• What’s Happening in October

  • massive-dev  |  October 3, 2018

It’s a busy month for BCWSA with a new tennis program starting in the Fraser Valley, provincial wheelchair rugby team tryouts in the Okanagan and the return of our Vancouver wheelchair athletics programs for the fall.

Check out the list below to see what’s happening in each of our sports. 

Wheelchair Athletics

Ongoing Programs

Universal Gym and Roller Sessions

Date: Every Wednesday, October 3rd – December 5th, 2018
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: BCWSA Office (780 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver BC, V6P 5Y7)
Cost: $2 Drop In
Contact: James Hustvedt  or Ana Karanovic | 604.333.3520 ext.209

Indoor Wheelchair Racing and Seated Throws Program

Date: Every Thursday, October 4th – December 6th, 2018 (**except Oct. 11th)
Time: 1:00pm – 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 or Ana Karanovic

Fall Athletics Clinic 

Date: October 27-28th
Location: BCWSA and Richmond Olympic Oval 
Details: TBD

Wheelchair Tennnis


YY Tennnis Lessons

Join Provincial Wheelchair Tennis Coach Steve Manley for wheelchair tennis lessons at the YY Tennis Centre. Lessons are open to players of all skill levels. 
Click here for more details and the full schedule

Valley Wheelchair Tennis Have-A-Go Day

Wheelchair tennis arrives in the Fraser Valley! Come on out and try wheelchair tennis for free at our Have-A-Go Day before the weekly program starts up at the end of the month.

Date: Saturday October 13
Time: 12-1:30pm
Location: Great West Fitness and Tennis Club (2550 Yale Court, Abbotsford)
Cost: FREE and Equipment is provided. 
Registration: Contact Ana Karanovic | 604.333.3520 ext. 209

*The Have-A-Go Day is a kick off event for the:

Fraser Valley Wheelchair Tennis Program

BCWSA is launching a weekly wheelchair tennis program in Abbotsford on October 27th at Great West Fitness and Tennis Club. 

Lessons will be run by Steve Manley – BCWSA’s Provincial Team Coach – alongside a coach from Great West and athlete Barry Henderson.

Registration is $35 and, as always, all equipment will be provided.

Dates: Saturdays October 27-December 8th
Time: 12:00-1:30pm 
Location: Great West Fitness and Tennis Club
Registration: Please forward the registration form (Found here) to michelle@bcwheelchairsports.com.

Wheelchair Rugby

2018/2018 BC Provincial Wheelchair Rugby Team Selection Camp

Dates: October 26-28th 
Location: Constable Neil Bruce Middle School,(2010 Dailmer Rd,West Kelowna)
Details: Click here for full details including selection criteria 

Vancouver Wheelchair Rugby Program

Dates: Tuesdays from 5:30-8pm
Location: Raycam Co-operative Centre (920 East Hastings)
Contact: Ryan Schweizer (toddoverlander@hotmail.com)

Prince George Wheelchair Rugby Program 
Dates:Tuesdays from 7-9pm
Location: College of New Caledonia (3330 22 Ave, Prince George)
Contact: Brandy Stiles