Fall Wheelchair Tennis Lessons

A young white male wheelchair tennis player wearing a royal blue shirt and black shorts prepares to hit a tennis ball that's approaching him on an outdoor tennis court.

We're excited to announce that BC Wheelchair Sports is offering Wheelchair Tennis Lessons in Surrey, Richmond and Abbotsford again this fall.  With programs available for juniors and adults there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and active in tennis this summer! 

New to the sport and in need of equipment to help you get started? We can help! Email michelle@bcwheelchairsports.com to learn more

All programs require pre-registration are subject to our COVID-19 Health and Safety protocols and Return to Sport Plan. Read on to learn more and contact Program Manager Michelle McDonell at michelle@bcwheelchairsports.com with any questions


BCWSA will be offering wheelchair tennis lessons outdoors in Surrey led by Provincial Coach Sarah Hunter. Lessons will take place at the Surrey Tennis Centre. 

Dates: Mondays begining September 13
Location: Surrey Tennis Centre (5891 144 Street, Surrey, BC)
Coaching: Sarah Hunter 
Registration: Fall Lesson Registration

Lesson Type Time
Juniors 7:00-8:30pm
Adults 8:30-10pm


Lessons at the YY Tennis Centre with Coach Matt Bees continue this Fall! Lessons are open to participants of all ages, and skill levels from beginner to high-performance 

Dates: Tuesday Evenings and Sunday Mornings/Afternoon
Address: 7460 Steveston Highway, Richmond
Coaching: Matt Bees - 778-384-6201
Registration Link: Fall Lesson Registration


Tuesday Lessons Time
Intermediate 6:30-8pm
Adult Advanced 8-9:30pm 
Sunday Lessons Time
Adult HP 9-11:00am
Group A Intermediate 11:00am-1:00pm
Group B Intermediate 1:00pm-3:00pm




Junior Wheelchair Tennis Lessons continue on Saturdays in Abbotsford at Great West Fitness and Tennis Club with Coach Tony Illescu. 

Days: Saturdays Mornings
Address: 2550 Yale Court, Abbostsford 
Coaching: Tony Illescu
Registration: Fall Lesson Registration


Saturday Lessons Time
Juniors 11am-12:30pm

Important Information

Lesson cancellations or changes will be communicated by the coaching staff except in the case of a COVID related change in which case you will receive an email from Michelle. As things change quickly, please check you email before leaving for your program. If you're unable to attend a lesson, please contact your coach or Michelle at 604-961-2516 ahead of time to let us know. 

COVID-19 Protocols
While BCWSA has in place guidelines (attached) to as best as we can prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is still risk in participating in any sporting activity given the current spread of COVID-19. Everyone plays a role in keeping their community safe and it more important than ever that we adhere to all guidelines and public health advice including the following:

All activities must follow all Government of BC COVID-19 Restrictions and Orders
All participants (or their parents for participants under 18) will be required to sign an updated BCWSA Waiver or Assumption of Risk AND COVID-19 Declaration and must follow all BCWSA Policies and Protocols.
Individuals should not attend any sport programming if they are unwell. Participants may use the COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool (https://bc.thrive.health/covid19/en/) to assess their symptoms as necessary. It is the responsibility of the individual to monitor themselves for symptoms which may be related to COVID-19.

All participants and coaches should continue to practice good hygiene (frequent hand washing with soap and water and use of hand sanitizers;; avoid touching one’s face; respiratory etiquette; disinfect frequently touched surfaces).

IMPORTANT! All participants must sign a COVID-19 Declaration and updated BCWSA Waiver before participating in any BCWSA programming. If you have already signed these documents you do not need to complete them again. Please contact Michelle if you are unsure. 

*Participants are encouraged to read our most recent Return to Sport Update (attached and linked.)