If you don’t fancy the commitment of joining a team, then come along to Active Campus Basketball where you can turn up and play for fun.
It doesn’t matter if you’re an experienced player or have never played before, Active Campus is for everyone and all abilities. Our friendly student activators will be on hand to welcome you and guide you through the session.
Compete against friends, flatmates and course mates in our Basketball Campus League. Play weekly fixtures with qualified umpires and compete against other university teams at Manchester Met.
Our Campus Leagues are a great way to play the sport you love in a social but competitive environment, with trophies and prizes at the end of the year for the winning team.
Manchester Met Basketball is one of our performance sports. This provides an integrated pathway with the area’s top basketball clubs in the Manchester Giants (BBL), Manchester Magic (NBL 1) and Lancashire Spinners (NBL 1).
Our teams compete in the following BUCS leagues:
For more details on joining this club, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Callum Jones coaches the men’s 1st team, having over 10 years of experience coaching at AASE academies and University level.
Callum also captains the Manchester Giants BBL team, as part of an eight-year professional career.
Basketball scholar Rihanne Bailey coaches the women’s team alongside studying at Manchester Met and playing for Manchester Mystics.
All teams train at Platt Lane Sports Complex or The National Basketball Performance Centre in Belle Vue.
Monday PM: Training (1st team)
Tuesday PM: Video Analysis
Wednesday: GAME DAY
Thursday PM: Physio rehab/assessment
Friday AM: Strength and Conditioning drop-in
Friday PM: Training
This years Basketball scholars
Shared initiative support to grow participation and performance. Collaborative student apprentice roles. Coach development opportunities.
Event support opportunities
Education outlet for BBL (British Basketball League) players. Giants BBL team also utilise our Platt Lane facilities for their training nights.
- Help host their Loreto college’s EABL (Elite Academy Basketball League) academy at Platt Lane. Shared recruitment of players for their Division 1 team.