New Youth Basketball League gets ready to tip off season
The sport of basketball has claimed international fame with hoops being played around the world.
A now a local person wants to give youngsters the same opportunity to play basketball as some of the other popular sports in the Nelson area.
Brian McCarthy has established the new Youth Basketball League created with the guidance and assistance of long-time Nelson basketball advocate Jeremy Phelan, with the aim of creating a fun, safe environment for kids ages 6 – 13 to develop basketball and teamwork skills.
The focus of the new Youth Basketball League is:
- Fun, focused on developing a love of the game
- Supportive, friendly environment
- Appropriate for all skill levels
- Emphasis on skill development
- Gender equality
- Equal playing time
For more information on how players can register go to www.nelsonhoops.com for details and a link to join.