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Youth Wheelchair Basketball

The Steel City Swish junior wheelchair basketball team is a collaborative program run by the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers and The HOPE Network.

A young player in a wheelchair wearing a blue jersey with number 30 pulls his arm back to throw the ball

Who is eligible to play?

To be eligible to play, the athlete must have a physical disability that impairs lower limb functionality, be 21 years of age or younger, and enrolled in a high school program.

Two young players in wheelchairs wearing blue jerseys smile as the pose with a tall player wearing black from the adult wheelchair basketball team


Practices are coordinated and led by coaches and players on the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers adult wheelchair basketball team. Contact us for an up-to-date practice schedule.

The whole Steel City Swish team gathers around in a circle to all reach in and hold their trophy


The Steel City Swish is organized and run through volunteer efforts, supported by donations of time and money from friends, family, and the community. 

Get in Touch

Please send us a message if you have any questions or would like more information. 

And follow the Steel City Swish on Instagram to keep updated on the season.

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