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.

Steve Nash program returns to Nelson

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.