In this week’s edition of our newsletter you’ll find: Summer Community Camps, The Battle Of Manchester, Individual Sessions With Coach Ollie, On The Website, Want To Play 3×3 Basketball?, Fancy Joining Our Community Leagues?, Shop Online?, Community Sessions and Walking Basketball. We hope you enjoy it.
Summer Community Camps
The Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics will be holding two five-day basketball camps this Summer. Camp 1 will run from Monday 23rd July to Friday 27th July and Camp 2 will run from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August.
Both camps are for children in aged 5 – 16 years old and will run from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day. All abilities welcome.
You’ll get expert tuition from some of the top National League coaches in the country, together with some of our senior Magic and Mystics stars.
The cost of the camp is £48 for the full week or £12 per day, if booked and paid for in advance.
To book call 0161 881 0090 or call in at the Centre.
You can pay by cash, card or cheque. Cheques are payable to GMCB.
The Battle Of Manchester
Manchester Magic vs Manchester Giants
YES IT IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING!
Game One: at the PowerLeague Arena Trafford (M17 8DD), Sunday 16th September, at 5pm.
Game Two: at the Manchester Basketball Centre (M16 8GW), Tuesday 18th September, at 8pm.
Ticket prices (for both games) will be Adult: £5, Children & Concessions: £2.50, Family (2 adults & 3 children): £12.50.
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 an email to Toloe, our Basketball Development Officer, at email@example.com or call him 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 £840 via Easyfundraising! Thank you to everyone who signed up and helped us reach this mile-stone, join today and help us reach £800!
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 Sessions are now on a break for the summer holidays, enjoy the break, we hope to see you all back with us in September.
Sessions that will continue:
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
Tuesday and Wednesday night sessions will continue as long as you keep attending them.