Welcome To Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball

Providing inclusive wheelchair sport to the Sunshine Coast community and greater region.

WELCOME

Welcome to the Suncoast Spinners Inc.  We are a social wheelchair sport club on the Sunshine Coast, 50 minutes north of Brisbane which caters for physically disabled and able-bodied athletes in the sport of Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Rugby.

Our Club

Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Inc is a sporting club that offers services of wheelchair basketball and wheelchair Rugby to the Sunshine Coast and extended regions.

Suncoast Spinners was formed over 20 years ago as a group of friends who met weekly to play wheelchair basketball.

Though players changed over the years, a core group remained and continues to play to this date.

Come & Try

team leader instructing group of participants sitting in a circle in their chairs all listening intently

COME & TRY BASKETBALL

two rugby players in wheelchairs passing the ball

COME & TRY RUGBY

girl in wheelchair dribbling basketball

SOCIAL GAMES

Suncoast Spinners

Reverse Inclusion

Qspec - 2022/2023 Major Program Sponsor

TOURNAMENT 2023 - WRAP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday 16th January 2023 

Suncoast Spinners National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament attracts over 150 players

The Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball T23 Tournament, the biggest tournament of its type in the country, saw the magic of sportsmanship combined with fierce competition return to the Sunshine Coast in the first tournament to be held since the Covid-19 pandemic.

The event took place at Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium over three days this weekend (Friday 13th to Sunday 15th January 2023), with over 150 players in 18 teams coming from throughout Australia competing across three divisions.

The competition was fierce, but it was the social aspect of everyone coming together again that everyone said was the highlight.

With Paralympians and former-Paralympians playing in the same tournament alongside players with a disability and able-bodied players of all levels is part of what makes the Suncoast Spinners Tournament unique.

Suncoast Spinners President and former Paralympian player Bridie Kean said Spinners T23 was a display of highly competitive games combined with spectacular sportsmanship, saying the tournament had a huge positive impact on the sport ….