This summer, Houston kids ages 6 and up have the opportunity to shoot some hoops at the HOOPS School summer camps. Campers learn the basics of basketball while also being challenged to grow and reach for their personal best. With sessions throughout the summer, HOOPS offers both half and full-day camps. And best of all, anyone is welcome to visit a class for free!
Who is HOOPS?
The HOOPS School is lead by Heidi Burge Horton. Coach Heidi has many claims to fame, including former membership on the USA National Basketball Team and WNBA team, the LA Sparks. Coach Heidi is currently an Orthopedic Massage and Physio-Therapist in Houston. While her personal life includes all sorts of fascinating facts, including a Guinness World Record (she and her sister were recorded as the tallest female twins in the world) and a Disney movie based on her life, Coach Heidi’s true passion is building strong basketball skills and character in young children. She works with a full staff of excellent coaches to inspire children in athletics and in life.
Basketball With a Mission
The HOOPS School is designed to inspire kids in all areas of their life. The mission of the school is to “REACH, TEACH, COACH, and CHANGE LIVES of boys and girls.” The classes and camps at HOOPS are designed to be fun, challenging, and encouraging to kids ages 6-14. The coaches hope that the discipline and good sportsmanship learned on the HOOPS court will translate to all areas of students’ lives. Many children stay with the program for years, improving in their basketball skills while also forming lifelong connections and friendships.
How You Can Join the Fun
HOOPS School has many opportunities. Summer camps run throughout the summer, with both half and full-day options. Additionally, there are pre-season and in-season classes of many varieties. There are classes for players of all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced. All programs take place at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church at 11612 Memorial Dr. in Houston.
If you are looking for basketball classes and camps in the Houston area, we highly recommend you pay the HOOPS School a visit. Coach Heidi is known for her energy and dedication, on and off the court. Your child is sure to become a better athlete while also learning great life lessons in sportsmanship and more. Best of all, you can visit the HOOPS School for free by printing a pass from the HOOPS website here.