The London Lions are a British professional basketball team in London competing in the British Basketball League, the top tier of British Basketball.
Basketball Trials and Tasters
We have great partnerships with leading football and basketball clubs in London and a top boxing clubs as well as a dedicated women’s sports academy. Why not play your favourite sport and study
for a sports qualification at the same time with us!.
Want to come along and try out for our sports courses? We are holding a number
of basketball trials on these dates below:
Dates and Times:
Wed 20th February 1:30-5pm
Wed 10th April 1:30-5pm
Wed 29th May 1:30-5pm
Epping Forest Campus
Dates and Times:
Tues 9th April 2-4pm Copper Box Arena, London, E20 3HB
Thurs 25th April from 6-8pm at UEL SportsDock, Beckton, E16 2RD
Tues 7th May from 6-8pm at UEL SportsDock, Beckton, E16 2RD
Tues 28th May from 6-8pm at UEL SportsDock, Beckton, E16 2RD
The Lions are the only professional basketball team in London. Based at our Hackney campus the London Lions and New City College operate their basketball academy for aspiring basketball players.
The Academy team is coached by head coach of the professional team, Vince Macaulay. In 2018 the team won the London Division of the AoC and finished runners-up in the national finals of the AoC finals while representing London.
The team have also had the opportunity to play some of their fixtures at the Copperbox arena based at the Olympic Park, Stratford.
If you have the passion for basketball and would like to study a range of sports qualifications alongside, then New City College is the place for you.