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    An update from the PPBA Executive, we will resume ALL PPBA programming on Monday Jan 31. House League will resume on Tuesday February 1 and Saturday February  5th.

    An email will be sent out in the near future with all the details!!

    Hope to see everyone back on the Hardwood soon!!!


    All sessions will be held at the Pelham Meridian Community Centre (100 Meridian Way, Fonthill).  

    Please arrive 15 minutes before your session for check in at the main entrance desk.  **Please read Covid-19 policies and procedures email! (subject to change)


    GIRLS JK/SK:  Saturdays 9am-10am

    GIRLS Grade 1 and 2: Saturdays 9am-10am

    GIRLS Grade 3 and 4:  Saturdays 10:15am-11:15am

                                                      Tuesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

    GIRLS Grade 5 and 6:   Saturdays 10:15am-11:15am

                                                        Tuesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

    GIRLS Grade 7 and 8:     Saturdays 10:15am-11:15am

                                                          Tuesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm

    BOYS JK/SK:      Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm

    BOYS Grade 1 and 2:  Saturdays 11:30am-12:30pm

    BOYS Grade 3 and 4:  Saturdays 12:45-1:45

                                                      Tuesdays 7:30pm-8:30pm

    BOYS Grade 5 and 6:    Saturdays 2pm-3pm

                                                       Tuesdays 8:30pm - 9:30pm

    BOYS Grade 7 and 8:      Saturdays 2pm-3pm

                                                         Tuesdays 8:30pm - 9:30pm

    Effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2021, Ontario Basketball will enact the following proof of vaccination policy for participants in ALL Ontario Basketball activities:

    • Require each person age 12 years and older at the point of entry of a facility for the purpose of (a) actively participating in OBA-sanction programming, (b) coaching, officiating or volunteering at an Ontario Basketball program or event, or (c) spectating at an Ontario Basketball program or event to provide identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  
    • Medical exemptions and other limited exemptions to mandatory vaccination will be considered and handled under the OBA Vaccination Policy and under guidance given by the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    The policy update is at the specific request of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario. Basketball is deemed high risk for COVID-19 transmission due to close contact, forceful exhalation, prolonged exposure, crowded indoor spaces and removal of masks and face coverings during physical activity.  Protecting the health and well-being of our basketball community remains Ontario Basketball’s number one priority as we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a temporary pandemic measure enacted to protect all parties involved. 

    Since the youth sport exemption was announced by the province on September 14, it has become apparent that many facilities, municipalities, and clubs across Ontario have chosen to go above and beyond and request proof of vaccination for all sport participants aged 12+ entering indoor recreation facilities. Ontario Basketball has chosen to align with these facilities and municipalities on policy for the sake of unification and utmost protection for participating members. Please note that some facilities and public health units will require proof of vaccination sooner than November 22 and OBA’s policy would not supersede their policy.

    As per the Ontario Human Rights Commission, choosing not to be vaccinated because of personal belief or preference is not a ground for accommodation from a vaccination policy under the Ontario Human Rights Code.


    -Serving over 500 families from our region.

    -Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter programs.

    We continue to grow and excel every year!  

    -Home to an amazing, skill development based, fun and engaging house league program.

    -Successful boys and girls club teams:  grades 3 through grade 12.

    -JUEL Prep and JUEL Elite High School Girls Teams

    -Host to our famous Wheelchair Basketball program.

    Thanks for being a part of our Panthers family.  We love watching our children grow as individuals, teammates and community members.

    Go Panthers Go!

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    Athletic Development, an important part of training!

    Please visit our athletic development page for tips and exercises provided by our friends at No Limit Performance. Strength and Conditioning is crucial in the development of any athlete! For more info please visit

    Brian  Bleich

    Brian Bleich

    PPBA President

    Pelham Panthers

    The mandate of Panther Basketball is to provide a positive / supportive environment for our youth to learn the fundamental skills of the game.

    Our goal is to develop athletes on and off the court in a fun learning environment. Our team of dedicated coaches work with children of any skill level from house league to select! 


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    These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities

    Sponsored by Remax Welland Realty - Bill Berkhout

    Remax Welland Realty - Bill Berkhout

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    For all your realty needs, Remax Welland is a SLAM DUNK!!

    150 Prince Charles Dr S, Welland, ON L3C 7B3

    Phone: +1 877-735-9876

    Sponsored by Boggio Pharmacy - Fonthill

    Boggio Pharmacy - Fonthill

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    For all your sports injury needs, Boggio Fonthill Pharmacy will get you back on the court! 

    155 Hwy 20 W Fonthill, ON

    L0S 1E0

    Tel: 905.892.4994

    Fax: 905.892.4924

    Sponsored by Seaway Mall

    Seaway Mall

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    A new look or new kicks, the Seaway mall has what you need to be on top of your game! 

    800 Niagara Street


    L3C 5Z4

    Sponsored by Country Corner Market

    Country Corner Market

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    From sausage, to steak, pop by for all your team BBQ needs!

    686 Quaker Rd,

    Welland, ON

    L3C 3H4

    Sponsored by Star Tile Centre Ltd

    Star Tile Centre Ltd

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    Whether it's the court or your home, we have your flooring needs covered!

    155 Highway 20 East

    Fonthill, Ontario


    L0S 1E0


    Sponsored by The Job Gym - Welland

    The Job Gym - Welland

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    The Job Gym helps you work on more than just your game!

    225 East Main Street
    Welland, Ontario, L3B 3W7 
    Phone: (905) 732-7655
    Fax: (905) 732-2912

    Sponsored by Lifetime Vision Centre

    Lifetime Vision Centre

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    Court vision starts here!

    1405 Pelham Street
    P.O Box 1419
    Fonthill, Ontario L0S 1E0

    Sponsored by Fonthill Dentistry

    Fonthill Dentistry

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    Celebrate a win, with a winning smile!

    1440 Pelham St. 

     Fonthill, Ontario

     L0S 1E0

    Sponsored by U Need a Pita

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    U Need a Pita (Welland)

    Official Player of the Game Sponsor! 

    U Need a Pita has provided player of the game Pita Vouchers to each of our select teams! 

    30 Rice Road 

    Welland, Ontario

    (289) 820-4782