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At Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre (GESAC), we offer three basketball programs in our state-of-the-art stadium. These programs are run by external providers, and offer participants of all ages the opportunity to develop skills and confidence. To learn more about these programs, contact the providers below. 

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McKinnon Basketball Association

The McKinnon Basketball Association is a not-for-profit Community Sporting Association. If you live in the cities of Glen Eira, Bayside or Kingston, it gives you the opportunity to play basketball with a range of development, training programs and competitions, suitable for all ages.

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Phone: 03 9579 1200

Playball Basketball

Playball Basketball is an after-school basketball competition for primary school aged boys and girls. Teams (either mixed or same gender) generally from the same school, compete against other school teams.

When: Wednesday and Friday, 4pm to 6.15pm.

Where: GESAC

Please note: competition and training runs year round except during school holidays.

Skill development

Playball Basketball encourages participation, teamwork, sportsmanship, skill development and most of all, fun.

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Hoop Smart specializes in basketball development and welcomes players from the beginner to advanced skill level between the ages of 6-12.

Weekly development programs are offered throughout the school term on Mondays and a special “Girls Only” skills-based program is offered on Thursdays.

When: Monday 4.15pm to 5pm

Where: GESAC

Skill development

In the school holidays, Hoop Smart offers fun and innovative basketball camps. Programs emphasise skill development through drills, competitions, and gameplay.

In addition, the camp focuses on teaching players:

  • teamwork
  • maintaining a positive attitude
  • leadership
  • valuable life-lessons learned through sport.

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