Wheelchair Basketball

Coaching Opportunity: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program

ONPARA is currently seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individual to fulfill the role of Head Coach for the Team Ontario Junior wheelchair basketball program over the next four years leading up to the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Position: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program Position Type: 1 year… Read More

Casting Call for Wheelchair Users in Various Roles

Jigsaw Casting is seeking individuals with a physical disability who use a regular and/or basketball wheelchair for various roles in a personal injury law campaign. Roles Hero Male (Keegan) – Male, ages 30-35. This person uses a regular wheelchair for mobility. Let us know if you play basketball and happen… Read More

Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Rosters Selected for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– Men’s and women’s teams will be playing for spot in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/canadian-wheelchair-basketball-rosters-selected-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 18, 2019 – The 24 wheelchair basketball players who will compete for gold for Canada at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games next month have been selected, as… Read More

Ontario Club Teams Head to 2019 CWBL National Championship

Team Ontario well represented at National Championship ONPARA is wishing good luck to its two Ontario wheelchair basketball club teams competing this weekend at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) National Championship. The event takes place every spring as competitive club teams from across Canada compete for the title… Read More

Casting Call for Male Wheelchair Basketball Players

Milo Casting is seeking wheelchair basketball players for a national stills campaign for Participaction! About You: You are an individual who uses a wheelchair to play basketball You are a man aged roughly 25-40 yrs of age Genuine and authentic real people with infectious smiles and a positive spirit! Those… Read More

ONPARA Announces Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Provincial Team

Women’s provincial teams selected for the 2018-2019 season championships For the 2018-2019 season, the Ontario Women’s Provincial Program has grown to include two formal teams – the Senior Women’s Team and Development Women’s Team. This is in part due to ONPARA’s increased focus on recruitment and retention of female wheelchair… Read More

OWSA Announces Team Ontario Roster for 2019 Canada Games

Wheelchair basketball athletes and staff selected to represent Ontario (November 5, 2018 – Toronto, ON) The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA) is proud to formally announce the team selected to represent Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Following a series of selection camps that look… Read More

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball

OWSA seeks full-time Coordinator The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to coordinate wheelchair basketball grassroots initiatives. Position: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball Term: Full time – 1 year contract with potential for ongoing renewal Location: ON – Metro Toronto Area with travel across the Greater Toronto… Read More

Six Ontario Athletes Selected for Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

Canada Names 2018 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships Rosters (July 31, 2018 – OTTAWA, ONT.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent Canada as members of the Senior Men’s and Women’s National Teams at the IWBF World Championships from August 16-26, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. “We congratulate… Read More

Torch Bearer Nominations Open for Canada Games Torch Relay

MNP Canada Games Torch Relay The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is now accepting nominations for torchbearers! Please consider nominating a deserving community member or yourself by completing the online application form at: https://canadagames.ca/2019/mnptorchrelay Nomination deadline: Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. ET) The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is a significant… Read More