Kootenay Chill

2024 Spring Edition

Kootenay Chill Fundraiser

Come join our local basketball community for some food, drinks, door prizes, and some televised NBA playoff basketball action!

Follow the link below to grab your tickets today!

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2024 Spring Programming

Kootenay Chill Basketball

We're back after our biggest year yet! Competitive Basketball for players in the South and West Kootenays. Test your skills against competition in the region.

Click here to register your spot today!

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Nelson Hoops Association

Winter Season Registration

Nelson Youth Basketball​

We are back for another season of Youth Basketball! Follow the link below for up to date programming details.

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Winter Programming

Castlegar Hoops League

Registration now closed for 2024 Winter Season.
Check back for programming updates.

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About Us

Nelson Hoops Association

Our youth basketball program was established in 2017 with the goal of creating a fun + safe environment for kids ages 7-13 to develop basketball and teamwork skills. All players welcome!

Basketball Programs

Beginner / Intermediate

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Co-ed Rec. League
Introductory Skills Training

Advanced / Competitive

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Regional Competition
Advanced Team + Skills Concepts

Castlegar Basketball

Castlegar Hoops League

Rec. League
Introductory Skills Training

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q:When and Where will games and practices be held?

A: All gym sessions are held at the following locations:
LVR High School, Trafalgar Middle School, Hume School, and St.Joes
(group specific locations TBD after registration)

We will not schedule practices and games over Holidays or school closures when participants may be out of town or the gyms may not be available.

Q: How long is the Season?

A: The Fall Season will run from October through December (excluding Holidays and School closures). The Winter Season will run from January through March (excluding Holidays and School closures).

Q: Are spectators allowed?

We are now allowing spectators to come and enjoy the sessions.

Q: Are there mask requirements?

A: At this time, there are no mask mandates in effect. Check back for any updates.

Q: How will Teams and Divisions be created?  Will there be tryouts?

There will not be tryouts.  All players are welcome!  Teams and Divisions will be created to group similar ages together and to have a fair distribution of skill levels on each Team.

Q: Are there separate Boys and Girls leagues?

A: Depending on the number of Boy and Girl participants, we will see if we can create separate Boys and Girls leagues.  If there are not enough participants from both genders, we will combine Boys and Girls on the same Teams.

Q: Who will coach the Teams?

A: During Registration, we will look for Parent volunteer Coaches.  A Coach will be assigned to his/her Child’s Team.

Q: Will there be Playoffs or a Championship Game?

A: Depending on the number of Teams, we aim to have Playoffs and/or a Championship Game.