For Athletes

Kelowna Multi-Sport Have a Go Day - May 23

Article imageMay 16, 2017 BC Wheelchair Basketball Society and BC Wheelchair Sports Association are hosting a Multi-Sport Have a Go Day on May 23rd from 5pm-8pm at the Okanagan Mission Secondary School. Participants will be able to try wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis all in one spot!  read more...

Kelowna Wheelchair Basketball Jam 2017 - Early Bird Registration Deadline This Friday (May 19)

Article imageMay 15, 2017 The 9th annual Jam is an opportunity for high performance and recreationally competitive players with and without disability. The tournament will host players from BC, Alberta and some US States in fun games to play together. It’s ideal for people of all levels of play. Players will be shuffled onto different team combinations so as to allow everyone to have a chance to play with new people for each game. Games will be running time with a short break at half time. There will be Hamburger and Hotdogs on the BBQ for lunch on Saturday. read more...

BTG Game Nights Summer Session Starts Next Monday - Sign Up Now!

Article imageMay 12, 2017 Popular BTG Game Nights are offered this spring/summer again at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The first game night is next Monday so sign up now if you haven't yet! read more...

Marni and Richard Inducted Into Basketball BC Hall of Fame

Article imageMay 10, 2017 Fomer national team and provincial team athletes Marni Abbott-Peter and Richard Peter were inducted into the Basketball BC Hall of Fame last Saturday (May 6) at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond. Their incredible achivements through their athlete career were recognized by the Basketball BC community along with eight other inductees.  read more...

BC Breakers Missed Bronze Medal by 4 Points

Article imageApril 24, 2017 BC Breakers competed at the CWBL Women’s National Championship held in Burlington, ON last weekend (April 21-23). Finishing 2nd in the round robin, Breakers faced Saskatchewan in a cross-over game and secured a spot in a semi-final by beating them 59-53. Breakers struggled against Calgary Rollers, who won the championship title this year, in the semi-final and lost to them 47-65. Sunday morning Breakers faced Quebec in the bronze medal game. Small but fast Quebec team had a strong game against Breakers in a round robin on Friday by beating Breakers 53-67. read more...

Aboriginal Have a Go in Vancouver on April 27

Article imageApril 19, 2017 BC Wheelchair Sports Association (BCWSA), in collaboration with BC Wheelchair Basketball Society, Access Services and Britannia Community Centre, is pleased to host an Aboriginal Have a Go day. Individuals with and without disabilities will have an opportunity to try different wheelchair sports including wheelchair tennis, rugby, athletics, and basketball! Furthermore, peer mentors such as Richard Peter (a five time Aboriginal Paralympian in wheelchair basketball) will be leading the Have a Go session alongside BCWSA/BCWBS staff. Event Details read more...

BC Breakers Heading to Toronto for the CWBL Women's National Championship This Weekend

Article imageApril 18, 2017 BC Breakers 2017 Team is heading to Toronto this Thursday to compete at the CWBL Women's National Championship. Six women's teams will be competing at the tournament held at the Haber Recreation Centre in Burlington, ON on April 21-23.  Eight athletes that are representing BC this year are: read more...

Successful Breakers Festival Weekend

Article imageMarch 15, 2017 BCWBS and BC Breakers hosted an annual BC Breakers Festival in Victoria, with the support of the Victoria Wheelchair Sports club. The event was held in conjunction with Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) women’s basketball champions at the University of Victoria on March 11 & 12. read more...

BCWBS Call for Annual Award Nominations for the 2016 Season

March 08, 2017 We are now accepting nominations for individuals and / or organizations from your club or region for the 2017 Annual BCWBS Awards! We strongly encourage you to nominate persons/organizations from your region to recognize their hard work/generous support. Awards will be given out at our annual banquet on March 25th , 2017 at the BC-CWBL Finals in Victoria. read more...

Comox Club Had a Blast at Their Skills and Game Day

Article imageFebruary 21, 2017 BCWBS visited the Comox Valley Wheelchair Sports Club on February 17 & 18.  On the 17th, we visited their regular practice on Friday nights at the Comox Recreation Centre and found 16 people including a couple of guests from Lower Mainland and a couple of new local participants attending! They enjoyed 4 on 4 scrimmages in a very friendly environment.  read more...

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