10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in Melbourne

10 of the Best Places to Play Basketball in Melbourne

Whether you prefer to play on indoor or outdoor courts, basketball is a great game to stay fit.

1. Glebe Basketball Association

Glebe Basketball development commenced as a welfare initiative of Glebe High School in 1990, with basketball programs originally only for High school & through the Primary Links Program, Inner West primary school children. The Glebe Basketball Association is unique as it’s run by volunteer members from the surrounding community -“by the community for the community”.

Peter Forsyth Auditorium
Corner Franklyn St, Francis St
Glebe NSW 2037, Australia

Phone 0415 807 575 or 0423 451 246
E-mail robmurphy_gba@hotmail.com


2. Melbourne University Basketball Club

Combines successful men’s & women’s program with a fun social calendar revolving around university games & country Victorian tournaments. like Albury & Warrnambool. The club has produced countless friendships, premierships & good times.

Melbourne Uni Sports Center
Building, 103 University Dr
VIC 3010, Australia

Men – James Shaw mensrep@melbourneunibasketball.org.au
Women – Eloise Thompson womensrep@melbourneunibasketball.org.au


3. Melbourne Basketball Association

The Melbourne Basketball Associations began to promote & administer basketball competitions enabling participants to play at their ability level. Competitions are generally held at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre, but venues in other metropolitan areas are utilized when possible.

Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre
1 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park VIC

Phone 03-95091515
E-mail info@melbournebasketball.com.au


4. Frankston Blues

The Frankston & District Basketball Association is the biggest sporting association on the Mornington Peninsula, with over 13,000 participants competing annually. The vision of the FDBA is to be the leader in community sports.

The FDBA supports programs include competitions for Primary School participants; people with disabilities; junior & senior grade competitions; referee development & beginner to advanced coaching courses.

The FDBA is the home of the Frankston Blues basketball program, which is the representative arm of the association. This program has produced players who have gone on to play in the NBL; WNBL; USA collegiate level; internationally & in the NBA.

Frankston Basketball Stadium
90 Bardia Ave
Seaford VIC 3196

Phone 9776 8999
E-mail administration@frankstonbasketball.asn.au


5. Spartans MSD Basketball

Offer a variety of men’s & women’s basketball leagues.

Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre
30 Aughtie Dr,
Melbourne VIC 3206

Phone 0407 382 592
E-mail Spartans.office@gmail.com


6. Playfit Social Basketball

Playfit is a social mixed basketball club for adults. They host weekly games in Melbourne & St Kilda. It’s a place to have fun, get fit & connect with your community.

VInkerman St St Kilda
Melbourne, Australia 3182

Contact Contact form


7. Basketball 613

You’re going to get fit and if you put yourself in, you’ll make a couple of friends along the way. We expect everybody to play hard & have fun.

Victoria, Australia 3181

E-mail play@basketball613.com.au


8. Knox Basketball

Knox Basketball’s Senior Domestic Competition has one of the largest competitions in the state. They play from Sunday to Thursday nights with a large selection of grades for teams of all abilities.

Variety of locations in the greater Melbourne area.

Contact @knoxraiders


9. Deaf Basketball Australia

Deaf Basketball Australia is the National Body for deaf, hard of hearing & hearing impaired basketball throughout Australia. They act as an umbrella body for their affiliated State Deaf Basketball Associations.

Deaf Basketball Australia was formed 1964 with the original goal of running annual national deaf basketball competitions. They are affiliated with Deaf International Basketball Federation, Deaf Sports Australia & are building a partnership with Basketball Australia.

E-mail contact@deaf.basketball.net.au


10. The Melbourne Metropolitan Basketball League

MMBL competitions are each Wednesday evening for Senior Men & Women within the Melbourne metropolitan area. Teams entering must be an affiliated Association of Basketball Victoria.

Games are played at various venues within the metropolitan area, allowing teams to play at home venues or hosting venues. All venues during both winter & summer seasons are responsible for allocating referees for games, along with scoretable officials.

E-mail mmblsect@tpg.com.au


If you’re a member at a basketball club that’s not listed above, let us know and we’ll add it to our next list.


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