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Back to School Sports – Why they’re so Important

School is in! Getting back into the swing of school life can be a stressful time for kids. After 2 months of no homework, early morning schedule or expectations from teachers, the start of school can bring stress and anxiety. Helping kids learn how to cope with that stress can be difficult, but sports can […]

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

Boys FORCE U16 Summer Team are Pound the Rock League Champs!

FORCE Boys’ Summer Elite Team Steamrolls through Summer League Play, Winning Championship

This past Tuesday August 14 our FORCE boys won the Pound the Rock league Junior Division (U16). Their @ptr_league record was impressive, dominating throughout the summer season and what a finish!

As the championship game started, they asserted themselves as the class […]

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Back to School Means Back to the Court – and Stress Relief!

It’s time for basketball! After a fun filled summer of hanging out with friends, relaxing at the outdoor ball court and forgetting that homework is a thing, heading back to school in September can be a stressful time for children. Suddenly all the freedom of summer is merely a memory, and their course load has […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

FORCE U16 Boys Summer Elite Team Take Tourney Gold

Burlington Basketball Boys’ Summer Elite Team Pull Off Impressive Tournament Win!

Congratulations to the U16  Force Summer Elite team and Coach Rob Mowder for winning Gold in the Bishop Elite tournament held in Burlington this past weekend.
In the finals, the team overcame a 12 point deficit at half to beat Union […]

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

House League Basketball – Where Competition Meets Fun!                      

Basketball is a fun sport! No matter what age level or gender, there’s something about a ball and a hoop that attracts all kids to keep trying to make a “swish”.  From shooting with friends after school to competing on a rep league, there are competition levels to suit every player. The most common for […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

FORCE U14 Boys Making Noise – 3 on 3 Basketball Champs

Burlington Basketball Boys Representing the FORCE at FIBA McMaster 3v3!

We’ve talked recently about the benefits of 3v3 basketball as a great learning tool for youth players. Yep, we’ve even developed a 3 vs. 3 League Program. Well, many of our boys are taking part in tournaments throughout the region. These ones have learned […]

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Changing the Game: Using 3v3 Games to Teach Youth Basketball         

When teaching kids basketball, it’s pretty standard to run drills to improve skills then transition them into game play to put those new skills to use. While great in theory, 3 on 3 player basketball (or, “small sided games”) is a great way of teaching how to play the game – and it’s quickly gaining […]

By |June 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

2018-2019 FORCE Rep Team Tryouts for U10-U14 Boys & Girls

About our “FORCE” Competitive Program:

At each age level for both boys and girls, FORCE teams represent our program competitively.

Our Teams compete at the provincial level and play a full season. Players commit to practices, tournament participation, Ontario Basketball League play which culminates in the Ontario Provincial Cup event each spring.

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By |May 28th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Girls in Basketball. A Movement in Canada, Success in Burlington

Basketball is quickly becoming a popular and fast-growing sport in Canada. The success of the Toronto Raptors has grabbed the attention of Canadian youth, giving them reason to aspire to one day reach the NBA. In fact, more Canadians are playing in the NBA than ever before! Basketball is especially growing among Canadian girls, […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

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