Aussie Hoops provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Basketball experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game. In addition to promoting healthy and active lifestyles, the program serves as a platform for social development and inclusion - fostering stronger and more vibrant communities and individuals.

Benefits for Children

  • Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation;
  • Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, muscle management and well-being;
  • Children learn the importance of health and nutrition;
  • Important physiological and mental skills are nurtured;
  • Respect for others as well as social, team work and cooperation skills are developed;
  • Contact with coaches, ambassadors, older children and parents provides valuable role modelling;
  • Children are exposed to multi-functional environments creating greater self-confidence;
  • Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory and better problem solving skills;
  • Children are coached and encouraged by accredited and periodically assessed coaches;
  • Children are exposed to the Australian Basketball pathway from Aussie Hoops through to the elite level; and
  • Aussie Hoops provides a structured and federally endorsed program for children to participate in over a five year period.

Benefits for Parents

  • Convenient, local opportunities for safe, quality time with your child and family;
  • The opportunity to engage with children and other families in a common setting;
  • Greater social contact and interaction;
  • Opportunities to become actively involved in program delivery; and
  • Periodic and consistent activity for the whole family.

New Participants

From term 1- 2020 all NEW Aussie Hoops participants will receive a new and improved participant pack. This pack will provide children with the essential items required to begin their basketball journey. The Participant Pack includes:

  • Size 4 Spalding Basketball– Modified to suit smaller hands and modelled on Basketball Australia’s official game ball.
  • Personalise Aussie Hoops singlet– With your child’s name and Local Aussie Hoops delivery centre logo.
  • Aussie Hoops Backpack– Because every young baller needs something to carry their basketball gear in!
  • Sticker Sheet – Featuring a variety of BA stickers

Important information:

Participants pack are dispatched within 48 hours of the registration being submitted. Packs can be expected to arrive within 12-15 business days.

Note: If you have registered your child into an Ford Aussie Hoops program before January 20th, your child’s pack will arrive during the week commencing 3rd February due to Christmas closure.

Major Sponsor

Basketball Australia Partners