Aussie Hoops

The official junior game development program for 5-10 year olds and their families.


Aussie Hoops is a national program which provides an environment where children of all abilities can achieve on the court – and reap the rewards of skill development, enhanced self-esteem, social cooperation and grassroots sports participation. Put simply, Aussie Hoops introduces children to basketball in a structured and accredited environment that connects our game at the grassroots through to the elite level.

Our national coaching curriculum and sequentially developed program consists of warm-up games, skill activities and modified games all delivered by accredited coaches.


Aussie Hoops’ core values

Fun and safe for boys, girls, parents and caregivers

Accessible and inclusive, nationwide


Where To Play – Victorian Centres

Alexandra & District Aussie Hoops Bacchus Marsh Aussie Hoops Bairnsdale Aussie Hoops Ballan Aussie Hoops
Ballarat Aussie Hoops Balnarring Aussie Hoops Bellarine Peninsula Aussie Hoops Benalla Aussie Hoops
Bendigo Aussie Hoops Broadford Aussie Hoops Broadmeadows Aussie Hoops Bulleen-Templestowe Aussie Hoops
Bunyip Aussie Hoops Camperdown Aussie Hoops Cardinia Life Aussie Hoops Casey Aussie Hoops
Charlton Aussie Hoops Chelsea Aussie Hoops Cobram Aussie Hoops Cohuna Aussie Hoops
Collingwood Aussie Hoops Corryong Aussie Hoops Dandenong Aussie Hoops Darebin Aussie Hoops
Diamond Valley Aussie Hoops Dimboola Aussie Hoops Echuca Aussie Hoops Eltham Wildcats Aussie Hoops Cub Squad
Euroa Aussie Hoops Foster Aussie Hoops Frankston Aussie Hoops Geelong Aussie Hoops
Hawthorn Basketball Aussie Hoops Horsham Aussie Hoops Kerang Aussie Hoops Kilsyth Aussie Hoops
Knox Aussie Hoops Koondrook Aussie Hoops Korumburra Aussie Hoops Kowree Aussie Hoops
Kyneton Aussie Hoops Lakes Entrance Aussie Hoops Leongatha Aussie Hoops Macedon Ranges Aussie Hoops
Mansfield Aussie Hoops Maryborough Aussie Hoops McKinnon Aussie Hoops Melbourne Tigers Aussie Hoops
Melton Aussie Hoops Mildura Aussie Hoops Mirboo North Aussie Hoops Myrtleford Aussie Hoops
Orbost Aussie Hoops Phillip Island Aussie Hoops Playball Aussie Hoops Recwest Braybrook Aussie Hoops
Robinvale Aussie Hoops Seymour Aussie Hoops Shepparton Aussie Hoops Southern Peninsula Aussie Hoops
St Arnaud Aussie Hoops Sunbury Aussie Hoops Surfcoast Aussie Hoops Tatura Aussie Hoops
Timberwolves Aussie Hoops Traralgon Aussie Hoops Upper Yarra Aussie Hoops Wallan & District Aussie Hoops
Wangaratta Aussie Hoops Warracknabeal Aussie Hoops Warragul Aussie Hoops Warrandyte Aussie Hoops
Warrnambool Aussie Hoops Waverley Wildcats Aussie Hoops Western Port Aussie Hoops Westgate Aussie Hoops
Whittlesea City Aussie Hoops Whittlesea Junior Aussie Hoops Wodonga Aussie Hoops Wyndham Aussie Hoops
Yarrawonga Aussie Hoops


Learn More

To find your nearest Aussie Hoops local centre use our program locator.

For more information, or to register a participant or your interest in becoming an Aussie Hoops local centre visit the Aussie Hoops national website.


Benefits for Children

  • Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports participation;
  • Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, muscle management and well-being;
  • Children learn the importance of health and nutrition;
  • Important physiological and mental skills are nurtured;
  • Respect for others as well as social, team work and cooperation skills are developed;
  • Contact with coaches, ambassadors, older children and parents provides valuable role modelling;
  • Children are exposed to multi-functional environments creating greater self-confidence;
  • Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory and better problem solving skills;
  • Children are coached and encouraged by accredited and periodically assessed coaches;
  • Children are exposed to the Australian Basketball pathway from Aussie Hoops through to the elite level; and
  • Aussie Hoops provides a structured and federally endorsed program for children to participate in over a five year period.

Benefits for Parents

  • Convenient, local opportunities for safe, quality time with your child and family;
  • The opportunity to engage with children and other families in a common setting;
  • Greater social contact and interaction;
  • Opportunities to become actively involved in program delivery; and
  • Periodic and consistent activity for the whole family.

Still Need More?

Get in touch with our Basketball Development Officer Samantha Kelsall and we’ll be happy to assist with any enquiries!

Get in touch: samantha.kelsall@basketballvictoria.com.au / 03 9837 8019

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