Greetings North Island Basketball Community. Please email  (cvstevenash@gmail.com)  to be added to the list or to add upcoming events ** Also, please advise if you wish to be removed from this list

 March 2019 – February 2020:

1) CVAA GO Wednesday Basketball Fundamentals Spring 2019:    CVAA GO Wednesday Basketball is once again being offered this spring on Wednesdays (April 3rd – June 5th ) in the Comox Valley for grades K-12. The program is separated into 3 age groupings (Coed K- grade 2, Girls Only grades 5-7, and Girls Only grades 8-12) and emphasizes skill development, fun, hard work and small games for participants all skill levels. **Now offering online payment**   Email Peter Parke (cvstevenash@gmail.com) for more information.        Registration Link: CVAA GO WEDNESDAY BASKETBALL REGISTRATION

2) CVAA Girls Only Friday Night League Spring 2019: This competitive girl’s team program runs this spring on Fridays from April to June  (grades 4-7 @ 5:30-6:45 pm and grades 8-12 @ 6:45-8:00 pm) at École au Coeur-de-l’ile, Comox. U13, U14 and U 15-16 teams will practice together and be entered in several club tournaments (dates TBA). Head coaches, Grant Ashlee and Peter Parke, have coached basketball for many years and emphasize hard work, shooting, dribbling and other technical skills and speed in their practices and games. Guest coaches will also contribute to practices and games.  Email Peter Parke (cvstevenash@gmail.com) for more information. **Now offering online payment**   Registration Link: CVAA GIRLS ONLY FRIDAY NIGHT LEAGUE

3) C3 Basketball: This competitive boy’s program (grades 4-12) runs all year at Lake Trail Secondary School, Courtenay. Head coaches, Nick Diem and Eli Blake, have coached basketball for many years and emphasize hard work, shooting, dribbling and other technical skills and speed in their practices and games. Guest coaches will also contribute to practices and games.

Registration Link: C3 BASKETBALL 

4) UVIC Vikes High School Girls Elite Camp (Friday, Sept 6th  (6:00-8:30 pm) and Saturday Sept 7th (10:00 am -12:00 noon and 1:00-3:00 pm)  UVIC head coach Dani Sinclair, UVIC Vikings players and coaches and a variety of BC college and high school coaches  will host the best grade 11 and 12 players from BC and Alberta in this invitational camp (60-100 players).  Contact Brett Westcott (westcott@shaw.ca) for more information.

5) SVIBA   Well-established Victoria club basketball program administered by Brett Wescott (Westcott@shaw.ca) – Camps, Night League, Club Teams and more!   More information can be found at SVIBA

6) VIU Jr Mariners Club Program: NEW this spring/summer, VIU will be running a camp/clinic/talent evaluation camp April 19/20th for those entering Grade 9-12. This will include 5 hours of basketball and a t-shirt for $60. From the camp, the coaching staff will also be identifying young ladies that will be entering grade 11/12 (possibly an elite/mature 10) to make up the U16/17 Jr Mariners Club basketball program. Contact tbryce98@yahoo.com  or   VIU Jr Mariners Club Program Information for more information and to register.

7) Victoria and North Island Girl’s Club Teams:  Club options range from SVIBA (above) Victoria-based teams to North Island club teams (CVAA, Port Alberni, Cowichan and Nanaimo) that compete in a variety of summer tournaments throughout BC, Washington State and Oregon

8) High School and Elementary School Basketball: practice and games start in November with playoffs and jamborees in February and March. Please contact your local high school or elementary school athletic director for more information. Please encourage younger players to attend local high school games to grow their knowledge and enjoy some entertaining game action.

9) North Island Elementary School  GIRLS and BOYS  basketball jamborees!  March 2019/20 at Mark Isfeld, GP Vanier or Highland Secondary Schools.  Preference will be given to grade 6/7 teams, and then to grade 5/6 teams. Registration and  information to follow in 2020. Contact Larry Street larrystreetcar@gmail.com)  or Peter Parke (drpedro0915@gmail.com) for more information.

