Basketball

What

Wheelchair Basketball is a fast-paced team sport popular all over the world. It is based on the fundamentals of able-bodied basketball with some minor adaptations to reflect the presence of the wheelchair.

When

Sportable Spokes JR Basketball – Competitive
Mondays, January 7 – March 25, 2019 from 7-9PM

Recreational (Youth & Adult)

Coming Fall 2019

Rim Riders Adult Competitive Basketball 

Thursdays, January 3 – March 7, 2019 from 7-9:30PM

 

 

 

 

 

Where

Spokes:

River City Sports & Social Club – 7505 Ranco Road, Richmond, VA 23228

Rim Riders:

Humphrey Calder Community Center – 414 N Thompson St, Richmond, VA 23221

 

Register

Athletes interested in joining one of Sportable’s competitive basketball teams, please contact Forrest Lodge at Forrest@sportable.org or 804-340-2991

Important: You must have a Sportable Athlete Membership before you can register for our sports programs. Please visit our Membership page to sign up to become a Sportable member.

Meet our coaches

Megan Anderson

 

Brandon R

Brandon Rush

-Started playing wheelchair basketball at the age of 14 with the Charlottesville Cardinals and currently is the Captain of the Cardinals.
-Attended college at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
-Proud father of Zarius Rush 🙂
-Recognized twice by the NWBA with the Captain James S. Ure Sportsmanship Award
-Named 2015 Sportable Coach of the Year
-The Co Coach of the 2015-2016 National Championship Winning Jr Sportable Spokes Wheelchair Basketball team.

Who

Sportable Spokes program is open to girls and boys ages 5-21 with a physical disability* and an interest in competitive basketball.

Sportable Rim Riders program is open to men and women ages 18 and older with a physical disability* and an interest in competitive basketball.

Sportable Recreational program is open to Youth and Adult athletes with a physical disability* and an interest in basketball.

Please make sure that all athletes have filled out the Waiver & Release of Liability Form and the Medical Information Form. Both can be found in our Form Archives. Please turn in forms at first sport session.

For more information, please contact: info@sportable.org or 804. 340. 2991

*The majority of Sportable programs can be adapted for all levels of physical ability, including those individuals who are ambulatory or use a manual or power wheelchair. Sportable reserves the right to hold your registration and place you on a waiting list until we can determine if accommodations for your participation can be made.

Partners

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