The Jr NBA Program his an initiative by Basketball Canada, and it introduces youth ages 5 to 9 to the sport of basketball; providing opportunities to learn positive life lessons, promoting physical activity, and building fundamental movement skills in a fun and encouraging environment.
Practices are 1-hour per week on Saturdays, between mid-October and early-March, at Maple Ridge Elementary in Lantz. Jr NBA Group 1 will provide a program tailored to 5-6-year-olds, while Group 2 is aimed at 7-9-year-olds.
All participants receive an NBA/Basketball Canada practice shirt, and a basketball.
More info on Jr NBA can be found on www.jrnba.ca.