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Jr NBA information here!

Registration will be open August 21, 2023

Basketball is hosted through Winnipeg Minor Basketball Association.  Information for all ages located here

Southdale Convenor: Dana –

Wmba fall/winther youth basketball registration opens Aug 21 - Sept 11. Register at

Basketball for the Youth 5 to 7 Years old

Any questions regarding the Jr.NBA Rookie Division program, not associated with the WMBA-CC partnership, may be directed to

Jr. NBA Rookie Program

jr nba rookie division sponsored by BMO

Fun, Basketball Authentic, Maximum Basketball Touches

Kids smiling as they play basketball


  • Provide entry-level basketball program for young children 5 to 7 years old
  • Build a community of league organizers, parents, coaches committed to minor basketball
Children playing basketball


  • Weekly 45 minute practices for 12 weeks
  • Canadian Sport 4 Life/Long Term Athlete Development compliant
  • Aligned with Canada Basketball’s Developmental Pathway
  • Curriculum has been developed by NBA Basketball Operations and a team of experts in child development and physical literacy, and basketball fundamentals
  • Games will be modified to be age-appropriate, simple and fun
kids sitting in a gym listening to a coach

Equipment & Uniform

  • Program will include age-appropriate equipment (smaller basketball and lowered adjustable hoops) and modified games
  • Participants will receive a size-appropriate Spalding® Rookie Gear Basketball and NBA team branded t-shirt
  • Provide a fun, active and healthy learning environment
jr. nba. 12 weeks of fun for boy and girls ages 5-7