BC Wheelchair Sports (BCWSA) provides wheelchair tennis opportunities for athletes with a physical disability across the province of BC. Whether you are looking to get started or you are an experienced player, we have a program to suit your needs. Our programs are low cost and have demo equipment for you to try or rent, if you do not own a tennis chair. The training opportunities provided by BC Wheelchair Sports are run by certified coaches who have sound knowledge of wheelchair tennis. For program inquiries, you can contact Holly or Steve, or the program you are interested in directly from the list of programs below.
For questions or inquiries, please contact either of the following:
BCWSA Program Manager
604-333-3520 ext. 204
Provincial Wheelchair Tennis Coach
Great West Fitness and Tennis Courts
2550 Yale Court Road, Abbotsford
Contact: Holly Tawse
YY Tennis Club
7460 Steveston Road, Richmond
$5 drop in fee
Intermediate: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Advanced: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Advanced: 10:00am – 11:30am
Intermediate: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Juniors: 1:30 – 2:30pm
Beginner Adults: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Contact: Steve Manley
Kamloops Tennis Club
758 Front Street, Kamloops
Tuesday evenings – Spring/Summer
Fee: athletes must be members of Kamloops Adapted Sports Association (KASA) to play. Membership is $100/year and gives you access to all sports offered by KASA (wheelchair basketball and handcycling).
Please Note: Space is very limited so please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org before arriving to play. Feel free to come and watch without notice though!
Cedar Hill Tennis
3220 Cedar Hill Road, Victoria, BC V8P 3Y3
Contact: Tim Cottrell
Cost: $60 membership with Victoria Wheelchair Sports
Each session is 10 weeks and runs Friday evenings from 7:30-9:00pm
Kelowna Wheelchair Tennis
(Runs during the outdoor season)
Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30 pm under the lights
Basil Meikle Courts located between the Parkinson Recreation Centre and the Apple Bowl.
The program will focus on fun and skill development for all levels.
Sport wheelchairs, rackets and tennis balls are provided.
Contact: Patrick Ryan