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In an effort to help create champions on the court as well as off it, the Miami HEAT and Gatorade have teamed up to offer South Florida youth recreational basketball leagues a chance to feel the HEAT Experience by taking part in the HEAT Youth Basketball program presented by Gatorade. As a member of the program, your participants will be eligible to receive an exclusive HEAT Youth Basketball package and special HEAT offers.

Select member leagues will also be afforded the opportunity to gain excellent on and off-court basketball training and instruction on improving their basketball and teamwork skills from the HEAT players and coaches themselves at special basketball clinics. The clinics will also highlight the importance of healthy dietary choices and physical activity among our youth.

Click Here for HEAT Youth Basketball Waiver Form
Click Here for League Application for Membership (2014-2015)


ACADEMIC & SPORTSMANSHIP COMPONENT
The Miami HEAT in association with the Miami Herald will also be making special Team Player Spotlight recognitions throughout the youth basketball season to participants that demonstrate exemplary effort in academics and sportsmanship. To nominate an outstanding student-athlete, please contact James Varsallone at the Miami Herald at 954.538.7153 or jvarsallone@herald.com. The nomination must include the name of the nominee, name of parent/guardian, home address, home phone number, email address, school currently attending, grade level, name of the basketball league participant is enlisted in, whether league is a travel or recreational league, and copy of the most recent report card and/or interim/progress report. The Miami Herald's selection committee will make their selections known in the Neighbors section of the Miami Herald and on the Miami Herald youth sports web page every month.

Youths selected for the Miami HEAT/Miami Herald Team Player Spotlight will receive the following:

  • Two (2) tickets to a Miami HEAT home game
  • Recognition at a HEAT home game
  • A special HEAT gift pack
  • A certificate of achievement

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Heat Academy End of Year Celebration

HEAT Academy host End-of-Year celebration
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Heat Academy End of Year Celebration

HEAT Academy host End-of-Year celebration
May 21, 2015  |  01:36

Udonis Haslem Visits Heat Camp at MDC

Udonis Haslem visits HEAT Camp at MDC.
Aug 3, 2015  |  01:44

Learn to Swim: North Pointe

Hassan Whiteside, the Miami HEAT and Florida Blue taught the importance of water safety to children
Jul 31, 2015  |  01:28

2015 HEAT Learn To Swim

The Miami HEAT teams up with Florida Blue, Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida & the American Red Cross to surprise summer camp participants during their swimming lessons at the North Pointe YMCA Family Center Pool
Jul 27, 2015  |  00:31

Whiteside Basketball Camp

Hassan Whiteside hosts a basketball camp for children
Jul 15, 2015  |  01:37

The HEAT Support Aksel

The Miami HEAT are looking to the community to assist Aksel Johnssen in his fight with HLH.
Jun 25, 2015  |  05:43

Big Brothers Big Sisters and the HEAT

As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the South Florida community, The Miami HEAT Charitable Fund donated $350,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters to create a fitness center, The Miami HEAT Big Fitness Room, for the at-risk children at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami set to unveil in Spring 2016.
Jun 9, 2015  |  00:44

Hassan Whiteside Graduation Surprise

HEAT Center, Hassan Whiteside, surprised Devin Gantzios, a student at the School for Advanced Studies at his graduation at Adrianne Arsht Center. Devin is currently diagnosed with Leukemia and The Miami HEAT and Whiteside wanted to show their support for him during this special day.
Jun 5, 2015  |  01:53

Random Acts of HEAT Pep Rally: June 1

The HEAT Experience visits N. Hialeah Elementary school for a Random Acts of HEAT pep rally presented by Kia
Jun 5, 2015  |  01:32

2015 HEAT Scholarship Recipient

Hassan Whiteside and the HEAT made a visit to Coral Reef Senior High School to surprise one of its students with a $5,000 HEAT Scholarship presented by BankUnited
May 21, 2015  |  00:28

South Florida Commuter Services Pep Rally

South Florida Commuter Services and Miami HEAT take over Florida Atlantic University for Earth Fest Pep Rally at FAU
May 8, 2015  |  00:58

April Pools Day 2015

Tyler Johnson, James Ennis and Florida Blue teach kids to swim and the importance of water safety
Apr 11, 2015  |  01:10

HEAT Charitable Golf Tournament 2015

The HEAT held a charitable golf tournament to raise money for The Miami HEAT Charitable Fund
Apr 10, 2015  |  01:04

6th Annual HEAT Beach Sweep

The Miami HEAT hosted its 6th Annual HEAT Beach Sweep presented by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Big Brothers Big Sisters at HEAT Academy school site, Jesse J. McCrary Jr. Elementary School.
Mar 31, 2015  |  01:29

ESP: El decimoquinto Centro Learn and Play abre sus puertas

El Centro Learn and Play, "Aprender y Jugar", llenó a los estudiantes de alegría al darles la sorpresa de sus vidas.
Mar 25, 2015  |  01:37

Learn and Play Center: The Learning Experience

The Miami HEAT and Florida Blue create a great space for The Learning Experience Students
Mar 21, 2015  |  01:19

Suit up with Wade

Hublot and Dwyane Wade surprised foster students from the Voices with Children foundation
Mar 16, 2015  |  01:42

Black Tie on Ocean Drive

The Miami HEAT and Hublot came together to raise money for the HEAT Charitable fund. See the event that took place on Ocean Dr. in South Beach.
Mar 16, 2015  |  01:40

Hassan Whiteside Autograph Signing

The Miami HEAT Store at Dolphin Mall hosted an autograph session with Hassan Whiteside
Mar 2, 2015  |  00:47

Black History Month Challenge 2015

The HEAT host two high schools in the sixth annual Black History Month Challenge presented by Pepsi
Feb 28, 2015  |  01:30

El Decimoctavo Festival de la Familia con El HEAT

El Festival recaudó más de medio millón de dólares para la fundación caritativa del HEAT.
Feb 25, 2015  |  02:04

Family Festival 2015

The 18th Annual Miami HEAT Family Festival, presented by Carnival Cruise Lines
Feb 24, 2015  |  01:43

HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic

HEAT players and coaches teach kids the importance of fitness and nutrition
Feb 2, 2015  |  00:57

Spo Fit Clinic

Coach Spoelstra holds a clinic to teach children the importance of fitness
Jan 28, 2015  |  01:08

Zo's Winter Groove Recap

A recap of the 2014 Zo's Winter Grove festivities.
Jan 5, 2015  |  01:33

HEAT Visit Local Hospitals

The Miami HEAT spend time at local hospitals
Dec 26, 2014  |  01:57

Santa Bosh

Chris Bosh and Team Tomorrow host the fifth annual Christmas with Chris Bosh event
Dec 26, 2014  |  01:19

9th Annual Larry Share Toy Giveaway

Larry Share and The HEAT Experience have a toy giveaway at Dunbar Elementary
Dec 25, 2014  |  00:56

"33 Thanksgivings" Alonzo Mourning

Alonzo Mourning and the Overtown Youth Center partnered with Publix and Fed Ex to provide over 400 Thanksgiving meals to families
Dec 4, 2014  |  02:03

A Night on the RunWade 2014

Dwyane Wade holds his annual event to raise money for charity
Nov 25, 2014  |  01:34