Lethbridge Minor Basketball Association (LMBA)
The Lethbridge Minor Basketball Association, managed by a volunteer board, is a youth sport organization established in 2007. We provide a continuum of basketball programs to youth aged 4 to 14 with about 800 members. Jr NBA (which is affiliated with Canada Basketball), provides development through fundamental skill training and some gameplay for athletes aged 4 to 12. LMBA is affiliated with the Alberta Basketball Association in providing the Jr Academy program for athletes aged 11 to 14. Our Express Club ball program is at the end of our continuum and was created to provide an opportunity for emerging elite-level athletes to continue to improve their skills and develop their competitive gameplay. Express Club ball is for athletes aged U11 to U15 and will be coached by certified coaches. LMBA hosts two of the largest club basketball tournaments in Alberta. These two tournaments each bring approximately 1000 athletes plus their families to Lethbridge in the months of April and June.