Aussie Hoops (Basketball for Children)

Run by Basketball Geelong, an introductory program for primary school aged children for basketball, with weekly coaching to learn the skills of the game through appropriately modified activities and rules. The program runs from the 2nd week of each school term for 8 weeks. First time participants: $60 including coaching, certificate, insurance, backpack, T-shirt, basketball, sweatband and drink bottle; returning participants: $35 including coaching, certificate and insurance.

Thursdays 4:10pm to 4:55pm at Lara Primary School sports hall; Saturdays 9:30am - 10:15am at The Geelong Arena, North Geelong. Contact or (03) 5277 1388.

For older children and adults, refer to Lara Basketball Club

Lara Basketball Club

Lara Basketball Club fields number of teams competing in the Geelong Amateur Basketball Association summer and winter competitions, including junior boys and girls and senior men's and women's teams.

New players are welcome in all age groups for both boys and girls. Beginners are welcome as basic skills will be taught as well as advanced skills to the more experienced players. Age groups are from Under 10 to Under 18 as well as Senior men's and women's teams. Anybody interested in playing, coaching, sponsoring or contributing to the club is encourages to contact Rod 5282 1196.

For an introductory program for children, refer to Aussie Hoops

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9 - 11 Waverley Road, Lara
(adjacent to Woolworths Shopping Centre)
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Lara Community Centre Inc.
PO Box 49,
Lara, VIC, 3212
Telephone     (03) 5282 2725

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