LI Nets Host Free Basketball Clinics


North Hempstead and the Long Island Nets, the G League affiliate team of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets to host three free basketball clinics throughout North Hempstead this summer.

Since the team’s relocation to Long Island in April of 2017 after playing their inaugural at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the Nets have provided over 25 free youth basketball clinics across Nassau and Suffolk County.

“I am so thrilled that the Long Island Nets will be hosting these clinics for our residents. This will enable children to learn something new about basketball from the experts themselves!” said Supervisor Bosworth.

The clinics are designed for boys and girls ages 6 through 13. Attendees must be residents of the Town of North Hempstead and must pre-register for the clinic.

Clinic will include:

  • Thursday, July 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Broadway Park (151 Broadway, Garden City Park)
  • Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Alvan Petrus Park (1390 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington)
  • Thursday, August 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Donald Street Park (Donald Street and Laurel Street, Roslyn)

Space is limited. To register for the clinic, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.



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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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