SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The SXMNBA would like to introduce to the general public our very first Basketball Academy. “The opening of our first basketball academy in St. Maarten it’s an important milestone in the SXMNBA efforts to grow basketball on the island and demonstrate our commitment to developing talent and shaping the game’s future here”.

The Academy will employ a holistic 360-degree approach to player development, and it will also focus on education, leadership, character development and life skills.

One of the main objectives is to keep the youths engaged, promote a healthy and active lifestyle through and fitness exercise, as well as discipline also help them to learn important life lessons like how to work hard, preserve, be a team player, set goals and follow rules.

It will launch on Saturday April 4th, 2020 at the St Maarten Academy Gym Cupper Drive #2 Cul-De-Sac, It will be broken down into two age groups, comprised of a maximum of 20 kids per group; varied by age, time, and day of the week.

We will be starting with the following two groups: • Ages 9-13 years Saturdays starting from 9am to 11 am. • Ages 14-18 years Saturdays starting from 11 am to 1pm. We the SXMNBA would like the general public and parents to support this academy by encouraging your children who are passionate about the sport to register, there will be a monthly fee of $40 and a onetime registration fee of $10.

You can SignUP now at for more information contact WhatsApp +1(721)520-2151 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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SXMNBA 2020 Event Calendar SXMNBA VOLUNTEER SIGNUP SXMNBA Basketball Academy – Starting Saturday April 4 | 9am-11am & 11am-1pm SIGNUP Referee Clinic – May 11-15 | 6pm-9pm SIGNUP Opening of the SXMNBA 2020 Regular Season – Saturday May 16 | 4pm-9pm LOCATION: LB Scott Sports Auditorium Rock Da Rim U18 Inter-Island SXM – May 29 & 30 | Friday 7pm-10pm Saturday 11am-9pm LOCATION: LB Scott Sports Auditorium SXMNBA Summer Camp – July 6-10 | 9am-11am & 12pm-3pm SIGNUP SXMNBA 2020 All-Star Break – July 11 | 4pm-9pm LOCATION: LB Scott Sports Auditorium Rock Da Rim U18 Inter-Island EUX – August 7 & 8 LOCATION: Earl Merkman Sport Hal Sint Eustatius SXMNBA 2020 Business Tournament – TBD (To Be Determine) LOCATION: LB Scott Sports Auditorium

Source: Souliga Newsday