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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.

AUSSIE HOOPS BRISBANE

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 in programs that run in five to 10 week blocks. The following locations are participants in the Aussie Hoops basketball program:

Algester

Where: Algester Primary School, 19 Endiandra Street, Algester
When: Wednesday afternoons,
Contact: Chris Rideout; 0403 162 932; [email protected]

Auchenflower

Where: NAB Stadium, 16 Dixon Street, Auchenflower
When: Tuesday and Friday afternoons, Saturday mornings
Contact: Lucian McGuinness; [email protected]

Barton

Where: St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, 41 The Drive, Barton
When: Sunday afternoons
Contact: Lucian McGuinness; [email protected]

Boondall

Where: The Sports Centre, Melaleuca Drive, Boondall
When: Saturday mornings
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

Booval

Where: Booval, Cotton On Foundation Stadium, 2a Ross Llewellyn Drive, Booval
When: Saturday mornings
Contact: Marney George; 3282 4328; [email protected]

Bracken Ridge

Where: Bracken Ridge State School, 1 Binburra Street, Bracken Ridge
When: Wednesday afternoons
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

Brendale

Where: South Pine Sports Complex, South Pine Road, Brendale,
When: Wednesday afternoons
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

Capalaba

Where: St Luke’s Catholic Primary School, 45 Degen Road, Capalaba
When: Monday afternoons
Contact: Peter Pollock; 0412 080 677; [email protected]

Dakabin

Where: Dakabin State High School, Marsden Road, Dakabin
When: Monday afternoons
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

Everton Hills

Where: Hills District PCYC, 135a Olearia Street West, Everton Hills,
When: Saturday mornings and afternoons
Contact: Lucian McGuinness; [email protected]

Mango Hill

Where: St Benedicts Primary School, 22 Benedict’s Close, Mango Hill,
When: Tuesday afternoons
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

Mt Gravatt

Where: Hibiscus Sports Complex, Klumpp Road, Mt Gravatt,
When: Saturday mornings
Contact: Chris Rideout; 0403 162 932; [email protected]

Sunnybank

Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, Shearwin Street, Sunnybank,
When: Thursday afternoons
Contact: Chris Rideout; 0403 162 932; [email protected]

Where: Sunnybank Hills State School, 77 Symons Road, Sunnybank,
When: Tuesday afternoons
Contact: Chris Rideout; 0403 162 932; [email protected]

Tarragindi

Where: St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School, 55 Effingham Street, Tarragindi
When: Friday afternoons
Contact: Chris Rideout; 0403 162 932; [email protected]

Victoria Point

Where: Faith Lutheran College, Link Road, Victoria Point
When: Friday afternoons
Contact: David Morrisby; 0438 369 352; [email protected]

Wavell Heights

Where: Our Lady of Angels School, Warraba Avenue, Wavell Heights,
When: Tuesday afternoons
Contact: Michael Pitman; 3325 5474; [email protected]

JUNIOR BASKETBALL BRISBANE

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.

NORTHSIDE WIZARDS

Where: The Sports Centre, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 8 Melaleuca Drive, Boondall
Contact: 3325 5474; [email protected]; Northside Wizards website

Affiliated Clubs:

Aspley Devils Basketball Club
Contact: [email protected]

Brendale Bobcats Basketball Club
Contact: [email protected]; website

Chermside Redcats Basketball Club
Contact: [email protected]

Dakabin Dragons Basketball Club
Contact: [email protected]

North Lakes Hawks Basketball Club
Contact: [email protected]

Panthers Basketball Club (Bracken Ridge)
Contact: [email protected]

Southern Cross Tigers Basketball Club (Redcliffe peninsula)
Contact: [email protected]

BAYSIDE BASKETBALL

Where: YMCA, 128 Link Road, Victoria Point
Contact: 0420 763 394; [email protected]

BRISBANE BASKETBALL

Where: NAB Stadium, 16 Dixon Street, Auchenflower
Contact: 3325 5474; [email protected]; Brisbane basketball website

Affiliated Clubs:

Lang Park Lions
Where: Lang Park PCYC, Suncorp Stadium, Castlemaine Street, Milton
Contact: 3369 2647; [email protected]

North Brisbane Dragons
Contact: [email protected]

West Brisbane Falcons
Contact: 0450 105 252; [email protected]

Western Suburbs Magic
Contact: 0450 169 251; [email protected]

REDLANDS BASKETBALL

Where: Redlands PCYC, Cnr Mt Cotton & Degen Roads, Capalaba
Contact: 3245 4639; [email protected]

SOUTH WEST METRO BASKETBALL

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

Affiliated Clubs:

Algester Hawks Basketball Club
Contact: 0413 229 771; [email protected]

Cannons Southside Inc. (Calamvale area)
Contact: 0435 763 442; [email protected]

River City Hornets (Mt Gravatt area)
Contact: [email protected]; website

Rochedale Wildcats
Contact: 0411 062 301; [email protected]

Runcorn Rockets
Contact: 0423 872 774; [email protected]; website

Sunnybank Hills Hurricanes
Contact: 0432 712 802; [email protected];

SOUTHERN DISTRICTS BASKETBALL

Where: Clem Jones Youth Centre, 1 Zahel Street, Carina
Contact: 3398 2790; [email protected]

Affiliated Clubs:

Bayside Jets Juniors
Contact: [email protected]

Belmont Saints Juniors
Contact: [email protected]

C3 Lions Juniors
Contact them for more information.

Carina Cobras
Contact: 0418 442 305; [email protected]

Coopooroo Juniors
Contact them for more information.

Hoopstars Juniors
Contact: [email protected]; [email protected]

Juniors General
Contact them for more information.

IPSWICH BASKETBALL

Affiliated Clubs:

Brothers Basketball Club
Contact: 0422 885032; [email protected]

Easts Basketball Club
Contact: 0421 326 721; [email protected]

Mt Crosby Basketball Club
Contact them for more information.

Springfield Brumbies Basketball Club
Contact: 0416 189 388; [email protected]

Swifts-Comets Basketball Club
Contact: 0418 180 788; [email protected]

LOGAN BASKETBALL

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

Affiliated Clubs:

Wolfpack Basketball Club
Contact them for more information.

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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