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Mini Boys & Girls

Details

Due to the pandemic, the Jr Gaels program has currently been suspended until September 2021.

Overview

The Jr. Gael Mini program provides an entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old by providing a fun, active and healthy learning environment.

Objectives

  • Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old
  • Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball
  • Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment

Curriculum

  • The Mini program runs once a week for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Created in alliance with Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development initiatives. 
  • Aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway
  • Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals
  • Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

Our Equipment & Uniform

  • The Mini program includes age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) 
    and modified games for children of this age-range
  • Participants will receive a size-appropriate basketball to keep.
  • All players MUST purchase a Jr Gaels reversible jersey but in future years will be able to continue to use it.

 

REGISTRATION

Due to the pandemic, the Jr Gaels program has currently been suspended until September 2021.