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    February 10, 2017

    Jr NBA Program Expands to Selkirk for Spring 2017 for Ages 5-8

    The Junior NBA Canada Rookie Division Program has announced it will be hosting the Jr NBA program this spring in Selkirk, Manitoba out of Lord Selkirk Regional Secondary School.  The Jr NBA program provides an entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 8 years old by providing a fun, safe and healthy learning environment.  All participants receive a Jr NBA basketball and a Jr NBA t-shirt.  Details on the program include...

    Contact for registration - Sue Gilmour

    About the Jr. NBA Program

    Fun, Basketball Authentic, Maximum Basketball Touches


    • 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

    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
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