John Barry Nusum, Sandys 360 Sports, Aquatic & Enrichment Centre sports director. *File photo
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18: If you have a child who loves basketball, Sandys 360 is hosting a series of free clinics over the next eight weeks.
The clinics start on January 21
John Barry Nusum, Sandys 360 Sports, Aquatic & Enrichment Centre sports director and former professional footballer, said: “Our aim is to develop the necessary fundamental skills of the sport, encouraging lifelong participation.”
The clinics will run every Saturday from 3pm to 4:30pm for youth ages five to 15.
It will cover fundamental skills such as dribbling, passing, and shooting. Dr Melvyn Bassett, Sandys 360 managing director, said: “Basketball is a great team sport, and will encourage our youth to develop team building, and communication skills that are vital to healthy growth and development.
“This is a fantastic initiative and we congratulate Mr Nusum on his vision.”
Sandys 360 has a FIBA regulated Basketball court with newly refinished floors.
The floor is also marked for volleyball, netball, and badminton.
You can check for more information about the various programmes and events offered at Sandys 360 on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Sandys360Centre.