Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair Basketball is the Wolverines longest running program and is run at a developmental level with the opportunity to compete provincially. Everyone is welcome to come out and give it a try! The wolverines have chairs to lend, all you have to do is bring your energy, enthusiasm, even a friend! Twice weekly practices from Sept – March.

Adult Wheelchair Basketball

For ages 14 and up, for both able bodied and disabled participants. At the Eastlink Centre Thusdays 7pm – 9pm Starts Sept 27th 2018.

Intermediate Wheelchair Basketball

For ages 12 and up. It is a more recreational oriented group. Dates times and cost TBA

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

At the Eastlink Centre. Dates, times and cost TBA.
Ages 6-12 (consideration for other ages, please contact)
If interested please call Emily at 780-882-9996 to register.

COME CHECK US OUT!!! if you are interested come drop in and try it out.

 

Sledge Hockey

Practices run once per week at the Coca-Cola Centre’s accessible ice surface. Equipment (sledge) is provided. Helmets and gloves required (we have some to borrow). Season starts September 18th and runs till March. We meet on Sunday nights from 8pm – 9pm. Opportunities to participate in clinics, special events and tournaments. *Please let us know if you or someone you know has hockey helmets they wish to donate. If you have any questions, or to book a demonstration for your team or class, please contact Emily at 780-882-9996 or info@gpwolverines.com.

We’d like to thank Ernie’s Sports who have provided us with helmets and gloves in past seasons…if YOU are able to donate, please contact our office.

Sit Ski

Sit ski at Night hawk ski hill.

CADS Slide n Ride Feb 24 2019 9am-4pm

Register Here

CADS GP volunteer training Feb 22, 23 times TBA

 

Hand Cycling

We have 2 groups:

  • The Recreational Riders will meet for fitness, fun, and the social aspect.
  • The Hand Cyclones will focus on fun and goal-oriented fitness such as speed and other personal goals.

Join one team…or both!

Don’t own a Hand Cycle? Don’t worry- thanks to the good people from Canadian Paralympic Association and Grande Prairie Rotary Clubs we have some hand cycles to lend through our Equipment Loan Program.

Boccia

Boccia is a sport that is done from a wheelchair. It is a low-impact game that anyone can play. Starting once or twice a month until interest increases.

From 1:00 to 2:00pm on alternating Thursdays.

Details

Power Soccer

Power Soccer is returning with the help of a grant form the Paralimpic Sports Association.

Power soccer is a game where the players try to maneuver an oversized soccer ball into the opposing team’s goal using and electric wheelchair with a foot-guard. Great for anyone who can safely operate a power chair.

Starting soon  in the Eastlink Centre field house.

Get Moving

Not interested in organized sports, but want to get out and try new activities? The Get Moving program has been running through out the summer and participants have enjoyed activites, such as: mini-golf, swimming, PARDS, personal training sessions, darts, strolls in the park. We will be booking different activities each month. Come check us out and let us know what you want to do. There may be minimal costs for some activities.

 

Adapted Sport Awareness Program

Helping promote the ABILITIES of people with disabilities. We can bring wheelchairs to YOU and challenge your group to become disabled by doing various activities in a wheelchair. If you would like us to come to your school or come to us, please contact Emily (780-882-9996).

Bringing awareness and the experience of a disability to people and students in our region. Bring your group/class on a field-trip to the Eastlink Centre and/or Coca Cola Centre. Take this opportunity to learn about and play adapted sports such as Wheelchair Basketball, Hand Cycling and Sledge Hockey.

This is an innovative and interactive program that shows the students the ABILITIES of people with disabilities.

Contact us for costs.

Book your spot today by contacting the Wolverines!

Equipment Loan Program

  • Sledges for hockey or skating
  • Sledges for cross-country skiing or in-line skating
  • An accessible ramp
  • Hand-cycles
  • A Mono-ski available at Nitehawk Ski Hill
  • An Adapted Golf Cart is available at the Dunes Golf & Winter Club
  • Sports Wheelchairs
  • Broomball Equipment

We have all the equipment we just need you.