basketball & netball

Sandylands Sports Centre, Skipton, netball basketball
Sandylands Sports Centre, Skipton, netball basketball


At West Craven Basketball Club, we pride ourselves in being able to offer a basketball training session, a team, and a competition that suits a number of levels of basketball player from the beginner to experienced, male or female, under 12 to much older, the recreational player and the player or coach chasing a dream.

Basketball is about much more than just playing or coaching we are also looking for team managers, photographers, match reporters, statisticians etc. These can be an excellent opportunity for young people to gain experience and can provide a good foundation to begin their careers.

Basketball available at Sandylands Sports Centre:

  • West Craven Turbines: Ages 13-18, team practice weekly on a Saturday 11am-12:30pm, with adults training on a Thursday evening from 8:45pm – 9:45pm, both held at Sandylands Sports Centre. 
  • Skipton Basketball is West Craven Turbines age-group basketball programme, ages 12-18 Sandylands Sports Centre, Saturday 11am-12:30pm, £3.50
  • Skipton Basketball is an open basketball session aimed at ages 12-18
  • Basketball Coaching Basketball age 12-18
  • Renko Ireton

Basketball is very good for overall fitness, getting to know new people and making new friends.

We play friendlies against other local teams age u14, u16, u18 and are looking at league possibilities

Just show up and play beginners welcome £3.50 per session

For further information: or visit facebook and

Renko Ireton West Craven Turbines Basketball Club Visit Visit

Sandylands sports centre skipton netball basketball



  • Netball is the perfect sport for fun and fitness.
  • Improve your skills, get fitter and have fun. There’s also the opportunity to do additional competitive games and tournaments if you’re interested, with an adults ladies netball league.
  • We have regular social events too.
  • You can drop into one of our training sessions to see for yourself what it’s all about and chat to existing members.
  • Contact information: 
Sandylands Craven U3a netball team


  • Organised via
  • Helen White & Sheila Gregory are the group leaders.
  • People join u3a and can then apply to join the group.
  • Playing walking netball is good for balance, co-ordination and cardiovascular fitness.
  • The game is aimed at people who have played at school and want to rekindle lost skills  or those that have never played, but feel they are unable to play netball which involves running & jumping.
  • It is a group of mixed ability and includes young & old.
  • It is inclusive and the game is adapted to suit participants needs.
  • The group is open to men and women.
  • We do not organise teams to play outside the session.
  • We offer refreshments after the session in Skipton tennis club.
  • To get involved people need to contact
Sandylands testimonial

What do our players think?

The sports hall facility is excellent. The hall is clean well lit & warm. The hall is set up for the group before the session.The staff are very helpful and friendly.”