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Junior Basketball for Kids in Brisbane

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The fast-paced energetic game of basketball has long been a favourite amongst Brisbane kids, and with the Brisbane Bullets in the National Basketball League, kids in Brisbane can find plenty of home grown local heroes to inspire them. If your child dreams of being the next Torrey Craig, or even aspires to the lofty greatness of LeBron James, finding them a local junior basketball for kids team in Brisbane is the best way to get them started. We’ve compiled a list of all the local basketball for kids associations in Brisbane and its surrounds, and with so many affiliated organisations across Basketball Queensland there’s sure to be a team near you!

Basketball Queensland

Each local association of Basketball Queensland has its own culture and fosters a sense of community through its club competitions and activities. Boys and girls as young as five years old can learn the basics of basketball and team culture in the Aussie Hoops program, with competitive teams and divisions available for children in the U11 to U19 year old categories. Don’t worry if your child is a beginner, there are teams available for all skill levels so they won’t miss out. Many clubs open for casual play and shooting practice during school holidays too, or offer school holiday camps! Registration and sign-on is in January and basketball plays two six-month seasons per year.

*Our map shows Aussie Hoops centres in pink pins, with Junior Basketball Associations in blue. Scroll down for your local Junior Basketball teams listed under each association.


The Aussie Hoops program is fun, safe, inclusive and accessible and aims to develop basketball skills and a sense of self-esteem amongst its young players. Children aged from five to 10 years can learn ball handling and control, and team skills like passing and drills. The following locations are participants in the Aussie Hoops basketball program:

  • Burpengary State School, 35 Station Road, Burpengary
  • Faith Lutheran College Redlands, 132 Link Road, Victoria Point


Below you’ll find the local associations within Basketball Queensland and their listed affiliated clubs. Most clubs offer girls junior basketball teams and boys junior basketball teams for different age groups and skill levels. Check with the individual association or team to find the right basketball for kids for your child.


Where: 20 Cambewarra Street, Zillmere Queensland 4034
Contact: 3065 9003; office@northsidewizards.com; Northside Wizards website.

Affiliated Clubs:

Aspley Devils Basketball Club
Contact: devilsmanager@northsidewizards.net.au

Brendale Bobcats Basketball Club
Contact: bobcatscoach@northsidewizards.net.au; website

Chermside Redcats Basketball Club
Contact: redbacksmanager@northsidewizards.net.au

Dakabin Dragons Basketball Club
Contact: dragonsmanager@northsidewizards.net.au

North Lakes Hawks Basketball Club
Contact: hawksmanager@northsidewizards.net.au

Panthers Basketball Club (Bracken Ridge)
Contact: panthersmanager@northsidewizards.net.au

Southern Cross Tigers Basketball Club (Redcliffe peninsula)
Contact: tigersmanager@northsidewizards.net.au


Where: YMCA, 128 Link Road, Victoria Point
Contact: 0420 763 394; baysidebasketball@hotmail.com


Where: NAB Stadium, 16 Dixon Street, Auchenflower
Contact: 3325 5474; office@northsidewizards.com; Brisbane basketball website

Affiliated Clubs:

Lang Park Lions
Where: Lang Park PCYC, Suncorp Stadium, Castlemaine Street, Milton
Contact: 3369 2647; basketball@langpark.pcyc.org.au

North Brisbane Dragons
Contact: committee@northbrisbanebasketball.com.au

West Brisbane Falcons
Contact: 0450 105 252; westbrisbanebasketball@hotmail.com

Western Suburbs Magic
Contact: 0450 169 251; westernmagic@live.com


Where: Redlands PCYC, Cnr Mt Cotton & Degen Roads, Capalaba
Contact: 3245 4639; admin@pcyc.org.au


Where: Hibiscus Sports Complex, 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

Algester Hawks Basketball Club
Contact: 0413 229 771; algesterhawkspresident@hotmail.com

Cannons Southside Inc. (Calamvale area)
Contact: 0435 763 442; cannonsbasketball@gmail.com

River City Hornets (Mt Gravatt area)
Contact: rivercityhornets@gmail.com; website

Rochedale Wildcats
Contact: 0411 062 301; rochedalewildcatsbasketball@gmail.com

Runcorn Rockets
Contact: 0423 872 774; runcornrockets@gmail.com; website

Sunnybank Hills Hurricanes
Contact: 0432 712 802; president@hurricanesbasketball.com.au;


Where: Clem Jones Youth Centre, 1 Zahel Street, Carina
Contact: 3398 2790; generalmanager@sdbal.com.au

Affiliated Clubs:

Bayside Jets Juniors
Contact: therev23@bigpond.com

Belmont Saints Juniors
Contact: president.belmontsaints@gmail.com

C3 Lions Juniors
Contact them for more information.

Carina Cobras
Contact: 0418 442 305; iblej@hotmail.com

Coopooroo Juniors
Contact them for more information.

Hoopstars Juniors
Contact: girls@hoopstars.basketball.net.au; boys1@hoopstars.basketball.net.au

Juniors General
Contact them for more information.


Affiliated Clubs:

Brothers Basketball Club
Contact: 0422 885032; brothersbasketballipswich@gmail.com

Easts Basketball Club
Contact: 0421 326 721; registrareastsbasketball@gmail.com

Mt Crosby Basketball Club
Contact them for more information.

Springfield Brumbies Basketball Club
Contact: 0416 189 388; springfieldbrumbies@yahoo.com

Swifts-Comets Basketball Club
Contact: 0418 180 788; annetteb.comets@optusnet.com.au


Where: Cornubia Park Sports Centre, 146 Bryant Road, Shailer Park, Logan
Contact: 3801 3566

Affiliated Clubs:

Jazz Basketball Club
Contact them for more information.

Beenleigh Blitz Basketball Club
Contact: 0438 378 532

Cavaliers Basketball Club
Contact: 0413 402 779

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Find your nearest Kids AFL Club here.

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Find your kids Hockey Club here.

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Squash clubs where kids can play can be found here.

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

3 thoughts on “Junior Basketball for Kids in Brisbane”

  1. Hi my 9 year old boy is keen to play basketball. We live in Mitchelton Northside ? Do you know a team close by?
    Kind Regards
    Angela Power

  2. Hi, I have two daughters they are 10and 8. Both of them interested in play basketball. They really want to learn how to play basketball! Is any chance they can join the club and play with other kids??

    • Hi Yuna, yes, it’s a great sport for girls and boys and usually takes place all year round. Contact your nearest club and they will tell you about their programs.


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