Beck’s Boarding Retreat Little Giants

Little Giants is a fun term by term introduction to basketball for the future basketball stars.  We have basketball designed games to introduce the basics of basketball while keeping it fun & entertaining and all based in Lara. Classes cost $90 for new members & includes a ball & Little Giants shirt & $60 for returning Little Giants.



Thanks to Becks Boarding Retreat Little Giants is back again for term 2 2022.

Register for Term 2:


Class times & options – All at LARA LAKE PRIMARY

1. Monday 4:15 with Jess Aherne & Paige Rowan – Ages 7+

Get ready to play winter season in this class designed to focus more on being ready to play. While there will be plenty of focus on skills & fun Jess & Paige will start to focus on game play & learning about our wonderful game. Drawing from their many years experience as Geelong rep players as well as many years with Little Giants the girls are amazing with the kids in helping them grow & gain confidence to take the next step.

 2. Wednesday 4:15 Cam Larkin Ages 5 (preppies + grade 1s)

A class especially for our younger kids who are keen to get into a fun indoor sport. Cam Larkin is an very experience player with Country Vic experience. He is also a dad of a 5 year old (plus 2 more) so has plenty of experience in wrangling kids & how to have fun with them & our wonderful game. 

 3. Friday 4:30 Jess & Paige Ages 5 (preppies + grade 1s)

Due to popular demand of both this age group & the amazing Jess & Paige we are adding a second class dedicated to our preppies & grade ones. Drawing from their many years playing experience as well as many years with Little Giants the girls are amazing with the kids in helping them grow & gain confidence to take the next step.

4. Saturday 10am with Jason & Jess – Ages 6-9

Our Saturday classes are open for all ages & abilities, ideally aimed at those aged 6 to 9 with limited basketball experience.  Jason is the president of Lara Giants and has been involved in basketball for 30 years. He is an experience coach with many years coaching Lara & Geelong rep sides. Put simply he knows plenty about the game & enjoys sharing his love of the game with kids of all ages

How to Book a spot

Please note class sizes are strictly limited & all booking must be now done on PlayHQ. Remember if you are a new Little Giant to select the ball & shirt add on package. To book your spot register here:

Dates for Term 2

Upcoming Events

Winter Uniform Day

For our new players for summer season or our existing players needing a new uniform here is the chance to grab your uniform & be ready for the new season. More details to come

Summer Presentation Day

Summer Presentation Day, a chance to celebrate all our wonderful achievements. More details to come but we will be working thru from u10s at 12pm & going thru each age group one at a time

Junior Clinic

We are super excited to have our first clinic for the year on Sunday March 27th at Geelong Grammar. Thanks to Community Bank Lara District the clinic is completely FREE Please note numbers are strictly limited, so you must book your spot by filling out your details on our google form HERE

Uniform Day Summer 2022

Lara Giants Basketball Uniform day – Summer Season 2022 Uniform purchases for the return of basketball for juniors. Sunday 14 November 2021  LOCATION St Anthonys Catholic Church Corner of Kees Road and Gebbies Road, Lara VIC 3212 Bookings essential:

Uniform Day W21

Uniform day is Saturday April 17.  You must book your spot to attend via

Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting- Sunday November 29 The Lara Giants are heading into a massive period of the clubs history with record number of players as well as the pushing forward with our plans for a home stadium. We ar inviting anyone who is passionate about our club to put their hands up to […]

Winter 2020 Uniform Day

Uniform day for new players. Spaces are limited & must be booked in due to covid restrictions

Girls Only Clinic – Steph Blicavs

FREE Girls Only Clinic with Australia Opal /  Geelong Supercat Steph Blicavs Sunday MArch 15th – Under 10s & U12s 12pm, U14s & above 1pm Registrations required at

Summer Presentation Day 2020

Junior Presentatio Day Sat March 14 at St Anthony’s Primary School Under 10s & Little Giants 4pm U12s & U14s 5pm U16 & U18s (inc U20 girls) 6pm  

Annual General Meeting

Lara Basketball Club would like to advise all that the our Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday October 13th at 7pm at the Lara Community Centre on Waverly Road Lara. All positions will be vacated & we will elect a new committee. For more info contact Jason on 0417306327