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    February 27, 2017

    STARTS MARCH 5: Junior Bison Boys Basketball Club Hosting Jr NBA Program for Ages 5-7 for Spring 2017



    STARTS MARCH 5: The Junior Bison Boys Basketball Club has announced it will be hosting the Jr NBA program this spring at Champlain Community Centre.  The Jr NBA program provides an entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old by providing a fun, safe and healthy learning environment.  All participants receive a Jr NBA ball and a Jr NBA t-shirt.  Details on the program include...

    CHAMPLAIN
    • Who: Boys and Girls ages 5-7 years old
    • When: Spring 2017, Sundays 9:30am-10:30am, starts Sunday March 5th,2017 and lasts 12 weeks / 12 sessions.
    • Where: Champlain Community Centre, 282 Niverville Avenue, Winnipeg. (MAP)
    • Cost: $140 per player, includes a Jr NBA Spalding basketball and NBA branded shirt
    Practice with a professional coaching staff and sign up now at juniorbisonboysbasketball@gmail.com












    About the Jr. NBA Program

    Fun, Basketball Authentic, Maximum Basketball Touches

    Objectives

    • Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old
    • Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball
    • Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment 

    Curriculum

    • Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks
    • Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant
    • Aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway
    • Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals
    • Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

    Equipment & Uniform

    • Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games
    • Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt
    The Program

    For Manitoba specific questions on the program, please contact Jr NBA Ambassador:
    Taneesha Greaves
    TGreaves@nba.com
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