Junior Development is an important aspect of the Perry Lakes Hawks Basketball Association (PLHBA). The  PLHBA offers a range of options designed to improve and develop fundamental skills in our players. The Hawks also work  to prepare players for State Representative Programs and higher level programs that are offered by BWA.

To see our Hawks Junior Development Pathway click here.

U8 Skills Sessions

These sessions are open to players who are 7 years of age and not turning 8 until after 30th June 2020(year 2)and are held each Tuesday between 4.15pm and 6.15pm (2 time slots). They comprise a 50 minute time slot made up of skills & drills , supervised by our SBL imports and coaches from the Junior Clubs, concluding with a short game. Any player interested needs to register with a Junior Club and the Junior Club will place the player in a team. For more information click here.

Junior Competition

Our junior competition takes place from mid-March through to mid-September for U10 to U18’s.

To play in this competition you must first REGISTER with one of our 6 Junior Clubs . Their details can be found by clicking here.  You will need to contact the relevant Junior Club to register and the Club will then place you in a team. All Junior Clubs will be opening their player registrations up the last week January/first week of February to returning members and once these players have registered, registration is open to new members. Please check the individual club websites for more information regarding registration. This competition is very popular and any spare places in teams are filled quickly.

Please check our calendar for playing dates for the 2020 season.

School Competition

The PLHBA  runs a special schools competition for 6 weeks in Term 4 each year.

Hawks Camps

The Hawks run holiday camps in the April, July and October School Holidays for 5-10 year olds. These camps are run by our SBL and WABL players and combine skills sessions with game practice. For more information please click here.


The Western Australian Basketball League is a state-wide premier junior competition which develops players, coaches and officials. The Western Australian Basketball League (WABL) is WA’s premier junior basketball competition catering for players in the following age groups: U12, U14, U16, U18, U20 and Open Age (Division 1). The Hawks hold trials for these representative teams during February each year. For more information click here.

Hawks Junior Development Sessions

In 2018 Perry Lakes Hawks Basketball Association  set up a Junior Development program for our U12 & U14 WABL players. This program is designed for our young WABL athletes to improve their skill levels. Craig Jackson (CJ) will run these weekly sessions with other coaches coming from our SBL imports and other SBL players. We will also be running some U12-U16 Holiday camps as an expansion on these sessions.

Basketball WA

Basketball WA (BWA) run a series of special clinics over each school holiday period. In addition to this BWA run development and high performance programs including Hot Shots, Future Development Program, the State Performance Program, U14/15 Southern Cross Challenge Tours and the U16, U18 and U20 State Teams program. BWA regularly updates their website with all the information regarding this and The Hawks will notify members through our website and facebook. For more information on BWA Development please click here.