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FAQs

Wantirna Jetbacks Basketball Club (the Club) competes in the Knox Basketball Junior Domestic competition. This competition is made up of 16 domestic clubs from around the Knox area.
Players aged between 5 years and 23 years can join the Club and will be put into a team based on their age, gender and skill level.

Register to play

Register to join a team. 

 

Competition runs for two seasons, the summer and the winter season. 

Summer season runs from November to April

Winter season runs from May to October each year. 

Each season has 16 to 18 games plus finals.

Costs

Fees for Winter 2024 are $230 for U8-U16 and $190 for U19-U23, which includes a $5 PlayHQ Card Processing fee.

U19s now have a reduced fee due to limited training courts, they are not likely to be able to train for the winter season. 

Training and game times

Training

Teams in U8-U16's usually train for an hour once per week at venues and times determined by the Club. This is based on coach and venue availability. U19-U23's do not have club training sessions.

Training sessions are held Monday to Friday with starting times from 4pm -8:30pm.

Current training venues include State Basketball Centre (Wantirna South), Rowville Community Centre, Rowville Secondary College West Campus, St Luke's Primary School (Wantirna) and Sportlink (Vermont South).  

Players are expected to wear their Wantirna Jetbacks training singlet to training.

Games

To find out when and where you are playing, check PlayHQ each Wednesday when fixtures are updated. 

All games are played on the weekend.

 

Times and venues of the games will change each week. 

 

Under 8s to under 16s teams  - Play on a Saturday 

Under 19s to under 23s teams  - Play on a Sunday afternoon.

 

It is expected that all players attend training and the game. If you are unable to attend either sessions, you will need to communicate this to your coach.


 

What to bring to training

It is important to bring to training:

  • a basketball 

  • a water bottle.

 

Basketballs vary in size depending on the age of the player.

  • Boys and Girls Under 8’s, 10's and 12's use a size 5 basketball

  • Boys Under 14's use size 6 basketball

  • Girls Under 14's and up use a size 6 basketball 

  • Boys Under 16's boys and up use a size 7 basketball

Players should wear their Wantirna Jetbacks training singlet to training. 

Uniforms

You will need to wear your reversible playing uniform to the game and a reversible training singlet to training. 

 

The Club is unable to take singlet number requests. Player numbers are allocated by the Club to avoid two players with the same singlet number being placed within the same team.

Please email uniform enquiries to the Uniforms Coordinator: uniforms@wantirnajetbacks.com 


To order a uniform, training singlet or Club merchandise visit our Jetbacks Shop @ Impact Sports.

Game Venues

Games are played within the Knox community, with the majority of games played at State Basketball Centre in Wantirna South and Knox Basketball Stadium in Boronia.

Game Venues include:

The Basin Primary School    Mountain Highway The Basin 3154

Bayswater North Primary    Stuart St Bayswater North 3153   
Boronia K-12 College    Rangeview Rd Boronia 3155    
Fairhills High School     330 Scoresby Rd Knoxfield 3180 
Knox Basketball Stadium    Park Cres Boronia 3155   
Rowville Community Centre    Fulham Rd Rowville 3178 
Rowville Eastern Campus   9 Humphreys Way Rowville 3178 
St Andrews Christian College    130 Tyner Road Wantirna South 3152    
St Josephs    Brenock Park Dr Ferntree Gully 3156 
State Basketball Centre    291 George St Wantirna South 3152

Wantirna College   90 Harold Street Wantirna VIC 3152

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