Canlan and Play Hard Hoops

  Youth Basketball Skills Program


Canlan Sportsplex – 28156 W. Northpointe Blvd – Lake Barrington


An old basketball saying is that players are made from March to October as those that continue to work on improving their skills and fundamentals in the offseason will come back different players the next year. Play Hard Hoops worked with over 200 kids in spring leagues throughout Chicago! Play Hard Hoops will continue to build on its spring league with a Summer Basketball League, which will be another great opportunity for young hoopers to improve and have fun playing basketball. 


Entering 4TH -7th Grade Leagues 6:00-7:00PM (Players Split into Age Appropriate Groups)

Entering 1st-3rd Grade Leagues 5:00-6:00PM (Players Split into Age Appropriate Groups

COSTS: $215 – 10 Weeks / $125 – 5 Weeks

DATES: Monday Nights - June 4 – August 13 (10 Weeks) – No Class July 2nd






PLAY HARD HOOPS PHILOSOPHY:  Play Hard Hoops Core Philosophy is to teach the fundamental skills of basketball in an encouraging environment to help develop young basketball players of all ages and ability.  Play Hard is an instructional program that stresses teamwork, sportsmanship and the overall benefits of having a positive attitude.


FOR MORE INFORMATION: 847-420-8115 or




Davis Adelman started Play Hard Hoops in 2009, which includes basketball instruction, leagues, tournaments and kids classes throughout the Chicagoland area. Play Hard Hoops currently runs programs for thousands of kids per year in over ten locations through out Chicago. Play Hard Hoops is for players from beginner to advanced who are eager to improve as basketball players, while also learning the value of developing a positive attitude. Play Hard Hoops is committed to an advanced level of instruction with an outstanding coaching staff while providing an encouraging and safe environment. Please read the following testimonials about Play Hard Hoops Education Basketball Camps:  Link Testimonials:


Play Hard Hoops Canlan Sportsplex Director:  Ron Christians


Coach Ron Christians has worked with Play Hard Hoops is entering his third year and has directed several of the Play Hard Hoops programs.  Ron is a native of Wauconda, where he was an All-Area Player at Wauconda HS before playing four years at Loras College in Iowa.  Ron has coached with the Wauconda Feeder program and is a tremendous communicator and teacher.  His energy as a coach has helped continue to boost Play Hard Hoops into the premier youth basketball program in Chicago.