Summer Teams 2018 – Updated Oct 3

Below are our teams for our Summer Season 2018.


We have had over 300 junior players register for our summer program.  Our coaching groups have spent many hours in discussions on & off the courts to try & deliver strong, balanced teams that will enable all kids to challenge themselves & continue to grow as a basketballer & a person.  We understand we cannot please everyone, with some kids disappointed not to be in a team with their friends others not in the division they had hoped.  We encourage all those disappointed to speak to your coaches about what you can do to improve. Some maybe need the extra season to gain confidence & we will be watching them over summer to see if they become the leaders in their teams. Remember this is summer league, have some fun & work on your game, winter season we will re-asses the sides again & make adjustments as needed.


Unfortunately we do have around 9 boys in total missing out in the u14 & u16.  We do apologise for this, but we were 2 coaches short of our plans.  We have your details & should someone pull out we will endevour to give you an opportunity to play.


Coaches will be in contact some stage over the school holidays to exchange details & communicate training & game times.  If you would like to discuss any elements of this process below are options available to reach out to us

Junior Girls: Tania Thorpe at [email protected] or 0408 326 895

Junior Boys: U10-u14  [email protected] or Michael Paatsch (0400 611 505)

Junior Boys: U16-u18  [email protected] or Rod Randall on 0408 331 560

All other enquires to club president Jason Aherne [email protected] 0417306327




Good luck to all teams, looking forward to seeing you all in action over the summer.

Upcoming Events

Winter Presentation Day

Sunday August 27 Lara Primary School 1pm U10s, 2pm U12s 3pm Programs – Shooting Starts, Little Giants, Mighty Giants & Pipsqueaks 3:30pm U14s,  4:30pm U16s, u18s & u19s

Trivia Twisties – Trivia Night

Join us for a fun night of Trivia…. But with a twist.  There will be a strong emphasis on TV, Movies, Sport & Music as well as other crazy fun games & activities for all to enjoy

Lara Giants – Geelong Supercats Club Night

The Lara Giants are off to watch the NBL1 action with the Geelong United Supercats on Saturday June 3rd at the Geelong Arena. More info Lara Giants – Geelong Supercats Club Night

Presentation Day Summer 2023

Our summer presentation day is Sunday April 2

Giant Clinic/ Come & Try

Free Clinic / Come & Try Session Sunday March 19 Lara Lake Primary

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.

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