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Ex NBA Star to Bring Basketball Classes and Camps to Long Beach

Registration is going on now for pre-school and youth basketball programs conducted by Hawks Hoops Camp, an organization founded by former NBA Houston Rockets player Juaquin Hawkins.  Juaquin founded Hawks Hoops Camp to teach the fundamentals of basketball, baseball and soccer, and promote healthy life styles through sports by utilizing current and former professional athletes. Juaquin is bringing basketball winter break camps and monthly classes to Chavez and Pan American Park.


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Tiny Hawk Multi Sport, a baseball and soccer program that gives 4 to 6 year-olds a fun and positive first step into athletics. Through games and activities, campers explore balance, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and a merit award.

65115 4-6 Yrs 12/1-12/29  10-11AM  Sa      $59         Cherry

65116 4-6 Yrs 1/12-2/9      10-11AM      Sa $59         Cherry


Hawk Hoops Basketball Skills for boys and girls ages 8-14 will be taught by former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins. Participants will work on dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, footwork, and play competitive games, with prizes and awards as incentives.

65064 8-14 Yrs 1/3-1/24   6:30-7:30PM      Th  $40   Pan Am Gym

65114 8-14 Yrs 1/31-2/21 6:30-7:30PM      Th  $40   Pan Am Gym


The three-day Hawk Hoops Holiday Basketball Camp will also be taught by Juaquin Hawkins. Boys and girls will improve skills and have fun while focusing on dribbling, passing, shooting, speed and agility. Participants should bring water and a basketball if they have one, and be ready to Improve skills and have fun.

65065 7-17 Yrs 12/22-12/24  9AM-12PM  Sa-M  $70     Cesar Chavez Gym

65066 7-17 Yrs 12/26-12/28  9AM-12PM  W-F      $70         Cesar Chavez Gym


For more in formation about Hawk Hoops programs, visit or


For registration information for Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine classes, visit or call 562.570.3111. 


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