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  • Writer's picturePhil Ariss

New Season - New Players

Melton Kings Basketball Club's new season is around the corner and work is underway to make this one of the best seasons we have had. As a community club, our aim is to provide basketball for the people of Melton Mowbray, and our club is set up to reflect this.

So what do we offer? We offer basketball practice and competitive games for Men, Women, Juniors and an inclusive basketball session.

Men's Basketball

The club has two mens teams, who play games in Leicestershires Local League. Games are on a Tuesday night, with practice on a Thursday night (8:00-9:30).

New players are welcome with experience of basketball. At the moment we don't have the capability to offer coaching for complete beginners.

If you are interested, please get in contact.

Women's Basketball

The club has a women's team who play basketball in Leicestershire Local League. Games are usually held on a Monday night, with practice on a Wednesday night.

New players are welcome with or without experience of playing basketball. If you are interested, please get in contact as we'd love to have more women playing basketball.

Junior Basketball

The club currently offers competitive basketball for U16's (School years 10 and 11), U14's (School year 8 and 9) and U12's (School years 6 and 7).

We do offer basketball practice for children in school years 3,4, 5 and 6 who where possible will play in mini basketball tournaments.

All practice sessions are on a Saturday Mornings costing £3 with times as follows:

9:30 to 10:30 - U12's - School years 3, 4, 5 and 6

10:30 to 11:30 - U14's - School years 8 and 9

11:30 to 13:00 - U16's - School years 10 and 11

In addition - a community taster session at Grove Primary School will be running on Tuesday's from 10th September from 5 to 6pm, with a subsidised cost of £1. This is a open community session, not limited to pupils of Grove.

The club will always welcome new players of any age, in any age group, with or without experience.

Inclusive Basketball

The Club runs an inclusive basketball session on Thursdays - 7:00 to 9:00PM. For more information on this session, please get in contact or visit our inclusive basketball page here.

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