There are opportunities around the region to play for all ages. Whether you are a competitive player or want to play socially, click on the appropriate link below to find out what is available for you.
Capital Basketball offers Kiwi Hoops coaching in schools. If you are interested in having a qualified coach deliver a Kiwi Hoops programme in your school, contact email@example.com
U13 is the first year of representative basketball. Each Association in the region sends boys and girls teams to the U13 Central Regional Championships held in October each year. Associations will generally hold trials and trainings leading up to the tournament. Contact the Association near you to find out more.
Training camps are often offered by Capital Basketball, Associations and Clubs during the school holidays. Training camps are excellent for developing new skills, meeting friends and having healthy fun during the school breaks.
If you are a new coach wanting to help your child’s basketball or run basketball in your school, contact us to find out how we can support you with coach education, coaching resource and mentoring.
Capital Basketball organise and run the Regional 3×3 Tournaments for Junior and Senior College grades in the summer months.
Regional and national tournaments are on offer for secondary school junior and senior teams. This includes the Junior and Senior Regional Zone 3 Premierships held during Winter Tournament Week in September. Senior teams have the opportunity to progress to the National Secondary School Tournament held during the Term 3 school holidays.
Basketball New Zealand run the 3×3 National Secondary School Tournament in Term 1 which is open to junior and senior school teams around the country.
Capital Basketball run the Secondary School Regional 3×3 Tournaments. Associations sometimes run community 3×3 tournaments and Basketball New Zealand bring the Burger King 3×3 Quest Tour to Wellington every year which is always a highlight.
Basketball New Zealand deliver the National Basketball Leagues for Men (NBL) and Women (WBC) for elite players. The Wellington Saints (NBL) and The Capital Swish (WBC) are our elite Men’s and Women’s sides.
The National Basketball Champs (NBC) is the 2nd division national tournament offered in November and teams are usually entered under Associations.
There are many indoor and outdoor courts around the Capital Region open to shoot hoops and find pick-up games.
Indoor Community Court links:
Wellington Facilities – ASB Sports Centre, Walter Nash Centre, Te Rauparaha Arena, Karori Recreation Centre, Nairnville Recreation Centre, Tawa Recreation Centre, Victoria University, Paraparaumu College Community Gym
Wellington Outdoor Community Courts Map