Prince George LumberJacks Wheelchair Basketball is a RecNorth Drop-In program that runs weekly on Mondays 7:30pm-9:00pm at the Northern Sports Centre
Wheelchair basketball is very similar to stand-up basketball with few minor adjustments to meet the needs of the game when played in a wheelchair.
No experience is necessary and all equipment including sports wheelchairs are available
Free for NSC members & youth under 13yrs or $6.00 drop in rate for non-members
NSC offers disability membership rate of just $22.50/month
Stay connected join Prince George LumberJacks Wheelchair Basketball group on Facebook
Watch Wheelchair Basketball 101 to learn more about this sport
Unique to Wheelchair Basketball:
1. Players are allowed to double dribble. After two pushes you must dribble, pass or shoot the ball.
2. Able-bodied (AB) and athletes with disabilities play together on the same team.
3. Depending on ability level, players are classified and assigned a point value ranging from 1.0 to 4.5. The classification point value of the five players competing on the court is totalled, and may not exceed a certain number depending on the league or level of play.