frequently asked questions

What is first dribble?
First dribble is a fun, fast paced, practice and play environment for our youngest of basketball athletes ages 3-7. The goal is to expose children to the game of basketball, while developing a variety of skill sets: physical, mental, and social. This program teaches basic basketball fundamentals such as ball-handling, dribbling, and shooting. The staff is extremely accomplished and enthusiastic, offering the absolute best introductory basketball experience.

Why should I sign my child up for first dribble?

  1. Fun and easy way to introduce the game of basketball to your child
  2. Professional and friendly staff
  3. Psychomotor development - M.A.R. method: Motivation, Association, Repetition
  4. Safe, clean basketball facility

During each session a new skill is introduced, followed by basketball-based agility games. Each child will use their own basketball for all basketball related activities so that maximum repetition is accomplished.

What is the age range for first dribble?
First dribble is designed for children 3-7 years old. Players may split into age groups based on age if numbers allow. 

I'm a T&C health club member, do I get a discount?
Yes! Use discount code Member during registration to receive $20 off.

What should my child bring/wear?
Players should wear the following: athletic shorts and socks, first dribble shirt (provided at check in), and basketball shoes or gym shoes. Players should bring a basketball ball (junior size) and water.

Who will be working with my child?
The first dribble staff is made up of highly professional, energetic and experienced youth basketball trainers/coaches.

Where is first dribble held?
First dribble is held at the T&C Athletic Center or the T&C Health Club depending on the season. Please refer to your registration confirmation for the location.

How do I register?
All registation must be done online. In order to create a player development environment, registration numbers will be limited.