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Concussions in Youth Sport – Where Does Basketball Rank

When it comes to kids playing sports, injuries are all to common. From twisted ankles to broken bones, getting injured is just a part of the game for many kids. But there is one injury that is more serious then a simple twist or break: concussions. Concussions are common in many sports, and can result […]

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: |0 Comments

Parents and Sports: Are You Over or Under Involved?              

When it comes to your kids playing sports, you’re likely going to find yourself involved right along with them. Whether you’re shuttling them to practice, showing up to every game, watching them play in your driveway at home or chatting with the coach about their skill level, you are probably feeling just as involved as […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

FORCE U14 Girls Win Silver at MUMBA Tourney

Our U14 Girls are a FORCE & Silver Medal Winners

Burlington Girls won silver at the MUMBA U14 Tournament this weekend (Feb 9-10, 2019). It was a hard fought tourney full of end to end action.

The girls ended with a 3 and 1 record, with their only defeat coming in the finals.

Keep an eye on the […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments

Burlington Basketball Presents: Coaching Clinic with Celtics’ Coach Scott Morrison


  • Current Assistant Coach with NBA’s Boston Celtics

  • 2014-15 NBA G League Coach of the Year

  • 10 Years as Head Coach for Lakehead University

  • Assistant Coach, Canadian Men’s National Team

  • 3 time OUA West Coach of the Year


  • WHEN: Monday February 25, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

  • WHERE: Haber Recreation Centre (see map)

  • […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Top 8 Things We Should Remember About Training Youth Athletes

When kids are young and just getting started in sports and physical activity, it can be easy to get caught up in the rush of the game. You might start to put together a practice schedule, sign them up for team tryouts and urge them to focus on their favourite sport right from day […]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

Notice of Annual General Meeting

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Burlington Basketball – Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our annual general meeting and invite interested members to attend. There’ll be an opportunity to share your feedback and Q & A.

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 16th @ 7:00PM

By |January 7th, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

Burlington FORCE Boys U15 March Madness Tournament


  • Friday March 22 – Sun March 24
  • 16 Team Spots available
  • All teams will be guaranteed 4 games and placed in one of two pools of 8 
  • Open to all A/AA/AAA teams (Similarly ranked teams will be pooled together)
  • All games at Burlington’s […]
By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|0 Comments

The Importance of Sleep for Youth Athletes

Improving your basketball game might actually be as simple as just getting more sleep! It’s no secret that most people don’t get enough sleep, but there could be some negative effects that extend past some extra yawning and sluggishness, especially for young athletes.

Getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep each night has been tied […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

FORCE U13 Boys Tournament Champions in St. Catharines

This past weekend (Dec 7-9, 2018) our U13 Boys coached by Coach Vern Lucyk won the gold medal at the St. Catharines CYO Rebels tournament!

FORCE’s Gold Medal Run!

The team dominated the competition with tough defense throughout the tournament which resulted in an average margin of victory of 39 points in their three preliminary games. In […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|Tags: |0 Comments


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