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BC Breakers Missed Bronze Medal by 4 Points

Article imageApril 24, 2017 BC Breakers competed at the CWBL Women’s National Championship held in Burlington, ON last weekend (April 21-23). Finishing 2nd in the round robin, Breakers faced Saskatchewan in a cross-over game and secured a spot in a semi-final by beating them 59-53. Breakers struggled against Calgary Rollers, who won the championship title this year, in the semi-final and lost to them 47-65. Sunday morning Breakers faced Quebec in the bronze medal game. Small but fast Quebec team had a strong game against Breakers in a round robin on Friday by beating Breakers 53-67. read more...

Aboriginal Have a Go in Vancouver on April 27

Article imageApril 19, 2017 BC Wheelchair Sports Association (BCWSA), in collaboration with BC Wheelchair Basketball Society, Access Services and Britannia Community Centre, is pleased to host an Aboriginal Have a Go day. Individuals with and without disabilities will have an opportunity to try different wheelchair sports including wheelchair tennis, rugby, athletics, and basketball! Furthermore, peer mentors such as Richard Peter (a five time Aboriginal Paralympian in wheelchair basketball) will be leading the Have a Go session alongside BCWSA/BCWBS staff. Event Details read more...

BC Breakers Heading to Toronto for the CWBL Women's National Championship This Weekend

Article imageApril 18, 2017 BC Breakers 2017 Team is heading to Toronto this Thursday to compete at the CWBL Women's National Championship. Six women's teams will be competing at the tournament held at the Haber Recreation Centre in Burlington, ON on April 21-23.  Eight athletes that are representing BC this year are: read more...

Successful Breakers Festival Weekend

Article imageMarch 15, 2017 BCWBS and BC Breakers hosted an annual BC Breakers Festival in Victoria, with the support of the Victoria Wheelchair Sports club. The event was held in conjunction with Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) women’s basketball champions at the University of Victoria on March 11 & 12. read more...

BCWBS Call for Annual Award Nominations for the 2016 Season

March 08, 2017 We are now accepting nominations for individuals and / or organizations from your club or region for the 2017 Annual BCWBS Awards! We strongly encourage you to nominate persons/organizations from your region to recognize their hard work/generous support. Awards will be given out at our annual banquet on March 25th , 2017 at the BC-CWBL Finals in Victoria. read more...

Comox Club Had a Blast at Their Skills and Game Day

Article imageFebruary 21, 2017 BCWBS visited the Comox Valley Wheelchair Sports Club on February 17 & 18.  On the 17th, we visited their regular practice on Friday nights at the Comox Recreation Centre and found 16 people including a couple of guests from Lower Mainland and a couple of new local participants attending! They enjoyed 4 on 4 scrimmages in a very friendly environment.  read more...

BC-CWBL Tournament Coming to Langley This Weekend

Article imageJanuary 20, 2017 BCWBS and Fraser Valley Wheelchair Sports Club are hosting a BC-CWBL tournament in Langley this weekend. This is the last regular-season tournament. After this tournament, seeding will be deteremined for the BC Finals that will be held in Victoria in March.    BC-CWBL Langley Tournament read more...

Wheelchair Basketball Try It Event to be Held in PG on February 2nd - Engage Sport North

Article imageJanuary 18, 2017 Engage Sport North is hosting a Try It event at the Northern Sport Centre in Prince George on February 2nd.  All is welcome so come out with your family and friends!  Sport Discovery TRY IT: Wheelchair Basketball Date/Time: February 2, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Location (Venue): Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre Who: All Ages Welcome read more...

Registration is Open for the Annual Breakers Festival for All Interested Females

Article imageJanuary 11, 2017 BC Wheelchair Basketball and BC Breakers Women's Program are hosting the Annual Breakers Festival in Victoria on March 11 & 12. The event is open to all girls and women (with a physical disability or able-bodied) and we will have something for all levels of participants. A sport wheelchair can be provided upon request. read more...

Abbotsford Try It Day on December 19

Article imageDecember 06, 2016 The City of Abbotsford and BC Wheelchair Basketball are hositng a Try It Day in Abbotsford on December 19. The event is open to anyone and is for participants of all ages to try.  Abbotsford Try It Day Abbotsford Recreation Centre - 2499 McMillan Rd. Abbotsford Monday, December 19 11:45am-12:45am Regular drop in admission applies.    The City of Abbotsford is also running a drop in program in new year. For more info, please contact Abbotsford Recreation Centre or go to www.abbotsford.ca/prc. read more...

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