JR Wildcats Winter Session

Posted by Chatham-Kent Wildcats Basketball on Jan 31 2019 at 11:51AM PST

Do you know a boy or girl who is in Grade 2-4 who would be interested in learning how to play the game of basketball? The winter session of Jr. NBA begins February 19th! Register now as spaces are filling quickly!

Jr. Wildcats
For Ages 7 -9 Grade (2,3,4 )ONLY 30 Spots
Winter Session Starts February 19th, 2019

The Wildcats will be conducting the Fall session of the Jr. Wildcat program starting February 19th, 2019 . Sessions will run on Tuesdays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 10 sessions. The class size is limited to 30 participants (boys and girls), ages 7 – 9 year old.(grade 2,3,4)
Starting in 2015, the Chatham-Kent Wildcat organization created a new program for children aged 7 – 9. The Jr. Wildcat program carries on where the Jr. NBA left off. This new program allows children to continue to play basketball as well as help to build skills to prepare children for travel basketball if they wish to do so.

The program has been created by Youth Sports Specialists and local basketball enthusiasts, and is compliant with Canadian Sport 4 Life as well is aligned with Canada Basketball’s Developmental Pathway.

The Jr. Wildcat program is for girls and boys ages of 7 to 9 who are keen on learning the essential basketball skills using a learner-focused curriculum and covers all the development of all FUN-damental Movement Skills (running, jumping, throwing, catching) and Basketball Skills (footwork, dribbling, passing, shooting) that are appropriate for the age level. The program focuses on maximum basketball touches to ensure every player gets a chance to handle the ball with exciting game based drills to allow the players experience to be the most enjoyable it can be.

Question and Answers:

Q.- How long is the program?
A. = It is a 10 week program, consisting of approximately 1 hour sessions.

Q. – How much is the cost?
A. = $100.00 (2019 season)

Q. – What do we get for our $100.00?
A. = 10 hours of instruction. The children will receive a Wildcat t-shirt..

Q. - How many children are in a session?
A. = The program has a maximum of 30 participants per session to allow maximum instructor time per child. Girls and boys sessions run separately and simultaneously in the large gym.

Q. - Where will the program run?
A. = The program will run out of the WISH Centre at 177 King St. east, Chatham.

Q. - When does the program start?
A. = February 19th, 2019 (Feb 19th, 26th March 5th, 19th, 26th April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th)

Q. - How do I register?
A. = Contact the Wildcats at the email: You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. Please include participants name and grade.


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