Basketball at the JD Hardie Youth Zone

The JD is having a sport filled Term 3 and 4, with a number of basketball initiatives going on for young people to enjoy!

SLAM basketball is set to be bigger and better than ever, with a number of sessions designed to engage young people with outdoor sports, friendships and educational messages.

SLAM is a youth diversionary program which engages youth in the Hedland community. It runs on Friday nights at the JD Hardie Youth Zone in South Hedland, and is held approximately 40 times per financial year.

Sessions commence at 5.30pm and run until 10pm.

Please see below for key dates:

Term 3

August and September, Every Wednesday from 5pm to 6.30pm Open Training session for u16 and u14 with Garnduwa up until the Youth Basketball Challenge
24 August 5.30pm - 10pm SLAM at the JD Hardie Youth Zone, The Women's Refuge and Wirraka Maya will be providing educational messages, with Wirraka Maya providing meals.
7 September 5.30pm - 10pm SLAM 2018/19 season launch at the JD Hardie Youth Zone, with Bloodwood Tree providing the Educational Message
21 September 5.30pm - 10pm SLAM at the JD Hardie Youth Zone, Population Health will be providing the educational Message

Term 4

12 October - 7 October SLAM Basketball to be conducted weekly
20 October Hedland Youth Basketball Challenge at the JD Hardie Youth Zone
26 October NO SLAM - Annual Halloween Disco at the JD Hardie Youth Zone
16 November Basketball WA will be conducting 3 x 3 Streetball workshop for stakeholders (times to be confirmed)
16 November Basketball WA will be conducting SLAM basketball as a 3 x 3 Streetball

If you are interested or know of someone who may assist with SLAM Basketball in any way, such as delivering educational messages, providing meals, refereeing, scoring or time keeping, please do not hesitate to contact us.