Regional D'ment Co.
Secretary / Treasurer
Who we are
Illawarra Wheelchair Basketball is a volunteer organisation responsible for the development, promotion and delivery of wheelchair basketball in the Illawarra region.
We are affiliated with Wheelchair Sports NSW (WSNSW) who are responsible in NSW for the delivery of a diverse range of EVENTS and PROGRAMS catering for novice members through to paralympians.
Our Vision & Mission
Is that of WSNSW, "To enrich the lives of people with a disability through participation in sport", and so we provide a range of sporting programs and (more so) opportunities for ALL AGES AND ABILITIES to engage with our members and respond to their needs, to build strong and strategic relationships with the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama communities, to ensure sustainability and promote awareness of the vital importance of sport and physical well-being through wheelchair sport.
The Benefits of Wheelchair Basketball
Increased physical activity and improved health
Increased Sense of belonging to a team
Increased self-esteem, confidence, camaraderie and social skills
Meeting and getting to know a new circle of friends with common circumstances.
Increased overall motivation and determination