Tuesday sign-up for summer basketball

Young Forbes basketballers at the end of their winter competition with Grant Coles from Rock the Rim.
Young Forbes basketballers at the end of their winter competition with Grant Coles from Rock the Rim.

It’s time to sign up for the summer basketball season!

Forbes Basketball is hosting its registration at Forbes Services Memorial Club from 6pm to 7pm on Tuesday, October 17.

The season will start the following Tuesday at the Forbes Basketball courts, down near South Circle Oval – accessible from Camp Street. 

Forbes Basketball has been rebirthed in the past couple of years and after a hugely successful 2016 summer are keen to get even more people involved this year.

Whether the kids want to give the sport a try, or already enjoy playing it at school, the association has something to cater for all levels.

The club offers Aussie Hoops, which is a learn to play program for new starters.

They have junior and senior competitions, offering coaching and competition for five to 17-year-olds across. 

You can nominate as a team of eight along with a coach or manager, or sign up as an individual player.

Cost for the season is $85.

The club finished the winter season with a training clinic with Grant Cole from Rock the Rim, which is an Orange-based basketball coaching and development business. 

They’re also celebrating the success of promising young local player Sebastian Markwort, who was selected for the Western Region Academy of Sport satellite team.

For more information follow Forbes Basketball Association on Facebook.