Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I find information on boys teams?

Belleville Spirits boys teams run independently from Belleville Spirits Girls Basketball Club.

You can find their website here.

What does Belleville Spirits Girls Basketball Club offer?

Belleville Spirits offers female student athletes the opportunity to compete amongst the highest levels of competition in Ontario. 

We do not have house league or summer camps available at this time.

When are tryouts?

Team tryouts are held each September. Watch for dates and locations on Facebook and InstagramTryouts are free to attend. Fill out the Intend to Tryout form here.

What does a competitive season entail?

Seasons run October-May and typically include:

What size ball does my player need?

Size             Recommended For

Size 6 28.5"  Girls and women ages 12+
Size 5 27.5"  Youth ages 9-11 years old
Size 4 25.5"  Youth ages 5-8 years old

How much does a competitive season cost?

2022 player registration fees - $675

2021 player registration fees - $750
* fees vary per season

Registration fees are due with player registration. Fees can be paid in one lump sum, or divided into two installation payments, due in October and November.

Player expenses may also include:

  • Travel expenses
  • Hotel and meals
  • Indoor basketball shoes
  • Reversible practice jersey
  • Indoor basketball
What age range are Spirits players?

8-18 years

How long are competitive seasons?


How much travel is involved in competitive seasons?

Most Spirits teams play in the Ontario Basketball League. Each season has 12 games, played over 5 weekends, mostly in the GTA and surrounding areas. Each team chooses their own tournaments to attend.

Why does Spirits need sponsors or donations?

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of sponsors and donors to make basketball affordable for local athletes.

Sponsorship and donor funds help:
  • lower player registration fees
  • cover gym rental fees
  • cover OBL registration fees
  • cover tournament registration fees
  • cover Ontario Cup registration fees
  • provide uniforms for athletes
  • cover club wide operational costs

Sponsorship form can be filled out here.

How can my player prepare for tryouts?

Many local high schools run development leagues in the Spring. Summer Camps, and Clinics are a great idea too. Follow our social media for development opportunities.

How often do competitive teams practice?

Our competitive teams practice twice a week. Practices are mandatory to attend.