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    December 13, 2016

    WMBA Offering Jr NBA Basketball Program for Children Ages 5-7 for Winter 2017 - Register Now



    The Winnipeg Minor Basketball has announced it will be hosting the Jr NBA program this winter out of 15+ different schools and clubs in the Winnipeg area.  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...
    • Who: Boys and Girls ages 5-7 years old
    • When: Winter 2017, starts mid January to mid-March and lasts 12 weeks / 12 sessions.
    • Where: See below chart
    • Cost: $140 per player, includes a Jr NBA Spalding basketball and NBA branded shirt
    • Session Dates:
      • Sunday Jan 15 - March 19, 2017
      • Monday Jan 16 - March 20, 2017
      • Tuesday Jan 17 - March 21, 2017
      • Wednesday Jan 18 March 22, 2017
      • Thursday Jan 12 - March 23, 2017
    • Jr. NBA Sunday 9:00am Norberry-Glenlee Community Centre
    • JR NBA Monday 6:00pm Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Monday 6:00pm - Birdshill School
    • Jr NBA Monday 6:00pm Red River Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Monday 6:00pm Riverview Elementary
    • Jr NBA Monday 6:30pm - Pacific Junction School
    • Jr NBA Monday 7:00pm - Birdshill School
    • Jr NBA Tuesday 6:00pm Tyndall Park Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Tuesday 5:00pm - Lindenwoods Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Tuesday 6:00pm - Lindenwoods Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Tuesday 6:00pm Maples Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Tuesday 6:00pm Red River Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Wednesday 5:00pm - Greendell Park Community Centre
    • Jr. NBA Wednesday 6:00pm Brock Corydon School
    • Jr NBA Wednesday 6:00pm - Earl Grey School
    • Jr NBA Wednesday 6:30pm - Ecole Dieppe School
    • Jr NBA Thursday 5:00pm - Garden City Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Thursday 5:00pm University of Winnipeg RecPlex Gym
    • Jr NBA Thursday 5:00pm - Southdale Community Centre
    • Jr NBA Thursday 6:00pm Kirkfield Westwood Community Centre
    To register for one of the sessions, please go to...

    http://wmba.ca/news.php?news_id=1242465

    Click on the 'Register Now' button at the bottom of the page to begin!



    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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