The Calgary Out West Basketball Association has developed a reputation for delivering excellence in female basketball.
This is the starting point for the Out West program. Athletes are taught the fundamental skills necessary to play the game of basketball. Practices are two times per week and the team play in the CMBA spring league. Team participates in Out West night.
U13 girls are the next step for Out West basketball development. Girls are provided with strong coaching, values, sportsmanship, nutrition counselling and personal training sessions in a fun, competitive and educational team setting. Girls are taught the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball and game concepts and strategies are also introduced. The U13 team will practice 2-3 times per week, and play in 4-5 tournaments. Season is from April to June.
U15 girls are introduced to more skills and the next level of training as they improve in the development and understanding of the game concepts, strategies and plays. At this level, the competition increases and more dedication, responsibility and effort are required on behalf of all team players. Out West ensures that the very best in professional level coaching, basketball skills development, life skills learning and collaborative team play are emphasized throughout the playing season. The U15 team will practice 3-4 times per week and play in 5-6 tournaments. Season is from April to June.
U17 girls have very strong basic basketball skills and a desire to excel to the next level. At this level, athletes continue to receive the next level of coaching in basketball skills, game concepts and court strategy. There is an increased emphasis placed on conditioning and physical fitness and Out West provides all players with personal training sessions, nutrition seminars and conditioning camps. Girls playing at this level are required to be dedicated to the team and possess a strong desire to play post secondary basketball. The U17 team will practice 3-4 times per week and play in 5-6 tournaments. Season is from April to June.