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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.

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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

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


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