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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