Thunder Youth


Bedford Thunder is a community team and also wants to support and encourage basketball development throughout Bedfordshire.

We currently have a youth program called the Bedford Thunder Youth which caters for new and experienced players between 5 and 18 years old. The Thunder Youth teams train on Sundays year-round at Bedford Academy with the session split into various groups:

U10s Juniors (years 1 to 5) who train from 09:30 - 11:00

U14s Development (years 6 to 9) who train from 11:00 - 12:30

U14s Academy (years 6 to 9) who train from 12:30 - 14:00

U18s Sophomore (years 10 to 13) who train from 14:00 - 15:30

Followed by:

ThunderMentals Session (open to U14s and U18s) who train from 15:30 - 16:30 for £3

The first taster session is free!

Membership to the youth program is £25/month paid by direct debit and includes; training sessions, registration, and insurance.

The sessions are led by Coach Enrique and Coach David.

Strength and Conditioning is coordinated by Coach Theo.

Why not come down and join us. The sessions are open and friendly. Across the sessions the coaches cover a range of drills and methods to teach a rounded game of basketball in an inclusive atmosphere.