JORDAN DAWES COMMITS TO OUR SENIOR MEN’S FIRST TEAM

City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club are delighted to announce the addition of Jordan Dawes to our Senior Men’s First Team roster for the 2021/22 season. The 28-year-old has been playing for the club in preseason and has proven himself as a valuable asset to Coach Paul Douglas’ side. Jordan hit the game-winning shot as…

Rockets support Birmingham CG 2022 ticket launch event

It was yet another brilliant morning at Rockets, working with our friends from Birmingham 2022 to launch the West Midlands ticket ballot.  The new outdoor court at Summerfield Park is a brilliant example of how the #B2022 will enthuse local young people to participate in our great game in their local community. Find out more…

COB Rockets announce 10 teams for the 2021/22 National League season

We are pleased to announce Rockets be entering 10 teams for the 2021/22 National League season from Under 12s through to Senior Men and Women who will both be competing in Division 2 for the first time. Our comprehensive pathway for male and female basketballers is complemented by our new show court and seating which…

Rockets First Team News

We are really pleased to announce 2 very exciting coaching appointments to spearhead our mens and women’s first teams for the 2021/22 season! Leading our Rockets Men’s programme will be Coach Paul Douglas. Following an illustrious BBL playing career during which Douglas established himself as one of the city’s best-ever homegrown players Birmingham Bullets, he…

Bursary fund in the name of Olympic basketball star is helping Rockets aim high

A Former Olympic basketball star is set to help players and coaches reach new heights at the Rockets. Birmingham’s biggest community basketball club has set up a bursary fund in the name of Brisbane Bullets legend Rob Sibley. The Robert Sibley Bursary Scheme aims to support players and coaches on their basketball journey, especially those…

BROADWAY ACADEMY, JOINS FORCES WITH ROCKETS

Broadway Academy School in Perry Barr is building on the excitement of the Commonwealth Games in 2022 by forming a unique partnership with Birmingham’s biggest community basketball club. The Academy is joining forces with the City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club to provide a memorable educational and sporting experience in partnership with the Broadway Sixth…

Broadway Academy School, joins forces with Rockets

Broadway Academy School in Perry Barr is building on the excitement of the Commonwealth Games in 2022 by forming a unique partnership with Birmingham’s biggest community basketball club. The Academy is joining forces with the City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club to provide a memorable educational and sporting experience in partnership with the Broadway Sixth…

Outdoor Basketball is back on Monday 29th March!

With the easing of government restrictions and following Basketball England’s return to play guidance, we are very pleased to announce the start of outdoor sessions commencing on 29th March 2021 at the following venues:   – Mere Green, Sutton – 9 Stourton Road – Quinton – Babbs Mill Park – Chelmsley Wood – Short Heath,…

Happy Mother’s Day 2021

We’d like to wish a very Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and persons taking on a mother’s role to care for their children. Happy Mother’s Day from all of us here at City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball club in special to all the basketball mums not just today but every day!  🌷♥️🏀

International Womens Day 2021

Wishing a very happy Woman’s Day to strong, intelligent, talented and simply wonderful women of this world! Don’t you ever forget that your are loved and appreciated. #internationalwomensday2021

Hakeem Olajuwon City of  Birmingham Rockets Summer Camp 2021

The recent government announcement has now given us some cautious optimism that our Hakeem Olajuwon 2021 Summer Camp may now be able to take place, providing the country is able to reopen over the coming months.  This really is our favourite week of the year when we see so many regular and wonderful faces from…

Papa John’s Pizzas have teamed up with COB ROCKETS to provide £300 of free pizza vouchers

We are really pleased to have teamed up with Papa John’s Pizzas to provide £300 of free pizza vouchers to some of those local families hardest hit by the pandemic. Rockets MD, Rob Palmer, commented, “We recognise how difficult this past 12 months have been for everyone. This is a lovely initiative which will provide a…

The 6th Form College, Solihull with City of Birmingham Rockets – Apply Now!!

Based close to Solihull Town Centre, our academy partnership with The 6th Form College has built organically and steadily over the past 4 years. The club and college have developed a strong relationship to provide outstanding academic and basketball opportunities to students through our academy. The club delivers 12 hours of dedicated basketball per week…
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Broadway Academy with City of Birmingham Rockets – Apply Now!!

Based in North Birmingham we aim to provide a memorable educational and sporting experience in partnership with the 6th Form. Our dedicated staff have a proven track record of producing elite athletes which will continue at Broadway Academy School. Utilising our existing national and international partnerships we will endeavour to support elite players in finding…
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Basketball England has made two key decisions about the 2020/21 season

Following consultation with the elite teams and players active in the National Basketball League Division One (Men and Women), the season will continue under our current Government-sanctioned Return To Play Guidance with additional Covid-19 testing.  However, non-elite senior and junior NBL/WNBL competitions, suspended until this point, will be cancelled for the season with the option of alternative competition later in the year, should conditions be safe and viable. You can Read NOW…

2K Foundations Funding Issued to Birmingham Basketball Club to Rejuvenate Facilities and Offer More Community Outreach in 2021

Philanthropic programme from video game publisher behind the NBA® 2K franchise offers funding to UK basketball club Windsor, UK and Birmingham, UK – November 23rd, 2020 – 2K and the City of Birmingham Rockets Basketball Club announced that 2K Foundations funding will be issued to the club to rejuvenate its current facilities and offer more…
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Rockets launch a new Academy in North Birmingham based at Broadway Academy

We are delighted to announce our increased academy programme for 16-19 year-olds, including the launch of a new Rockets Academy in North Birmingham based at Broadway Academy. The new academy sees the return to Rockets of nationally renowned Coach Paul ‘Dougie’ Douglas. He will head up the programme with students able to choose from a…
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CITY ACADEMY JOINS FORCES WITH BIRMINGHAM ROCKETS

++ Birmingham school first in the UK to become specialist basketball academy ++ ++ The ‘City Rockets’ train alongside elite players ++ This academic year will see City Academy in Birmingham City Centre become the first specialist basketball academy in the UK thanks to the launch of an exclusive partnership with the Birmingham Rockets. The…
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