Basketball Coordinator: Jim Shipper

The Nook’s 600,000-square-foot complex is home to 10 regulation hardwood courts and as many as 26 more full basketball courts. Basketball programming includes a variety of basketball tournaments, leagues, camps, clinics, instruction and open play. The Nook creates a vibrant basketball atmosphere that exudes energy and encourages great play.

 Coaches & Teams: Find upcoming tournaments under the “Programs” button.

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Nook Basketball:

Basketball Academy

By combining an excellent coaching staff and a top-notch facility, the Nook Basketball Academy creates a perfect environment for players to expand their skills and enhance their game.  Multiple high-level tournaments throughout the season allow academy players to showcase their talents.  Several of these tournaments will be held at the Spooky Nook facility.

Academy Development Program

Players will receive instruction form some of the area’s best coaches. They will be able to compete against one another, as well as outside teams at least one time per week. Spring and summer are the best times for players to begin improving their skills for the upcoming season.

Register today!

Private Lessons

Join Nook Hoops for private and small group lessons. Pick from one of our four trainers: Nook Basketball Director and current Messiah College Mark Seidenburg, Nook Basketball Academy Boys Supervisor and Coach Earl Hazel, Nook Skills Coach and Elizabethtown College Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Shipper, Former NCAA Division 1 Coach and former high school head coach Rebekah Manney. To schedule a private or small group lesson, contact us.

Open / Pick-Up Basketball

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    • 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Free for members | $10 for non-members

Check with Guest Services for court location.

Basketball Academy

Check out our nationwide, competitive AAU network for basketball players.


Sports Programs

Explore all of the clinics, leagues, camps, lessons and tournaments available through The Nook.

Nook Partners
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