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Shoot some hoops with new basketball sessions at WV Active

Budding basketball players can get top tips and shoot some hoops at new training sessions held at WV Active Aldersley every Wednesday evening.

Coaches Douaine Anderson and Gurpreet Randhawa hold 2 sessions at the leisure centre every week, a junior session for children aged between 8 and 13 and a senior session for young people aged 14 and over and adults.

Councillor Steve Evans, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for City Environment, said: "The basketball sessions are proving incredibly popular with young people and adults alike.

" Douaine and Gurpreet offer excellent tuition, both for beginners and those who have played before, and Douaine, who is a professional basketball player, hopes to get seniors to a level where they can compete in the West Midlands Basketball League."

The sessions take place every Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7pm, and cost £3 for juniors, £4 for seniors.

WV Active Aldersley, on Hugh Porter Way, Aldersley, offers a fitness gym and exercise studio, athletics track, cycling velodrome, outdoor tennis and netball courts, sports pitches and indoor arena for badminton, tennis, indoor bowls, 5 a side football and more.

More information about WV Active is available by logging on to WV Active or calling 01902 551010.

  • released: Wednesday 14 October, 2015