Biddy Ball basketball programs - The Rings

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Keen for Biddy Ball Intro Thursday afternoons?

Would you be interested in a Biddy Ball Intro session that could run on Thursday afternoons? Let us know today! Simply click the button below.

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The Rings can help your child get a great start in basketball in one of our junior programs. They provide an ideal way for children from 3 years to learn the basics of basketball with experienced coaches in an air conditioned and safe environment. 

The focus of the term-based program is to help your child to progress in a way that suits their own interests and abilities. Your child will learn to play as a team, develop aerobic fitness, develop basketball skills and, of course, have fun!  

  • Program runs during school term (no programs on public holidays)
  • $12.20 per week
  • Total cost of term calculated at checkout

How to book 

We have introduced an exciting new online client portal where you can manage all your Maroondah Leisure bookings in the one place! Once you have set up your account you will be ready to make a booking using the booking link in each program.

How to sign in or create an account

Step 1 - get your account ready

You will either need to login, setup a password, or setup an account:

Option 1 - I have already setup my user account: Login to your account then go to step 2.

Login

Option 2 - I have an account but this is my first time logging in: You will need to setup a password.

Select "Setup Password" below and enter the email address linked to your existing account and follow the email instructions to set up your password. Once complete, go to step 2.

Setup password

Option 3 - I don't have an account: You will need to create an online account.

Select ‘create account’. Complete the registration details to create an account. Once complete, go to Step 2.

Create account

Step 2 - add family members

Select ‘family and friends’ in the top menu bar and check that the family member you are enrolling is listed. If not, select the ‘add family member’ button and complete the required fields for your family member. If you are enrolling multiple children repeat this step for each family member.

Congratulations, you’ve set up your account! You can now continue to make a booking.

Step 3 - make the booking

Scroll down to the programs on this webpage. Select the program you want to book then select ‘Make a booking’. This will take you to the online portal.

Choose your session, date and time, and select ‘Enrol now’. All family members on your account will be displayed. Select ‘Enrol now’ next to the name of the family member you are enrolling. If the family member is not listed go back to step 2 (add family members). 

Step 4 - complete payment

Review your booking summary and complete payment.

Step 5 - booking complete

Once you have completed payment you will receive 2 emails. A payment confirmation email, and a booking confirmation email with details about your booking. To view your bookings, go to ‘My Bookings’ in the top menu tab of your online account.

Before you make a booking please familiarise yourself with the Booking Terms and Conditions.

Key dates  

Term 2 2024

Programs run from Monday 15 April 2024.

Biddy Ball Intro - term 2 dates

Programs start the week commencing Monday 15 April.

Mondays - last session is Monday 24 June
Thursdays - last session Thursday 27 June
Fridays - last session Friday 28 June

Please note: Sessions will not run on Anzac Day Thursday 25 April and King's Birthday Monday 10 June. Registration fees will be reflective of the number of weeks for each program upon booking. 

Biddy Ball Skills - term 2 dates

Programs start the week commencing Monday 15 April.

Mixed and Girls Only
Monday - last session Monday 24 June
Thursday - last session Thursday 27 June 

All Abilities
Monday - last session Monday 24 June

Please note: Sessions will not run on Anzac Day Thursday 25 April and King's Birthday Monday 10 June. Registration fees will be reflective of the number of weeks for each program upon booking. 

Biddy Ball Play - term 2 dates

Programs start the week commencing Monday 15 April. 

Friday - last session Friday 28 June

Registration fees will be reflective of the number of weeks for each program upon booking. 

Programs

Find out more about each of our programs and make a booking online.

  • Bookings essential, no walk-ins.
  • BYO drink bottle

Biddy Ball Intro

A unique introduction to basketball for toddlers, conducted throughout the school term. Children develop coordination and social skills while having fun learning the basics of basketball by using modified equipment.

Ages: 3 to 5 years
Days:
Monday 4.10pm
Thursday 9.30am and 10.25am
Friday 9.30am and 10.25am
Enrolment: $12.20 per week 

Before you book:

  • Make sure you have set up your online account and added all relevant family members for the booking/s.
  • Only days with availability will be displayed in the booking system.

Book Now

Biddy Ball Skills - Mixed

A fantastic introduction to basketball without full scale competition. This fun-filled development program teaches techniques, teamwork and etiquette of the game.

Age: 5 to 12 years
Days:
Monday 4:10pm and 5.05pm
Thursday 4:10pm and 5:05pm
Enrolment: $12.20 per week  

Before you book:

  • Make sure you have set up your online account and added all relevant family members for the booking/s.
  • Only days with availability will be displayed in the booking system.

Book Now

Biddy Ball Skills - Girls Only

An introduction to basketball exclusively for girls. The program teaches techniques, teamwork and etiquette of the game. 

Ages: 5 to 12 years
Days: Thursday 5.05pm
Enrolment: $12.20 per week  

Before you book:

  • Make sure you have set up your online account and added all relevant family members for the booking/s.
  • Only days with availability will be displayed in the booking system.

Book Now

Biddy Ball Skills - All Abilities

Biddy Ball Skills (All Abilities) is a fantastic social introduction to basketball. This term-based program is designed for children with a disability and provides an opportunity for them to come together in a social, supportive and inclusive environment while learning basketball skills.

We aim to help children progress in a way that suits their individual abilities and needs. We use modified teaching methods to deliver this fun-filled development program that teaches technique, teamwork and the fundamentals of the game.

We encourage parents and carers to be part of the program and welcome you to join in the fun on court.

Ages: 5 to 14 years
Days: Monday 4:10pm 
Enrolment: $12.20 per week  

Before you book:

  • Make sure you have set up your online account and added all relevant family members for the booking/s.
  • Only days with availability will be displayed in the booking system.

Book Now

Biddy Ball Play

Looking for a competition sport for your child? Well look no further, get them into basketball at The Rings!

All new players are welcome to join. Whether you're interested in a boys, girls or mixed team, we've got you covered. Referees help coach players throughout games, there is no scoring and no uniform required as loan singlets are provided.

Ages: 6 to 9 years
Days: Friday – Fixtured games
4.10pm, 4.55pm or 5.40pm
Enrolment: $12.20 per week.  

See the Biddy Ball Play Fixture – term 2 - first two weeks(PDF, 72KB)

Before you book:

  • Check your child is ready for game play. View our YouTube video for guidelines.
  • Make sure you have set up your online account and added all relevant family members for the booking/s.
  • Only days with availability will be displayed in the booking system. 

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Learn more about Biddy Ball

How do you know when your child is ready for Biddy Ball Play?

Make an enquiry

Not ready to book in yet? No problems, just fill out an online enquiry form and our team will get back to you.

You can also call The Rings team on 9298 4487 or email therings@maroondah.vic.gov.au  

Further information