The Winnipeg Fury basketball club has announced tryout dates for its girls’ 14U team. The team will emphasize excellence in individual skills and playing as a team while working hard in a positive supportive environment.

First Round of Tryouts:

  • Tuesday, August 19, 7-9 PM, Canadian Mennonite University
  • Thursday, August 21, 7-9 PM, Canadian Mennonite University

Second Round of Tryouts:

  • Thursday, August  28, 6:30-9 PM, Linden Woods Community Centre
  • Tuesday, September 2, 6:30-9 PM, Linden Woods Community Centre

Please see for the club’s philosophy.

If you are unable to attend the First Round of Tryouts due to being out of town, and would like to try out in the second round, please notify head coach, Dale Swirsky, in advance.

Tryout Fee: $25, payable to Winnipeg Fury Basketball, submitted at First Round of Tryouts. This covers the cost for both rounds.

Team Schedule: Will compete in the Rising Stars League (Oct-Dec; April-June).

  • Sept-early Dec (Rising Star Season): Practices are 2x week. Tues and Sat.
  • Jan-March (School Season): Practices are 1x week. Tuesdays.  
  • April -June: Practices are 2x week. Tuesday and Sat.
  • Games during Rising Star Season on Sundays at various times. In April-June some games will also be on Thursday nights.

Practices: Tuesday practices are 8-10 PM  at Lindenwoods CC . The Saturday location and time will vary between 10-12 at CMU and 12:30-2:30 at Broadway Neighbourhood Centre.

Strength Training Program: Each player will have a strength and conditioning regime which she is to do at home 3 times a week for 45 minutes.

Fee for the year:    $750 for commitment from September to March. $1300 for commitment for full season, plus travel expenses for 2-3 out of town travel tournaments, plus uniform costs, if applicable.

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