PRIMARY SCHOOL K-YR2 | 5-7YRS2019-11-10T14:30:54+11:00

PRIMARY SCHOOL
KINDERGARTEN-YEAR 2 | 5-7 YEARS

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

5-7 YEARS

Hills Basketball Association provides an environment where children of all abilities can achieve on the court – and reap the rewards of skill development, enhanced self-esteem, social cooperation and grassroots sports participation. We introduce children to basketball in a structured and accredited environment that connects our game at the grassroots through to our elite level.

Our coaching curriculum and sequentially developed program consists of warm-up games, skill activities and modified games all delivered by accredited coaches.

Our core values:
• fun & safe for boys, girls, parents & caregivers
• accessible and inclusive

Further information please contact Danielle D’Morias on 9894-8944 or email danielle@hillshornets.com.au

PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

HOLIDAYS AT THE HIVE

HOLIDAYS AT THE HIVE HORNETS ACADEMY CAMPS BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE | For those starting out in Basketball or have just ventured into our local competition, the Hornets Academy Holiday Camps are best suited. 5-12YRS HOLIDAY CAMPS Our camps provide the perfect environment to improve your skills, meet new [...]

HORNETS ACADEMY SKILLS SESSIONS 5-12 YEARS

HORNETS ACADEMY SKILLS SESSIONS 5-12YEARS Hornets Academy Skills Sessions are eligible under the ACTIVE KIDS program. Hornets Academy is designed to provide 5-12 year old Girls & Boys a 1 hour lesson in basic skills & co-ordination, in a fun & active environment. The Hornets Academy program utilises the [...]

ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHER

NSW GOVERNMENT ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHER HILLS BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF THE $100 ACTIVE KIDS REBATE INITIATIVE AND IS AN APPROVED PROVIDER. The NSW Government Active Kids program aims to increase participation of school-enrolled children in sport and physical activity by providing parents with vouchers to [...]

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What size Basketball should I use?2019-10-09T19:06:29+11:00

Recommended ball size for competition, Hornets Academy & 3×3:

  • Competition | Female: U9-Senior (Size 6)
  • Competition | Male: U9-U14 (Size 6), U15-Senior (Size 7)
  • Hornets Academy | 3-5years (Size 3 or 4 depending on size of child), 5-7years (size 5), 8years+ as per competition.
  • 3X3 | All competitions play with a 3X3 Basketball (Size 6 but weight of Size 7).
What do I need to do at the first skills session?2019-10-08T12:01:56+11:00

On the first day of Skills, parents and children are asked to visit reception and view the PLAYER COURT ALLOCATION ROSTER. Please assemble on your allocated court and wait coaches instructions. Parent are welcome to join the group courtside.

Where can I fill my drink bottle?2019-08-18T12:47:15+10:00

The bathrooms are equipped with tapware designed to fill drink bottles. At the Hills Basketball Stadium (Castle Hill) a water refill station is available in the courtyard, which is located at the end of the foyer (past the canteen) on the left. 

Who do I see for injury or an on-court issue?2019-08-21T17:10:29+10:00

Please approach a Hills Basketball Supervisor, wearing a red jacket or polo with ‘Supervisor’ on the back. If you can’t locate staff member on floor, please go to Reception. Ice is available from the Supervisor or Reception.

When can I use my Active Kids Voucher?2019-10-07T23:43:25+11:00

An Active Kids voucher can be used 8 week programs. Option only available online and will appear at payment window should the program be suitable under Office of Sports guidelines. Please note that players first name, surname and date of birth must match Hills Basketball database and Services NSW/Office of Sport database. If an error occurs please contact the stadium prior to proceeding. For further information click here.

Are make-up classes available for Hornets Academy?2019-08-11T15:34:47+10:00

Due to numbers, duty of care and court capacity we don’t have the ability to provide make up classes. You do not need to advise the Stadium you will be unable to attend however it will be noted at rollcall.

When do I re-enroll for Hornets Academy Skills Sessions?2019-08-20T18:31:03+10:00

HORNETS ACADEMY SKILLS SESSIONS open online week 6 of each term for the next terms intake. 

What is the pathway for a PLAYER?2019-09-02T17:37:43+10:00
What is the height of a backboard?2019-10-01T11:51:24+10:00

The top of the hoop is 10 feet (305 cm) above the ground. Regulation backboards are 72 inches (183 cm) wide by 42 inches (110 cm) tall. All basketball rims (hoops) are 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter. The inner rectangle on the backboard is 24 inches (61 cm) wide by 18 inches (46 cm) tall.

Click here to view FIBA Equipment regulations