The Upper West Side is really the central location for much of NYC Basketball Kids Program. Eleven 1 week day camps are held each summer at John Jay College on 59th and 10th. These camps are open to boys and girls of all skill levels ages 5-17. You can see a full camp schedule here.
Throughout the year we also offer multiple 1 day clinics featuring local NBA players or NBA stars from teams outside the city. Our philosophy with these programs is to give kids an unforgettable experience that reinforces the best lessons they learn through camps, classes, and year round training.
Beyond camps and clinics we offer instructional classes and lessons that are convenient for Upper West Side Residents on a year round basis. Each week we offer Saturday lessons for kids ages 4-14 at Saint Vincent Ferrer HS on 65th & Lex and we plan to add Upper West Side Locations for these classes in September 2016. You can read more about our instructional classes and you can view our schedule of these classes here.
We also offer flexible options for private lessons that can be held anywhere on the Upper West Side. Among other locations in the neighborhood, NYC Basketball regularly uses Trevor Day School on 88th and Central Park West.
We're excited about all of our UWS offerings and we're thrilled to have 100s of players from many different schools on the UWS as part of the program. We look forward to adding more local locations and exciting events in the near future.
We are thrilled to offer a 1 day kids basketball clinic with New York Knicks Shooting Guard Aaron Afflalo. Aaron is one of the top players on the Knicks and one of the most respected players in the NBA. He will be able to offer an incredible instructional experience along with some of NYC Basketball's best coaches. The clinic will be held from 2:00 PM- 4:45 PM at the Grace Church School at 86 4th Avenue (10th St is the cross St) in Greenwich Village. Registration is open and you can sign up now on our website.
Boys and Girls ages 5-17 are welcome to attend this sure to be incredible experience. In addition to going through drills, Aaron will be taking pictures and signing autographs. This is a great opportunity to get a once in a lifetime experience while getting to meet our coaches and staff that help to make NYC Basketball Kids a top youth instructional program for kids of all ages.
We have included some FAQs below and you can sign up for the clinic with Aaron Afflalo here. We look forward to a great Saturday afternoon clinic and to meeting some new kids that can become a part of the NYC Basketball Kids program!
After being a McDonalds All American in High School, Aaron was a 1st team All American at UCLA. He was a the first overall pick of the Detroit Pistons in 2007 and since then Aaron has thrived in a 10 year NBA Career. He is currently the 3rd leading scorer for the NY Knicks. A highly respected veteran, Aaron is a member of the team USA Basketball scout team for Coach Mike Kyrsiewski. We are extremely excited to have him lead a clinic for NYC Basketball Kids.
Arron Afflalo Clinic FAQ
When & Where is the Clinic
The clinic is on Saturday, April 9th from 2:00- 4:45 PM at the Grace Church School at 86 4th Avenue (10th St is the cross st) in Greenwich Village. It is in a great neighborhood featuring great restaurants and shopping. We offer the option of staying to watch the clinic or the option of drop off and pick up.
How Do I Sign Up & How Much is It ?
You can sign up for the clinic for $85 on our class registration page. Just click the sign up button under the Aaron Afflalo clinic section and then enter your information. You will be able to pay online using any major credit card.
Can Spectators Attend?
Each child can have up to 2 spectators attend the clinic. Due to space constraints we can not have big groups as spectators.
What About Drop Off & Pick Up?
Drop off will begin at 1:45 PM at the Grace Church School at 86th 4th Avenue in Greenwich Village. Pick up will start right after the event at 4:45 PM and we will have staff on hand until 5:30 for anyone who needs late pickup.
Do You Do Other Events with NBA Players?
Yes. We will soon be announcing several events featuring NBA Players. We also offer 11 weeks of camp in the summer at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan from June 20th- Sept 1. Each week will feature an NBA Player. We already have CJ McCollum, one of the best young players in the league signed up for a camp the second week of August. Stay tuned for more announcements on some of the most exciting players in the league coming to do camps and clinics in Manhattan!
NYC Basketball Kids is very excited to announce the first annual C.J. McCollum Camp! C.J. McCollum was drafted 10th overall by The Portland Trail Blazers in the 2013 NBA Draft. Since taking over as starting shooting guard this season, C.J. has excelled and averaged 20.9 points, 4.2 assists, & 3.4 rebounds per game. Now he wants YOU to come to his summer camp on August 8th-12th to learn what it takes to be a NBA player! With C.J.’s help, our top-notch coaching staff with work with all campers to raise their game to the next level.