In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Mystics vs Essex Rebels, Mystics vs Sevenoaks Suns, Magic vs Nottingham Hoods, October Half Term Community Camp, Monday Night Open Age League, Great Britain Are Coming To Town, On The Website, Want To Play 3×3 Basketball?, Fancy Joining Our Community Leagues?, Shop Online?, Community Sessions, Walking Basketball and National League Fixtures. We hope you enjoy it.
Manchester Mystics vs Essex Rebels
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�dcc5 Saturday 20th October
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�df9f️ Tickets: Adults £2, Under 16s £1
�dcc5 Sunday 4th November
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�df9f️ Ticket prices Adult: £5, Children & Concessions: £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children): £12.50.
ℹ️ Full details here
Please Note we are awaiting confirmation of the date and time of Magic vs Reading Rockets in the National Cup Round 4.
October Half Term Community Camp
October Community Basketball Camp
Monday 22nd to Thursday 25th October
Cost: £35 for the full four days or £10 per day.
9:00am – 3:30pm
For 5 – 16 year olds
To book call 0161 881 0090 or call in at the Centre.
ℹ️ More info here
Monday Night Open Age League
We are looking for teams to join our Monday night open age league.
Monday open age league
7:30 – 9:45pm Men & Women – £24 per team
Great Britain Are Coming To Town
As a loyal basketball fan we are delighted to offer you the chance to get your hands on tickets to see the GB’s Senior Men and Women in action in Manchester, this November!
GB’s women can qualify for EuroBasket Women 2019 with two massive home games against Greece and Portugal, while the men start their road to EuroBasket 2021 with a clash with Austria in the Pre-Qualifiers.
Both teams need your support at the National Basketball Performance Centre and you can purchase your tickets NOW before they go on general sale! FIBA WOMEN’S EUROBASKET 2019 QUALIFIERS
Want to play 3×3 basketball? We’re planning on running leagues for men, women and juniors on Wednesday and Sunday nights (8pm-10pm) at the Manchester Basketball Centre. If you would like to register your interest or want to know more, drop us an email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0161 881 0090.Why 3×3?
It’s growing hugely in popularity.
It’s simple to play.
It’s exciting to watch
Each squad only needs 4 players
And each squad plays several games in one night
Oh, and it will become an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Games in 2020
Fancy Joining Our Community Leagues?
We’re looking for teams to join our Monday night Adult leagues and Friday night leagues.
Our Monday adult leagues, which restart in September after the summer break. It costs just £24 per team per game and you’ll be playing at the fantastic Manchester Basketball Centre in Whalley Range. If you’d like to enter a team or want to know more, contact league organiser Jane Thomas-Johnson on 07968 077138.
We’re looking for junior teams – boys and girls – to join our Friday Night Leagues at the Manchester Basketball Centre.
We are running 4 leagues in total: A Foundation League for mixed abilities (Approximate age range: 8-12). A Development League; (Age range: 9-13); A Premier League for players just below National League standard (Age range: 12-15); and a College League (Age range: 14-17).
If you are interested and want to know more, contact Phil Gordos on 07872412926 or the office on 0161 881 0090.
Shop Online? (Double donation week have been extended for another week, 18th-24th on selected online stores)
Pick from nearly 3,000 retailers and shop as usual, from your weekly shop to your next holiday there are so many different ways of raising funding from retailers via the easyfundraising.org.uk site
The club earns money from the retailer for your purchases
You can even save money with latest offers sent via email, install donation reminder to your browser and never forgot to donate, remember it doesn’t cost you anything more to do so and the club will benefit massively from the money raised.
There are nearly 3,000 online retailers that are signed up to donate via easyfundraising.org.ukincluding Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ebay, Apple Store, asos, Boots, Currys, Debenhams, Game, LateRooms.com, Next, Sainsbury’s, SportsDirect.com, Travel Lodge, vodafone, Hungry House, Just Eat, Jet2Holidays, Thomas Cook, Hotels.com, Thomson and many more, so if you use any shop at any of them please consider helping us, it costs you nothing other than a few minutes of your time.
Thank You in advance.
Fantastic news, we have raised over £940 via Easyfundraising! Thank you to everyone who signed up and helped us reach this mile-stone, join today and help us reach £1,000!
Remember it costs you NOTHING!
Did you know you can help us raise money when you shop in-store at popular high street retailers?
Start raising money today by adding the debit and credit cards you use to purchase in-store.
Go to: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/greatermancb/
Visit my account > Change My linked Cards > and enter your card number and press register my card.
Manchester Magic and Mystics in the Community, Coaching Sessions:
5:30 – 6:30pm Year 3-6 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2.50
6:30 – 7:30pm Year 7-11 Coaching/Games Boys & Girls – £2.50 7:30 – 9:45pm Open Age Leagues Men & Women – £24 per Team
8:30 – 9:30pm Adult-only session for Men and Women who want to learn how to play basketball – £2.50
8:00 – 9:00pm Skills Lab Session Age 11-15 (Open to Age 9-17) Boys & Girls – £2.50
FRIDAYS Manchester Community Games
Come as a team or just turn up and play
Structured games with referees and coaches
17:45 – 18:30 Year 5-6 Boys and Girls Cost £2.50
18:30 – 19:30 Year 7-8 Boys and Girls Cost £2.50
19:30 – 20:30 Year 9-10 Boys Cost £2.50
20:30 – 21:30 Year 11-13 Boys Cost £2.50
9:15 – 10:15am Tiny Tots Age 3 – 5 Coaching Boys and Girls – £2.50
9:15 – 11:00am Primary Boys Year 1 – 6 Practice followed by Games – £4
9:15 – 11:00am Primary Girls Year 1 – 6 Practice followed by Games – £4
For Saturday morning primary sessions: Groups are not meant to be a rigid division of school Years, just a guideline. Just get there and enjoy yourself!
For Tiny Tots sessions we say 3-5 year olds, however, it is up to the parent’s understanding of their child as to whether they feel the child can cope with the session.
Please note: due to the centre’s floor marking being redone, there will be no community sessions on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October.