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Basketball

Our Basketball Convenor is Colin Harrison and he can be reached at ac.wa1716714133hs@no1716714133sirra1716714133hpc1716714133 .

The Basketball league is run by the Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association (WMBA).  Their website at www.wmba.ca   has lots of great information, including ages, schedules, locations of games and more. 

All registrations for Basketball will be done online through the WMBA website.  Go to our “Registration” tab for a link and information regarding this. 

NGCC’s Board of Directors supports positive experiences for children, their parents and adults in sport. 

Fall/Winter Session

This session runs from mid-October to March. Teams play and practice once per week. Our Basketball Convenor is Colin Harrison and he can be reached at ac.wa1716714133hs@no1716714133sirra1716714133hpc1716714133

All registration for Basketball are done online.  Go to our “Registration” tab for more information.

The fall basketball season features “JR NBA” for children 5-7 years of age. Registration for this program which is broken up into 10-12 week sessions is done through the WMBA website.  Links to it are on our Registration page.

The Basketball league for 8-17 year olds is overseen by the WMBA. Their website at www.wmba.ca  has lots of great information, including ages, schedules, locations of games and more.

Program Timelines

  • The fall/winter league will run mid-October through until mid-March.
  • Club teams will participate in 16 regular season games plus a minimum of a 2-game playoff.
  • Teams will also be practicing once per week during the weeknights at an area school (exact day and time of the practice is set by the club). Practice times range Monday to Friday, 6-10 pm.
  • Games run one hour in length.
  • Coaches and volunteers are always needed to help with the program – speak with your Basketball Convenor or CONTACT US to get involved!

Spring Session

The WMBA Spring League is open to boys & girls ages 8-18 and runs from mid-April through to the end of June. The league also offers a Fall / Winter league October through March.

Registration for Basketball is done online.  Please go to our “Registration” tab for more information.

Junior NBA Program for 5-7 year olds.

Objectives – Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old – Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball – provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment.

Curriculum – Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks – Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant – Aligned with Canada Basketball’s Developmental Pathway – Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals – Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun.

Equipment & Uniform – Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games – Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt – for more detailed information, visit their website at jrnba.ca

Program Timelines

  • The spring league will run mid-April through until the end of June (no club games on the May-Long Weekend or Basketball MB Club Championships)
  • Club teams will participate in 8 regular season games plus a 2-game playoff.
  • Teams will also be practicing once per week during the weeknights at an area school (exact day and time of the practice is set by the club). Practice times range Monday to Friday, 6-10 pm.
  • Games run one hour in length.
  • Coaches and volunteers are always needed to help with the program – speak with your Basketball Convenor at registration or CONTACT US to get involved!