Aussie Hoops
Aussie Hoops provides boys and girls with a fun and safe Basketball experience that serves as an introduction to a lifetime of involvement in the game. In addition to promoting healthy and active lifestyles, the program serves as a platform for social development and inclusion - fostering stronger and more vibrant communities and individuals.


• Children learn the fundamental motor skills for future physical activity and sports
• Children learn the basics of fitness conditioning, muscle management and well-being;
• Important physiological and mental skills are nurtured;
• Respect for others as well as social, team work and cooperation skills are developed;
• Contact with coaches, ambassadors, older children and parents provides valuable role modelling;
• Children are exposed to multi-functional environments creating greater self-confidence;
• Physically active children are more attentive, have a more efficient memory and better problem solving skills;
• Children are coached and encouraged by accredited and periodically assessed coaches;
• Children are exposed to the Australian Basketball pathway from Aussie Hoops through to the elite level; and
• Aussie Hoops provides a structured and federally endorsed program for children to participate in over a five year period.

Term 3 Sessions & Information

Pricing information:

$60.00 (Re-enrolments) plus $37 if new – includes a basketball, backpack and reversible singlet.


For term 3 we will be offering an 8 week program with sessions running on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and a Friday starting the week of July 18th

All session are held at Somerville Recreation centre from 4pm for 45 minutes.

Additional information:

Aussie Hoops is all about teaching the fundamentals of basketball to 5-10 year olds through game based activities with a huge focus on fun and inclusivity. Athletes work in small groups that are streamed according to their developmental level, however friendship groups are always respected.


Office Address:
14 Edward Street, Somerville, VIC, 3912
PO Box 501, Somerville  3912

​General email:

Tel: 5977 7533


2022/23 VJBL Steelers Tryouts

Western Port Steelers are excited to announce its try-out sessions for the upcoming 2023 season.

Notice of Annual General Meeting for 2022.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN under Rule 12 (1) of the Western Port Basketball Association Constitution that an Annual General Meeting of the members will be held

Welcome Peter Caspersz

On the news of Ned’s departure, the Westernport Basketball Association (WPBA) has taken the opportunity to restructure its administration. We will be welcoming on board Peter Caspersz

2023 VJBL Expression of Interest

Western Port Steelers are now accepting Expression of Interest to be a part of our VJBL coaching group for the 2023 season.

Discrimination isn’t tolerated at WPBA

Western Port Basketball wants to ensure that our competitions and facilities are one that all can feel comfortable and supported at, there is no place in our community for discrimination or intolerance.

WPBA Outdoor 3v3

In partnership with Mornington Peninsula’s Youth Services, Western Port Basketball will be running an outdoor 3v3 knockout tournament to coincide with the opening of the Somerville Active Recreation Hub

2022 WPBA Big V Presentation Dinner

Western Port basketball invites all to be a part of our 2022 Big V presentation dinner being held on Saturday September 10th

Ned on the Move

Western Port Basketball is unfortunately saying goodbye to Ned Weidemen

Western Port Steelers “Rep Prep”

Western Port Basketball is excited to offer “Rep Prep” in Term 3 before the upcoming VJBL tryouts in Early October.

Term 2 Elite ‘Steelers’ Camp with WPBA Import Sam Keltos & NBL1 & AFLW Star Eliza West!

Western Port Basketball Association is excited to announce Term 2 Elite Holiday Clinics with WPBA Import Samantha Keltos & NBL1/AFLW star Eliza West!

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