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Register for a BUA Membership Today!

Register for a year round membership today for only $55/month. A Membership includes participation in all Developmental League Sessions as well as Camps/Clinics held in between D-League Sessions. 

Winter Training will begin December 3rd. Membership egistration is now open in order to reserve your spot which we highly recommend due to limited space and high demand. For current members, please choose which skill session you would like to attend each week in December. You can only choose one session in which you will attend each week on the same days and times. Limited space is available in each session.

Lakers Training Schedule 1/7-19

Monday/Tuesday Court 1

6pm: K-3rd grade

7pm: 4th - 5th grade

8pm: 6th - 8th grade

Celtics Training Schedule 1/7-19

Monday/Tuesday Court 3

6pm: K-3rd grade

7pm: 4th - 5th grade

8pm: 6th - 8th grade

Nets Training Schedule 1/7-19

Monday/Tuesday Court 2

6pm: K - 3rd grade

7pm: 4th - 5th grade

8pm: 6th - 8th grade

Bulls Training Schedule 1/7-19


6pm: K-3rd grade

7pm: 4th - 5th grade

8pm: 6th - 8th grade

BUA West

Location: Bakersfield Christian High School

December 3rd - March 30th


Location: Eleventh Avenue Rec Center

2019 Fall Session Dates

December 3rd - March 30th

Purchase Uniform Set
Uniform Size
Name of Distric (if known)
Kid's Name

If you did not order a uniform set upon registration or you are a returning participant and need to purchase a new set, please use the order form to the left and provide your child's size.

Instructional Training Videos

BUA Director Kyle Shiloh and other other BUA staff demostrate some of the same drills and team concepts taught within the program. We encourage parents and players to work on these at home and in their own time as well. Remember, if there is a special video you would like us to make please email us with the request and we'll do our best to get it done.

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Basketball Universe Academy takes great pride in collaborative efforts in building our Players on and off the court.

Through our Community Partners we improve the lives of Kern County youth and their families through Youth Sports, Health & Wellness, Personal Development, Mentorship and Leadership for Boys & Girls.

We are committed to making Basketball Universe Academy an experience that builds our players for a lifetime. 

Take a look at our Mentorship Partner for girls. ShePower Leadership Academy. Where our players are developed off the court, making a greater impact in our community.

Send a text message to 31996 with the word BUA to sign up for our text message list. Aside with the Sportsengine app, this will help to further keep up with any sudden schedule changes, upcoming events and/or important information regarding BUA. 2 msgs/month, reply STOP to cancel, HELP for help. Msg&data rates may apply. Terms:
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Sponsor A Child And/Or Donate To BUA

As  a 501c3 Non Profit organization we serve thousands of children in the community each year, there are even more children in need who would like to take part in our program. Sponsor a child to take part for a single session, to play/train for an entire year or just donate towards the overall cause of the academy.

Non Profit #: 27-2449172


Issiah Grayson

Head Trainer

Phone: 661-977-6461

Brittany Smith

Director of Schedules

Phone: 6619325487

For General Questions


Because of the high volume of calls we are able to respond faster to emails.

Michael Ramos

Event Director

Phone: 661-772-7144

Mariano Balbuena

Delano Director

Phone: 661-586-8226

Basketball Universe Academy

Basketball Universe Academy's philosophy is to provide solid fundamentals of the game in a relaxed, fun and still competitive environment. We teach techniques that are vital for our student athletes to excel in the next level of competiiton. The purpose of BUA is to develop our participants to reach their full potential. We promote ideals in sportsmanship, leadership, citizenship and education on and off the court. Join us in our continued efforts to further develop young future student athletes.