+ What is "organized pickup basketball?"
Organized pickup basketball means that teams are formed by a facilitator, score and clock are kept by the facilitator. There is no arguing or fighting. The max time you sit out is 10 minutes. It's pickup basketball, just a little more organized than a typical game at 24 Hour, LA Fitness, etc.
+ Where does Hoop Club play at?
Hoop Club plays at several rec centers and facilities across DFW. Visit our How It Works page for more information.
+ How often does Hoop Club play?
Everyday of the week except Friday currently.
+ How do I reserve my spot?
By going to www.hoopclub.org/sign-up and clicking "Book" by the session(s) you want to play. Non Dallas Rec Centers - pay online. Dallas Rec Centers - pay in person.
+ Do I have to sign up for all sessions?
No. You can sign up for as many sessions as you want.
+ What is the cost of a session?
It is $10 a session.
+How do I get a rec card?
You can purchase a rec card at any rec center. Just show up 15 mintues before your session, and you can buy the card on the spot. It takes a few minutes to set up. It is $15/year for Dallas residents, and $25/year for non Dallas residents. $5 for a day pass.
+ Can I pay with cash?
You can for Dallas Rec Centers. Otherwise you must pay online.
+ What are the levels of play?
Intermediate - you understand the general rules of basketball and are out on the court to have fun and compete. You feel comfortable in any pick up game situation. You can't dunk. Competitive - pro athlete whether it's basketball or another sport. if you played college basketball, this is where you belong. As we grow our pool of players, we'll be able to separate out into more levels to make sure we provide fun and competitive games.
+ Is Hoop Club co-ed?
Yes! We also have single gender sessions.
+ What is the age group?
Typically 18-45 young working professionals.
+ How do you decide the teams?
Our facilitators create the teams. They try to create 3 balanced teams.
+ What are the rules?
10 minute games or first to 21 (2's and 3's). Next point wins if score is tied. Call your own fouls.
+ What does the Facilitator do?
They help organize the session by checking people in, forming the teams, running the clock, and keeping score.
+ What happens if I'm on the waitlist?
You will be notified if someone cancels their reservation. Then you can book your spot. Then, and only then, may you go to the gym.
+ What happens if we don't get at least 10 players?
If we don't get at least 8 players signed up by 1.5 hours before the session, we will cancel the session. If we don't get at least 10 players before 1 hours before the session, we will cancel the session. Players will be notified via email and they will be refunded.
+ What is the latest time I can sign up for a session?
A minute before the session starts. However, it is advised to sign up at least 1-2 days in advance before the session is full!