What is Wheelchair Tennis?

Played in wheelchairs, the game is same except with two bounces allowed. Play singles, doubles in a manual or power chair. This game is for grassroots friendly play, or high performance at the Paralympic level.  

Wheelchair Tennis
Atlantic Tennis Centre

ATC, Atlantic Tennis Centre, 50 Verdi Dr, Bedford - October to May

Waegwoltic Club

Waegwoltic Club, 6549 Coburg Rd, Halifax - June to September

Free of charge with no membership required to participants from June until October.

Denise finds wheelchair tennis

It’s been five years since the Parasport Expo left Denise Fitzgerald with the feeling that she’d never know if she didn’t try. The morning of the event, Denise didn’t expect to play wheelchair tennis, but with an encouraging nudge she gave it a whirl. When the neon green ball bounced on her side of the court, Denise quickly discovered that tennis was her sport.

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For more information about wheelchair tennis programs, contact: 
Marijke Nel, Tennis Nova Scotia Coach
e. [email protected]
t. +1-(902)-449 4233
www.tennisnovascotia.ca