Wheelchair Basketball

ONPARA Teaming Up with OFSAA’s Try Day Program

ONPARA is teaming up with OFSAA through our Wheelchair Basketball School Program The Ontario Para Network’s Wheelchair Basketball School Program has introduced wheelchair basketball to over 100,000 students in 200+ schools since 2017. For the 2019-2020 school year we have teamed up with the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations… Read More

Kathy Ludwig Named Team Ontario Head Coach

Ludwig returns to lead Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program for 2023 Canada Games The Ontario Para Network (ONPARA) is proud to announce the re-hiring of Kathy Ludwig as the Head Coach of the Ontario Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program. She has agreed to a four-year commitment and will work with… Read More

Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Schools Program

The Ontario Para Network is seeking an organized, motivated, and enthusiastic individual with strong communication and facilitation skills for the role of Coordinator, Schools Program. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating our wheelchair basketball and wheelchair athletics school programs. This position will appeal to individuals with experience in the… Read More

Coaching Opportunity: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program

ONPARA is currently seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individual to fulfill the role of Head Coach for the Team Ontario Junior wheelchair basketball program over the next four years leading up to the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Position: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program Position Type: 1 year… Read More

Casting Call for Wheelchair Users in Various Roles

Jigsaw Casting is seeking individuals with a physical disability who use a regular and/or basketball wheelchair for various roles in a personal injury law campaign. Roles Hero Male (Keegan) – Male, ages 30-35. This person uses a regular wheelchair for mobility. Let us know if you play basketball and happen… Read More

Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Rosters Selected for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– Men’s and women’s teams will be playing for spot in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/canadian-wheelchair-basketball-rosters-selected-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 18, 2019 – The 24 wheelchair basketball players who will compete for gold for Canada at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games next month have been selected, as… Read More

Ontario Club Teams Head to 2019 CWBL National Championship

Team Ontario well represented at National Championship ONPARA is wishing good luck to its two Ontario wheelchair basketball club teams competing this weekend at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) National Championship. The event takes place every spring as competitive club teams from across Canada compete for the title… Read More

Casting Call for Male Wheelchair Basketball Players

Milo Casting is seeking wheelchair basketball players for a national stills campaign for Participaction! About You: You are an individual who uses a wheelchair to play basketball You are a man aged roughly 25-40 yrs of age Genuine and authentic real people with infectious smiles and a positive spirit! Those… Read More

ONPARA Announces Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Provincial Team

Women’s provincial teams selected for the 2018-2019 season championships For the 2018-2019 season, the Ontario Women’s Provincial Program has grown to include two formal teams – the Senior Women’s Team and Development Women’s Team. This is in part due to ONPARA’s increased focus on recruitment and retention of female wheelchair… Read More

OWSA Announces Team Ontario Roster for 2019 Canada Games

Wheelchair basketball athletes and staff selected to represent Ontario (November 5, 2018 – Toronto, ON) The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA) is proud to formally announce the team selected to represent Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Following a series of selection camps that look… Read More