Westside Suns Basketball Club are a growing club in Melbourne's Inner-West, with our members predominately based in Yarraville, Kingsville and Seddon.
Westside Suns have approximately 600 members playing in 77 teams in the local Westgate Domestic Competition in Footscray, with another 60 children enrolled in our youth programs based out of Yarraville West Primary School; Lil' Suns (4 to 5 year olds) and Junior Suns (5 to 8 year olds).
We're on an exciting trajectory and if you aren't already on-board, we'd love for you to join us.
Westside Suns is pleased to announce the continuation of our hugely popular Lil' & Junior Suns Indoor Programs.
The program will recommence on Saturday 24 April and run for 8-weeks. Thanks to the support of our sponsor, RCL Group, the program is priced at just $20 for Lil' Suns and $40 for Junior Suns. The available session times are:
Lil’ Suns (3 – 4-year old)
08:00 - 08:30am
08:30 to 09:00am (SOLD OUT)
09:00 to 09:30am (SOLD OUT)
Junior Suns (5-8 year old)
08:30am - 09:30am (SOLD OUT)
09:30am - 10:30am (SOLD OUT)
10:30am - 11:30am
You can find out more information and register here:
THE MOST RECENT NEWS FROM WESTSIDE SUNS BASKETBALL CLUB
Junior Suns Program
Junior Suns, a program for children aged 5 - 8 on Saturday Mornings at Yarraville West Primary School.
The program uses a Games Based Approach, leveraging the latest in European coaching techniques to let children learn whilst playing various games! This program will recommence in April 2021.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - NEW PLAYERS
Westside Suns Basketball Club is now taking Expressions of Interest for new players looking to get started in domestic basketball. The club is prioritising girls and boys born in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. All other year groups are currently operating on a wait-list basis.
You can express interest for your child here:
COVID-19 MANAGEMENT AND RESTRICTIONS
Victorian COVID restrictions currently allow outdoor full-contact training for teams, with indoor full-contact sport becoming available from Monday 23 November 2020. Westside Suns are currently in the process of discussing arrangements with local venues as to when our activities will return indoors. In the meantime, we will continue to offer outdoor training for our teams.
SUPPORTING OUR FAMILIES
Our club consists of approximately 500 families who have been impacted by the COVID-19 situation to varying extents. Our committee has commenced development of a strategy that will consider how we can best provide support to families as we recommence playing basketball at the end of 2020.