Grande Prarie CWBL Basketball Tournament - CANCELLED
Published Friday, November 21, 2014

Please note that due to bad weather conditions in east and northern Alberta the Grande Prarie CWBL Tournament is CANCELLED.


AB Canada Games Team 2015
Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the following athletes have been choosen to represent Alberta as part of our Junior Provincial Basketball Team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Class 1 Makrina Morozowski Calgary, AB

Class 1 Johnathan Bilan  Edmonton, AB

Class 1 Kyle Allan Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Alarissa Haak Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Zac Madell Okotoks, AB

Class 2.5 Heliana Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Julia Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Rebecca McMillan Moronville, AB

Class 4.5 Arinn Young Legal, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Tumack Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Moronchuck Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Braden Doll Camrose, AB

 

Coaces - Darrell Nordell / Karla Tritten

Manager - Ross Norton

 


 

Zak Madell 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of The Year
Published Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A BIG Congratulations goes out to Zak Madell on recently having been choosen as the 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of the Year: Since starting wheelchair rugby in 2011, 20-year-old Zak Madell has risen quickly in the wheelchair rugby community. This year, he solidified himself as one of the best wheelchair rugby players in the world. At the 2014 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, Zak won both a Canada Cup All Star Award and was also named MVP. At the 2014 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, he scored over 60% of the team’s points in important games and led in minutes played. He was once again selected tournament MVP and named to the All Star team. For these many honours, he was a finalist for the International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month.


Adaptive Skiing Resource
Published Monday, November 17, 2014

A useful Adaptive Skiing resource for anyone wanting to discover more about all forms adaptive skiing, as well as providing information on some of the best resorts and programs to enjoy it. The resource covers accessibility to and from and around resorts and looks at the the best accessible accommodations too.

View the Resource Document Here


 

Para Powerlifting
Published Thursday, November 6, 2014

ParaPowerlifting - The Peak Power Strength Guild is hosting a development program at the SAIT Campus Centre at Peak Power Sport Development.  All levels of athletes are welcome to attend!

When: December 7th – April 26th on Sunday from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Where: Peak Power Sport Development, SAIT Campus Centre Lower Level
Cost: $10.00 Drop in feeban

For more information about the Strength Guild team and Parapowerligting, visit http://www.parapowerlifting.com / Barry Antoniow 403-284-7175 / Email: bantoniow@sportdevelopment.com


BTG Tennis Program - Edmonton
Published Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Wheelchair Sports Alberta is pleased to announce that the Alberta - Bridging The Gap Tennis Program will be continuing throughout the fall winter months at the Saville Centre. Ten sessions will be offered between September and December. Please view the poster for the program details and registration information. View POSTER Here

Please contact BJ Engerdahl if you have any questions: wsa2@telus.net / 780-918-1046


CWBL AB Schedule 2014 - 15
Published Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CWBL - AB Division Basketball Schedule 2014 - 15 - Calendar Format  CLICK HERE

Sept 13 – 14 – Team Alberta CGames Tryout Camp – Saville Centre – Edmonton
Sept 20-12 – Rambo 3 on 3 2nd Annual – MRU, Calgary  - Postponed
Oct 18 – 19 – Team Alberta and Team Sask Games – Lloydminister
Oct 25 – 26 – Saskatoon B tourney
Nov 15 – 16 – BC A div Tourney – Trinity U
Nov 22 – 23 – Grande Prairie B Tourney – GP
Dec 6 – 7 – Edmonton A tourney – Saville Centre
Dec 20 – 21 – Canada Games West Tournament – Saville Centre, Edmonton
Jan 3-4 – Calgary B tournament – Mt Royal U – Calgary
Jan 3 – 4 Calgary Minis tournament – Mt Royal U
Jan 24 – 25 – Regina A Tournament
Feb 7 – 8 Calgary Women’s Tournament – Willam Aberhart High School NW
Feb 13 – 22 – Canada Winter Games – Prince George, BC
Feb 28 – Mar 1 – Edmonton B Tournament
Feb 28 – Mar 1 – Edmonton Mini Tournament
March 14-15 – Saskatoon Women’s Tournament
March 14 – 15 – Saskatoon Mini’s Tournament
March 21 – 22 – BC women’s tournament
March 28 – 29 – Calgary A tournament – Central Memorial High School
April – CWBL Finals – TBA
April 18-19 – Mini Regionals – Regina Sask
April – Women’s Finals - TBA


 

Fundriasing Drive 2014
Published Tuesday, August 19, 2014

WSA will be Fundraising throughout Alberta. Watch for our canvessors coming to your community in the near future. WSA is launching a new door-to-door campaign throughout Alberta. Canvessors will be selling cookies, chocolate & brownie packs in an effort to raise additional funds for the association and it's programs. The Chocolate or Brownie packs will cost $20. Please help support the Wheelchair Community in Alberta by purchasing one of our Cookie, Chocolate or Brownie Packs.

Any questions regarding this fundraising drive can be forwarded to Mike Sandomirsky, Executive Director.

780-427-8699 or wsa1@telus.net