The Frenchville Rockwheelers are a group of wheelchair basketballers from Central Queensland. We are members of the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association and Basketball Queensland.
The Rockwheelers have programs in Gladstone, Mount Morgan, Rockhampton Yeppoon and conduct activities throughout Central Queensland.
The Rockwheelers host local carnivals with teams travelling from Brisbane to Cairns to compete. The team plays in a weekly competition in Yeppoon, and have a team in the North Queensland Challenge with games played in Mackay, Townsville and Cairns. The Rockwheelers also attend the North Queensland Games and have teams compete in the State Championships in Brisbane in addition to interstate events.
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL IS FOR EVERYONE!
Wheelchair Basketball has a unique classification system that allows everyone; no matter what their ability to participate in the sport and be part of a team. The Rockwheelers have members with a variety of disabilities including: paraplegia, spina bifida, acquired brain injuries, cerebral palsy, amputees, deformities, spinal injuries, autism, and intellectual disabilities and are supported by abled-bodied participants and volunteers.
Wheelchair Basketball Committee meets on the last Friday of the month at 12:30pm at the Frenchville Sports Club or as advised.
Ph: 0450 267 763
For more information about Frenchville Wheelchair Basketball contact
Michael Oxley – 0429 387 062
Shaun Ryan – 0418 794 161