Howell Basketball Club is a non-profit youth basketball organization which runs recreational and travel basketball programs serving girls and boys from Kindergarten through HS who reside in Howell Township and Farmingdale, NJ.

HBC Rec Program - News & Notes

Status of 2020-21 HBC Travel and Recreation Basketball Programs

August 14, 2020

Howell Basketball Club continues to monitor the very regular developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic while assessing our options for proceeding with the Howell Hawks Travel Program and/or the HBC Rec Program at some point during the 2020-21 season.  As of the date of this post (8/14/20) the NJ Department of Health’s position continues to be as follows: “Contact practices and competitions for Medium and High Risk sports (including basketball) are permitted in outdoor settings only. Contact practices and competitions for Medium and High Risk sports remain prohibited in indoor settings.” ( Should these restrictions change, HBC will further evaluate prospects for basketball in some form.  Updates will be posted to our website ( as and when they are available. Please be safe in these challenging times as we hope to see you back on the court again soon!

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Howell Hawks Travel - News & Notes

2020-21 Howell Hawks Travel Team Tryouts On Hold as of 8/14/20

Should current restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic be lifted, we will assess the prospects for proceeding with Tryouts and Competition.

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Congratulations to the U12 Howell Hawks Girls Team!

The U12 Howell Hawks Girls team continued their winning ways by bringing home the 2019-20 Mid-Monmouth  Championship!  Congrats to the Coaches and Players on a great finish to an excellent season!

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Providing Basketball Opportunities for Players of All Ages and Abilities

HBC Recreation Program

The Recreation Basketball Program allows kids from Kindergarten through High School to explore their interest in basketball and build their knowledge and skills of the game in a fun and competitive environment.  The Rec Season runs from December through March with Divisions based on player grade level.

Howell Hawks Travel Program

The Howell Hawks Travel Program provides players the opportunity to compete at a higher level against teams from other towns across the area.  All Howell Hawks teams participate in the Mid-Monmouth Basketball League in addition to a variety of other leagues and tournaments over the course of the year.  Eligibility is based primarily on player birth date.  The nature of the season is different based on the specific team with opportunities to play basketball all year round.