Purpose | Our Mission and vision

We want to empower a generation of “Guardian Ballers” that are happy and healthy, so they can transform the world around them.

Guardian Ballers focuses mainly on young people and adults aged 10-25 to empower them to BALL-BE-BETTER.

Our Mission
  • BALL | Enabling engagement, progression and enjoyment in the Sport of Basketball.
  • BE | Educating about mental and emotional well-being, exploring the value of character and identity, as a foundation for impacting current and future life circumstances.
  • BETTER | Facilitating practical experiences with local charities and community organisations, to discover how to make the world better.

Power | Our Impact

Young People and Adults, aged 10-25, attended a 4+ week or 4+ hour GB journey (average over two years)
Reported that our GB journey positively impacted their wellbeing and physical activity levels (average over two years)
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds (average over two years)
30% +
Receiving support through Free School Meals, Additional Needs Provision and H.A.F. eligible (average over two years)
Girls and Young Women are a valued proportion of the Guardian Ballers Community (average over two years)
“Guardian Ballers has become an integral part of our School Community empowering hundreds of children to discuss their feelings and emotions openly and confidently. The elite training for our basketball teams has increased whole-school sporting participation and the results that our teams achieve. The dedication of the team to the betterment of our students' lives matches our vision for providing the best for our students both academically and for personal development of the self"
Headteacher at Multi-Academy Trust
After witnessing impact and investing weekly into Guardian Ballers partnership for over 18 months

Programmes | Our Services

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School Programmes and Whole-School Enrichment Delivery

Wellbeing Health-Checks of a Whole School, PE lessons, PSHE lessons, Extra-curricular, Themed days, School teams, Interventions and Referrals, Staff CPD and more!

Community Hubs

Bespoke 6–8-week BALL-BE-BETTER journeys for young people across multiple postcodes and backgrounds. Two-hour sessions including Basketball and Wellbeing development, and snacks too! A journey that creates friendships, deepens understanding and takes fun to another level.

Referrals and Targeted Intervention (1-to-1 or small groups)

Bespoke 4-12 week or session journeys within a safe setting, upon request of a lead organisation or support-network.

Workshops and Seminars

Over 10 different Workshops and Seminars that provide a theory and/or classroom-based extension of our practical court-side delivery. Multiple sessions across themes of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Entrepreneurship, Race and Diversity, Multi-Faith and more.

Upcoming Events | Book Now

Girls Hub Reunion

Sunday 2nd July from 9 am to 1pm
FREE! Limited to 30 spaces, first-come-first-served for those that book first!
Coombe Abbey Park
Laser Tag and Combat Archery plus plenty of time to celebrate and reconnect with Guardian Ballers

Park Hang-Out @ Manor Farm Estate, CV2 1HZ

Boys and Girls; Aged 10 and older
Saturday 10th June | 11am to 2pm
FREE! | Prizes to be won!
Manor Farm Estate, MUGA Court, CV2 1HZ
Come and Chill or Come and Play: BasketBALL games and skill development; WellBEing reflections; Ways to make the Community BETTER.