Basketball England has launched #ProjectSwish – a new initiative that aims to put 1000 basketball nets on outdoor hoops across the country!

Having a net attached to a basket makes so much difference to the enjoyment of playing basketball, from the pleasing sound of a swish to not having to fetch the ball from as far away when you score.

Not only will basketball players of all ages and abilities be able to benefit from #ProjectSwish, but it will also help us identify courts in key locations for potential renovation.

Plus, recipients of the nets can help Basketball England increase the ‘Find A Court’ database by posting a picture of the newly installed net on Instagram with the court’s location and the #ProjectSwish hashtag. Head over to @projectswishengland on IG for more!

The project was a huge success in 2019, and has now closed for this year. We'll be back in Spring 2020!

How to install your net in five easy steps +

Set up a step ladder underneath the basketball hoop.

Loop the first net loop through the basketball rim.

Push the net through the first hook on the rim.

Pull the net loop down and spread the rope across the hook. Pull tightly to secure

If the hoop does not have hooks to install a net, use the cable ties provided.

Test the net and remove any wrinkles by pulling down on the bottom of the net.

Take care getting down the ladder and move it to a safe place.

It’s time to play!

Tips for safely installing your new net +

1. A suitable and reliable ladder should be used when installing your net.

2. We suggest that you are accompanied by another person to ensure installation is safe. This also applies when removing the old net.

3. Do not install your net in windy or raining conditions.

4. When setting up your ladders, make sure they’re on solid, flat ground and the feet aren’t resting on any cracks or uneven floor.

5. Make sure your ladder is set up close to the basket. Leaning is never a good idea, and maintain “3-points of contact” at all times (2 feet and a hand on the ladder, or two feet on the ladder and a hand on the basket).

