Played by all ages, genders, abilities We are united by the power of Basketball.
Basketball at Sussex Bears starts with competitive leagues and competitions.
Healthy living, fitness, community and social values at the core.
We train, teach and develop players using professional coaches.
The FULLY inclusive Basketball club in Southern England, Last season we had National and Local league teams of all age groups, of all genders, playing in leagues for Basketball England, Basketball Sussex and British Wheelchair Basketball.
You can start at anywhere on the Bears Talent Pathway… We have teams, coaches, and training aimed at your level of skill and age group, Under 10, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16, Under 18, Men, Women, Wheelchair Teams… National and Local Leagues , International competitions… development and a dedicated program for healthy living and fitness.
We had 3 national league wheelchair basketball teams based at the Bears and also had training sessions aimed at Learning Disabilities and teamed up with transport to ensure that we can offer something for everyone…
When we say “#WeDemBears” we mean it….
Our multi award winning community outreach programs saw over 10,000 people try wheelchair sports alone in the last year, not forgetting our school and University link up work that helps spread our love of the sport, love of the game and love of living a healthy life to the wider Sussex community.
Sussex Bears is managed as a social enterprise, run as a community interest company and our delivery of sport comes with a passion to help the community, help those in need using the power of Basketball…
In the last Year…
Every week we like to highlight some of the teams we have here at Sussex Bears and recognise the hard work and dedication they have made either on the court or out in the community and local schools.
The Wheelchair basketball teams at Sussex Bears have grown by 300% in participation and training over the last 2 years …Learn More
major amounts of hard work and dedication have made team become bigger and strongerLearn More
our LL Men have been working in the community on anti knife crime work has been amazingLearn More
all of our matches and training sessions are now created as events on Facebook, so if you want to watch a game or train with us then Facebook is the way to go ,
Instagram is our core outreach method for video, photos and media content, and twitter is used for schools, community and authorities engagement
we can say that we are groundbreaking when it comes to being a social enterprise and a community interest sports company at the same time!!!
we are working for the community, to help people to change lives and to promote sport as a way life, we want players to grow and develop on and off the court.
planning in advance, working with proven successful partners
the moment you stop new ideas is the moment you stop growing
the united states use basketball to combat crime, anti gang and anti crime in a way the UK don’t
Creating a student helps 1 student, but creating a teacher helps 1000’s
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