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

ABOUT 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

EVENT DETAILS

  • 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

> Have questions? Ask us!

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

TOURNAMENT DETAILS:

  • 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

A Team Member Needs Us – GoFundMe for the Andic Family

> Andic Family GoFundMe

Daniela Andic plays on the U11 Girls Force team and sadly, her father Sava passed away this morning after a battle with cancer. Savic leaves his wife and 3 young children at 46 years of age.
Our heartfelt condolences to the entire family – our thoughts and prayers are with them.

The Burlington Basketball […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

How to Team-Build off the Court  

Basketball is a team sport, which means kids have to form bonds with their teammates in order to work well together. While it’s possible to foster this in practices and on the court, true bonding happens when kids get off the court and have time to be themselves with each other, without the pressures […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Youth Health & Fitness|0 Comments

Tickets for Burlington Basketball Raptors 905 Game Night!

Join Burlington Basketball as we take over the Raptors 905 Game!

When: Friday November 9th 2018 7:30pm tipoff

Where: Paramount Fine Foods Centre (formerly known as Hershey Centre)

Cost:  $20/ticket – buy many for family, friends, etc. Let’s sell 1,000!

See the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak, Mascot and even some Raptors players at the game!

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News|0 Comments

Basketball Season is Back – It’s Basketball Mania in Burlington!

It’s October, the Raptors are back in Toronto ready to kick off the basketball season, and the excitement in Burlington is building! Yes, for the Raptors but also for our very own home house league programs kicking off and rep club team play! Basketball is fun, growing and is amazing exercise. It’s time […]

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

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