A fleet of sporting wheelchairs are maintained WS NSW for loan to members to provide access to a sport specific wheelchair enabling their participate in a sport of choice, without the financial burden of purchasing a new chair (e.g. $5,000 per chair). When a member has finished with the loan of the chair (e.g. due to growth or a change in sports), the chair is returned and made available to another member.

For more information on the ‘Share a Chair’ wheelchair loan program, please contact the WS NSW¬†Sports Development Unit on 02 9809 5260.


Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW), formed in 1961, is a charitable organisation responsible for the development, promotion and delivery of wheelchair sport in NSW.

It all started more than 50 years ago with a few visionary wheelchair members who believed in the power of sport to rehabilitate and integrate.