For players of all ability and experience

VanCity Basketball camps provide campers with a positive, fun and engaging environment to learn the game! We use a variety of drills and activities to help players develop their basketball skills. 

Each session coaches will focus on improving players passing, shooting, ball-handling and decision making skills! All of our camps will also consist of lots of competitions, small sided games, and scrimmages where they can apply their skills in a realistic game like situation. We invite everyone to join our camps they are for players of all ability and experience!

2020 Mini Camps (Grade 5-12)

December 28th

Coach: Joe Enevoldson (Head Coach University of Fraser Valley) 

Coach Enevoldson has an extensive coaching resume at the Canadian post-secondary level. After stints at SAIT & Mount Royal, Joe returned to B.C. where he spent many years coaching with the B.C. Provincial teams. Joe took over at Douglas College where he won multiple PacWest Championships and this past spring he was hired as the UFV Head Coach. Coach Joe brings a great deal of knowledge in team basketball. He will also talk to players about the things he looks for when he recruits high level players. 

Group #1: 5:00-6:45pm (Grade 7-9) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #2: 7:00-8:45pm (Grade 10-12) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 

Cost: $45 (includes taxes) 

December 31st

Coach: Matthew McKay (Basketball BC) 

Matthew McKay is the Head Coach and Athletic Director at Sands Secondary in Delta. Prior to Sands Coach McKay worked as an Assistant Coach at Simon Fraser University and Head Coach at Kwantlen College. Coach McKay has been heavily involved with Basketball BC Provincial Team program for many years as well as Coaching the Basketball BC High Performance Program.

Group #1: 12:00-1:15pm (Grade 2-4) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #2: 1:30-3:15pm (Grade 5-7) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #3: 3:30-5:15pm (Grade 8-11) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy

Cost: $45 (includes taxes) 

January 1st

Coach: Taylor Cherris-Wilding (Owner of Raincity Basketball Club)

Coach Taylor is a former College and University basketball player. One of the best shooters in B.C. high school history, Taylor played at Langara College and was an All-Canadian at Douglas College. He then moved on to the USport level to play at the University of Manitoba where he was a USport all-star and Brandon University. Coach Taylor started Raincity 3 years ago after coaching with Drive Basketball.

Coach Taylor will focus on developing players shooting form, range and making them better shooters overall. 

Group #1 – 3:00-4:45pm(Grade 6-8) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy
Group #2 – 5:00-6:45pm (Grade 9-11) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 

Cost : $45 (includes taxes)  

January 2nd

Coach: Doug Plumb (All Canadian at UBC & Former NBL Head Coach)

Doug is a former University player at UBC and professional basketball player. After his playing career Doug spent 4 years coaching in the NBL where he led St John’s & London to playoff appearances. Doug has spent time working out with NBA players such as Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. Through many years of training & working with high level players and coaches, Doug has developed a training regiment that rivals any trainer around. Doug has an amazing passion for for teaching highly motivated players. Players should plan to bring a high level of work ethic to the gym when working with Doug. 

Group #1: 3:00-4:45pm (Grade 5-7) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #2: 5:00-6:45pm (Grade 8-10) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #3: 7:00-8:45pm (Grade 10-12) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 

Cost: $45 (includes taxes) 

January 3rd

Coach: Joey Haywood (School of Handles) 

Joey (AKA King Handles) grew up in Vancouver playing at Magee Secondary School and then at Langara College and  Saint Mary’s University where he was named the AUS player of the year in 2011. He then went on to play professionally overseas and in the NBL & CEBL.

Joey is also famous for his ball handling and street ball game. He has travelled all over the world for basketball and is known as King Handles. There are not many players in the world who combine the flair and excitement that Joey can provide on the court! 

If you are a guard who wants to become a better ball handler this is the camp for you

Group #1- 12:00am-1:45pm (Grade 4-6) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #2- 2:00pm-3:45pm (Grade 7-9) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 
Group #3- 4:00pm-5:45pm (Grade 10-12) @ Lions Gate Christian Academy 

Cost: $45 (includes taxes) 


Please note that camps may be cancelled with a full refund if health restrictions don’t allow us to operate. All players & coaches must abide by the most current B.C. Health & ViaSport Orders.