Basketball is one of the biggest sports at Aquinas and is offered in Terms 2 and 3. Games are played either at the Mercury Arena, Baypark or QEYC, Memorial Park.

Premier Senior Girls and Boys teams and Junior A Girls and Junior A/B Boys play on Wednesdays. All other Year 9-13 teams play on Fridays. All Year 7 and 8 teams play on Mondays.



Will be decided by team managers and could commence during the last weeks of Term 1 or during the school holidays. During the school term, practices are generally held in the Aquinas Gymnasium either before or after school or at lunchtime.


Weekly competitions are organised by the Tauranga City Basketball Association (TCBA) and run during Terms 2 and 3. Venues and times may change from week to week.

Draws and Cancellations

You can access the draw each week on the TCBA website by clicking the Competitions tab and then the applicable age group.


NZSS 3×3 Basketball Championships (Years 9 to 13) – March
NZSS Basketball Premiership and Nationals (Years 11 to 13) – August and September
AIMS GAMES (Years 7 and 8) – September


Players will be issued with a basketball uniform for the season.


Years 7 & 8 – $170 per player

Years 9-13 Social – $180 per player

Years 9-13 A Grade & Elite – $200 per player