Basketball Sport Performance Centre

Whether you love playing basketball already or have always liked the look of it and wanted to get started, there's a place for you at our basketball performance centre!

With our highly qualified coaches, you'll get fantastic training and access to our incredible facilities, helping you to hone your basketball skills. If you just want to play for fun, or if you have dreams of going pro, our basketball academy caters for all.

Did you know you don't have to be studying sport to join the basketball academy?

That's right - our sports development centres are open to all students at the college, no matter what you're studying!

State-Of-The-Art Basketball Training Facilities and Coaching

At East Durham College, our sports facilities are absolutely second-to-none.

So, if you're thinking about joining our basketball sports development centre, you'll get access to all of the following:

  • Amazing Coaching - eight hours coaching every week by our highly qualified professional basketball coaching team
  • Play - EDC basketball students get the opportunity to compete against other colleges in the North East basketball league
  • Basketball Facilities - in our huge double sports hall you'll find two basketball courts, plus a full-sized basketball arena with a seating capacity of up to 500 people!
  • FREE Gym Facilities - all students at EDC get access to our fully-equipped, state-of-the-art gym, Impact Health and Fitness. Better yet - it's completely FREE while you're studying with us. Inside you'll find free weights as well as a range of cardiovascular, strength and conditioning training kit, secure changing facilities and more!
  • FREE Physiotherapy - if you pick up any injuries or problems during your time with us, our professional physio service will have you back playing at your best in no time
  • Free Bus Travel - thanks to our partnership with Arriva, you can travel to and from college completely free of charge!

Contact Us

For further information, please contact Student Services on LiveChat, email: or call 0191 518 8222 or speak to the Sports Team onĀ 0191 518 5565.

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Register Your Interest

Would you like to express your interest in joining our basketball academy here at EDC? Fill in our web form below to register your details.

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Fancy signing up to be part of one of our sport performance centres alongside your full-time course? Fill in your details below!

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