Wheelchair Basketball Hub Clubs
Watch how anyone can play the sport
Wheelchair Basketball is a sport that can be played by anyone, watch the video below to see a range of different people playing the game together including Derbyshire's own Madeleine Thompson. You will see amputees, paraplegics, people with Causalgia (CRPS) and people with no disabilities whatsoever all playing together.
Everyone is ranked on a point system depending on their disability so all abilities play together, for more information on this and the sport in general visit the British Wheelchair Basketball website:
Play Wheelchair Basketball
See what it's like to play Wheelchair Basketball with some experienced players.
Where you can play in Derbyshire
Derbyshire has lots of opportunities to play Wheelchair Basketball around the county. There are 3 hub clubs and 1 main club that are open for anyone of any age or ability to play.
The Derby Wheelblazers are an established club that offer sessions on Sundays for a range of abilities and welcome anyone from a complete beginner to a more advanced player.
Read Robin Gaze's story of his pathway from player to coach.
To find out more about the club visit their website or make contact with them directly:
Tel: 07875 416513
Eckington Hub Club
The North East Derbyshire Hub Club is soon to be re-launched.
Ilkeston Hub Club
The Erewash Hub Club is based in Ilkeston at Ormiston Ilkeston enterprise Acadmey and run in partnership with the Derby Wheelblazers .
Sessions are on Tuesday nights: 6-7pm - 11-16 year olds, 7-8pm - 17+. To find out more about the hub, please contact the below:
Tel: 07875 416513
Heanor Hub Club
The Amber Valley Hub Club is based in Heanor at Heanor Gate School and is run in partnership with the Amber Valley School Sport Partnership.
Sessions run: Monday's 3-4pm
To find out more about the hub, please contact the below: