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The Sporting Chance Center is the hub of youth basketball and volleyball in Southern Arizona, home to tournaments, leagues, camps, clinics, open play and other programs devoted to youth health and fitness. The 40,000 square foot, air-conditioned Center features… to find out more click here.

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Lute Olson Basketball Academy
Spring II Session
LIMITED SPOTS REMAINING!!!

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Classes will begin after Easter! The Beginner and Intermediate groups will start April 24th, and the Advanced group will start April 28th! 

LOBA coaches incorporate drills and training exercises from some of the best college, high school and even European coaches and programs throughout the world.  LOBA can help anyone — from the 6 year old beginner to the elite high school or club player seeking a D-1 scholarship – become the best player they can be.

For more information, please visit our LOBA page.


Hardwood Hoops – Spring League Basketball

The Hardwood Hoops Spring League is under way! Games are held at the center every Saturday and will continue into May. Divisions are offered to boys and girls high school (Freshman, JV, and Varsity) programs and youth teams 3rd grade through 8th grade. For more information, please visit their website.


                                                       

Global Elite FC Programs

8 Week BASE Program | Fridays & Sundays
Fridays
(April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 10, 17, 24)
Sundays (April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5, 12, 19, 26)

8 Week CORE Program | Sundays
Sundays
(April 7, 14, 28, and May 5, 12, 19, [26], and June 2)

Global Elite FC is the first futsal combination set up in Arizona to incorporate the best practices, tactics, and philosophies from the world’s leading youth programs into one single curriculum. The objective at GEFC is to develop the complete player, by placing ‘intelligent decision making’ as the cornerstone of the training environment. The main benefits of these programs are Ball Mastery, Speed of Play, Agility and Balance, Movement Off of the Ball, and Creativity. For more information on their programs please visit their website.


Tucson Basketball Summer League

They’re back at it again with their Summer League! Join the TBL in it’s new summer season!!! Contact the League Director Tom Danehy here for more information. 

The Tucson Basketball League is an adult-recreation league devoted to promoting spirited competition with a strong emphasis on sportsmanship. Now in its 21st year of operation, the TBL has included hundreds of teams and thousands of players over the years, including some of the best amateur (and a few professional) players in Southern Arizona.  For more information regarding the league, please visit their website.


Upcoming Summer Events

Need to get out of the heat? We have plenty of fun youth events happening this summer at Sporting Chance! All sign-ups and registrations are open.

 

Hardwood Hoops – Summer Basketball Camp
Session 1: 
June 3-6
Session 2: June 10-13
The Hardwood Hoops program is directed by Coach Karl Pieroway former men’s head basketball coach at Pima Community College and Ironwood Ridge High School.  Hardwood Hoops Camps are committed to teaching the fundamentals of the game and having fun.  Camp will include teaching; ball handling, passing, shooting, footwork, 2-man game, 3-on-3, 5-on-5, and more.  The staff will consist of former and current college and high school coaches and players. For more information please visit their website.

Global Elite FC – Summer Futsal Leagues
Join the ONLY futsal leagues in the region on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays this summer! The 1st league will start the weekend of May 31st and run for 5 weekends, with 1-2 games per weekend, to get all teams a total of 6 games. The 2nd league will start the weekend of July 12th and run for 6 weekends (no games July 19-21). The age divisions will be boys & girls U9 – U18. For more information on Global Elite FC leagues please visit their league page.

Lute Olson Basketball Academy – End of Summer Session
Registration will start June 26th for the End of Summer Session. Classes will start July 17th, so mark your calendars! LOBA coaches incorporate drills and training exercises from some of the best college, high school and even European coaches and programs throughout the world.  LOBA can help anyone — from the 6 year old beginner to the elite high school or club player seeking a D-1 scholarship – become the best player they can be. For more information, please visit our LOBA page.

ONE 10 Basketball Camp
The camp will take place July 15-19, from 9 AM – 5PM. ONE10 is a nonprofit organization committed to the development of youth student-athletes. Their mission is to offer kids of all backgrounds and ability levels the opportunity to increase skill level, knowledge and love of their sport.  Athletes will learn life-lessons and build core values such as hard work, respect, discipline, self-motivation, team work, and sportsmanship. Using the revenue created from their organized camps, corporate sponsorship contributions, and individual donations ONE10 provides free camps to athletes who are in an unequal socioeconomic position and awards college grants to student-athletes who show exceptional sportsmanship and integrity both inside and outside of the sports arena. For more information on ONE 10 Camps please visit their website.


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