Current Events

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


 

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GEAR to Play Wheelchair Basketball

Girls Enabled and Ready to Play!

This women & girls-only wheelchair basketball program is for players of all ages and abilities looking to play in a welcoming, low-intensity, and social environment. Basketball and basketball-related skills are practiced with emphasis on fun!

GEAR to Play clinics are held in various locations throughout the wheelchair basketball season (typically October to May). Sessions are led by coach Christina Swett with the help of various female athlete mentors.

Next Session

Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017

Time:
2:30pm – 4:00pm

Location:
Parkway Forest Community Centre
55 Forest Manor Road
North York, ON, M2J 1G3

Contact:
Please email to confirm your attendance.
Josée Matte – josee@owsa.ca
416-855-0745 (B) | 416-407-9915 (C)

Oakville Children's Festival

The OWSA will be participating in the Oakville Children’s Festival along with local wheelchair basketball athletes from the Burlington Vipers club!

Everyone is welcome to visit the ‘Sports Zone’ to learn about wheelchair basketball and other wheelchair sports. They will then be able to get into a sport chair to give the sport a try! Equipment and instruction will be provided! All ages and abilities welcome!

Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location:
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre
2302 Bridge Road
Oakville, ON, L6L 3L5

Festival admission is FREE and the event will take place rain or shine! Free shuttle from Bronte GO Station!

Markham Wheelchair Tennis at Angus Glen

Join a fast growing and popular sport for youth and young adults with physical disabilities (ages 12+)!

Learn to develop your stroke and the rules of the game while having fun!

Date: July 5 – August 23, 2017

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location:
Angus Glen Tennis Centre
3970 Major Mackenzie Drive E
Markham, ON
L6C 1P8

Registration:
Register at www.markham.ca/recreation
$121.24 + HST | Barcode: 304306

Niagara Penguins Wheelchair Basketball "Try It" Days

The Brock Niagara Penguins are hosting a series of FREE wheelchair basketball “Try It” sessions this summer! Everyone is welcome! Equipment will be provided.

Dates:

  • Saturday, May 6 & Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Saturday, June 17 & Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • Saturday, July 15 & Saturday, July 29, 2017
  • Saturday, August 12 & Saturday, August 19, 2017

Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Location:
Brock University
Walker Complex – Gym 2
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1

Fee: FREE!

Parking:
There is pay parking on the Brock University Campus.

  • $3.00/hr meter parking
  • $8.00/day parking (one-time entry)

Contact:
Jim Davis
james.davis1178@gmail.com
www.niagarapenguins.org

Scarborough Wheelchair Tennis Program at L'Amoreaux

Wheelchair Tennis

The L’Amoreaux Spring and Summer Wheelchair Tennis program is a six (6) month program on Monday evenings at the L’Amoreaux Tennis Centre in Scarborough.

Date: Monday nights from March 6 – August 28, 2017

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location:
L’Amoreaux Tennis Centre
300 Silver Springs Blvd
Scarborough, ON, M1V 2S4

Registration:
$80/player
Participants can register and pay online through the OWSA website.

Contact:
Ayobami Ogunlana
Bridging the Gap Provincial Coordinator
btg@owsa.ca | 416-426-7131