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Burlington Basketball Hosting OBL Weekend for U12 Boys!

Burlington Basketball Represented by Two Boys U12 Teams!

Our rep teams are off to a great start to the Ontario Basketball League (OBL) season and this weekend (Saturday January 21) we’ll be hosting at Haber Recreation Centre!

Who’s playing?

Burlington Basketball has two U12 teams participating this weekend in pool action; including:

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Tournaments|0 Comments

Basketball Participation, Success Surges with Canadian Youth and Newcomers

Basketball is more popular than ever in Canada

The Greater Toronto Area is the epicentre of Canadian basketball and the popularity of the sport is not just growing among Canadian youth, it’s growing globally. The success of the Toronto Raptors has captured the imagination of youth, and more Canadians than ever are in the NBA.

Greater Toronto […]

By | January 10th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

15 Practice Rules to Improve as a Basketball Player by UCLA Coach Wooden

At Burlington Basketball, we love sharing great ideas for both coaches and players. We all get better as players (and people) by learning from others. Often, we look to what other coaches are saying an publishing and recently, we came across famed coach John Wooden’s 15 practice rules. He would share these rules […]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Force U10 Girls take Bronze in St. Catharines CYO Tournament

It was cold Decemeber 15-17 in St. Catharines, but our amazing U10 Girls Force were out representing Burlington Basketball with some fantastic play.

Bringing their skill, determination and fun play (do you see their faces!) they captured the Bronze Medal!

How they won Bronze!

The girls battled in what was a thrilling medal-round game against Brantford. Locked in a […]

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Tournaments|0 Comments

14 Important Benefits of Sports for Youth Development

Thinking of signing up your boy or girl for sports? Given the tremendous benefits of sports for youth, that’s a smart move. It turns out that children of all ages, whether they’re five years old or teens approaching adulthood, have a lot to gain from playing sports.

Yes, the physical benefits of being active are more […]

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

Boys U14 Capture Silver Medal in Early Season Mini Tournament

Burlington Basketball’s Force U14 Team 1 (Denley) hosted a mini tournament this past weekend, and our boys had a great outing. We thank all eight teams that participated in the tournament and look forward to seeing them again.

Teams & Tournament Results:

  1. Etobicoke – 1st, Gold Medalists

  2. Burlington Force (Denley Team 1) – 2nd, Silver Medalists

  3. […]

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: News, Tournaments|0 Comments

Force Sportswear Now Available – Get in the Spirit for a Limited Time!

Get your Force Spirit Wear Now for the Holidays!

Above is just a sampling of the great Force offerings. Visit our shop portal here to buy – Only til Nov 20!

  • Parents, surprise you’re little all start with a hoodie, t-shirt or gym bag that has a bag holder, too
  • Boys and Girls sizes available
  • […]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

Welcome to the New Website at Burlington Basketball

We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of the Burlington Basketball website. We’ve packed a lot of information all here and hope that you’ll visit often.



You’ll find it all here first…

  • House league rosters, schedules and results for all divisions

  • Program descriptions and registration […]


By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

U14 Boys – Burlington Tournament Registration & Info Feb 3-4 2018

SOLD OUT!  {CONTACT US to get on a wait list in case a spot opens up}

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM > Burlington Force U14 Invitational Form 2018


Download form via link above and submit or simply cut and paste info required (below) into an email and send.


By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: News, Tournaments|0 Comments

A Parent’s First Experience with Steve Nash Youth Basketball

As a basketball dad/parent I thought a great post for the SNYB Blog would be my experience introducing my girls to a local SNYB summer program. And yes, I wouldn’t be writing if it wasn’t a great one. In fact, it prompted me to learn more about the program (and become a contributor!).

First, […]


By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments