Children ages 6 - 18 years old 

Miniball 6 – 8 years, 

Junior/Youth Leagues 9-14 years, 

Youth  and Adult Scrimmage

Adult Social and Competitive - enquire



The Papakura Bears offers basketball development for children and youth as well as opportunities for adults. Volunteers are welcome. Our current programmes include  mini ball and junior leagues which include basketball scrimmages for youth and adults. Teams including schools or clubs are welcome to participate in the leagues. (Please contact coordinator)



Friday nights –  Papakura Leisure Centre, Great South Road Papakura.

  • 6:00pm – 6:45pm - Mini ball for all 6, 7 and 8 year olds - Focusing on skill introduction/development and game awareness.   

  • 6:50pm – 7:55pm - Club training/coaching (U11, U13 and U15 players) 

  • 8:00pm – 10:00pm - Youth and adult scrimmage (scrimmage fee applies)

Monday nights – Pulman Arena, Bruce Pulman Park, Takanini

6:30pm - 8:00pm - U11, U13 and U15 teams training/coaching and basketball leagues



Papakura Recreation & Fitness Centre

294 Great South Rd, Papakura

Pulman Arena, Takanini

90 Walters Road, Papakura 


$60 per term

For more information contact Coordinator:

021 2868288 or visit

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