Courts that have received new nets! +
Court Name Location Court Name Location Court Name Location
Brandon Hill Bristol  Buile Hill Park Salford Greenfields recreational ground Shrewsbury 
Bromley heath park Bristol Davyhulme Park Manchester  Lawley village playground  Lawley
Eastville park Bristol  Hag Fold Park Atherton Blue cage Bristol
Luckwell Road Courts Ashton Light Oaks Park Salford Montpellier Park  Bristol 
Netham park Avon Longford Park Manchester Paulton park Bristol
Owen Square Park Bristol  Lower Memorial Park Manchester Victoria park court Bristol
Page Park Bristol Pickering Lodge Park  Altrincham Canal Park Cardiff
Redland Green School Bristol St Mary's Primary School Manchester Sevenoaks Park Cardifffff
Shirehampton basketball court Shirehampton  St Pauls Catholic High School Wythenshawe All Saints Court Sheffield
Southmead Park Bristol The Elton High School Bury Catcliffe football park Rotherham
Victoria Park BRISTOL Torkington park  Hazel grove Charlton Brook basketball nets Sheffield 
Knowle health park Bristol  Asda court Portsmouth Chelsea park Netherwdge 
Mina Road Park Bristol College park  Portsmouth  Duchess Road Sheffield
Redcatch Park Bristol Gatcombe Park Portsmouth Green hill Park Greenhill
Trust grounds  Bristol  Hiltingbury park Chandler's ford Locke Park Barnsley
Addison Howard Park  Bedford Holly Hill Leisure Centre Southampton  Manor Drive  Sheffield 
Baden Powell Playground Biggleswade Lakeside greens Eastleigh  Mary lane Doncaster
Bedford Academy  Bedford,  Lump Fort basketball court Southsea Spider Park - Lodgemoor  Sheffield
Bedford Park  Bedford Mayfield Park Southampton Stocks Lane  Barnsley 
Bromham village hall  Bedford  Orchard road basketball courts  Southsea Bathpool Park Stoke-on-Trent
Commercial Road court Bedfordshire Rec Ground Fareham Cannock Wood & Gentleshaw Community Hall  Cannock Wood 
Etonbury Academy Arlesey School Playground Portsmouth  Cannock Wood & Gentleshaw Community Hall  Cannock Wood & Gentleshaw 
Faraday square  Bedfordshire Southsea Seafront Courts  Portsmouth  Park Farm Road Tamworth
Goldington Green  Bedford Veracity recreation ground Southampton Stoke Mandeville park Stoke Mandeville
Great Denham Community Hall Bedfordshire Wicor recreational ground  Fareham  Bawdsey Recreation Ground Woodbridge
Half court Kempston Bedford Winklebury basketball court Basingstoke  Chantry Library Ipswich
Harris Way  Bedford Gorstey Lane Basketball court Hereford Grange farm basketball court next to Cedarwood primary school.  Ipswich
Harrold Odell Country Park Harrold Westfaling park Hereford Howard Basketball Court Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 
Junilee Park court Bedford Barclay Park Hoddesdon Alexandra Park  Surbiton 
Lea Manor High School Luton Bernard's Heath Recreation Ground St Albans Avenue sucy basketball cage Surrey
Pages Park Leighton Buzzard  Birch Green Playground Hertford Bagshot full court Bagshot
Parkside Recreation Ground Dunstable Grange recreation ground Letchworth Garden City  Belmont outdoor court Sutton
Wardown Park Luton Greneway School Royston Brookwood Farm Recreation Ground Knaphill
Wootton Village Hall  Bedford Grundy Park Waltham Cross Church fields recreation ground Weybridge 
Blossom Field park Newbury High Street Green Playing Fields  Herts  Howards Close Tadworth
Bulmershe  Woodley High Wych Park High Wych Mellows park South Beddington
Burnham park Burnham Holdbrook Waltham Cross Memorial fields  Surrey
Cippenham Recreational Park  Slough King George Recreation Ground Hertfordshire Memorial park  Old coulsdon 
Emmer Green Playing Fields reading Northridgeway Hemel Hempstead Southway Camberley, surrey Camberley
Jock's Lane Binfield RG12 2BH Binfield  Oysterfields St Albans Stoughton Recreational Ground Guildford
King George's Field Twyford  Randall Park Hemel Hempstead  The Recreation Ground Claygate
laurel park Berkshire Sworders field  Bishops Stortford Grattons park Sussex
laurel park recreation Reading Waltham Cross park Hertfordshire Barking Dog Municipal Court Newcastle
Maiden Place  Berkshire Ware Priory Ware Barnes park Sunderland
Sandhurst recreational park Sandhurst Aldington Play Park Ashford Blakelaw playing fields  Newcastle 
Winnersh Meadows Wokingham  Armstrong Road  Maidstone  Chase Park Newcastle upon Tyne
