The Grosse Pointe Lakers Basketball club offers team play, camps and clinics for boys & girls K-6th grades. We welcome families from communities outside the Grosse Pointe area to tryout for a team or attend a camp. We are here to teach the game with a fundamental approach to all level of players.
The Grosse Pointe Lakers-(GP Lakers), a registered AAU club, will offer AAU tryouts and full team sign-ups for boys & girls, 2nd--6th grades from Grosse Pointe and surrounding communities.
Each team has the chance to compete in 40-50 games, have as many as 35 practices and compete against teams from all over Michigan and Canada. The Lakers will host tryouts in late October and play a traditional AAU basketball season November to March.
Bring your Team: If you have a your own team and would like to play under the Lakers Basketball club umbrella, we can accommodate your group. Here is how it works and what the club can provide. Learn More
Returning Player: Players that have played for the Lakers in the past are required to attend the tryout process to be reevaluated for the 2017-18 season. There is no cost for tryouts for returning players. Register for Tryouts
New Player Tryout/Evaluation process: Two scheduled tryout dates and times are below; locate your child's grade, tryout time and day. Please arrive at least 20-25 minutes early, to check-in and get prepared for the tryout process. Players will be evaluated in fundamental drills, scrimmages and team concepts. Tryouts will be held at Grosse Pointe South High School in the main gym. Entrance for the main gym is off of Grosse Pointe Blvd. & North of Fisher.
Boys & Girls Tryout Dates & Timess:
Sunday, October 29th & Sunday, November 5th
Boys grades 1st-6th from 4:00pm-5:15pm
Girls grades 3rd-6th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Train & Play Mondays beginning on Monday, October 9, 2017. Train & Play is a program designed to teach offensive and defensive instincts through smaller number games-(1x1, 2x2 & 3x3). We will focus on screening, cutting, finishing, ball movement and help defense.
Train & Play Information:
When: Monday Nights, October 9. 16, 23 & 30-7:00pm-8:30pm
- Cost: $129 per player | Where: Grosse Pointe Academy-(GPA) and/or GP South HS.
- Who: Boys & Girls 2nd-6th grades
- Basketballs: Players must bring a ball every Monday
- REGISTER HERE FOR TRAIN & PLAY
Holiday" Basketball Camp, December 27, 2017 to December 29, 2017-(Wednesday-Friday), 9:00am to 1:00pm-(Drop off starts at 8:30am) | Cost: $100 per camper | Where: Grosse Pointe Academy-171 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236