Dear North Toronto Basketball Families.

Recently, we were informed by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Permit office that our gym permit fees would be increasing. We were surprised and disappointed by the late notification in mid August that not only would the fees be raised, but that we had been moved into another classification. The net effect of the changes is that our permit fees have increased by almost 400% for this upcoming season!
While there had been some prior discussion regarding the fee increases, the size and late notification of such has come as a surprise. As you may be aware from news reports, other organizations that provide sports and recreational opportunities for their respective communities have also seen increases of this magnitude.

Rest assured that we are working with Basketball Ontario and other organizations that have been adversely impacted by the TDSB’s unilateral action to try and seek a better outcome than the one being imposed on us and others in our community.

As a result of the TDSB permit fee increases, the North Toronto Basketball Association will be running a deficit this year. This will be offset by a numberof measures including using our surplus that we have diligently built up over the years, increasing Rep Fees, optimizing gym usage and re-examining other revenue generating activities to try and maintain the affordability of our community sports offering. As House League fees have already been paid, we will not increase them this year but will have to moderately increase them next year.

In addition, we remind you that the North Toronto Basketball Association offers sponsorship opportunities that will not only help us defray part of these cost increases but also allow you the opportunity to promote your business to the North Toronto community and beyond. Please check out the sponsorship page on our web site.

We thank you for your cooperation in this manner. We strive to bring the best possible House League and Rep basketball programs at a reasonable cost to all.
We would also ask you to have your voices heard by contacting our School Board Trustees and other influential members that can influence this decision. The contact information for the trustees is as follows:

Ward 8 Eglinton-Lawrence: Howard Goodman
Phone: 416-395-8403
Email: howard.goodman@tdsb.on.ca

Ward 11 St. Paul: Shelley Laskin
Telephone: 416-397-3094
Email: shelley.laskin@tdsb.on.ca

Ward 13: Don Valley West: Gerri Gershon
Telephone: 416-395-8408
Email: gerri.gershon@tdsb.on.ca

We have also put together a form that will allow you to email the above trustees with the letter above. Please click here to send the email.
With thanks and on behalf of The Board of Directors,
Bruce Bronfman
North Toronto Basketball

For additional information please contact:

Girls Rep  David Wright – email: dwright@agorainc.com
Boys Rep  Shaul Swartz and Carly Gleser – email: boysrep@ntbasketball.com

For the 2017/2018 tryouts please register online at http://bit.ly/2w6xp4w

All schedules below are subject to change.

Girls Rep 2017/2018 Teams Coach
Email 2017/2018 Tryouts
Novice U10 (Girls born in 2008 & 2009) 
 Louis (Elias) Pahis
 elias.pahis@peelsb.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @9:00-11:00
9/17 @9:00-11:00
Atom U11 (2007) Girls – 2 teams  Team 1 – Andrew Morris

 Team 2 – Renee Brousseau



Location: HoopDome
Team 1 – 9/9 @9:00-11:00
Team 2 – 9/17 @9:00-11:00
Major Atom U12 (2006) Girls   Don Douglas  don.douglas@rbc.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @11:00-1:00
9/17 @11:00-1:00
Bantam U13 (2005) Girls – 2 teams  Team 1 – Dave Wright

 Team 2 – Matt Rudin



Location: HoopDome
Team 1 – 9/9 @11:00-1:00
Team 2 – 9/17 @11:00-1:00
Major Bantam U14 (2004) Girls  Kate Easton  kateeaston13@hotmail.com Location: HoopDome
9/10 @11:00-1:00
9/16 @9:00-11:00
U16 JUEL Development Team (2003 and 2002, exceptional 2004) Girls  Barry Benjamin  barry.benjamin13@gmail.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @1:00-3:00
9/16 @1:00-3:00
Major Midget U16 (2002 and 2003) (includes Midget U15)  Jonathan Hamilton  jhamilton@pointalliance.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @1:00-3:00
9/16 @1:00-3:00
Junior U19 (1999, 2000, 2001) Girls (includes U17)   Jey-son Edwards   jeyward@gmail.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @3:00-5:00
9/16 @1:00-3:00
Junior Elite League (JUEL)  U19 (1999 & 2001, exceptional 2002) Girls     NT will not field a team this season
Boys Rep 2017/2018 Teams Coach
Email 2017/2018 Tryouts
Novice U9 (Boys born in 2009)  Jonathan Hamilton JHamilton@pointalliance.com Location: HoopDome
9/10 @ 9:00-11:00
9/16 @ 9:00-11:00
Novice U10 (2008) Team 1: Andrew Reydman
Team 2: TBD
andrew@reydman.com Location: HoopDome
9/10 @ 9:00-11:00
9/16 @ 9:00-11:00
Atom U11 (2007) Team 1: Justin Flowerday
Team 2: Ezra Houser
Location: HoopDome
9/9 @9:00-11:00
9/17 @9:00-11:00
Major Atom U12 (2006) Team 1: Jason Sealy
Team 2: Michael Hamilton
Location: HoopDome
9/9 @11:00-1:00
9/16 @11:00-1:00
Bantam U13 (2005) Team 1: Jeffrey Orridge
Team 2: Ravi Sankaran
Location: HoopDome
9/10 @9:00-11:00
9/16 @11:00-1:00
Major Bantam U14 (2004) Team 1: Steve Rodin
Team 2: Greg Coleman
Location: HoopDome
9/9 @1:00-3:00
9/10 @11:00-1:00
Midget U15 (2003) Team 1 – Greg Dick
Team 2 – Robert Beaudin
Team 3 – George Henry
Location: HoopDome
9/10 @11:00-1:00
9/17 @11:00-1:00
Major Midget U16 (2002) James Watt jamesfawatt@outlook.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @1:00-3:00
9/16 @3:00-5:00
Juvenile U17 (2001) Team 1: Mike Tobias
Team 2: Alon Birshtein
Location: HoopDome
9/9 @3:00-5:00
9/16 @1:00-3:00
Junior U19 (1999 & 2000) Lester Rodriguez lester.rodriguez@me.com Location: HoopDome
9/9 @3:00-5:00
9/16 @3:00-5:00

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