Midnight Madness Basketball

Midnight Madness Basketball

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Midnight Madness is a unique basketball program that provides a positive space for youth to develop their skills both on and off the court. 

Launched back in 2013, the program brings together youth aged 14 to 17 from neighbourhoods across Toronto Community Housing to play basketball on Friday nights.

The program, offered throughout the spring and winter seasons, combines both physical and personal development. 

Every Friday night, youth are driven to the University of Toronto's Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport where they take part in free games and skills training. Before stepping on the court, the teams enjoy a dinner and take part in life-skills workshops to learn about themselves, their peers and how to access positive life-changing opportunities.


Spring 2018 Team Stats


​Team

​Wins

​Losses

​Albion/Swansea

​3
​3

Chester Le

7
5

Downsview

​7
​1

Glamorgan/Canlish

​8
4

​Jane and Finch

​1
​8

Trethewey

3
​9


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Take a peek a past seasons

OnPoint Basketball profiles the 2014 Midnight Madness program:​



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Other resources

Looking for a place to play basketball in the city? Check out the City of Toronto's interactive map to over 50 community basketball courts and drop-in programs across the city. You can search by cost, location and accessibility for child, youth or adult programs. You can also contact the YMCA ​to learn more about their basketball program and how to book their courts to play pick-up. ​​