Alfred Rose Memorial Park Aylesbury  Calverly Basketball Court Tunbridge Wells Chopwell park  Gateshead
Annesley road park  Newport pagnell  Clare Park Maidstone Churchill playing fields Whitley Bay
Aylesbury vale park Aylesbury Could harbour park London Dunston Park Gateshead
Haddenham Playing Fields Haddenham Coyler road  Kent  Gosforth Central Park Newcastle upon Tyne
Holmers Farm Rec High Wycombe Hampton Pleasure Gardens HERNE BAY Kenton park sports centre  Newcastle Upon Tyne 
Meadowcroft basketball court Aylesbury Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre Tenterden Leazes Park Newcastle upon Tyne
New Bradwell Local Park Milton Keynes Hythe Road Ashford Longbenton park Newcastle
Springfield Playground  Milton Keynes Military road park Kent Marley Hill Community Centre Marley Hill
The Hazeley Academy Milton Keynes South Park basketball courts Maidstone  Multi purpose court Newcastle upon Tyne
Warren Close Aylesbury Thanet wanders park Broadstairs  Parks Sports Centre North Shields
Wicken village sports club Milton Keynes  The court Ramsgate Preston Grange Primary School North Shields 
Behind Abbey Swimming Pool (very small area) Cambridge Woodlands park Kent  Richardson Dees Park Newcastle
Behind Seesaw Pre -School/East Barnwell Community Centre Cambridge Evermoor Community Hub MUGA Skelmersdale  Roker park  Sunderland 
Cherry tree court Peterborough  Inglewhite recreation zone Skelmersdale Shipley art galery Gateshead
Coldhams Recreation Ground Cambridge Mesnes Park, Wigan/Aspull Civic wigan Springdale village park sunderland
Coleridge Recreation Ground Cambridge Rangletts recreation  Chorley  Valley View Park Jarrow
Itter Park Peterborough Southwick Park Northern Moor  Community centre  Chepstow 
Oakington Recreatio Ground Oakington Whitehead Park Bury Bulwark community centre Chepstow 
Romsey Recreation Ground Cambridge Ashby grammar school Ashby de la zouch Glenmore Road Park Nuneaton
The sycamores recreation ground Cambridge Halifax Drive Leicester  Hockley Heath  Solihull
YMCA Plas Basketball Court Cardiff Halstead road park Loughborough  Pauls land park Nuneaton
Alexandra Park Warrington Hamilton Sandhills Avenue Park Leicester Armadale Primary School Armadale 
Birchwood forest park  Cheshire Richmond Park Hinckley Aston manor academy Birmingham 
Cale Green Park Stockport Haverstoe park Cleethorpes  Athol Road Coventry 
Gatley Skate Park Stockport Ketton Park ketton Babbs mill community court  Solihull 
Greg Street park Stockport Sidney Park Cleethorpes Bou Bobadilla Stourbridge
Little Sutton library   Ellesmere Port  Alec reed Academy london Broad street park Wolverhampton 
Marshall Lane Northwich  Northwich Alexandra Park School  London  Buffery Park  Dudley 
Phoenix Park Cheshire arundel square garden london Caludon Castle Park Coventry 
Reins Croft Neston Basing Hill Park london Caludoun castle park Coventry
Saxons Lane  Northwich  Bethnal green  London Clifton youth centre  Birmingham 
The Cage' Dakota Road Warrington Bunny Park Hanwell London Mary Stevens Park Stourbridge
Victoria Park Widnes Chapter road London Mere green park Birmingham
Mill house Hartlepool Crossfields Estate Ball Court London Nechells Wellbeing Centre Birmingham
Rhosddu Skatepark Wrexham Croydon Road Recreation ground Croydon Ormiston Sandwell Conmunity Academy  Sandwell
Better Leisure centre  Launceston  Cuckoo Park Hanwell Pensnett road Dudley
Fosters Field  Gunnislake  Dean Gardens Park London Piory Park, Dudley  Dudley
Saltmill Park Saltash Downhillpark london Pleck park West Midlands
Thankes Park Torpoint Drury Lane Gardens London Queens Park, Birmingham  West Midlands
Boulten Lane Derby  Ducketts Common Haringey  Wednesfield park West Midlands
Boulton lane Derby Falmouth road gardens London Bewbush park Crawley
Lockton Avenue playing fields  Lockton Graham Road London Broadfield Courts Crawley
Manor Park  Glossop Heston Road Hounslow Crawley Youth Centre Crawley
Markeaton Park Derby Derby Hutchins Rd,  Thamsmead  Dormans Youth Art Centre Crawley
Noel Baker academy  Alvaston, Derby  Imahni Newton London gatwick school crawley
Normanton park Derby Kilburn grange park  Camden London  Goffs park  Crawley 
Pilsley road  Chesterfield Leyton Jubilee Park Marsh Lane London Hills Farm Lane Horsham
Alexander park Plymouth  London academy Edgware King George v playing fields  Horsham
