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    May 29, 2016

    Whyteridge Hosting Outdoor Jr NBA Basketball Program for Age 5-7 July to Sept

    Whyteridge Community Centre in Winnipeg has announced they will be offering a city-wide summer basketball program in conjunction with the Jr NBA program this July though September for children ages 5-7.  The program will occur on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 6:45 pm for 12 weeks on its recently built outdoor basketball court on the club's property beginning July 6 through to September 21.  Cost to register is $140 per child.

    • 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

    • 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

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    Whyte Ridge Community Centre
    • 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
    • Ages: boys & girls ages 5-7 
    • Dates: Wednesdays from July 6 - September 21, 2016 (12 sessions)
    • Times: 6:00 pm - 6:45pm
    • Cost: $140.00 per child
    • Location: Whyte Ridge Community Centre Outdoor Court, 170 Fleetwood Road, Winnipeg, MB (MAP)

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