Steve Nash program returns to Nelson

The Steve Nash Youth Basketball program is designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and a love of the game.

The Steve Nash Youth Basketball program is returning to Nelson. It’s an inclusive program designed to develop fundamental skills, sportsmanship, and a love of the game of basketball, with instruction by L.V. Rogers Secondary School senior boys basketball head coach Jeremy Phelan.

The program is a grassroots partnership between parents, community members, and BasketballBC designed to give children across Canada an opportunity to learn fundamental basketball skills in a fun, positive, and structured environment. Sessions will run Wednesdays between 5 and 6 p.m. at Hume Elementary School.

Registration for boys and girls ages 6 to 12 years will be open during drop-in youth basketball today and Nov. 4 between 5 and 6 p.m. at Hume Elementary School, or contact Jeremy Phelan  (250-777-3318, jer.phelan@gmail.com).

The 2015 fall season intake is $70 per child and runs from Nov. 11 to Dec. 9. The 2016 winter season intake is $90 per child and runs from Jan. 6 to March 2. Sessions will be held weekly at Hume School between 5 and 6 p.m. Participants receive a Steve Nash Youth membership through BasketballBC and a reversible jersey.

Payment plans are available and Kidsport application forms will be provided for families requiring financial assistance. For more information visit basketball.bc.ca/snyb-home.

 

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