Wheelchair Basketball Clubs and Programs Across Ontario
The Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital offers a wheelchair basketball drop-in program for participants with physical disabilities between the ages of 7-18. Sessions occur on Friday evenings from 6:00pm – 8:00pm starting on October 13, 2017 until June 2018. All skill levels welcome. Participants must be able to push their wheelchair independently and have the ability to learn basketball.
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (150 Kilgour Road, Toronto)
Participants must register by contacting Arnold Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-425-6220 ext 3541
Brock Niagara Penguins
The Brock Niagara Penguins is Niagara’s only swim, boccia, and wheelchair basketball program for youth and young adults with a physical disability. The club’s emphasis is on individual achievement and gaining skills as a member of a strong team.
For general information, please contact 905-688-5550 ext 6182 or email@example.com
The Burlington Vipers wheelchair basketball program is offered by the Golden Horseshoe Disabled Sports Association and open to persons with physical disabilities. Practices are held on Mondays and Saturdays in Hamilton and Burlington.
- Mondays 6:00pm-8:00pm at Queen Mary Public School (1292 Cannon Street East, Hamilton)
- Saturdays 1:00pm-2:00pm at Haber Recreation Centre (3040 Tim Dobbie Drive, Burlington)
- Saturdays 2:00pm-4:00pm at Haber Recreation Centre (3040 Tim Dobbie Drive, Burlington)
There are no age restrictions to participate. Able-bodied athletes welcome!
Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled
The Cruisers service the region of Halton-Peel and offer both a House League and competitive program.
- House league: Mondays from September to May.
- Competitive practices: Fridays from September to May. Competitive games are held on weekends,
Limitless Guelph is a Ministry-funded initiative that aims to provide recreation opportunities for youth aged 8-18 living with disabilities and able-bodied peers together. Through no cost, adaptive recreation, Limitless Guelph plans to create a recreational environment that is barrier free and fully inclusive.
Winter Drop In Schedule:
Fridays from 5:00-6:00pm at the West End Community Centre
starting Friday, January 12 until Friday, March 16, 2018
For more information contact Grant Leemet at firstname.lastname@example.org
London Wheelchair Basketball Association
The London Wheelchair Basketball Association offers wheelchair basketball programming for youth and adults with physical disabilities affecting their lower limbs and extremities.
Practices are held at École Secondaire Monseigneur Bruyère (920 Huron Street, London) on Thursday nights.
- Juniors (Flash) – 6:30pm-7:30pm
- Seniors (Flyers) – 7:30pm-10:00pm
The Ottawa Carleton Wheelchair Sports Association operates both recreational and competitive programs. Open to all ages and abilities! Follow the OCWSA on Facebook and Twitter! For more information on the OCWSA please contact Annie Ide at email@example.com
The ‘I Love to Play Wheelchair Basketball’ junior program run by the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre is open to athletes of all abilities aged 18 and under. For more information please contact Sam Graham (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Emily Glossop (email@example.com).
Wheelchair Basketball Quinte is a weekly drop-in program for participants of all ages and physical abilities. The program runs from 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesdays at the YMCA of Central East Ontario – Quinte West Branch (50 Monogram Place, Trenton).
Sault Ste Marie
Simcoe County (Collingwood & Wasaga Beach)
For more information contact Jennifer Phillips at 705-446-3080 ext. 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tillsonburg Dragons Wheelchair Basketball program is a sports opportunity initiated for youth, and now evolved to adults, with physical disabilities living in Tillsonburg and area. The program currently operates one evening per week on Friday nights at Annandale School (60 Tillson Avenue, Tillsonburg) from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. New members with or without disabilities welcome!
For more information, please contact Valerie Buranyi at 226-970-1063 or by email at email@example.com
The Toronto Tornadoes is a youth wheelchair basketball program that practices weekly on Sunday evenings in North York (highway 404 and 401 area). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Twin City Spinners
The Twin City Spinners offer wheelchair basketball programming for youth and adults in the Waterloo Region. For information please contact Bruce Russell at email@example.com
Variety Village Rolling Rebels
For over 30 years, Variety Village has run an integrated wheelchair basketball team. With the focus on teaching athletes the skills necessary to play wheelchair basketball, the club also provides competition opportunities by attending local and regional games. www.varietyvillage.ca
- Mondays – 7:00pm-9:00pm
- Wednesdays – 7:00pm-9:00pm
- Saturdays – 9:00-11:00am (competitive program) & 11:00am-1:00pm (grassroots/recreational program)
For more information contact Chris Murdoch at 416-699-7167 ext. 255 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaughan City Lashers
The Vaughan City Lashers, named in memory of former National Team Player David Lash, honour that star’s memory every time they go on court.
The mission of Vaughan City Lashers is to provide a positive environment for all wheelchair basketball players, coaches, officials, and volunteers while promoting sport and active living for all through wheelchair basketball as members pursue education and employment opportunities to be contributing members in the community.
Open Area but part of City of Vaughan Programming.
Contact Frank Iannuzzi for more information: email@example.com