About Us

The Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association (PaRBA) was founded in 2014 due to a need to service the Palmerston and rural areas Basketball community, with programs that could be held within the local area.

PaRBA began providing programs in May 2015 and has experienced continued growth to be a leading provider of basketball, social and School Holiday programs in the community.

Our current programs are:

Basektball programs:

* PaRBA Peewees - an introduction to ball skills

**PaRBA Stars - an introduction to basketball skills

***PaRBA Mini Ball – an introduction to game play

****PaRBA Rookie League - our competiton for player development

Level Up Esports - our gaming community who deliver sessions weekly in the Palmerston Recreation Center, and communyt gaming sessions as requested.

Northern Suburbs activities. We deliver 3x3 basketball across the Northern suburbs of Darwin during every School Holiday period between 5 pm and 9 pm, times and venues change, and check out our Facebook page or website for more detail.

Youth Drop In Sports (YDIS) - Mon-Thur 3 pm-5 pm and Fri 6 pm-9 pm (School Holidays 5 pm - 9 pm Friday). YDIS is delivered in partnership with the City of Palmerston and the Northern Territory Government and focuses on placed based activities for young people in Palmerston, aged 10 to 18 years.

School Holiday programs (Holiday Hoops) - check the website for details, and

School based programs including development and wellbeing clinics - Primary, Middle and Secondary schools.

We are represented through a strong group of employees and volunteers and recognition of our work has come through various awards including the the 2017 Good Sports Australia – Australian Club of the Year and 2018 Inside Sports Association of the Year for Australia and 2019 Australian Volunteer of the Year