Club History

Lara Basketball Club was founded in 1992 and has since provided an organisation to which community members of all ages and abilities can participate in to enjoy the game of basketball. Since the club’s inception over 1500 individual players have played under the Lara Basketball Club banner and more than 150 people have volunteered their time to serve as coaches and committee members.




The club currently has in excess of 300 members which make up the over 40 teams participating in the Geelong Basketball Association competitions. Our current members consist of approximately 250 junior players and 90 senior players. We continue to promote gender diversity in the sport with approximately 70 female members and 185 male members.

With a growing population in our region we are committed to providing an organisation for the Lara and surrounding communities which supports social inclusion, promotion of active and healthy life-styles and personal development opportunities’. All while promoting and supporting one of the most participated sports in the world.

Upcoming Events

Trivia Night 2018

The Trivia Night is back, a great night is guaranteed. Book your tickets now

Bunnings Sausage Sizzle

Book your spot to help our club at one of our biggest fund raisers

Giant Clinic Term 4 2017

Limited spots available. Contact us at or with your childs name & DOB to secure your spot

Uniform Day

Come & get your new uniform or pick up some merchandise on Sunday Oct 8 at 2:30pm. More details to follow

Presentation Day – Oct 1

The Lara Giants Junior Presentation Day will be on Sunday Oct 1st at St Anthony’s Primary School – Mary McKillip Hall- Kees Rd gate entry. Under 10s & under 12s begin at 11am. Followed by a free bbq lunch & merchandise store. At 1pm we will be doing the club service awards, club champions.

Girls Only Clinic

Free Girls Only clinic on August 20. Register via email with your name & dob to

LBC Annual General Meeting 2017

Lara Basketball Club would like to advise all that the our Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday August 13th at 7pm at the Lara Community Centre on Waverly Road. Here all positions will be vacated & we will elect a new committee. If you are passionate about our club & would like to […]

25th Birthday Dinner Celebration

25th birthday celebration at the Lara Hotel.

Uniform Day April 1 – 1pm to 3pm – Lara Community Centre

Uniform Day- Saturday 1pm-3pm- April 1 at 1pm to 3pm at Lara Community Centre, Waverly Road Lara (near the super markets)   With the winter season around the corner, all new players will need a uniform. Also, anyone wanting a new uniform or merchandise come down & visit us. We will also be having our […]

U12’s Super Clinic

It is back, this time for under 12s. The Lara Giants Super Clinic. Strictly limited spots (as group sizes are kept small to help learning) available so book now to secure your place. Div 1 men Jackson Bentley & Joel McFall plus other coaches will be on hand to ensure you learn plenty while having […]