Other Wheelchair Basketball Opportunities

Featuring wheelchair basketball events, programs, and opportunities throughout the province that target initiatives focusing on Women & Girls, Athlete Development, and Coach & Referee Education.

Contact:
Josée Matte
Program Manager, Wheelchair Basketball
josee@owsa.ca


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Women & Girls

GEAR to Play
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!

GEAR to Play Days are held in various locations throughout the year. Sessions are led by coach Christina Swett with the help of various female athlete mentors.

Upcoming Events:

No upcoming events at the moment

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

Athlete Development

WBC Late Entry Camp

The Late Entry camp is an identification opportunity designed for Wheelchair Basketball Canada to evaluate elite wheelchair basketball athletes that have the potential and desire to be a part of the National Team program in the future.

Dates: Thursday July 25 – Sunday July 28, 2019

Location:
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
875 Morningside Avenue
Toronto, ON

Eligibility: Open to ‘late entry’ male and female athletes. These athletes will have a physical disability, be between 20-28 years old, and have approximately 0-4 years of wheelchair basketball experience. Athletes outside of this age range may be considered with approval of the National Academy Director and Head Coach. Athletes will be independent in their self-care.

Registration Fee: $150
Covers the cost of court time, instruction, meals, and accommodations. Athletes will also receive a WBC reversible jersey. Athletes are responsible for their own transportation.

Registration Deadline: June 10, 2019
Please contact Mike Frogley to register.


Contact

Mike Frogley, National Academy Director
mfrogley@wheelchairbasketball.ca

Coach & Officials Education

No opportunities at the moment