If you don’t fancy the commitment of joining a team, then come along to Active Campus Basketball where you can turn up and play for fun.
It doesn’t matter if you’re an experienced player or have never played before, Active Campus is for everyone and all abilities. Our friendly student activators will be on hand to welcome you and guide you through the session.
Thursdays 18:00 – 20:00
Fridays 19:30 – 20:30
Sugden Sports Centre
How to sign up:
There is no need to register – just turn up and play.
Contact for more info: Darren Waldron email@example.com
Interested in other Play for Fun sessions? Find out more here.
Compete against friends, flatmates and course mates in our Basketball Campus League. Play weekly fixtures with qualified umpires and compete against other university teams at Manchester Met.
Our Campus Leagues are a great way to play the sport you love in a social but competitive environment, with trophies and prizes at the end of the year for the winning team.
When: Sundays 17:00-19:00
Where: Sugden Sports Centre
Cost: £25 per person for the year
How to sign up: Register here
Contact for more info: Alicia Green firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in other Campus Leagues? Find out more here.
Manchester Met Basketball is a Spotlight Sport. This provides an integrated pathway with the area’s top basketball clubs in the Manchester Giants (BBL), Manchester Magic (NBL 1) and Lancashire Spinners (NBL 1).
Our teams compete in the following BUCS leagues:
Men’s 1st team – Northern Premier
Men’s 2nd team – Northern 2a
Men’s 3rd team – Northern 3a
Men’s 4th team – Northern 4a
Women’s 1st – Northern 1a
Coaches and support staff:
Callum Jones coaches the men’s 1st team, having over 10 years of experience coaching at AASE academies and University level.
Callum also captains the Manchester Giants BBL team, as part of an eight-year professional career.
Basketball scholar Rihanne Bailey coaches the women’s team alongside studying at Manchester Met and playing for Manchester Mystics.
Training facilities and times:
All teams train at Platt Lane Sports Complex or The National Basketball Performance Centre in Belle Vue.
Monday PM: Training (1st team)
Tuesday PM: Video Analysis
Wednesday: GAME DAY
Thursday PM: Physio rehab/assessment
Friday AM: Strength and Conditioning drop-in
Friday PM: Training
Partners, links and pathways:
Manchester Giants - Education outlet for BBL (British Basketball League) players. Giants BBL team also utilise our Platt Lane facilities for their training nights.
Manchester Magic - Help host their Loreto college’s EABL (Elite Academy Basketball League) academy at Platt Lane. Shared recruitment of players for their Division 1 team.
Lancashire Spinners - Shared recruitment of players for their Division 1 team and facility usage.
Basketball England - Numerous opportunities to link into their events team alongside other student experience opportunities. Shared initiative support to grow participation and performance. Collaborative student apprentice roles. Coach development opportunities.
Great Britain Basketball – Event support opportunities.
We currently have five basketball scholars playing for our 1st team
Find out more about them on our scholar page
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