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Basketball Sports Facilities Clubs & Classes in Perth and Surrounds

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Fair Game

Fair Game's mission is to engage under-serviced Australian communities through unique health education and fitness programs and recycled sports equipment.

  • Charity:Aboriginal,Mental Health,Refugees,Sport & Recreation
  • Type:Aboriginal,Volunteer,Charity
  • Other:Aboriginal,Sports

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  • Sports:Basketball

Description

<p> Fair Game Australia is a health charity with an innovative approach to reducing inequality for under-serviced Australians via recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> The DGR charity is an award winning grass-roots volunteer lead organisation making significant impact for thousands of Aboriginal and CALD Australians each year across remote and urban communities.</p> <p> We have three core programs delivered by youthful volunteers in partnership with communities.</p> <p> Vision: To enable all Australians to have access to the benefits of healthy choices through recycled sports equipment.</p> <p> Values: Fit & Healthy Communities, Inspiration & Education, Teamwork & Leadership, Sustainability & Recycling</p> <p> Target Populations: CALD Communities (migrants, refugees), Indigenous Australians, Low SES Australians, Mental Health Sufferers, Chronic Disease Sufferers, Adolescent Females</p>

Ignite Basketball

Drug Aware Ignite Basketball is an intervention for young people engaged or at risk of engaging in anti social and criminal behaviour.

  • Type:Aboriginal,Club
  • Other:Aboriginal,Sports
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Sport & Recreation

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  • Established:2011
  • Sports:Basketball

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<p> Operating at times and in areas of high youth crime, we offer the opportunity for young men and women to keep regularly active, develop leadership skills, gain formal qualifications and work with positive role models for a brighter future.</p> <p> Our coaches, youth workers and volunteers employ an approach to facilitation that caters to the specific needs of the individual, allowing for tailored goal-setting and a greater chance of success.</p> <p> Ignite Basketball works with its young men and women to build abilities in themselves that can benefit career, relationships and every day life. With a combination of individual mentoring and group coaching, participants combat low self-esteem, insecurities and low confidence while learning effective public speaking, basketball coaching, group control, anger management and conflict resolution.</p> <p> Small and achievable goals are set and achieved on a regular basis, keeping individuals focused and progressing towards bigger and better things.<br /> When ready, the participants can then move on to formal coaching, refereeing and administration qualifications that creates a solid foundation and employment anywhere in Australia.</p> <p> Finally, we turn over the responsibility of running the Ignite Basketball session to our new coaches who work closely with younger participants and continue the mentoring cycle.</p> <p> Ignite Basketball is dedicated to and inspired by the life of Jude Ryder Montgomery.</p> <p> Delivered by the Save the Children.</p>

Perth Lynx

The Perth Lynx are an Australian women's professional basketball team in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL).

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  • Sports:Basketball

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Perth Wildcats

The Perth Wildcats Basketball Team has been inspiring and entertaining West Australians for more than three decades.

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  • Sports:Basketball

Description

Since 2007, the Perth Wildcats have been owned by local philanthropist Dr Jack Bendat who took over from Andrew Vlahov.

Dr Bendat directed the club to extend its community initiatives across schools, hospitals and regional areas with the club visiting over 250 schools each year.

That serves to educate children not only on the basketball court, but also in areas such as healthy lifestyle and anti-bullying. Dr Bendat’s personal goal is to have a greater number of kids bouncing basketballs and enjoying the sport.

The Perth Wildcats continue to inspire and entertain West Australians both off the court and on it, and now do so in front of their biggest crowds in their 30 year history.

The passion of the fans, the spirit of Western Australia and the performances of Wildcats heroes throughout history continue to drive the excellence of the club.

This spirit and heritage has firmly placed the Perth Wildcats as the most successful team in NBL history and in the hearts of all West Australians.

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