FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You’ve Got Questions - We’ve Got Answers
Welcome to the Baseline Basketball FAQ section. We have pulled some of the most frequently asked questions and compiled them all into one place. Chances are you’ve got the same questions that were on someone else’s mind. Should you have any other questions that we may have missed, don’t hesitate to reach out.
HOW MANY TERMS DO YOU HAVE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR? HOW LONG IS EACH TERM?
We offer four (4) terms throughout the year, each coinciding with the school term. On average, depending on the length of the school term, training can be between 8-10 weeks per term.
MY CHILD HAS NEVER PLAYED BASKETBALL BEFORE. ARE YOUR PROGRAMMES SUITABLE FOR MY CHILD?
Baseline Basketball offers programmes for youths of all ages and abilities. With the assistance of our network of volunteer club coaches, each child will be placed in a training group that best suits them.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT TO REGISTER FOR YOUR PROGRAMMES?
Seven years old.
HOW ARE YOUR SESSIONS DIVIDED?
Our training sessions are initially divided based on age in accordance with BBNZ's (Basketball New Zealand) age definitions for the current year of 2020. Those groups are then sub-divided into smaller groups based on skill and ability level.
U10 - Born 2011 & 2012
U12 - Born 2009 & 2010
U14 - Born 2007 & 2008
U16 - Born 2005 & 2006
U18 - Born 2003 & 2004
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO TRAINING?
You will need to bring proper training attire, mouth guard, bottled water, and proper indoor court shoes.
I AM INTERESTED IN REGISTERING MY CHILD WITH YOUR CLUB. ARE WE ABLE TO COME BY FOR A TRIAL OF THE TRAINING SESSION BEFORE REGISTERING?
Absolutely. You're entitled for one (1) trial session, if you've never been with us, before deciding to register with the club.
AM I ABLE TO PAY OFF MY CHILD'S TERM FEES IN INSTALLMENT IN LIEU OF ONE LUMP PAYMENT WHEN REGISTERING FOR YOUR PROGRAMMES?
Yes, of course. We understand everyones financial cirumstances are different. Please get in touch with so we can work out a solution that works for everyone.
DO YOU HAVE COMPETITIONS THAT MY CHILD CAN PLAY IN?
Yes. ABSL runs competitions on Saturdays during the term that are open for all clubs across Auckland to join.
IF I DECIDE TO CANCEL MY REGISTRATION SHORTLY AFTER REGISTERING AND THE TERM HAS NOT STARTED YET, AM I ENTITLED FOR A REFUND?
Yes, of course. A small administration fee apply. But we encourage you to touch basis with us before cancelling to explore alternative options to cancelling.