Looking for an interactive team based sport that suits all ages? Gold Coast basketball it is. Loved by boys and girls, basketball lessons on the Gold Coast offer a year-round indoor activity that never stops for a season.
The advantages of basketball for kids:
- Basketball is a team sport enjoyed by all ages and abilities.
- Basketball is one of the lower cost sports for kids.
- Basketball is not only a nationally recognised sport, but an international one, and is therefore a great sport that can be taken anywhere in the world.
- Basketball involves teamwork, which works on your child’s social skills and thus confidence and communication.
Where to join Gold Coast basketball clubs for kids
Keen to get your kids involved with Gold Coast Basketball clubs? There are some 35 basketball associations throughout Queensland, and within each of these are a number of clubs.
You can check out Basketball Queensland, where you’ll find out where to watch games with your kids, or where to join. We’ve listed some great options for you below …
As a national program, Aussie Hoops offers basketball lessons with accredited coaches all over Queensland and beyond. Aimed at kids aged five to 10, Aussie Hoops introduces families to the dynamics of basketball, in organised programs that consist of warm-up activities, skill work and game play.
Aussie Hoops teach kids basketball lessons on Saturday mornings at Carrara Indoor Stadium.
Alternatively, North Gold Coast Seahawks offer regular Aussie Hoops programs for kids at Runaway Bay Indoor Stadium, Upper Coomera State College and Helensvale High School throughout the week.
Independent Gold Coast Basketball Clubs
The following clubs on the Gold Coast offer basketball lessons for kids:
Celtics Basketball Club
Carrara Indoor Stadium, Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara
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Heat Basketball Club
Hillcrest Christian College, Bridgman Dr, Reedy Creek
Pacific Pines Panthers Basketball Club
Pacific Pines State High School, Jubilee Primary School, Santo Isobel Drive, Pacific Pines
Palm Beach Currumbin Magpies Basketball Club
Tallebudgera Rec Centre, Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach
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Somerset Spartans Basketball Club
Somerset College, Somerset Drive, Mudgeeraba
Southern Coast Slammers Basketball Club
Banora Point High School, Eucalyptus Drive, Banora Point
TSS SUNS Basketball Club
The Centenary Centre, The Southport School, Winchester St, Southport
Varsity Vipers Basketball Club
Varsity College, Assembly Dr, Varsity Lakes
Basketball on the Gold Coast
Basketball lessons are a great sport to add to your kid’s extra curricular schedule, as a safe and enjoyable year-round sport enjoyed by all ages and fitness levels.