Inspired by Rio? Try Basketball at These Gyms

Photo courtesy of JAMTOWN

As one of the few sports contested every day in Rio, basketball provides daily inspiration to Games viewers. If you’re ready to hit the court, check out these four slam dunk businesses that will help you refine your skills.


With several open shoots each week and adult basketball leagues, JAMTOWN in Oakland helps basketball players connect and compete. And for athletes who want to celebrate in style, JAMTOWN offers basketball parties and court reservations to players of all ages.

Where to find it:

31 4th St., Oakland, CA 94607

Gym Ratz Basketball Skills Club

Gym Ratz Basketball Skills Club in Texas features five baskets for members to train on, including two equipped with a Shoot-A-Way ball retrieval system to max out the number of shots you take. Book a basket if you want to shoot some hoops or sign up for a training session if you want to take your game full court.

Where to find it:

860 North Dorothy, Suite 609, Richardson, TX 75081

Nexxt Level Basketball and Fitness

From personal training to basketball leagues, Nexxt Level Basketball and Fitness can help you merge your passion for basketball with working out. Located in the Nexxt Level Coliseum in Vorhees, New Jersey, this premier training facility contains a full weight room, hardwood courts, yoga studio and cardio machines.

Where to find it:

333 Preston Ave., Vorhees, NJ 08043

The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers

Photo Credit Greg Raymond

Among its many workout opportunities, Chelsea Piers offers a competitive, adult basketball league, as well as personal trainers specializing in basketball training and tailored basketball conditioning.

Where to find it:
60 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011

Be sure to read our other blog posts about the events in Rio.

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