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Basketball

Basketball is a game played by two teams of usually five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket or goal at each end, points being scored by tossing the ball through the opponent's basket.

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Wheelchair Basketball

An Overview of Basketball

Basketball can be played by people of any age, size or ability and with thousands of outdoor courts across the country - where you can play for free - there's plenty of places to practice if you don't fancy competing with a team.

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National Governing Bodies

Basketball England

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@basketballengland.co.uk.
Contact Telephone
0114 284 1060

Better York

Better York Partnership. Delivering Leisure Centre services in York.

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

City of York Council Sport and Active Leisure

The Sport and Active Leisure team at the City of York Council provide support to local clubs and organisations regarding the sporting provision across the city. This includes providing information to York residents, signposting them to sporting opportunit

Skipton Basketball

Basketball coaching sessions for boys and girls ages 12-18.

U16 Basketball coaching sessions

U16 Basketball coaching sessions

Basketball coaching for U16 boys and girls [school years 8 -11] for beginners and improvers. We are hoping to pull together enough players to form an U16 team to play friendly matches against other local non national league teams. We plan to hold central venue league events at U16 level in partnership with other local clubs and coaching sessions. We provide a pathway on to the Bradford Dragons BC junior national league programme that plays in the EBL [national league] at U14, U16 and U18 levels

Relationship & Co-Ordination Manager - London, South East & South

We have a great opportunity for a Relationship & Co-Ordination Manager (covering London, the South East and the Southern Regions) to join our team, delivering a series of exciting participation programmes to retain and grow the number of people playing basketball in England. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who can deliver a high standard of project management alongside creativity, offering excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment.