Current Events

Featuring current and upcoming wheelchair sport events, programs, and opportunities throughout the province.


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Open Tryouts - Selection Camp #3

Ontario Women’s Provincial Program

The third of 3 Selection Camps/Tryouts open to any female athlete in Ontario interested in being part of the Ontario Women’s Senior Team or the Ontario Women’s Development Team.

All athletes interested in trying out will be assessed a one-time $75 tryout fee upon their first tryout. Athletes will not need to pay again if they submitted their fee during the November 24 Selection Camp in Burlington or the December 9 Selection Camp in Brampton.

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm

Location:
Toronto Raptors Training Centre
Exhibition Place Grounds
20 British Columbia Road
Toronto, ON

Athletes are asked to bring a lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and a reversible jersey/pinnie or “dark” and “light” shirts for scrimmaging.

Contact:
Josée Matte, OWSA Program Manager, at josee@owsa.ca

Open Tryouts - Selection Camp #2

Ontario Women’s Provincial Program

The second of 3 Selection Camps/Tryouts open to any female athlete in Ontario interested in being part of the Ontario Women’s Senior Team or the Ontario Women’s Development Team.

All athletes interested in trying out will be assessed a one-time $75 tryout fee upon their first tryout. Athletes will not need to pay again if they submitted their fee during the November 24 Selection Camp in Burlington.

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Location:
Harold Brathwaite Secondary School
415 Great Lakes Drive
Brampton, ON
Entrance to the gym at the back of the school

Athletes are asked to bring a lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and a reversible jersey/pinnie or “dark” and “light” shirts for scrimmaging.

Contact:
Josée Matte, OWSA Program Manager, at josee@owsa.ca

Open Tryouts - Selection Camp #1

Ontario Women’s Provincial Program

The first of 3 Selection Camps/Tryouts open to any female athlete in Ontario interested in being part of the Ontario Women’s Senior Team or the Ontario Women’s Development Team.

All athletes interested in trying out will be assessed a one-time $75 tryout fee upon their first tryout.

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Location:
Haber Recreation Centre
3040 Tim Dobbie Drive
Burlington, ON

Athletes are asked to bring a lunch, snacks, a water bottle, and a reversible jersey/pinnie or “dark” and “light” shirts for scrimmaging.

Contact:
Josée Matte, OWSA Program Manager, at josee@owsa.ca

GEAR to Play Day

Girls Enabled and Ready to Play!

This girls-only wheelchair basketball program is for female players of all ages, physical abilities, and skill levels looking to play in a welcoming, low-pressure, and social environment. Basketball and basketball-related skills will be practiced with emphasis on fun! No experience required!

Participants can RSVP by emailing Josée Matte at josee@owsa.ca Equipment can be provided for those not possessing their own, but must be requested in advance.

Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018

Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Location:
Haber Recreation Centre
3040 Tim Dobbie Drive
Burlington, ON

Contact:
Christina Swett, Founder, geartoplaycoach@gmail.com
Josée Matte, OWSA Program Manager, at josee@owsa.ca

Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships

The Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships provide a valuable competitive opportunity for Canada’s top athletes, and up and coming players. The aim of this event is to provide players with the opportunity to compete for National singles and doubles titles, and to maximize the amount of match play against other wheelchair tennis athletes.

Tournament Details

Date: November 22-25, 2018

Prize Money: $15,000 CAD

Host Club: Osten & VIctor Alberta Tennis Centre

Events:

Junior: Wednesday

Men, Women, Quad: Thursday – Sunday

Entry Fee: $125.00 (Men, Women, QUAD)

Enter and pay online here.

Entry Deadline: October 20, 2018 at midnight pacific time

For the Tournament Fact Sheet, Rules and Regulations, Player Attire Policy and Travel Grant Information, please visit http://www.tenniscanada.com.

 

 

Wheelchair Tennis Beginner Skills Clinic

Looking to improve your wheelchair tennis skills, or simply looking to try wheelchair tennis for the first time? This is the clinic for you!

Come and learn fundamentals of the sport from a certified wheelchair tennis instructor. Stick around after the clinic to watch our wheelchair tennis athletes in action as they compete in the last Provincial League matches of the season!

Not yet an OWSA member for the 2018-2019 season? Click here to easily register online!


Details

Date: November 10th, 2019

Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm

Location: Aviva Centre
1 Shoreham Drive, North York, ON

Cost: Free!

Registration: https://owsa.ca/product/wheelchair-tennis-skills-development-session/ 

Registration Deadline: November 3rd, 2018

Registration is required. Sport wheelchairs and tennis rackets can be provided. 


Contact

Katherine Hale
Phone: (416) 426 – 7131
Email: btg@owsa.ca

Drop In Wheelchair Basketball at Wellesley Community Centre

The OWSA and the City of Toronto are continuing to offer a FREE wheelchair basketball drop-in program at the Wellesley Community Centre! All ages and physical abilities welcome! Equipment provided.
No experience required, so everyone can come and try!

Date: Saturdays (on-going)

Time: 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Location:
Wellesley Community Centre
495 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON M4X 1K7

For more information visit the Wellesley Community Centre program schedule.