Play Ball (for free)

You can hire a basketball and play for free at Bethnal Green Gardens as part of Basketball England's Play Ball scheme. Just go to Bethnal Green Library (within Bethnal Green Gardens) and sign a ball out, then return when you're done.

Trojans Basketball Club

Trojans run a variety of sessions across the borough to cater for a wide range of abilities and ages. For more details on any of the below sessions contact or visit the Trojans website.

Youth coaching

Gives boys and girls the chance to learn new skills, meet other children, learn the fundamentals at Mile End Park Leisure Centre.

Call Madonis Thomas on 07956 241 789 for more information.

Primary, under 9

Time: Saturdays, 9.30 - 10.30am
Price: £2

Youth, 9-12 years old

Time: Saturdays, 10.30 - 12noon
Price: £2.50

Teens, 13+
Time: Saturdays, 12noon - 2pm
Price: £3

Women's basketball

Trojans basketballLearn new skills, meet women from different backgrounds with different levels of ability, and have fun! Led by an experienced female coach. Sessions take place at Whitechapel Sports Centre.

For more information call 020 7247 7538.

Beginner/Intermediate (16+)

Time: Mondays, 5.30 - 7pm
Price: £1.35 (or Better members free)

Intermediate/Advanced (14+)

Time: Wednesdays, 5.30 - 7.30pm
Price: £1.35 (or Better members free)

Trojans League Team Training (Members - invitation only)

Time: Wednesday, 7.30-9pm
Price: £4

Social basketball

Open, mixed ability scrimmage for men and women aged 16+ at Whitechapel Sports Centre. Call Madonis Thomas on 07956 241 789 for more information.

Time: Tuesday, 7.30 - 9.30pm
Price: £5

Women's League

Restarting in September 2019, Trojans will be running a Women's League from John Orwell Leisure Centre on the last Sunday of each month.

Outdoor basketball courts

If you want more time to play basketball then get down to a local outdoor basketball court

Meath Gardens

Grove Road, E3 5BH

Mile End Park

190 Burdett Road, E3 4HL

Bethnal Green Gardens

Cambridge Heath Road, E2 0EL

For more basketball information please contact: or call 020 7364 2433.