Men’s Leagues – Social Basketball Christchurch 2023

Christchurch Men’s social basketball competitions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night leagues.

Are you and a group of friends in CHCH keen to join a fun, organised, social basketball league?

Choose from Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday night leagues, and enter your team for 2023 now.

Men's Basketball Christchurch Social League

  • Dates: Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday night during 2023, commencing week of January 16th: (Pick your night and – Register your team here now).
  • Venues: 

Monday Men’s at Bishopdale YMCA St Thomas College & Cathedral College & Hillmorton High.

Tuesday Men’s at Middleton Grange, Graham Condon Centre & St Thomas College & Hillmorton High.

Wednesday Men’s at Cathedral College Wharenui Gym & Hillmorton High.

Thursday Men’s at Wharenui Gym and Graham Condon Centre

  • Game times: Earliest 6:15pm & latest 9pm. (Your team’s game time will rotate in the draw each week: where necessary we try to accommodate those who generally prefer early or late games – just let Dave know if you have a preference).
  • Running clock: 40 minutes. (2 halves of 20 minutes, with a 1 minute half-time break).
  • Suitable for: Players 18+, who are enthusiastic, love basketball and want to play in organised games that are not overly competitive.
  • Skill level: The emphasis is on the social in ‘social basketball’. Most teams range from Semi-Beginner to Intermediate, but there are some advanced players in the leagues too. (We divide the draw to ensure that teams are generally relatively evenly matched to make for consistently good games).

To enter a team, or for further information on organising your team / being a team captain, call Lisa now on 027 345 3552. Or email her on:

Mens Social Basketball League Game Christchurch



Why enter the Men’s Social Basketball CHCH League?

  • It’s the best: For 25 years, and with over 150 teams already playing each week, the leagues are the most established and well organised in CHCH.
  • Fitness: It’s an excellent workout – you get the dual benefits of anaerobic exercise mixed with lots of muscle endurance and strength from all the explosive movements. And it’s a lot more fun than going for a run in Winter.
  • Fun: Play basketball in a social setting with a great standard of refereeing on non-slippery courts.
  • Socialise: Play in a social team with your friends or workmates – it’s a great way to catch up each week and have some fun.
  • Economical: Reasonably priced at $60 per team per game (this works out at $8-$10 per person per night).
  • Fair: As a socially conscious business Social Basketball Christchurch donates a considerable amount to local and international charities each year. Read about it here.


Information for Team Organisers/ Captains:

  • Get a groups of friends and/ or workmates and enter a team.
  • We recommend you get 7 to 10 people for your team.
  • Choose a team name. Choose a team colour (Uniforms are optional).
  • Further details about Registering A Team are Here.


For further info read the Social Basketball CHCH FAQ

To enter a team, or for further information on organising your team / being a team captain, call Lisa now on 027 345 3552 Or email her on:

Social Basketball Team Christchurch