September 9th UpdateWheelchair Basketball and Alberta Sledge Update Wheelchair BasketballWheelchair Sports Alberta has decided to postpone the October 3/4 Talent ID wheelchair basketball camp that was to be held at Leduc Recreation Centre. Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic and current Alberta Health Services zoning guidelines for Return to Sport we are unable to host the camp … Continue reading Covid-19 UPDATE
Alberta Sledge is proud to announce the 17 player roster for the Alberta Sledge Program during the 2019-20 season. The roster was finalized following a two-day tryout camp at Pason Centennial Arenas in Okotoks, Alberta. The camp included skills evaluations and two intersquad games. A total of 20 players were in contention for the coveted … Continue reading Team Alberta Sledge Hockey Roster Announced
The weekly wheelchair tennis program in Calgary just wrapped up their 7 week fall program. Many thanks to all participants, to coach Mackenzie Quigley for coaching, and to the The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre for staging the program at their fabulous facility! For information about future WSA tennis programming please contact us … Continue reading BTG Wheelchair Tennis Program
Darrell Nordell, one of our coaches for Wheelchair Basketball from Alberta had a great time giving an introduction to Syrian Refugees. Here are a few pictures to show how much fun they had in Nova Scotia this past weekend. Glad to see them enjoying the sport!
Huge congratulations to the following athletes nominated to the Canadian Paralympic Team! TEAM CANADA MEN Ben Moronchuk (Edmonton, Alta.) Chad Jassman (Calgary, Alta.) Peter Won (Blackfalds, Alta.) Assistant Coach – Darrell Nordell (Edmonton, Alta.) TEAM CANADA WOMEN Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.) The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games take place September 7 to 18. The wheelchair basketball … Continue reading Canadian Paralympic Team – Basketball
Congratulations to the Alberta Roughnecks and the Alberta Bighorns for claiming Division 1 and Division 2 Bronze Medals at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec. Division 2: Rob MacIsaac- best 0.5 and rookie of the year Ken Hicks – best 2.0 Denam Stephens- best 3.0 Div 1 Zak Madell- best … Continue reading 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships