Basketball - Primary

Basketball has grown to one of the largest participation sports in wintertime.

Basketball was introduced to Marist College Ashgrove as an alternative winter sport and has since experienced a rapid growth in numbers of players, now being one of the largest participation sports in wintertime.

What are the benefits?

Basketball is a game of skill, speed, endurance and teamwork. These physical benefits aligned with the mental benefits of motivation, concentration and self-discipline makes basketball a great game for personal and social development. Played in the Marist spirit of humility and hard work, basketball offers its participants opportunity to grow as individuals in a team setting.

Who can participate?

Basketball is available to all students in Years 5 & 6.

When is it held?

Teams train once (1) or twice (2) a week depending on their division throughout the season from July to September (Term 3). Years 5 and 6 play on Friday afternoons.

Uniform requirements

All students who represent the College in basketball are required to wear blue shorts, College socks and appropriate shoes. For some teams a basketball singlet is supplied for the season.

Who are our coaches?

Marist College Ashgrove’s basketball program engages highly experienced and professional senior coaches with strong links to Basketball QLD, Basketball Australia and College recruiters in the USA and elsewhere. For more information, please contact our Head of Sport: David Miles at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.