LONG ISLAND LIGHTNING JUNIOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM

LONG ISLAND LIGHTNING JUNIOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers physically challenged participants a competitive co-ed wheelchair basketball travel team experience that seeks to provide physical conditioning, sportsmanship, teamwork, and the knowledge that the players hard work will equal their own success. Provides exposure to collegiate wheelchair programs and stresses that a college education leads to gainful employment. Seeks to create the competitive spirit in its players that will serve them both on the court and throughout their lives. Call for further information.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaWantagh, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityYouth ages 6-21, male and female, that are physically challenged. Must have a permanent physical disability that renders them unable to compete equally with peers in "stand-up basketball". Requires proof of age, parental consent, physician consent and physician proof of disability. Serves Nassau & Suffolk counties and the metro tri-state area.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFixed fee. No income restrictions
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M 7-9pm, Sat 1-4pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Mark Drummer
Contact's Position Head Coach
Contact's Phone (516)796-6320
Contact's Email elmarko13r@yahoo.com
Physical Site Address 1 Rosemary Kennedy School
Physical Site Address 2 2850 N. Jerusalem Rd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wantagh, NY 11793
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 501
Mailing City, State, Zip Greenlawn, NY 11740
Main Phone (631)807-8352
Service Location Email lightningcoach@gliwac.org
Web Address www.gliwac.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateSep11
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: GREATER LONG ISLAND WHEELCHAIR ATHLETIC CLUB, INC.
Affiliated Program: LONG ISLAND LIGHTNING JUNIOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM
This Service: LONG ISLAND LIGHTNING JUNIOR WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TEAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adolescents (YB-9500.0500)
Basketball (PL-7000.8900-100)
Children (YB-9500.1500)
Community Groups and Government/Administrative Offices (TD)
Physical Disabilities (YF-6500)
Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500)
Recreational Activities/Sports (PL-7000)
Volunteer Opportunities (PX)
Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility (LH-0600.5000-970)
Wheelchair Users (YF-6500.9500)
Youth (YB-9500)