The Lil'Ballers program is a proud partner of the Jr. NBA, now in our 5 seasons of running camps and clinics. Our objective is to impact youth players’ long-term development by delivering fun on-court experiences that create additional opportunities for boys and girls to engage in play and foster skill development.
Participants will perform basketball drills and modified games on a lowered rim that are age-appropriate, simple, and fun. Each session runs for 45-60 minutes, one day per week.
The curriculum is Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant, aligned with Canada Basketball's Developmental Pathway, and has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals.
The curriculum will take the children through a series of drills and activities that will work on the following fundamentals: dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and playing defence.
Our Rookie Division Program has been developed for children 5 to 8 years old. The program a specific curriculum that involves fun and engaging games and drills for children in this specific age range.
While the program has been developed for children 5 to 8 years old, we reserve the right to determine if the players have the strength and attention span to participate.