BALANCING SESSIONS

 

U15 House League players

The U15 house league balancing session is happening Tuesday Oct. 2 at Harry Miller Middle School.
The girls session will be first, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
The boys session will be 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Look forward to seeing you there!
For more information, contact the U15 director at u15director@kvba.ca.

U10 and U12 House League players

On Sat. Sept. 29th, there will be a team balancing session at Quispamsis Middle School for those players playing in U10 and U12 House Leagues this season.

PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED AND PAID FOR THE 2018-19 KVBA SEASON IN ORDER TO ATTEND. (You can register at www.kvba.ca).

The purpose of the session is get an idea of each player's skill level, so we can do our best to balance the teams as evenly as possible. Evaluators will organize the players into groups where they will perform various drills and participate in a scrimmage. Please bring your gym shoes, proper gym wear and a water bottle.

Players need to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of their respective sessions. Although this session is not mandatory, it’s recommended to attend. Additional information regarding the season will be sent via e-mail in the near future.

SCHEDULE

U10 Girls: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (arrive 8:15 a.m.)
U10 Boys 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. (arrive 9:45 a.m.)
U12 Girls: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (arrive 11:15 a.m.)
U12 Boys 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (arrive 12:45 p.m.)

Please contact the U10 or U12 Directors if you have any questions:
U10 Director, Huey Lord: u10director@kvba.ca
U12 Director, Sean Creary: u12director@kvba.ca

House League information for 2018-19

House league play will begin October 15.

Please note: The Puppy Division is full. Please contact puppydirector@kvba.ca for further information on registration.

U15 (Players born 2004-2006) - Cost to play U15 is $150
The U15 recreational division is for youth born in the years 2004, 2005 and 2006.  Each team will practice one night a week and play one game per week with an official.  Practices will be during the week, with games on Saturday.  This division is to allow youth an opportunity to play and learn a sport in a friendly, safe and structured environment from a trained coach.  It encourages basketball as a viable active lifestyle choice into their adulthood.  Boys and girls will play in separate divisions.  There will be a balancing session in late September to balance the teams as fairly as possible.  If you are interested in coaching one of these team please reach out to Lisa Hrabluk, U15 Director.

U12 (Players born 2007 & 2008) - Cost to play U12 is $150
The U12 recreational division is for youth born in 2007 or 2008.  Each team will practice one night during the week and play one game on Saturday with an official.  Boys and girls will play in separate divisions.  There will be a balancing session near the end of September in an effort to best balance the teams for league play.  If you are interested in coaching one of these team please reach out to Sean Creary, 12 Director.

U10 (players born in 2009 & 2010) - Cost to play U10 is $150
The U10 recreational division is for youth born in 2009 or 2010.  Each team will practice one night during the week and play one game on Saturday with an official.  Boys and girls will play in separate divisions.  There will be a balancing session near the end of September in an effort to best balance the teams for league play.  If you are interested in coaching one of these team please reach out to Huey Lord, U10 Director.

U8 (players born in 2011) - Cost to play U8 is $150
The program is designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship and a love for the game of basketball.  This year we are introducing 3 on 3 during the Saturday games, this format is proven to promote teamwork and active player involvement by players having more touches and using offensive and defensive skills on every possession while learning every position.

Each team will have a practice on the day and time the player is signed up for during registration and a game on Saturday, which will vary based on the schedule.

If you are interested in coaching one of these team please reach out to Craig Arbeau, U8 Director.

Puppy (Players born in 2012 & 2013) - Cost to play Puppy is $90

All groups are full. Please contact puppydirector@kvba.ca for further information on registration.

The Puppy recreational program is for youth born in 2012 and 2013. There are 2 divisions, Co-Ed and All-Girls. For Puppy’s, the emphasis is on learning basic basketball skills through fun drills and games. The program runs once a week out of Fairvale Elementary School with the following schedule:

Puppy Co-Ed:

Monday’s 5-6 p.m.

Tuesday’s 6-7 p.m. 

Wednesday’s 6-7 p.m.

Puppy All-Girls:

Monday’s 6-7 p.m.

Please register early as some time slots tend to fill up very quickly!

If you are interested in coaching one of these teams please reach out to Carrie MacFarlane, Puppy Director. (A police record check is required for all volunteers with the KVBA.)