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 $60 for the 8 weeks. Players will need a size 5 basketball & these can be purchased from the club when registering along with a Little Giants shirt to look the part.


Register for Term 4:

Class times & options – All at LARA LAKE PRIMARY

SOLD OUT 1. Monday 4:15 with Kat – Ages 5 to 6

A class especially for our younger kids who are keen to get into a fun indoor sport. Kat is an very experience coach & super mum & has plenty of experience in wrangling kids & how to have fun with them & our wonderful game. 

SOLD OUT 2. Wednesday 4:15 JessH & Kylie Ages 5 to 6

A class especially for our younger kids who are keen to get into a fun indoor sport. Jess H & Kylie are both experienced players & currently play womens for Lara Giants as well as mums to their own Little Giants. 

SOLD OUT 3. Friday 4:30 Jess, Lachie & Paige Ages 6+

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, Lachie & 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 these guys are amazing with the kids in helping them grow & gain confidence to take the next step.

SOLD OUT 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 4

To view all the dates for the term visit our calendar

Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

7pm Sunday Nov 20 Lara Community Centre – Youth Room   All positions will be declared vacant & a new committee will be elected. If you are passionate about helping our club as we head into the most important time in our 30 year history we would love for you to come along.


Notice of Annual General Meeting Sunday 20th November 7pm Lara Community Centre – Youth Room Waverly Road Lara

Uniform Day

Uniform day is on Thursday 15th September at the St Anthony’s Church on Kees Road. All new players from u10s to seniors will require a Lara Giants reversible uniform. For those of you who tried on and ordered a uniform at try outs, please come along to collect your uniform between 5.30 and 8pm. You […]

Presentation Day

Junior Presentation Day 12:30pm Little, Pipsqueaks & Mighty Giants 1pm U12 Girls 1:30pm U14s 2:30pm U10 3:30pm U16s & u18s 4pm Club Champs 4:30pm U12 Boys

Summer Team Selection Trials

Saturday & Sunday September 10th & 11th. Corio Leisuretime Centre – Anakie Road

Giant Clinic Aug 28

Join us for our free clinic on Sunday August 28 at Corio Leisure Centre.  For more information visit

Presentation Day Winter 2022

Celebrate the end of our winter season with plenty of trophies & medals for our junior sides. Details to be confirmed

Summer Registration Closes

Registrations for our upcoming summer season close August 31. Register now at

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