• Wheelchair Athletics Moves Indoors, But the Fun Continues!

  • massive-dev  |  September 23, 2017

If you think that wheelchair athletics is only for summer, think again! In fact, fall is the perfect time to get involved in racing or throws. Whether you’re looking to boost your fitness for another sport or you want to become a wheelchair athletics athlete, we’ve got a program for you!

Fall Roller Sessions

Join us for a great cardio workout at our weekly roller sessions! Use our wheelchair racing equipment or bring your own handcycle for a fun, high-energy training session conducted by Coach James. A universal gym and medicine ball workout will also be available for those looking for a strength workout. As space is limited, please contact James or Emily to secure your training spot and appropriate equipment each week as it is on a first come, first serve basis.
Date: Every Wednesday, October 4th – December 6th, 2017
Time: 5:00pm set up/warm up; 5:30pm start
Location: BCWSA Office (780 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC, V6P 5Y7)
Cost: $2 Drop In
Contact: James Hustvedt (james@bcwheelchairsports.com) or Emily Smith (emily@bcwheelchairsports.com), 604-333-3520, ext 209

Indoor Wheelchair Racing and Seated Throws Program

Interested in trying wheelchair racing or seated throws? Our weekly practices at the Richmond Olympic Oval are a perfect time to meet our athletes and try the sport yourself! If you’re planning on attending please contact James or Emily to ensure we have the appropriate equipment and space available for you!
Date: Thursdays, October 5th – December 7th, 2017 (no session Oct 12th, Nov  2nd or 9th)
Time: 1:00 – 2:30pm
Location: Richmond Olympic Oval (6111 River Road, Richmond BC, V7C 0A2)
Cost: $10 drop in or $40 for all sessions (first time trying the sport is free!)
Contact: James Hustvedt (james@bcwheelchairsports.com) or Emily Smith (emily@bcwheelchairsports.com), 604-333-3520, ext 209

Clinic Dates

Please save the dates for our weekend clinics. More information to follow closer to the date regarding specific training times, Have a Go opportunities, IST sessions, etc.
Fall Wheelchair Athletics Clinic
Date: November 4th & 5th, 2017
Location: BCWSA Office and Richmond Olympic Oval
Winter Wheelchair Athletics Clinic
Date: February 3rd & 4th, 2018
Location: BCWSA Office and Richmond Olympic Oval
Spring Wheelchair Athletics Clinic
Date: April 7th & 8th, 2018
Location: Lower Mainland, specific tracks TBD