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Wheelchair Rugby Development Session
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Wheelchair Sports Alberta, through its Bridging the Gap Program, will be offering free Wheelchair Rugby Development Sessions in Calgary starting this March, 2014. The sessions will be for newbies, current players and veterans alike. The focus of this program will be to develop your skill and knowledge of the game in a non-competitive and fun environment. We will primarily work on ball and chair skills as well as other fundamentals related to the sport of Wheelchair Rugby. We will finish every session will a 30 minute scrimmage.  If you are a newbie, don’t worry all equipment including rugby chairs will be provided!!!

The first 3 sessions will take place at North Glenmore Park Community Centre on the following dates: (Additional dates will be added if there is enough interest to do so)

Saturday, March 22nd (12:45-2:15 PM)

Saturday, April 19th (12:45-2:15 PM)

Saturday, May 10th (12:45-2:15 PM)

This is an excellent opportunity for potential new players to be introduced to the sport, or for current players to further develop their skills. If you wish to attend any or all of these sessions, please RSVP to BJ Engerdahl, BTG Program Coordinator at or call 780-918-1046. Please view the attached poster for the details


Wheelchair Basketball Article - Edmonton Journal
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Recent Edmonton Journal Article on Wheelchair Basketball - READ THE ARTICLE CLICK HERE


Wheelchair Rugby Officials Clinic
Monday, February 24, 2014

Wheelchair Sports Alberta, in conjunction with the Calgary Wheelchair Rugby Association, will be hosting a Wheelchair Rugby Officiating Clinic on April 11, 12, 13th, 2014.

The clinic will be facilitated by an International Wheelchair Rugby Association certified official and will consist of both educational and practical components. The educational component of the clinic  will take place on Friday, April 11th between 5:30 – 9:00 PM at the Comfort Inn Suites University, 2369 Banff Trail NW Calgary. The practical component of the clinic will take place at the Calgary Inferno’s Wheelchair Rugby Tournament that will be held at Ernest Manning High School, 20 Springborough Boulevard SW Calgary, AB between 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 12th and Sunday, April 13th.

If you are interested in participating in this Officiating Clinic you will be required to commit to these dates and times. Registration for this clinic is free and you will be paid a $35 game fee for any games that you officiate while you are training at Calgary Inferno Wheelchair Rugby Tournament.

If you wish to register for the Wheelchair Rugby Officiating Clinic or if you know of anyone who may be interested, please contact BJ Engerdahl 780-918-1046 or / View the Poster HERE


Western Canada Sledge Hockey Tournament
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The 10th Annual Western Canada Sledge Hockey Tournament is set for April 6 - 10, 2014 in Leduc at the Recreation Centre. For further information please refer to the REGISTRATION PACKAGE found here


Calgary MRU - Winter Wheelchair Basketball Rec Program
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Wheelchair Basketball Recreational Program - Winter. Mount Royal University

Open to persons of all abilities who are interested in learning a new sport or showing off their skills. All equipment and instruction is provided by the Rollers and Grizzlies Wheelchair Basketball Societies. Game nights will provide drill time and game time.

Instruction for new players 6 - 7:30 pm, recreation and adults 7:30 - 9 pm
Juniors: $25.00 / Adults: $35.00 for the session - Jan 22 - April 9 - No session on Feb 18

Sign up at / see page 23 in the Winter Rec Guide
For more information call Lorna at 403-554-2938


CWBL - Open National Championships 2014
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

CWBL Open National Championships.  Burlington will be the host club and the event will take place at the Haber Rec Centre in Burlington, ON April 4-6, 2014. More information to follow as it becomes available.


CWBL - AB Division Schedule 2013 - 14
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Go to the Basketball section of this web site to view the CWBL-AB Division Schedule for 2013 - 14: Basketball Schedule


2014 Jr. Wheelchair Basketball National Championship
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

ANLWBS with WSA support will be hosting the 2014 Jr. Wheelchair Basketball National Championship March 28 - 30 in Edmonton at the Saville Centre. Further details will be posted once they become available. Contact Terri Tumack for more information:

Click on the Logo below to be directed to the dedicated National Championship section of the web site!


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