The Inclusive Basketball Program (IBP) is a basketball competition that provides playing and training opportunities for players with an intellectual disability or integration difficulty

The IBP also provides opportunities for more experienced and skilled players to compete at local District level and at National Level at the Ivor Burge Championships.

Who is the Inclusive Basketball Program for? 

  • Males and females
  • Open age (over 12 years old)
  • Beginners or more advanced / experienced players
  • People with an intellectual or physical disability
  • People with learning and integration difficulties
  • People who have special needs

To ensure all members are constantly challenged and supported according to their different needs, they are placed in particular teams to provide a balanced competition to promote personal basketball skills development, leadership skills and social skills.  

Four venues currently provide these opportunities:

Wayville Sports Centre
Address: Carpark 2, 142 Rose Terrace, Wayville
Contact: Corry Moors
Phone: (08) 8231 6711
When: Thursday evening from 6.50pm
Free registration | $6.50 per game (must supply own uniform or use stadium bibs)

Adelaide Hills Recreation Centre
St Francis de Sales College - Eastern Hills Basketball Association
Springs Road, Mount Barker
Contact: Robyn Wooden
Phone: 0427 982 797 (after 5.00pm)
When: Thursday nights during school term 6.15pm - 7.30pm
Cost: Free Registration, $8 game ticket, $25 Singlet

Pasadena Sports Centre

Address: Pasadena High School, Corner Goodwood and Daws Road
Contact: Eliza Wooden
Phone: 8374 4818 / 0419 851 769
Cost: $6.00 per game (plus a uniform cost of $20.00 which supplies the player with a reversible playing singlet)

Three divisions of competition are offered at Pasadena. Players are placed in the division that will enhance their personal development.

Premier League: Monday of each school term at 6:00pm

  • Consists mainly of experienced players, the majority being male participants
  • The rules in this division are no different to mainstream basketball
  • Competition is very fast and highly competitive

Diamond League: Monday of each school term at 5.10pm or 6.00pm

  • For young developing players
  • For older and experienced players seeking a little less demanding pace

Champions League: Monday of each school term at 5.10pm

  • For beginners or younger players
  • The rules are flexible depending on the individual's skill level
  • While still competitive, this division provides lots of fun, friendship and enjoyment

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