Wheelchair Basketball is very similar to its standing basketball counterpart; however, athletes use lightweight sports chairs that are easy to maneuver and increase stability in order to react with the athlete’s body. Athletes are required to shoot, pass, or dribble after every 2 pushes. The sport tests athlete eye-hand coordination and is bound by team camaraderie!
August – March
Weekly practices are essential for home and travel tournaments against other teams from around the Southeast!
Laurel Hills Community Center
3808 Edwards Mill Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27612
The JR Thunder Wheelchair Basketball team is for youth athletes with physical disabilities from age 5 through high school. All skill levels are welcome. Equipment is provided.
You must have a Bridge II Sports Athlete Membership before you can register for sports programs. Also required before participation in our programs is a Medical Form and Liability Waiver (link). Please bring this necessary information with you upon your participation in our programs.
Included in Bridge II Sports Athlete Membership
$10 per practice for non-members
We are always looking for great volunteers to help with all things wheelchair basketball- click here for more details
Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-880-2742