Frequently Asked Questions

                                                                             

Question

I/my child has never played basketball before , can I come along ?

Answer

Yes the club is open to novices and seasoned players alike .

 

Question

What are the age groups ?

Answer

Under 8 ( school year 3 and below ) – co-ed .

Under 10 ( school year 4 and 5 ) – co-ed .

Under 12 ( school year 6 and 7 ) – co-ed .

Under 14 ( school year 8 and 9 ) - co-ed .

Under 16 – ( school year 10 and 11 ) – co-ed.

Under 21 - men born 1999 and after .

Ladies – aged 16 and over .

 

Question

Who runs the training sessions ?

Answer

The club has three level 2 coaches and five level 1 coaches . All of our coaches and helpers have been screened for their suitability for working with young people.

 

Question

How much does it cost ?

Answer

If you are a new player attending the club for the first time the first session is FREE of charge .

The next two sessions are £3.00 per session but if you would like to join the club the player membership form must be completed and the player membership fee paid on or before the THIRD session . Player membership is from the 1st August to the 31st July of each year . After becoming a club member each training session is £3.00 .

 

Question

Where does training take place and at what times ?

Answer

Training sessions take place at New House Youth Centre , Chalkwell Road , Sittingbourne , ME10 2LP .

Tuesday 8.30pm until 9.45pm - Under 21 men born 1999 and after .

Thursday 8.00pm until 9.30pm – Ladies aged 16 and over .

Saturday

1.00pm to 2.15pm – under 8 and under 10 co-ed ( school year 5 and below ) .

2.15pm to 3.30pm – under 12 co-ed ( school year 6 and 7 ) .

3.30pm to 4.45pm – under 14 co-ed ( school year 8 and 9 ) .

4.45pm to 6.00pm – under 16’s – co-ed ( school year 10 and 11 ).

Question

Are there competitions or is it just training ?

Answer

Our teams play in local competitions and friendly games .

 

For further information please enquire to info@swalebasketball.co.uk .