House League Information

Updated Wednesday August 16, 2017 by Welland Minor Basketball Association.

WMBA House League is intended for boys and girls looking to start their basketball endeavors in a fun non-competitive manner.  

Our focus :

  • Teaching proper fundamentals with age specific drills.

  • To assure equal match ups whenever possible for positive development.

  • Educate players to understand the rules of the game and basketball terminology.

  • Encourage teamwork and fair play.

  • Focus on Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD)

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What is the commitment for House League?

The WMBA house league offers the following programs based on age groups:

 

Division

Mini Ball   (Boys and Girls)

2012   &   2013 

Session Date :  TBA   6:00  to  6:45 pm.  ( not on Fridays)

Program starts :   Week of October  21, 2017  

Duration :  13 weeks

Registration Fee:   $100.00

The objective of this program is to introduce the player to the sport of basketball. The main focus is to develop Fundamental Movement Skills (running, jumping, throwing, catching).  Games will be simple and fun using basketball equipment.

 

Division

JR NBA   (Boys and Girls)

2010   &   2011

Session Date #1 :  Mondays  6:00  to  7:15 pm.

Program starts :   October  16, 2017

Duration :  15 weeks

Registration Fee:   $130.00 

OR

Session  Date #2:  Saturdays    9:00 to 10:15 am

Program starts :   October  21, 2017

Duration :  15 weeks

Registration Fee:   $130.00

The JR NBA Program has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals

The objective of this program provides entry-level basketball program for young children 6 and 7 years. The curriculum follows Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development and is aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway. Development of all Fundamental Movement Skills (running, jumping, throwing, catching) and Basketball Skills (footwork, dribbling, passing, shooting) that are appropriate for this age level will be taught.  Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun

Equipment & Uniform - will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops).  Players will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt

For specific details about the program please visit the www.jrnba.ca website.

 

Division

Novice   (Boys and Girls)

2008   &   2009 

Session Date:  Mondays   7:15 to 8:30 pm.

Program starts :   October  16, 2017  

Duration :  15 weeks

Registration Fee:   $130.00

The objective of this program is to further development fundamental movement skills, and basketball specific skills. This program is heavily based in skills, and is non-competitive with modified formal games. 

 

Division

Atom   (Boys and Girls)

2006   &   2007 

Game Date :  Saturday s

Practice Date : 6:00 – 7:30 pm   (1 practice during the week  based on coach’s availability)

Evaluation Dates:  September 30th , October 4th ,  and  October 11th  TBA

Start with Team : Week of October  16, 2017

Duration :  16 weeks

Registration Fee:   $195.00

The objective of this program is to continue improving sport specific basketball skills. This will be the first program where kids will play tradition formal basketball games (with slight variations). This program is focused on building basketball knowledge and skill to develop our players.

 

Division

Bantam  Girls  

2004  - 2005 

Game Date :  Saturdays

Practice Date : 7:30 – 9:00 pm  1 practice during the week ( based on coach’s availability)

Evaluation Dates:  September 30th , October 4th ,  and  October 11th  TBA

Start with Team : Week of October  16, 2017

Duration :  16 weeks

Registration Fee:   $195.00

The objective of the program is to allow players to engage in formal basketball games and to continuing to develop their sport specific skills while enhancing their basketball IQ. 

 

Division

Bantam / Midget Boys  

2003, 2004 & 2005

Game Date :  Fridays  

Practice Date : 7:30 – 9:00 pm   (1 practice during the week  based on coach’s availability)

Evaluation Dates:  September 30th , October 4th ,  and  October 11th  TBA

Start with Team : Week of October  16, 2017

Duration :  16 weeks

Registration Fee:   $195.0

The objective of the program is to allow players to engage in formal basketball games and to continuing to develop their sport specific skills while enhancing their basketball IQ. 

 

Division

Midget / Juvenile Girls  

2000, 2001, 2002, & 2003

Game Date :  Saturdays    

Practice Date : 7:30 – 9:00 pm   (1 practice during the week  based on coach’s availability)

Evaluation Dates:  September 30th , October 4th ,  and  October 11th  TBA

Start with Team : Week of October  16, 2017

Duration :  16 weeks

Registration Fee:   $195.0

The objective of the program is to allow players to engage in formal basketball games and to continuing to develop their sport specific skills while enhancing their basketball IQ. 

 

Division

Juvenile Boys  

2000 , 2001 & 2002  

Pick up Game Date :  One weekday night per week  TBD

Program starts :   Week of October 23, 2017  

Duration :  16 weeks

Registration Fee:   $150.00

The objective of the program is to allow boys an opportunity to continue to play and have fun. Teams will be mixed weekly.  There will be a referee to ensure the games are managed and organized. There will be no practice.

* Divisions are based on number of players and teams, adjustments may be required.

 

REMEMBER THE WMBA HOUSE LEAGUE IS INTENDED TO BE A LEARNING ATMOSPHERE WHERE YOUR CHILD HAS FUN!

 

 




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