 10:00am, at Burpengary State School.

  • Mixed - 8 weeks commencing Monday 22/04/2024, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, at Burpengary State School.

  • Mixed - 8 weeks commencing Tuesday 23/04/2024 3:30pm - 4:30pm, at St Peters Catholic Primary School

  • Mixed - 8 weeks commencing Tuesday 23/04/2024 3:30pm - 4:30pm, at St Benedicts Primary School

 

For more information follow this link: https://aussiehoops.basketball/

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