Good luck to all teams participating in playoffs, Provincials and upcoming tournaments!
U16/18 League Playoffs – Feb 24-26
Thank you to all coaches who came out and attended our first ever Coaching Development Clinic on January 19th!
We value your contribution to this successful event and look forward to hosting similar clinics in the future.
Team Pictures – U10 Team Stewart
Team Pictures – U14 Team Gray/Richards
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GAME SCHEDULES will be posted on the MBANS.ca website under each division, as they are made up.
WINTER REMINDER If schools are cancelled because of snow, then any games and practices in those schools are also cancelled. View updated info on the Halifax Regional School Board website
Dartmouth Lakers Basketball Club
Thank you for your interest in minor basketball in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. We offer basketball programs for youth ages 5 though to 18 for residents in the Dartmouth area. We play league games as a member of the Metro Basketball Association and are also a member of Basketball Nova Scotia.
The Dartmouth Lakers Basketball Club is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization whose aim is to promote the development of youth basketball while fostering an environment of sportsmanship among players, coaches, spectators and officials; to create opportunities for amateur basketball players of all skill levels so they may engage in challenging competition while developing their own physical and fundamental basketball skills; and to teach life skills through basketball.
***FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS???
WHEN DOES BASKETBALL SEASON START?
We play games within the Metro Basketball Association. Dates can be found on their website.
WHEN WILL MY PRACTICE BE ?
We do not know practice times until team selection is complete. Please check the Schedules page.
WHAT IS THE LATE REGISTRATION FEE?
After September 24th, there will be a $20 Late fee added to your registration fee.
IS THERE FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PLAYERS?
Yes, we work with KidsSport to help families who need assistance registering a player. There is more information on the KidsSport Site.
Divisional Age Requirements
From the Metro Basketball Association
U10 – Age 8 & 9 (under the age of 10 on or before Dec 31st of the current season
U12 – Age 10 & 11 (under 12 on or before Dec 31st of the current season)
U14 – Age 12 & 13 (under 14 on or before Oct.1 of the current season)
U16 – Age 14 & 15 (under 16 on or before Oct.1 of the current season)
U18 – Age 16 & 17 (under 18 on or before Oct.1 of the current season)