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Wheelchair Basketball

Our wheelchair basketball club

    The Wheelchair Basketball Club was formed in 2015 after the success of the sessions through the My UELSports programme.

    The club caters for all abilities from complete beginners to Paralympic athletes. Current and former Wheelchair Basketball sports scholars include 5 time Paralympian Ann Wild and GB u20's Jacob Robinson and Harry Blyth

    Overview

    The Wheelchair Basketball club have weekly training sessions on a Monday, 4:00pm to 6:00pm, at SportsDock which is located on the Docklands Campus at the University of East London. SportsDock is a world-class sports facility where you will be able to use top of the range equipment in order to enjoy Wheelchair Basketball to its fullest.

    Facilities & Training

    The UEL Wheelchair Basketball Club is one of the friendliest and most social clubs here at the University of East London. There are many benefits of joining the club such as:

    • Weekly training sessions at SportsDock.
    • Professional and expertise coaching 
    • All equipment provided.
    • Fun and competitive environment to hone your Wheelchair Basketball skills.
    • Meeting new friends, forming long-lasting friendships and enjoying social nights out throughout the year.

    Benefits

    Scholarships

    UEL offers fantastic scholarships for you to choose from.

    Join our sports scholars at UEL; athletes who are dedicated to balancing their studies and sporting ambitions at the most aspiring and improved University in the UK for sport.

    You too can join the ranks of our current sports scholars, which include Olympians and senior internationals who represent UEL at national and international university competitions..

    UEL has supported me as a student and an athlete. The flexible elite athlete study policy allows me, as a sports scholar, to compete and train at the highest level whilst ensuring I have the flexibility to earn a degree.
    Adam Gemili , Elite scholar
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    Join this club

    Sign up for a trial with the club in October 2016.
      
    We welcome players of all levels, so why not give it a try.

    Simply email uelsports@uel.ac.uk to book your place at the trials.