Who to contact…


contact-us

With over 300 members & 40 teams, it is hard for us to know every single person & even harder for us to know any little problems you may face.  We have set up a network of people to assist you with all your concerns.  Whether you feel your child is not getting fair playing time, issues with their team mates, an incident during a game or simply need a new uniform.  We have a great committee of volunteers happy to help, listen & guide you thru the process or escalate your issues & concerns.  Please keep in mind we are also busy people & may not be able to assist until after regular working hours.

The first point where possible should be your coach.  Our coaches give up their time to help & have the best intentions at heart, have a chat to them about any issues that concern you & if they are unable to help you they may be able to direct you to the right person.

Women & Junior Girls

For issues with junior girls & senior women please contact Tania Thorpe at juniorgirls@laragiants.org.au or 0408 326 895

Men & Junior Boys

Our Junior boys program is now very big.  To help share the load we have divided up the roles into 2 groups, however you can contact us juniorboys@laragiants.org.au or

U10, u12, u14 – Michael Paatsch (0400 611 505) and Jamie Slaymaker ( 0403 680 959)
U16 & U18 Rod Randall on 0408 331 560
Senior Men Rod Randall on 0408 331 560

Coaches

If you are a coach & have issues or need to discuss your concerns please contact Matt Baars on 0476 428 060 or contact your junior co-ordinator

Uniforms

All uniform requests & order can go thru Dave Van Der Hoeven on 0438 006 442

Merchandise

We have a large range of merchandise & Mel Barter can help you on 0408 943 363

Team Availability

For enquiries on playing & team availability please email us with your name & DOB to one of the following email addresses.  Please note with the season started we are full in most age groups & won’t be taking more players until March 2017

juniorboys@laragiants.org.au or
juniorgirls@laragiants.org.au or
seniors@laragiants.org.au

President

For other enquiries or to escalate your issues you can contact Jason Aherne club president at president@laragiants.org.au or 0417 306 327

 


Upcoming Events


7th
Apr
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


3rd
Apr
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


27th
Mar
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


17th
Nov
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:  https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=830907


17th
Apr
Uniform Day W21

Uniform day is Saturday April 17.  You must book your spot to attend via https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=742318&


29th
Nov
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 […]


19th
Jul
Winter 2020 Uniform Day

Uniform day for new players. Spaces are limited & must be booked in due to covid restrictions https://www.trybooking.com/book/sessions?eid=637453&ses=1937555


15th
Mar
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 https://forms.gle/tKY21YPZQpmm7UZn9


21st
Mar
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  


13th
Oct
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