10) Comox Valley Post-Season  leagues and practice sessions (March & April 2019). Grade 8 & 9 boys at GP Vanier (Run and Gun League: Larry Street  larrystreetcar@gmail.com) and Grade 5-12 girls (CVAA Fastbreak    www.cvathletics.ca) focusing on skill development and competitive games for local players.

11) Thunderball Sunday Basketball League (March-May 2019: Larry Street) for grades 4-7 boys and girls. Skills, teamwork and fun emphasized in this popular camp  (larrystreetcar@gmail.com)

12) Vancouver Island Regional Boys and Girls Basketball Teams (U12, U13, U14, U15, U16 and U17) Participants pre-register at www.basketball.bc.ca, where further information including costs is also available (https://www.basketball.bc.ca/provincial-team-program). Final rosters of 12 players per team travel to the Langley Event Center to play in the Provincial Regional BC Tournament in the U12, U13, U14 and U15 age groups (May 2019).  Team BC will be selected from players attending the regional tournament or from a Supercamp format (U16 and U17)

13) Be sure to follow the games of all the Vancouver Island CIS (University of Victoria http://www.govikesgo.com) and CCAA (Camosun College http://camosun.ca/sports/chargers/ and Vancouver Island University http://mariners.viu.ca/). Also watch for news of the annual CVAA Christmas  road trip to Seattle to watch the University of Washington Huskies women and the CVAA Spring Break 2020 Tour of Spain for CVAA Girls in Grade 10!

14) University of Victoria regional camp and POD program for high school girls aged 14-18: UVIC coaches and players run this camp on Sundays throughout the basketball calendar.  This program attracts players from the North and South Island but requires the help of very supportive parents, who alternate driving to UVIC.  Vikes Basketball Academy

15) DROP IN BASKETBALL at the LINC (free anytime) and Courtenay Recreation Center (free of charge-phone ahead for free gym schedule) and Cumberland Recreation centers  ($1.50/hr children/$1.60/hr adults-phone ahead for free gym schedule

16) Larry Street runs a 3 day summer camp for boys and girls in July (larrystreetcar@gmail.com)

17) Find an outdoor hoop  (numerous locations around the Comox Valley) and practice 1 hour/day!

18) A wide range a Spring and Summer BASKETBALL Camps are available for boys and girls

MacBros Basketball Camp: (July 22nd-26th 2019) for three different age categories: 6-9 years old, 10-13 years old and 14-17 years old at Aspen Park Elementary and Mark Isfeld Secondary schools:  Mac Bros Basketball 2019

PGC Basketball Camps: PGC Camps

Vancouver Island University Basketball Camps and Jr Mariners Club Program: Basketball Camps in July and August for boys and girls aged 11-18 https://www.viu.ca/summer-camps

University of Washington: Grades 4-12 , Elite, Team and Day Camps http://www.washingtonbasketballcamps.com/

University of Victoria: http://vikescamps.com/sport-development-camps/ and the CVAA-UVIC spring camp in the Comox Valley for girls in grade 8 – 12

Western Washington University: http://www.wwuvikings.com/camps/wwu-camps.html

19) Newsletter by Mike Neighbors, Head Woman’s Basketball Coach Arkansas Razorbacks. To subscribe to this very informative, weekly publication send an email to  coachneighbors@gmail.com

20) Kidsport: financial support for young athletes!

Information can also be found at   Kidsport

21) Jumpstart: financial support for young athletes!

Information can also be found at   Jumpstart

 

***Please follow the link below for various North Island Basketball registration forms and newsletters**
Please email information on any basketball or charity sport event not covered **

 

North Island Registration Forms and Newsletters

LET”S GROW THE GAME ON THE ISLAND!

Peter Parke
Grant Ashlee
Comox Valley Athletic Association
drpedro0915@gmail.com
250-334-7497