Grassroots

Statement of Cancellation – Wheelchair Basketball

STATEMENT REGARDING WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL SANCTIONED EVENTS Following recent developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, all wheelchair basketball sanctioned events scheduled before April 6th have been postponed or cancelled. This includes the upcoming GLC Division 2 (Open) and Division 3 (Minis) tournaments scheduled for Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 29th, respectively…. Read More

Wheelchair Basketball Athletes Head to Orillia for Ontario Winter Games

Ontario’s next generation of athletes to play in 3×3 preparation tournament The 2020 Ontario Winter Games are coming to Orillia and neighbouring municipalities Barrie, Oro-Medonte, Rama and Severn, from February 27-March 1, 2020. The multi-sport event is expected to include 3,500 athletes, coaches, officials and dignitaries as part of the… Read More

Variety Village Rolling Rebels Crowned Division 1 League Champions

Rebels close out near-perfect season with provincial league title Over the weekend of February 22-23, the London Forest City Flyers welcomed the top wheelchair basketball teams from across Ontario to the FlightExec Centre in Dorchester for the Great Lakes Conference Division 1 (Competitive) League Championship. The tournament included all four… Read More

Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Grassroots Programs

The Ontario Para Network is seeking an organized, motivated, and enthusiastic individual with strong communication and facilitation skills for the role of Coordinator, Grassroots Program. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating grassroots and recreational adaptive sports events, leagues, and programs across Ontario. This position will appeal to individuals with… Read More

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball

OWSA seeks full-time Coordinator The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to coordinate wheelchair basketball grassroots initiatives. Position: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball Term: Full time – 1 year contract with potential for ongoing renewal Location: ON – Metro Toronto Area with travel across the Greater Toronto… Read More

Kathy Ludwig Receives Wheelchair Basketball Canada 2018 True Sport Award

Wheelchair Basketball Canada announces 2018 award winners (May 5, 2018 – MARTENSVILLE, SK.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada proudly announced the names of its major award winners on Saturday evening at its 2018 annual awards banquet as part of the festivities of the 2018 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) National Championship in Martensville, SK. Cindy Ouellet and… Read More