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Jr. HEAT Skills & Drills Basketball Clinic sponsored by Goldman Sachs

Jan 28, 2023
9:30 am | 11:00 am

Free Basketball Classes for Kids

It’s basketball season! Bring your kids to our free basketball skills camp with the Miami HEAT and Overtown Youth Center sponsored by Goldman Sachs.

Starting Saturday, November 19th from 9:30 -11 AM, the eight-week camp will be offered to children from Overtown Youth Center and other children in the community. The clinics will take place on The Underline’s Flex Court sponsored by Swire Properties in the Urban Gym, a flexible outdoor recreational space. Children 8 to 14 years old are welcome to participate.

The free basketball clinic sponsored by Goldman Sachs will be led by the Miami HEAT and will be taught by Jr. HEAT coaches. Each week will focus on learning a different basketball skill while also learning about life skills, respect, and sportsmanship. The program lessons include: dribbling and the proper technique for a layup; learning how to dribble with the opposite hand; shooting techniques; and shooting off the dribble; jump shots and dribbling to jump shots, and finally, learning specific shots like floaters and more advanced dribble techniques.

Gates and registration open at 9:00 AM, basketball clinic begins at 9:30 AM. The event is free to the public but registration is required.

Capacity: Up to 30 attendees

Getting there:

•⁠ 🚆Take the Metrorail to Brickell Metrorail Station, exit North and walk to the Urban Gym, located right after crossing SW 8th street. The Urban Gym is on SW 1st Ave between SW 8th and SW 7th streets.

•⁠ 🚴‍♂️ Walk or bike (bike trail on The Underline as SW 1st Avenue and SW 1st Street) to the Urban Gym, located right after the crossing to 8th street. The Urban Gym is on SW 1st Ave between SW 8th and SW 7th streets.

•⁠ 🚗 If you drive, please use nearby public parking lots at Brickell City Centre and Mary Brickell Village. Then walk to the Urban Gym on SW 1st Ave between SW 8th and SW 7th streets.

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👩‍🦼 Accessibility: The Underline is fully wheelchair accessible.

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💡 COME PREPARED: Bring water, sunscreen, light snacks, and a raincoat/umbrella, The Underline Urban Gym and Flex Court are outdoors.

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🌧 Rain Policy: Considerable amount of rain and/or lightning will postpone the event 2 hours before event time by email or during the event time by email and in-person if needed.

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✅ See The Underline’s Park Rules

Register here