Carter Park Exmouth Millfields park London Maidenbower Park Crawley
Furzeham  Brixham Newham 6th Form College London Robson Road  Worthing 
Heavitree Pleasure Ground Exeter Penge Recreation Ground London  Three bridges playing fields Crawley 
Honicknowle MUGA Plymouth Perivale Greenford Worthing Leisure Centre  Worthing
Lymington Road basketball court Torquay Plaistow Park  London  Alwoodley primary school Leeds
Mount Tamar Plymouth Ravenscourt park London Brammys  West Yorkshire
Parish field Cullompton Ravenscroft Park London  Carr lodge park Horbury
Pleasure Park exeter Ridge Close Basketball Court London  Daisy Lee Park Huddersfield
Preston beach Paignton  Rushgrove Park, Colindale,  London Fartown park court  Huddersfield 
St Andrews Primary School Yelverton Spikes bridge park Southall Leeds rec centre  Leeds
Tor Bridge High Plymouth St Lukes park Canning Town, London Mandela Centre Leeds
Tothill Park Plymouth Tabard Gardens London Meanwood park Leeds
Upton Park, Lymington Road Torquay Winslade Multi Sports Area London Micklefield Park Leeds
Victoria Park Paignton Caribbean centre Liverpool New Farnley Park Leeds
Beach gardens Swanage Deyes high school  Merseyside New Farnley Recreation Grnd Leeds
Boscombe Chine Gardens Bournemouth Kensington  Liverpool  Potternewton Park Leeds
Branksome rec Bournemouth  Park at bottom of Beresford Rd Liverpool  Wakefield outdoor court Wakefield
Radipole Courts Weymouth Queens Park  Merseyside Woodhouse Basketball Court Leeds
Redcotts park Winborne Vulcan Sports Club  Newton-le-Willows  East witchle playground  Swindon
St Michael's Primary School Bournemouth, BISHOP STOPFORD'S SCHOOL ENFIELD Larkspur drive Calne
Bensham Park Darlington  Bush Hill Park Enfield  Studly green community centre  Trowbridge 
Denes Park   Darlington Clement court Hounslow  The grove calne community centre Calne
Hart Fields Playground Hartlepool Dean Gardens Middlesex Victoria Park Salisbury
The Denes Darlington Durants Park  Enfield Warminster Lakeside Pleasure Grounds  Warminster
Beanfield Outdoor Activity Area  Corby Montesole park Harrow  Arley kings outdoor court Stourport on severn
George V Playing Fields Hessle pole hill park Hillingdon Ashton Under Hill park Worcestershire
Wysmerly park Hull Whiteheath courts Ruislip Comberton Park  Kidderminster
Bexhill College Bexhill on Sea Alderman Peel High School Wells-Next-the-Sea Gheluvelt Park Worcester
Brighton beach basketball court  Brighton Easton Park Norfolk Hallow Primary School Worcester
Edgerton park Bexhill  Mundesley MUGA (Multiuse Games Area)  Norwich  Oakenshaw Outdoor Basketball Court Redditch
Falise outdoor court East Sussex Sculthorpe Park Fakenham  Stoke Prior Playground  Bromsgrove
Preston park courts  Brighton  Ashes playing fields  Howden Webheath Basketball Court Redditch
Shinewater park Eastbourne  Clifton Explore Library York West park Goole Goole
St Leonards Acdacmy  East Sussex Rowntree Park York    
Victoria Road Play park Brighton and Hove Terry avenue  York    
Bishops Hall Park Brentwood Kettering Road Northampton    
Blackshots Leisure Centre  Little Thurrock Northampton Street Sports Northampton    
Blackshots Park (Blackshots Lane) Grays  Simons super splash  Northampton     
Boreham Croft Boreham Chelmsford The Race course Northampton    
Eastwood Park Leigh-on-Sea Blakelaw Park Newcastle Upon Tyne    
Fairview Park Essex Eastwoods Park Prudhoe    
Grays park  Grays Exhibition Park Newcastle upon Tyne    
Harrow Lodge Park Hornchurch Guidepost basketball court  Guidepost    
Howards park Basildon  Ovingham playing field  Prudhoe     
Jubilee park Gallywood  Nabbs Park Hucknall    
Oxney Park Chelmsford Brickyard Nottingham    
Plantation road, boreham Essex Carlton road  Nottingham     
Warley playing fields Essex Central Avenue West Bridgford    
Whitmore Park Basildon George Spencer Academy  Nottingham     
Norman Scott Park Patchway Moor Lane  Mansfield    
The King George V playing fields  Bristol  Queens Park, The meadows    
Wheatpieces Multi-Use Games Area Tewkesbury  St. Marys Rest Garden/Victoria Park  Nottingham    
Wyedean Wyedean Florence park Oxford    
Ainsworth Road Radcliff Hollow Way basketball court Oxford    
Boarshaw kick pitch  Middleton  Regal community centre park Oxford    
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