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intro basketball for boys and girls aged 5 to 10 years

Aussie Hoops is the Basketball Australia's Official Junior Game Development Program for 5-10 year olds and their families. 


Aussie Hoops provides an environment where children of all abilities can achieve on the court and reap the rewards of skill development, enhanced self-esteem, social co-operation and grassroots sports participation.  The program provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Basketball experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game. 


The Aussie Hoops program at Westgate is a fun and engaging way for kids to learn the skills and rules of basketball, allowing them to confidently move into playing in our junior Domestic competition

Age groups

Rookie - 5 & 6 years

Aussie Hoops Rookie has been developed for 5 and 6 year olds as an introductory program that ensures all participants develop the fundamental skills to participate in and draw satisfaction from Basketball.

Starter - 7 & 8 years

Aussie Hoops Starter has been developed for 7 and 8 year olds providing a transition from basic motor and basketball skill development into game sense application.

All-Star - 9 & 10 years

 Aussie Hoops All-Star has been developed for 9 and 10 year olds and provides participants with a game sense focused program in preparedness for next step basketball programs at local associations

term 4 Session & Venue information

VU Community Sports Stadium, Whitten Oval


  • Saturday 8:30am (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter) & 9.15am (ages 7 to 10 - Starter & All-Star) ** Girls Only available**
    • Begins Saturday 12th October & ends 30th November, 2019


  • Sunday 11.00am (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter) & 11.45am (ages 7 to 10 - Starter & All-Star) ** Girls Only available
    • Begins Sunday 20th October & ends 1st December, 2019



  • Thursday 4pm (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter) & 4.45pm (ages 7 to 10 - Starter & All-Star) ** Girls Only available
    • Begins Thursday 17th October & ends 28th November, 2019


VU Footscray Park, Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Footscray Park Campus


  • Saturday 8:30am (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter) & 9.15am (ages 7 to 10 - Starter & All-Star)
    • Begins Saturday 12th October & ends 30th November, 2019


RecWest Footscray, Essex St, West Footscray


  • Wednesday 4pm (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter) & 5pm (ages 7 to 10 - Starter & All-Star)
    • Begins Wednesday 16th October & ends 27th November, 2019


  • Saturday 9.00am (ages 5 to 7 - Rookie & Starter)
    • Begins Saturday 12th October & ends 30th November, 2019

Term 4 registrations now open

Aussie Hoops registration

We host sessions at VU Whitten Oval, VU Footscray Park and RecWest Footscray