Essex Leopards game – 9th Sept 2018

Early season treat – Hawks members can get discounted tickets for a day of international basketball at the Brentwood Centre in early September (on Sunday 9th Sept)

Essex Leopards will be staging the first Essex Classic Basketball Tournament on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018 with a packed schedule of game.

Eight games featuring four teams over the weekend will cumulate in Bronze and Gold medal games on the Sunday afternoon.

As well as the host team Essex Leopards, other teams taking part in the Classic are BBL side London Lions who finished runners-up in both the league and play-off championships, Team USA Select and from Illinois in the US, ABA side the Libertyville Vipers.

“The Vipers are flying in from Chicago for their first visit to the UK. We are lucky to have had all three of these teams accept our invitation to play in this inaugural event” said event organiser Tony Shaw.

While training sessions are on as normal for Hawks on Saturday September 8 – and real players don’t miss practice – you can get 25% off the price of single and family tickets the following day (Sun 9th Sept).

Book through,uk using promotion code HAWKS25. To get the discount, you need to book by August 29.

Session start dates – Sept 2018

Our regular basketball sessions for the new season start from the beginning of Sept. Below are the details for each of the sessions, they are in the order of starting date rather than age group.

NOTE: All PLAYERS (Junior or Senior – this includes any that play in the Sat Adult Social session) that attend any of the Hawks sessions held at Harlow Leisurezone (LZ) must become members of the Leisure centre OR PAY A GUEST FEE (up to 2 sessions max). If you are not a member then please allow yourself about 20-30 minutes before the start of the session time to give yourself sufficient time to complete membership form etc.

Annual LZ membership for U18’s is £5.

The car parking system requires all centre members to make sure they bring their cards with them for their activity at the centre. Otherwise they will have to pay a guest fee (this is outside the control of Harlow Hawks Basketball).


FIRST SESSION IN SEPT: All returning players WILL NEED TO register their membership card at reception for the session they attend.




U8’s (School Years 1-3) – 3-4pm

Girls Only (ideally School Year 7+) – 3-4pm

U11’s (School Years 4-6) – 4-5:15pm

Adult Social Session  – 4-5:30pm

U14’s (School Years 7-9) – 5:30-7pm.


Tues 4th Sept – at PASSMORES ACADEMY – 8-9:30pm (NOTE – adjustment to time for this season)

This season’s U16’s National League team only plus our prep team for next U14 National League squad (i.e Starting Year 8 in Sept’18).

Note: Any players that may want to play with these age group National League teams must attend the regular sessions on a Saturday\Thursday first for the relevant age group. 

These Tuesday sessions are invite only.

Weds 5th Sept – 8-10pm

Senior team – Regular season pre-season training commences.

Thurs 6th Sept

U17’s (School Years 10-12) – 7-8:30pm

U18’s National League Team – 7:30-9:30pm




Dates – NO sessions details – Sept-Dec 2018

Please note the following dates when there will be NO sessions taking place during the following time slots from Sept-Dec 2018.

NOTE that on Sat 27th Oct only the U14 session is totally off and the adjustment to times for the U11’s and Adult Social Session.

No Sessions:

Sat 15th Sept – Hall not available (ALL sessions are OFF)

Sat 27th Oct – ONLY 5-7pm sessions are OFF due to hall booked for an event. The sessions that normal run beyond 5pm (i.e U11 and Adult Socail session will finish at 5pm on this date). There will be NO U14 session on this date.

Sat 10th and 17th Nov – Hall not available (ALL sessions are OFF)

Sat 1st Dec – Hall not available (ALL sessions are OFF)

Sat 29th Dec – Xmas\New Year break (ALL sessions are OFF)