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The Wanderers Basketball Club

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Quick FAQs

What facilities do you have?2021-10-08T13:08:22+02:00

We have two courts

What are the practice times for seniors?2021-08-18T11:35:38+02:00

Tuesday 19:00 to 20:30 – (Ladies & Men).
Thursday 19:00 to 20:30 – (Ladies & Men).

What age groups can participate?2021-08-18T11:32:15+02:00

The Wanderers Scorpions Basketball Academy provides coaching for players aged 4 years to U18s. Seniors are welcome to participate.

Do you offer coaching?2021-08-18T11:24:19+02:00

Yes we do. Coaching fees are applicable for Juniors participating in team training sessions and games. Please contact the chairman for a breakdown of applicable coaching fees.

Do I have to become a member to participate?2021-09-29T15:27:10+02:00

Yes, to become a member sign up here

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Mission Statement

The Wanderers Basketball section was founded with the goal promoting the sport of basketball in South Africa. Our focus is to allow athletes to play basketball at a competitive level as well as promote basketball as a recreational activity. To this end, the basketball section open to individuals who wish to play socially as well as players who want to play competitively. In addition we endeavour to make basketball accessible to disadvantaged individuals who wish to participate in basketball outside of the university and school structures. We encourage participation by all ages, races and sexes and provide the necessary facilities, programs, training and services. The Wanderers Club have had a presence in basketball for over 10 years whereas the management and coaching staff have been involved in basketball development for over 25 years.

League and Academy

Our Junior Programme

The Wanderers Scorpions Basketball Academy provides coaching for players aged 4 years and older. The main focus of the academy is to teach, develop and hone basketball skills. Players get more individual attention in an interactive environment. Players also get to participate in games, tournaments and leagues.

Junior Teams Practice Sessions

Main Practice

Saturday Mornings
08:00 to 10:00 – Development Class (Mixed)
10:00 to 12:00 – All Girls Above 12 Years Old
10:00 to 12:00 – Advanced Class (Boys Only)

Midweek Practice Sessions
Tuesday 17:30 to 19:00 – (Mixed Groups)
Thursday 17:30 to 19:00 – (Mixed Groups)

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Facilities

2 Outdoor floodlit basketball courts.
One covered catering area (Lapa).

Basketball for Senior Players and Casual Members

The Wanderers Basketball Section is open to casual players and players who wish to play competitively.If you wish to play competitively you are welcome to join the team. (Wanderers Scorpions). Under 18 boys. Under 10 boys and girls.

Senior Teams Practice Sessions

Tuesday 19:00 to 20:30 – (Ladies & Men).
Thursday 19:00 to 20:30 – (Ladies & Men).

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Affiliations

Junior NBA Africa
Johannesburg Basketball Association
Gauteng Basketball Association
South African Masters Basketball Association

League Participation:

Junior NBA (Juniors)
Inner City Super League (Juniors & Seniors)
Johannesburg Basketball league (Juniors & Seniors)
Gauteng Masters Basketball Tournaments (Seniors)
South African Masters Basketball Tournaments (Seniors)
Season: All year round

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Membership

No levies or charges other than Wanderers Membership are applicable for members who play socially. Coaching fees are applicable for Juniors participating in team training sessions and games. Please contact the chairman for a breakdown of applicable coaching fees.

Chairman :

Brian Masenda

082 325 7719

[email protected]