Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sport governing body responsible for the organization of wheelchair basketball in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is the Canadian member to the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF).
Wheelchair Basketball Canada delivers programs and services that strengthen the sport from the grassroots level to high performance athletes competing in the Paralympic Games. Representatives from the provinces elect the Board of Directors which establishes policy and lends guidance to the development of wheelchair basketball in Canada.
Wheelchair Basketball Canada is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians.
Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s vision for 2020 is to be the world leader in wheelchair basketball.
- in ethical conduct and behaviour;
- in a community that promotes fair play;
- in committing to a policy of inclusion, encouraging all Canadians, both disabled and able-bodied, to participate in the sport of wheelchair basketball;
- in diversified programming and services.
Who We Serve
Wheelchair Basketball Canada prides itself on its diversity, encouraging individuals with disabilities as well as able-bodied participants of all ages to become active in our sport. Wheelchair Basketball Canada promotes growth at the initiation, developmental, competitive and elite levels offering programs for youth, men and women.
There are over 2,500 member athletes, coaches, officials and administrators active in all provinces across the country.