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Flight Path

The Flight Path Program (FPP) provides a solid foundation for children, referees, and coaches of all genders in 2 age groups: under 10s for club-based competition; and under 8s for participation-based learning.

With qualified coaches and resources provided by the SBA Basketball Development Officer, the program ensures children develop better fundamentals and have a smooth transition into older Junior Jets age groups.

U8 Program

Wednesdays
4.45-6.00pm

U8 Program

Saturdays
9.00-10.15am

U10 Program

Tuesdays
4.30-6.45pm

U10 Program

Saturdays
10.15-11.30am

In the first 2 weeks of each season, we will have sign-on days and come-and-try days. If your child wants to register for a trial or you'd like to coach please email bdo@sunburybasketball.com.au 

Key features of Flight Path Program

  • No previous playing experience is required.

  • All genders are encouraged to play - If numbers are low mixed teams will train and play together.

  • Weekly sessions include 40min training and a 45min game

  • Structured for players to have fun while learning skills and playing competitive games.

  • The program will be overseen by the SBA Basketball Development Officer (BDO).

  • Parents are encouraged to learn and participate alongside the coaches.

  • Size 5 basketballs are used across all programs.

  • Parents will be given a PlayHQ link for weekly fixtures each season once their child is registered.

  • 2 seasons per year: Summer (Term 4 & 1) -  Winter (Term 2 & 3)

  • Age groups are based on what age your child is on the 31st of December.

  • Age and location-specific details below.

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U8 Sunbury & Gisborne

The U8 Flight Path Program provides a fun and engaging introduction to basketball for young children. Participants will receive high-quality coaching from our experienced SBA coaches and will be given a Flight Path singlet to play in.

 

This program includes a training session followed by a game and utilizes an 8-foot hoop and modified rules to further develop fundamental skills.

 

The program is overseen by the SBA Basketball Development Officer and costs $210 per season.

Sunbury U8

Wednesdays 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Gisborne U8

Saturday 9:00am - 10:15am

U10 Sunbury & Gisborne

The U10 Flight Path Program uses a 10-foot hoop and has a structured schedule with training and game timeslots. As this is club-level play, each team must provide their own coaches in order to train and play. The cost for the program is $190 plus club uniform costs per season.


Sunbury U10
The Sunbury Program runs on Tuesdays and is a club-based competition with 7 Sunbury clubs represented.

4:30pm - 5:15pm: Training for teams playing Game #1 (5:15pm)

5:15pm - 6:00pm: Game #1; Training for teams playing at Game #2 (6:00pm)

6:00pm - 6:45pm: Game #2

Players are only required to be present for their training and game timeslot (not the full duration)

Gisborne U10

The Gisborne program runs on Saturdays and is also club-based with 3 Macedon Ranges/ Sunbury clubs, limited to 40 players total in the program. 

10.15am - 10:45am: Training

10.45am - 11.30am: Game
 

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