Many thanks to the mayor of the city of Vaughan for his supports and encouragement to the young athletes and the members of the Woodbridge Lions Basketball club grand opening program at the Vellore Village Community Centre. Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, Regional Councillor Deb Schulte, Regional Councillor Gino Rosati for their utmost support given to the Woodbridge Basketball Association (WBA Club) and the Woodbridge Lions Basketball Club.
WBA Club shares the same goals as the City of Vaughan in bringing citizens in the Vaughan community together by providing an alternative basketball sports programs to help young athletes and parents. Currently members of the youth basketball community have to travel out of the city of Vaughan to regions such as Newmarket, Brampton, Mississauga and Scarborough because the existing Vaughan Basketball club cannot meet the specific needs of these athletes and their families.
We believe that a second basketball organization is very much needed in city of Vaughan, Ontario, as a viable alternative to the already existing Vaughan Basketball. CSO status will not only give us the means to carry out our services for the community of Vaughan but will also give parents and children who love the game of basketball the opportunity to choose whichever basketball club they find more appropriate for their individual needs, thereby eliminating the need to go to other communities, outside of Vaughan to play basketball.