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Suburban Basketball Clinics

Introduction to Basketball

These clinics introduce children (4-6 years old) to the movements and the fundamental skills involved in playing the game of basketball. In many towns basketball does not start until the 3rd grade and these clinics provide children with a head start towards playing and understanding the game. We use 27.5” basketballs and 6ft hoops to accommodate the smaller ballers. Instead of playing games at this level we focus on learning skills and turning each skill into a modified competition. Each clinic is highly organized to maximize the amount of active learning time and minimize the amount of down time.

Next Step Basketball

Next step basketball clinics are for children (6-8 years old) who have some basketball experience and would like to improve their skills, strength, coordination, agility, flexibility, confidence, and so much more. In the next step program we use 28.5” basketballs and shoot on 8ft rims. We still focus on skill development and use modified games.  These clinics are great for a young baller to continue improving their skills.

2018 – 2019 Hoboken Schedule for Fall and Winter:

Fall Clinics (weather permitting) 9am-10am located at the pop up park on Adams Street and 12th.
  1. 9/8
  2. 9/15
  3. 9/22
  4. 9/29
  5. 10/6
  6. 10/13
  7. 10/20
  8. 10/27
  9. 11/3
Winter Clinics are located at The Rue Gym at 301 Garden Street.
1)    11/24    8-9am
2)    12/1      8-9am
3)    12/8      8-9am
4)    12/15    8-9am
5)    12/22    12-1pm
6)    12/29    8-9am
7)    1/5        12-1pm
8)    1/19      8-9am
9)    1/26      8-9am
10)   2/2        8-9am
11)   2/9        8-9am
12)   2/16      8-9am
13)   2/23      8-9am
14)   3/2        8-9am
15)   3/9        8-9am
Fees and Payment
There are a total of 9 Fall and 15 Winter clinics.
The fee for the Fall clinics is $20 per clinic. If you want to attend all 9 clinics the rate will drop to $15. The sibling discount is $15 per child.
The fee for the Winter clinics is $25 each. If you want to attend all 15 of the winter clinics the rate will drop to $20 each. The sibling discount is $20 per child.
Checks, Cash and Venmo are all accepted.
If you want to register for any of the clinics you can simply email rob@suburbancamp.com and include your child’s:
1)    Name
2)    DOB
3)    Emergency Contact phone/email
4)    Clinic date or dates that you want to attend
5)    Payment
The clinics are an introduction to the game with a focus on skill building. We do have a lot of competitions but we do not play full court games. The clinics are one hour in length and all you need to bring is your child, sneakers, athletic clothing and some water. Parents can stay and watch or leave and come back at the end just make us aware if you are leaving. The clinics are limited to 25 participants and they will probably sell out due to the low inventory for this school year.

meet your coaches

  • Robert Hoffman
    Robert Hoffman

    Rob played basketball at Bergen Catholic High School where his team won the league, county and state titles. He played basketball at Wheaton College where he was first team all ECAC. He has coached at St Anthony’s of Jersey City, Pioneer Academy, River Dell Regional High School, and  M.E.T.S. Charter School in Jersey City, NJ. Rob has been conducting camps, clinics and personal lessons for over 15 years.

  • Madute Bol
    Madute Bol

    Madute played with Matt Rista on the same St. Anthony’s team that finished number 1 in the USA Today poll. Madute attended Southern University, Division 1, on a full basketball scholarship.  Madute is the son of former NBA player Manute Bol and the brother of Bol Bol one of the best high school players in the country.

  • Michelle Rickley
    Michelle Rickley

    Michelle played Varsity Soccer at Summit High School and went on to graduate from The University of Vermont.  She is currently a High School Teacher and Coach.

  • Olivia Anitti
    Olivia Anitti

    Olivia played Varsity Basketball at Northern Highlands High School and went on to graduate from The University of Scranton. She is currently a High School Teacher and Coach.

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