Basketball league set up

A basketball league for Summerland elementary students is starts in October.

A basketball league for Summerland elementary students is starts in October. Formerly known as  Steve Nash Mini Basketball, Penticton Minor Basketball is a six week long league that focuses on  fun, fitness and fundamentals.

The sessions will focus on skill development through fun drills and games.  The league is designed for both young people who are beginning and those who have played before. All of the coaches are teachers as well as former university players.

Registration dates for the Summerland sessions will be Wednesday, Oct. 2 and Thursday, Oct. 3 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at  Summerland  Secondary School gym entrance.

Email registration is Oct. 4 at

More information is available from John Fry at 250-488-4470.

Play will be Giants Head School on Mondays, Oct. 15,  22 and 29 and Nov. 5, 19 and 26, for Grades 2 and 3 from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. and for Grades 4 and 5 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Players must provide their own basketballs. Registration includes a t-shirt and an official basketball certificate award.

The event is sponsored by Westminster Equipment Rentals.


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